Bledisloe Cup Preview: New Zealand vs Australia

5 years ago by Len Kaplan

The Rugby Championship has been won and lost, with the competition officially over, but we have an additional round of SANZAR fixtures, the one doubling as a Bledisloe Cup rematch and the other merely...

Referee Jackson to make history in Argentina

5 years ago by Rugby Championship news

New Zealand referee Glen Jackson is set to make the history books this weekend, becoming the first New Zealander to both play and referee 100 first-class games of rugby.

Kirchner starts for Springboks against Pumas

5 years ago by Rugby Championship news

Springbok head coach Heyneke Meyer has named his team to play Argentina in Buenos Aires with former Bulls back Zane Kirchner at fullback.

All Blacks need to be more physical at breakdown

5 years ago by Rugby Championship news

New Zealand forwards Brodie Rettalick and Messam have admitted that the All Blacks need to step up their physicality at the breakdown if they are to compete against Australia

South Africa - From Disaster To Triumph?

5 years ago by Len Kaplan

Debacle When respected, senior, veteran Springboks like Schalk Burger and Bryan Habana are baffled by the Springbok implosion against Argentina, you know the Boks have serious problems to overcome....

Bledisloe Cup: Plenty to ponder

5 years ago by Len Kaplan

1     David Pocock and Michael Hooper in tandem are a potent, lethal duo. This pair could provide one of the enduring stories of World Cup 2015. 2     Scrummaging...

Puma Joy - Bok Crisis

5 years ago by Len Kaplan

Historic day for Argentina 1     This was Argentina’s first-ever victory over South Africa, and they deserved the win all the way from kick-off to final whistle. It was a display...

Rugby Championship: South Africa vs Argentina

5 years ago by Len Kaplan

Argentina have won only one Rugby Championship game since joining the SANZAR competition – against Australia in Mendoza last year – and if they are to win a match this year, it is more likely to...

Bledisloe Cup: Australia vs New Zealand

5 years ago by Len Kaplan

While the primary focus for coaches and players throughout the Rugby Championship remains World Cup selection and refining game-plan options for the World Cup, this Australia vs New Zealand match is...

Bernard Foley - Time To Step Up

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Quade Cooper had his chance to shine last weekend when Australia faced South Africa, but now it’s Bernard Foley’s turn to impress. The Waratahs number ten wasn’t involved in the matchday squad...