Rugby Championship

All Blacks hit back in style with win over Springboks

New Zealand picked up their first win in this year’s Rugby Championship after they overcame South Africa 35-23 at Ellis Park on Saturday. Tries from Sam Cane, Samisoni Taukei’aho, David Havili and Scott Barrett helped ease the pressure on Ian Foster as the All Blacks ended a three-game drought. Richie Mo’unga also contributed massively off …

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Rugby Championship: All Blacks face archfoe South Africa

Embattled All Blacks coach Ian Foster prepares for a Test that could seal his fate. New Zealand tackle archfoes South Africa in the Rugby Championship in Johannesburg on Saturday, and a sixth loss in seven Tests will almost certainly spell the end for the likable but beleaguered “Fossie.” The ferocity of the Springboks last weekend …

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Wallabies forced into more changes for Argentina Test, Hunter Paisami injury, Quade Cooper, video

The Wallabies will be forced to go to the well again, with Hunter Paisami expected to be ruled out of their second Rugby Championship Test against Michael Cheika’s Los Pumas in San Juan. It’s understood the centre, who laid on the Wallabies’ bonus point win with a sublime run and offload in the final play …

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Wallabies star Nic White backs Quade Cooper for World Cup return, Michael Hooper captain, video

Gone are the days of making predictions, the Wallabies are just concentrating on the here and now – and that starts with getting out of the blocks quicker in their Tests. Having copped a barrage of injuries over the past two months, the Wallabies farewelled Michael Hooper, for now, and Quade Cooper for the rest …

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