Five-try Springboks have England in their sights in rankings
South Africa close in on fourth place in the World Rugby Rankings with victory over Australia, while New Zealand survive a scare to keep their unbeaten record against Los Pumas intact.
Argentina narrowly failed to take the scalp of the All Blacks for
On a thrilling final day that had everything, Japan secured promotion back to the World Rugby U20 Championship thanks to a last-gasp victory over Portugal in the final of the U20 Trophy in Brazil.
Japan will be competing among the elite of international age-group rugby once again in 2020 after digging
Russia retain the Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens Grand Prix Series title but there is a new name on the men’s trophy after an historic win for Germany.
With regional Olympic qualifying places already decided, the sole focus of teams competing on the final weekend of the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix
ALL BLACKS HOLD ON TO DEFEAT ARGENTINA IN BUENOS AIRES
New Zealand survived some nervy moments to pick up a 20-16 victory over Argentina in their opening Rugby Championship game of 2019 in Buenos Aires.
Despite not scoring a point in the second stanza, the All Blacks managed to keep their noses
SPRINGBOKS SECURE BONUS-POINT WIN OVER WALLABIES AT ELLIS PARK
Scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies enjoyed a dream debut, scoring two tries, while Lood de Jager, S’bu Nkosi and Cobus Reinach also crossed to secure the bonus point.
In reply, the Wallabies’ two tries came via Dane Haylett-Petty and Bernard Foley, with Foley kicking a
With 2019 being a RWC year the Rugby Championship is to operate on a reduced capacity. There are to be three matches per team, rather than six as all teams play against each other on one occasion rather than doing so both at home and away.
Argentina’s opening match is to
For the first time ever this year’s Rugby Championship will open in South Africa on Saturday. The Springboks will play host to Australia at Ellis Park in Johannesburg in the first of two matches taking place on Saturday afternoon.
The home side are to be captained by Eben Etzebeth. The France-bound
All Blacks team named for Test against Argentina
Five uncapped All Blacks named in matchday 23
The All Blacks team has been named to play Argentina in the Investec Rugby Championship Test at Jose Amalfitani Stadium (Estadio Velez Sarsfield) in Buenos Aires on Saturday 20 July. (Kick-off: 3.05PM, 6.05AM, Sunday 21 July
Maori All Blacks team named for rematch against Fiji in Rotorua
Maori All Blacks Head Coach Clayton McMillan (Ngai Te Rangi / Ngai Tamawhariua / Te Rangaihouhiri) has today named the team to take on Fiji in Rotorua this Saturday 20 July.
The team is (with Province, Investec Super Rugby Club, and
It’s make or break from the opening day of the 2019 World Rugby u20 Trophy. A loss of any kind will all but end hopes of reaching the final before the tournament has hardly begun. Four matches on each day leaves plenty of dramatic rugby to be enjoyed by viewers