SANZAAR should be thrilled Super Rugby speculation exists
SANZAAR issued another typically vague response to reports Super Rugby may revert to a 14-team competition from 2021. It's not such a bad situation, though, and one the governing body would be wise to embrace, Sam Bruce writes.
Leguizamon ready for 'weird' Argentina clash
Juan Manuel Leguizamon has played for Argentina 85 times. But on Saturday he'll play against them as he represents the Barbarians at Twickenham.
What we learned about rugby's top sides this November
New Zealand were beaten, Ireland and Wales were not. England secured important results while Australia looked broken. ESPN looks at the key takeaways from this month.
November Test Predictions - Round 4: Wales to complete clean sweep?
Can England finish their year on a high with a sixth straight win against Australia? And will Scotland bounce back against Argentina?
Scotland's Hogg fit for Argentina
Stuart Hogg has shaken off injury concerns to be named in Scotland's team to face Argentina at Murrayfield on Saturday.
November Test Predictions - Round 3: Ireland to show who's No.1?
Can Scotland build on their home run against South Africa? And will England's second-string side impress against Japan? ESPN assesses the biggest talking points and players to watch.
November Tests predictions - Round 2: England to fall short?
Can Warren Gatland's Wales finally beat Australia? And is Italy-Georgia the match of the weekend? ESPN assesses the biggest talking points and players to watch.
Power rankings: Rugby's best spines this November
Rugby is a team game, yet there are certain positions across the backs and forwards that have great influence over a team's success. We've looked at the spines for each of top 10 nations this November, rating them against their world rankings.
Team of the Tournament: All Blacks, Springboks star
There were some magnificent individual performances in the Rugby Championship. But who were the guys who were consistently good throughout the competition? Read on for our Team of the Tournament.
All Blacks still Cup kings, but gap has closed
Australia may have disappointed during the Rugby Championship but the performance of South Africa, despite throwing the game away in Pretoria, shows the All Blacks aren't World Cup certainties -- Craig Dowd writes.
Rebooted: ABs, Wallabies pull off great escape
The Wallabies went from a team of flops to superstars in the span of a 10 minute bollocking from coach Michael Cheika, while the All Blacks managed their own escape act in South Africa. Your R6 review is here.
RA can't allow comeback win to camouflage frailties
Rugby Australia must not let the Wallabies' Keystone Cops-esque win in Argentina camouflage glaring frailties within the outfit. Nor can the team or management be allowed to get away with any 'we showed the critics' carry-on -- Greg Growden writes.
TRC Review: Springboks closing gap, Wallabies wobbling
The All Blacks cemented their place at the top of the Rugby Championship with emphatic displays. However, South Africa -- and even Argentina -- showed that the world is catching up, while the Wallabies floundered. Read on for our tournament review.
Foley recalled for crunch Test
Bernard Foley's three-week benching has given the Wallabies five-eighth a much-needed opportunity to refresh his body and mind, according to coach Michael Cheika.
All Blacks welcome back Read
The All Blacks have welcomed back captain Kieran read and experienced prop owen Franks to their starting line-up for their final Rugby Championship clash as they look to avenge their Wellington loss to the Springboks.
World Rugby announce new TMO trial
Following the controversial impact of the TMO throughout Super Rugby and the June Test series, World Rugby have announced a new closed trial throughout the November Tests series that will see a revised scope the TMO can play in a match.
R6: Wallabies battle to avoid wooden spoon
New Zealand have already claimed the Rugby Championship title for a third straight year, but there's still plenty to play for across the weekend.
Rebooted: Cut-outs a sign of bigger Wallaby problem
The Wallabies' attack is all wrong, but the Springboks' rush defence so right. Meanwhile in Buenos Aires, the All Blacks combined experience and opportunity to deny an overly-excitable Argentina. Your R5 review is here.
Coach Cheika seeing past wobbly Wallabies
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is digging in despite another Test loss leaving his side on the brink of some unwanted Rugby Championship history.
Bofelli: Pumas will look to boot against All Blacks
Emiliano Boffelli is hoping Argentina's kicking will help them overcome their inability to close out games from winning positions and record a first ever win against New Zealand.
SBW returns as All Blacks ring changes
Sonny Bill Williams will play his first Rugby Championship test of the year after Steve Hansen named a much-changed All Blacks team for this weekend's test against Argentina on Thursday.
SBW back for much-changed All Blacks
Sonny Bill Williams returns from three months on the sideline when the All Blacks seek a winning return to the Rugby Championship against Argentina in Buenos Aires.
McKenzie to miss Pumas clash
Damian McKenzie will miss the All Blacks' Test against Argentina in Buenos Aires following a family bereavement.
R5: Springboks need affirmation after All Blacks win
Can South Africa build on their famous victory over New Zealand? What impact will Michael Hooper's return have on the Wallabies? And will the All Blacks bounce back? Your Rugby Championship Round 5 preview is here.
Cheika cites Pies' rise as Wallaby defence
Michael Cheika won't be bullied into change as he attempts to revive the spluttering Wallabies before next year's World Cup.
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