Springboks' Frans Steyn has eyes on Rugby World Cup
Rugby World Cup winner Frans Steyn was a bag of nerves before returning to the South Africa side in their 35-17 Rugby Championship victory over Australia, as he targets a late push for a place in the Springboks' World Cup squad.
Springboks happy with win but room to improve - Erasmus
South Africa have much to work on following their Rugby Championship-opening 35-17 success against Australia at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday, Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus says.
Harry Johnson-Holmes wants schnitzel promotion after Wallabies debut
Summoned to South Africa while in the middle of eating a schnitzel at a Sydney pub, Wallabies prop Harry Johnson-Holmes got his first taste of Test rugby in Johannesburg.
All Blacks escape Buenos Aires with narrow victory over Pumas
The All Blacks have survived a wobbly second half display to beat Argentina 20-16 in an error-riddled Rugby Championship Test in Buenos Aires.
Michael Cheika fumes as Wallabies' woes in Johannesburg continue
Two bombed tries and a controversial yellow card meant the Wallabies again left Ellis Park empty-handed after a 35-17 loss to South Africa in their Rugby Championship opener.
Don't write off the Wallabies at World Cup, Richie McCaw says
Australia have the potential to cause yet another Rugby World Cup surprise later this year in Japan. That's the opinion of All Blacks great Richie McCaw, who says the Wallabies will be happy flying under the radar.
Rugby Championship Preview Round 1: Springboks vs. Wallabies, Pumas vs. All Blacks
The abbreviated Rugby Championship kicks off in Johannesburg and Buenos Aires. We have a complete preview of the weekend's games.
Does James O'Connor finally have the maturity to match his talent?
James O'Connor's third dawn in Australian rugby has hit the horizon. Eleven years after he made his professional debut, the 29-year-old has the chance to change a career narrative that is otherwise one of Australian rugby's most frustrating tales.
Wallabies name mixed bag for Springboks
The Wallabies have covered all bases in their side to face South Africa in Saturday's opening Rugby Championship at Ellis Park, including debutants, redemption stories and players rewarded for Super Rugby form.
Wing Sevu Reece among five All Blacks new caps
Electric winger Sevu Reece will start for the All Blacks in their Rugby Championship clash with Argentina while four more uncapped players are lined up on the bench.
How do the Wallabies pick up the pieces? What do the All Blacks actually need to work on? And what have been the key learnings from two Springboks-Pumas clashes? The Rugby Championship restarts this week.
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