Wales defeat England to claim world No. 1 spot
Wales beat England 13-6 in Cardiff on Saturday to avenge their loss in the reverse fixture last Sunday and take them to the top of the official world rankings as the World Cup looms.
Bledisloe bloodbath corrects All Blacks' Cup course
The All Blacks are too old. The World Cup campaign is off the rails. What is Steve Hansen doing? They were the conversations circulating New Zealand this week, topics that were replaced by that grand old cliche about seven days and sport.
'It's pretty raw' - Cheika reflects on All Blacks mauling
All Blacks relaxed at losing No. 1 ranking
The All Blacks say Wales are welcome to the No. 1 world ranking, relaxed to shed themselves of the long-held status heading into a Rugby World Cup defence that is gathering serious momentum.
Horan's World Cup calls: Take Petaia; bench Pocock
Wallabies great Tim Horan has called for Jordan Petaia to be included in Australia's World Cup squad and he is also in favour of using David Pocock as a super-sub off the bench in Japan.
Gregan doubts Welsh Rugby World Cup attack
Despite holding the World No. 1 ranking, George Gregan questions whether Wales have the attacking strike power to go all the way.
Jantjies confident of Sprinboks' World Cup plans
Springboks flyhalf Elton Jantjies says South Africa's coaches have developed the right systems to be successful at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Leguizamon set to join select group after Argentina World Cup call
Loose-forward Juan Manuel Leguizamon will follow a select group of Argentines to have played in four Rugby World Cup finals after he was named in the country's 31-man squad for next month's tournament in Japan.
Rassie releases four Springboks ahead of World Cup camp
South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus has trimmed four players from his potential squad for the Rugby World Cup, and named a list of 36 to take part in a team-building camp this week.
Making World Cup sense of a wild Bledisloe Cup week
"Both teams are very talented teams and both teams will go to the World Cup with a good chance of winning it, I think." That was Steve Hansen's assessment of a wild week of Bledisloe Cup rugby, but just how accurate is it?
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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