Steyn calls time on international career
South Africa coach Jacques Nienaber had earmarked a role for flyhalf Morne Steyn at the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France but respects his decision to retire from the international game.
All Blacks moving forward despite 'Boks loss: Foster
New Zealand coach Ian Foster said he has more immediate concerns than the next Rugby World Cup but believes his All Blacks have learned lessons from the Rugby Championship that can be used in France in 2023.
Springboks edge All Blacks in Gold Coast thriller
Elton Jantjies kicked a penalty after the final hooter as South Africa snapped a three-match losing streak in dramatic fashion with a 31-29 win over New Zealand in a thrilling final match of the Rugby Championship
Lienert-Brown returns for final Rugby Championship clash
The All Blacks have made three changes to their starting line-up with Anton Lienert-Brown returning from injury as New Zealand look to close out the Rugby Championship unbeaten on the Gold Coast following a tight tussle with the Springboks last weekend.
Late Barrett penalty sees All Blacks past Boks in 100th Test
The All Blacks were forced to grind hard before snatching a 19-17 victory over world champions South Africa in the 100th Test match between two of rugby's traditional powerhouses.
Foster rings in changes ahead of Boks clash
All Blacks coach Ian Foster has named one of his strongest sides available in preparation for his team's 100th Test match with the Springboks on Saturday in Townsville.
A storied & complicated history: Why the All Blacks-Springboks rivalry is something special
As rugby's greatest rivalry prepares to pen another chapter in its storied and complicated history, it is worth pausing to reflect on why the All Blacks and Springboks coming to blows is so compelling.
Springboks recall Lood De Jager for All Blacks
Lood De Jager returns after missing the Springboks' 30-17 defeat by Australia last weekend as he completed concussion protocols, and his return will boost the team's lineout proficiency and ability from the rolling maul.
Boks' Wiese escapes further sanction for Kerevi hit
South Africa loose forward Jasper Wiese has been found not guilty of foul play after being cited following the 30-17 Rugby Championship defeat to Australia at the weekend, but will not feature against New Zealand on Saturday.
All Blacks not buying into Boks' recent slump
All Blacks forwards coach John Plumtree is expecting a "titanic" battle up front when New Zealand and South Africa meet in their 100th Test match in the Rugby Championship on Saturday.
Fierce, resilient: Wallabies have fans dreaming again
Level-headed, fierce and resilient, three words that could easily be inscribed in stone beside Michael Hooper's name, his teammates lifted to his level and had fans dreaming again as they defeated the Springboks 30-17 in Brisbane.
Tupou stars as Wallabies seal back-to-back wins over Springboks
Taniela Tupou showed his many talents as the Wallabies overcame a lopsided penalty count and another controversial yellow card to beat world champions South Africa for a second-straight weekend.
Do the Boks have anything besides a maul, and can the Wallabies better combat it?
Can the Wallabies diffuse the Springboks maul? Do the Boks have anything else to attack with? And what impact will some "clips" sent to World Rugby have on this week's referee? Here are your talking points for the Wallabies-Springboks rematch.
Some merit in World 12s plan, but does rugby really need another format?
Disruption isn't always bad, especially when it comes to the old guard that largely continues to govern the rugby world. But is shoehorning in another format, this time the World 12s, really an answer to the game's issues?
Super Cooper: Quade stands up with performance befitting his rugby stardom
Chalk another one up for this extraordinary third decade of the 21st century. At 33 years of age, having not played a Test in more than 1500 days, Quade Cooper produced one of the finest performances of his Test career to lead the Wallabies to victory.
Quade Cooper kicks Wallabies to remarkable win
Quade Cooper has capped an incredible Wallabies return, kicking a match-winning penalty after the siren to beat South Africa 28-26 in his first Test for more than four years.
Can Wallabies expansive play overcome Boks' borefest?
The Bledisloe trophy may already be locked back up in New Zealand and a Rugby Championship title may be all but ruled out, but there's still plenty for the Wallabies to play for this weekend when they take on the Springboks on the Gold Coast.
Cooper to make his Wallabies return after four years
Four years after he last pulled on the gold jersey, Quade Cooper has been given the Wallabies No.10 in a desperate bid to help Australia end their current three-game winless streak.
What's a pass mark for the remainder of the Wallabies' season?
It's been a tough year so far for Wallabies coach Dave Rennie, with a 2-4 record from his six matches so far and another seven - potentially eight - more to come, what must the Wallabies do to get a pass mark?
Springboks winger Cheslin Kolbe joins Toulon from rivals Toulouse
South Africa rugby winger Cheslin Kolbe is joining Toulon from fellow French giants Toulouse, the Top 14 club said on Friday.
NZR never intended to play Bledisloe III: Marinos
Rugby Australia chief Andy Marinos hit back at New Zealand Rugby boss Mark Robinson, stating he doesn't believe NZR ever had any intention of playing the third Bledisloe Test on the 28th of August.
SA ready to host Rugby Championship - coach
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has said South Africa was ready to host the remainder of the Rugby Championship, as the competition's organisers scramble for a venue for the rest of this year's matches in the coming days.
Springboks beat Argentina with second half tries
Tries from wing Makazole Mapimpi and Malcolm Marx helped South Africa secure a comfortable 29-10 victory over Argentina in their Rugby Championship clash at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
Rugby Championship could move to UK, Europe
New Zealand have pulled out of the scheduled third Bledisoe Cup match in Perth, as SANZAAR scrambles to finalise the draw for the Rugby Championship that could see the back half of the tournament either be played in Queensland or be rerouted to Europe.
De Jager to bring up a 'unlikely' milestone
Lood de Jager will earn a 50th cap for South Africa in their Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Nelson Mandela Bay on Saturday -- a milestone that had looked doubtful as he battled a career-threatening injury last year.
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