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# rugby-championship - Saturday 2 October, 2021

South Africa beat All Blacks in instant classic as sides swap lead four times in final minutes
# Boks On Top
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# Boks On Top

South Africa beat All Blacks in instant classic as sides swap lead four times in final minutes

Oct 2nd 2021, 1:19 PM 16,614 Views 10 Comments

The Rugby Championship finale did not disappoint as the Springboks edged a 31-29 thriller.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Six Argentine players barred from Wallabies clash after Covid breach
# Walkabout
From The42
# Walkabout

Six Argentine players barred from Wallabies clash after Covid breach

Sep 30th 2021, 7:51 AM 4,856 Views 2 Comments

It’s another major headache for coach Mario Ledesma, whose team have lost all five of their tournament games so far.

# rugby-championship - Monday 27 September, 2021

Rugby bosses apologise to Argentina for photo shoot 'error'
# Snub
From The42
# Snub

Rugby bosses apologise to Argentina for photo shoot 'error'

Sep 27th 2021, 8:10 AM 15,253 Views 2 Comments

A fuming Mario Ledesma slammed the decision to go ahead with the shoot.

# rugby-championship - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Argentina 'felt really disrespected' by Rugby Championship photoshoot
# Complaint
From The42
# Complaint

Argentina 'felt really disrespected' by Rugby Championship photoshoot

Sep 26th 2021, 11:36 AM 20,096 Views 4 Comments

‘All of a sudden we’re 1,400km away, cannot get here and they take the freaking picture.’

# rugby-championship - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Wallabies make it three in a row with convincing Argentina win
# Aussie Aussie Aussie
From The42
# Aussie Aussie Aussie

Wallabies make it three in a row with convincing Argentina win

Sep 25th 2021, 1:14 PM 4,943 Views 4 Comments

It has been a remarkable turnaround for Australia.

New Zealand pip South Africa in 100th Test to claim Rugby Championship
# Nailbiter
From The42
# Nailbiter

New Zealand pip South Africa in 100th Test to claim Rugby Championship

Sep 25th 2021, 10:48 AM 9,228 Views 1 Comment

The unbeaten All Blacks now have an unassailable lead in the Rugby Championship with one round remaining.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 18 September, 2021

All Blacks grab five tries to hit Argentina with fourth straight Rugby Championship defeat
# Emphatic
From The42
# Emphatic

All Blacks grab five tries to hit Argentina with fourth straight Rugby Championship defeat

Sep 18th 2021, 2:21 PM 5,069 Views 0 Comments

Tupou Vaa’i bagged a brace with Patrick Tuipulotu, TJ Perenara, and Samisoni Taukei’aho also crossing over the line.

Wallabies inflict back-to-back defeats on Springboks
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Wallabies inflict back-to-back defeats on Springboks

Sep 18th 2021, 10:58 AM 12,989 Views 13 Comments

Centre Len Ikitau and wing Marika Koroibete scored two tries apiece in the bonus-point win as Australia regained the Nelson Mandela Plate.

# rugby-championship - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Quade Cooper the last-gasp hero as Australia topple the world champions
# Big Drama Show
From The42
# Big Drama Show

Quade Cooper the last-gasp hero as Australia topple the world champions

Sep 12th 2021, 1:47 PM 14,642 Views 1 Comment

A fairytale Wallabies return for the 33-year-old, who held his nerve to convert the decisive kick.

All Blacks dominate Argentina to seal bonus-point win
# Report
From The42
# Report

All Blacks dominate Argentina to seal bonus-point win

Sep 12th 2021, 11:09 AM 6,519 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand were determined not to be caught napping by Los Pumas as they were last year.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Pollard kicks South Africa top of Rugby Championship with win over Argentina
# Boks
From The42
# Boks

Pollard kicks South Africa top of Rugby Championship with win over Argentina

Aug 21st 2021, 6:48 PM 7,409 Views 1 Comment

Ill discipline cost the Pumas dearly as they had forwards Rodrigo Bruni and Tomas Lavanini yellow carded.

# rugby-championship - Friday 20 August, 2021

All Blacks cancel upcoming Rugby Championship Tests From The42

All Blacks cancel upcoming Rugby Championship Tests

Aug 20th 2021, 7:54 AM 12,885 Views 6 Comments

The All Blacks have five Tests remaining in the Rugby Championship, one against Australia and two each against South Africa and Argentina.

# rugby-championship - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Munster's Snyman to re-join Springboks for the Rugby Championship
# Heading Home
From The42
# Heading Home

Munster's Snyman to re-join Springboks for the Rugby Championship

Aug 8th 2021, 7:19 PM 25,280 Views 21 Comments

The towering second row hasn’t played since August 2020.

# rugby-championship - Friday 23 July, 2021

New Zealand border closure puts Rugby Championship in doubt
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

New Zealand border closure puts Rugby Championship in doubt

Jul 23rd 2021, 9:01 AM 5,879 Views 0 Comments

Australia’s latest Covid-19 outbreak popped its trans-Tasman travel bubble with New Zealand.

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

South Africa to remain in Rugby Championship until 2030
# Committed
From The42
# Committed

South Africa to remain in Rugby Championship until 2030

Nov 4th 2020, 7:52 AM 7,769 Views 3 Comments

The announcement is a boost for the game in the southern hemisphere.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Christmas row defused as All Blacks' clash with Wallabies is rescheduled
# Sorted
From The42
# Sorted

Christmas row defused as All Blacks' clash with Wallabies is rescheduled

Oct 8th 2020, 8:59 PM 9,009 Views 3 Comments

New Zealand Rugby was up in arms when the initial schedule of the four-nation tournament was released.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 24 September, 2020

NZR fuming as TRC schedule would see All Blacks miss Christmas with their families
# Not Happy
From The42
# Not Happy

NZR fuming as TRC schedule would see All Blacks miss Christmas with their families

Sep 24th 2020, 9:21 AM 9,551 Views 5 Comments

The fixtures for the 2020 Championship were revealed but the Kiwis expressed their frustration.

# rugby-championship - Monday 14 September, 2020

New dawn for the Wallabies as Rennie names 16 uncapped players
# Fresh Faces
From The42
# Fresh Faces

New dawn for the Wallabies as Rennie names 16 uncapped players

Sep 14th 2020, 8:09 AM 7,472 Views 4 Comments

Isi Naisarani, Jack Dempsey, and Tevita Kuridrani miss out on the 44-man selection.

# rugby-championship - Friday 11 September, 2020

Australia to host Rugby Championship but doubts hang over South Africa
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Australia to host Rugby Championship but doubts hang over South Africa

Sep 11th 2020, 10:43 AM 6,888 Views 1 Comment

SANZAAR CEO, Andy Marinos, stated that South Africa’s participation in this year’s competition had yet to be confirmed.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 16 July, 2020

New Zealand set to host centralised Rugby Championship for 2020
# Plan B
From The42
# Plan B

New Zealand set to host centralised Rugby Championship for 2020

Jul 16th 2020, 7:59 AM 5,314 Views 3 Comments

A radical revamp of Super Rugby is also under consideration.

# rugby-championship - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

All Black Barrett handed three-week ban for shoulder charge red card
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

All Black Barrett handed three-week ban for shoulder charge red card

Aug 13th 2019, 7:35 AM 10,604 Views 5 Comments

The second row’s punishment was reduced due to his guilty plea, remorse and ‘exemplary’ disciplinary record.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Pollard stars with 31 points as Rassie's 'Boks hammer Argentina to win first Rugby Championship
# Ominous
From The42
# Ominous

Pollard stars with 31 points as Rassie's 'Boks hammer Argentina to win first Rugby Championship

Aug 10th 2019, 10:46 PM 15,775 Views 23 Comments

South Africa romped to a 46-13 away win in Salta.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Cheika dismisses Hansen's 'Mickey Mouse' jibe ahead of All Blacks clash
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Cheika dismisses Hansen's 'Mickey Mouse' jibe ahead of All Blacks clash

Aug 8th 2019, 1:27 PM 7,379 Views 2 Comments

The New Zealand coach made the remarks at a charity event earlier this year.

Barrett and Mo'unga start together again as All Blacks name imposing team
# Strong XV
From The42
# Strong XV

Barrett and Mo'unga start together again as All Blacks name imposing team

Aug 8th 2019, 9:51 AM 8,344 Views 24 Comments

Ardie Savea and Sam Cane have both been named in the back row.

# rugby-championship - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Analysis: Barrett and Mo'unga pose dual threat as Boks' kicking crucial
# World Cup Watch
From The42
# World Cup Watch

Analysis: Barrett and Mo'unga pose dual threat as Boks' kicking crucial

Jul 30th 2019, 1:32 PM 7,475 Views 24 Comments

Rassie Erasmus’ side earned a draw in Wellington but have improvements to make.

# rugby-championship - Monday 29 July, 2019

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically
# Smarts
From The42
# Smarts

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically

Jul 29th 2019, 1:59 PM 9,932 Views 10 Comments

The All Blacks thought they knew what was coming but Rassie Erasmus’ team changed the picture.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Last-gasp try earns Springboks dramatic draw against All Blacks in Wellington
# Sweet 16
From The42
# Sweet 16

Last-gasp try earns Springboks dramatic draw against All Blacks in Wellington

Jul 27th 2019, 11:02 AM 15,901 Views 44 Comments

Herschel Jantjies pounced late in the game to snatch a share of the spoils for the visitors.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Ex-Ulster man Lealiifano returns to Wallabies team for first time since 2016
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Ex-Ulster man Lealiifano returns to Wallabies team for first time since 2016

Jul 25th 2019, 8:34 AM 4,491 Views 8 Comments

James O’Connor is also set for his first appearance in 2,142 days.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Depleted New Zealand survive Argentina onslaught to claim narrow win
# All Blacks
From The42
# All Blacks

Depleted New Zealand survive Argentina onslaught to claim narrow win

Jul 20th 2019, 10:05 PM 18,894 Views 14 Comments

The Pumas kept the All Blacks scoreless in the second half.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 18 July, 2019

All Blacks hand Reece debut against Pumas after injury to SBW
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

All Blacks hand Reece debut against Pumas after injury to SBW

Jul 18th 2019, 3:09 PM 7,292 Views 21 Comments

The Crusaders winger is named in Steve Hansen’s side for this weekend’s Rugby Championship opener.

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Ulster's Coetzee returns to Springboks 23 for first time in four years
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Ulster's Coetzee returns to Springboks 23 for first time in four years

Jul 17th 2019, 2:59 PM 6,258 Views 5 Comments

The powerful back row has been named on the bench for Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with Australia.

# rugby-championship - Friday 21 June, 2019

Fiji and Japan could join expanded Rugby Championship
# Down South
From The42
# Down South

Fiji and Japan could join expanded Rugby Championship

Jun 21st 2019, 3:58 PM 7,269 Views 9 Comments

Governing body SANZAAR has been working on new models for the southern hemisphere competition.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth
# Springboks
From The42
# Springboks

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth

Sep 29th 2018, 6:06 PM 7,814 Views 8 Comments

The victory moved South Africa within two points of leaders New Zealand.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Cheika keeps faith in Beale as Hooper returns to face 'Boks
# Green And Gold
From The42
# Green And Gold

Cheika keeps faith in Beale as Hooper returns to face 'Boks

Sep 27th 2018, 5:27 PM 4,958 Views 2 Comments

Rassie Erasmus has also tweaked his team after beating New Zealand last time out.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Sensational Springboks stun the All Blacks in Rugby Championship classic
# Can't Stop The Boks
From The42
# Can't Stop The Boks

Sensational Springboks stun the All Blacks in Rugby Championship classic

Sep 15th 2018, 10:55 AM 19,615 Views 66 Comments

The All Blacks suffered their first defeat in the Rugby Championship in three years.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Rassie: 'The only thing everyone's been talking about the last few days is, 'Are you going to get fired?''
# Springboks
From The42
# Springboks

Rassie: 'The only thing everyone's been talking about the last few days is, 'Are you going to get fired?''

Sep 13th 2018, 12:11 PM 7,630 Views 16 Comments

Despite being backed by South Africa’s rugby chief, the former Munster head coach is unsure about his future.

# rugby-championship - Monday 10 September, 2018

Former Munster coach 'Rassie' Erasmus says job on the line against All Blacks
# Pressure
From The42
# Pressure

Former Munster coach 'Rassie' Erasmus says job on the line against All Blacks

Sep 10th 2018, 9:53 AM 8,548 Views 9 Comments

South Africa head into Saturday’s match on the back of losses to Australia and Argentina.

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Mo'unga in for Barrett as All Blacks make seven changes for Argentina
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Mo'unga in for Barrett as All Blacks make seven changes for Argentina

Sep 5th 2018, 8:34 PM 7,335 Views 15 Comments

A much-changed New Zealand line-up will take on Argentina in Nelson on Saturday.

# rugby-championship - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Cheika hopes All Black defeats serve as 'watershed moment' for Wallabies
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

Cheika hopes All Black defeats serve as 'watershed moment' for Wallabies

Aug 26th 2018, 12:16 PM 7,926 Views 2 Comments

“A few little tweaks, but perseverance definitely. It’s not always instant gratification.”

Rassie calls Springbok display in Argentina 'unacceptable'
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Rassie calls Springbok display in Argentina 'unacceptable'

Aug 26th 2018, 9:58 AM 13,875 Views 3 Comments

The former Munster boss says the clash with the Wallabies is ‘win at all costs’.

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