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# rugby-championship - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

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

South Africa to remain in Rugby Championship until 2030

Nov 4th 2020, 7:52 AM 7,757 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
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# Sorted

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

Oct 8th 2020, 8:59 PM 9,002 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
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# Not Happy

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

Sep 24th 2020, 9:21 AM 9,548 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
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# Fresh Faces

New dawn for the Wallabies as Rennie names 16 uncapped players

Sep 14th 2020, 8:09 AM 7,467 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 6,884 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 5,312 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 10,598 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 15,763 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 7,375 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
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# Strong XV

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

Aug 8th 2019, 9:51 AM 8,339 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 7,464 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
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# Smarts

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

Jul 29th 2019, 1:59 PM 9,920 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
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# Sweet 16

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

Jul 27th 2019, 11:02 AM 15,886 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
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# Comeback

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

Jul 25th 2019, 8:34 AM 4,487 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
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# All Blacks

Depleted New Zealand survive Argentina onslaught to claim narrow win

Jul 20th 2019, 10:05 PM 18,886 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 7,290 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 6,255 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 7,261 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
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# Springboks

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

Sep 29th 2018, 6:06 PM 7,812 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
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# Green And Gold

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

Sep 27th 2018, 5:27 PM 4,956 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
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# Can't Stop The Boks

Sensational Springboks stun the All Blacks in Rugby Championship classic

Sep 15th 2018, 10:55 AM 19,586 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 7,627 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 8,543 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 7,922 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 13,864 Views 3 Comments

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

# rugby-championship - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Defiant Cheika unimpressed when questioned over Wallabies future
# Going Nowhere
From The42
# Going Nowhere

Defiant Cheika unimpressed when questioned over Wallabies future

Aug 25th 2018, 2:22 PM 6,926 Views 11 Comments

‘If you are naive enough to think that I’m worried about myself here, then you don’t know me at all.’

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Injuries allow Jordie Barrett back in XV as All Blacks promise improved performance against Australia
# Back In Black
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# Back In Black

Injuries allow Jordie Barrett back in XV as All Blacks promise improved performance against Australia

Aug 22nd 2018, 8:50 PM 8,868 Views 7 Comments

Steve Hansen’s side can seal the Bledisloe Cup for a 16th straight year with victory in Auckland.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Six Springbok tries compensate for Pollard kicking woes in win over Argentina
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Six Springbok tries compensate for Pollard kicking woes in win over Argentina

Aug 18th 2018, 7:08 PM 7,780 Views 10 Comments

Rassie Erasmus’ side opened their campaign with a hard-fought win in Durban.

'It's really disappointing, isn't it?': Cheika and Hooper frustrated by Australia's slump
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

'It's really disappointing, isn't it?': Cheika and Hooper frustrated by Australia's slump

Aug 18th 2018, 4:31 PM 8,218 Views 4 Comments

The All Blacks pulled clear to record a 38-13 win in Sydney this morning.

All Blacks thump Wallabies during breathless Rugby Championship opener in Sydney
# Bledisloe Cup
From The42
# Bledisloe Cup

All Blacks thump Wallabies during breathless Rugby Championship opener in Sydney

Aug 18th 2018, 1:23 PM 13,422 Views 25 Comments

New Zealand turned on the style in the second half after Australia had defended superbly to lead at the break.

# rugby-championship - Sunday 1 October, 2017

All Blacks put Argentina to the sword as they retain Rugby Championship title
# Southern Hemisphere
From The42
# Southern Hemisphere

All Blacks put Argentina to the sword as they retain Rugby Championship title

Oct 1st 2017, 9:12 AM 10,601 Views 13 Comments

Already assured of winning the competition, New Zealand claimed a 36-10 victory in Buenos Aires.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Wallabies and Springboks draw again to hand All Blacks Rugby Championship title
# Deadlocked
From The42
# Deadlocked

Wallabies and Springboks draw again to hand All Blacks Rugby Championship title

Sep 30th 2017, 8:25 PM 6,234 Views 1 Comment

Elton Jantjies missed a late penalty as the two sides couldn’t be separated for the second time this championship.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 28 September, 2017

All Black locks get a rest even with title on the line in Buenos Aires
# Depth
From The42
# Depth

All Black locks get a rest even with title on the line in Buenos Aires

Sep 28th 2017, 10:05 AM 5,770 Views 3 Comments

While most countries would be sending out their best, most experienced side, New Zealand are building depth for the 2019 World Cup.

# rugby-championship - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

'Keep our families out of it': Etzebeth tells angry 'Bok fans to direct frustration at players
# Come At Me
From The42
# Come At Me

'Keep our families out of it': Etzebeth tells angry 'Bok fans to direct frustration at players

Sep 19th 2017, 2:34 PM 8,372 Views 2 Comments

South Africa have two home matches to rebuild confidence before travelling to Dublin in November.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Vulnerable All Blacks down Argentina with impressive second-half fightback
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Vulnerable All Blacks down Argentina with impressive second-half fightback

Sep 9th 2017, 11:22 AM 8,842 Views 5 Comments

Argentina had led by 10 points in the second half before a brilliant comeback from Steve Hansen’s side.

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Milner-Skudder gets first start since World Cup final as All Blacks make wholesale changes
# Skud Missile
From The42
# Skud Missile

Milner-Skudder gets first start since World Cup final as All Blacks make wholesale changes

Sep 6th 2017, 7:00 PM 10,512 Views 11 Comments

New Zealand take on Argentina in New Plymouth on Saturday.

# rugby-championship - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Hansen defends All Blacks lock Retallick after Cheika outburst
# War Of Words
From The42
# War Of Words

Hansen defends All Blacks lock Retallick after Cheika outburst

Aug 27th 2017, 8:38 AM 13,104 Views 6 Comments

The Wallabies head coach was not happy after his side’s last-gasp defeat in Dunedin yesterday.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Resurgent South Africa make it four-in-a-row as the Rugby Championship kicks off
# Boks Clever
From The42
# Boks Clever

Resurgent South Africa make it four-in-a-row as the Rugby Championship kicks off

Aug 19th 2017, 7:54 PM 11,155 Views 4 Comments

Elton Jantjies kicks 17 points as Boks run out 37-15 winners.

Ruthless All Blacks thrash Wallabies in Sydney with record points tally
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

Ruthless All Blacks thrash Wallabies in Sydney with record points tally

Aug 19th 2017, 1:45 PM 13,850 Views 9 Comments

Eight tries for New Zealand in today’s Rugby Championship opener at the Olympic Stadium.

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