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# rugby-championship - Sunday 26 August, 2018

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

Rassie calls Springbok display in Argentina 'unacceptable'

Aug 26th 2018, 9:58 AM 13,880 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 6,945 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 8,902 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 7,784 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 8,229 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 13,443 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 10,619 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 6,238 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 5,797 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 8,454 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 8,854 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 10,531 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 13,117 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 11,158 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 13,867 Views 9 Comments

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

Argentina arrive to put pressure on 'Boks team still with plenty to prove despite French Tests
# Southern Discomfort
From The42
# Southern Discomfort

Argentina arrive to put pressure on 'Boks team still with plenty to prove despite French Tests

Aug 19th 2017, 7:15 AM 3,015 Views 0 Comments

Allister Coetzee briefly eased the pressure with three wins over Les Bleus, but France are a very poor state.

# rugby-championship - Friday 18 August, 2017

Shadow of bug bitterness, Scotland and Sonny Bill lingers as NZ get back in Bledisloe business
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Shadow of bug bitterness, Scotland and Sonny Bill lingers as NZ get back in Bledisloe business

Aug 18th 2017, 5:33 PM 5,496 Views 3 Comments

Both sides have points to prove as the Rugby Championship begins, and that’s bad news for the Wallabies.

# rugby-championship - Monday 7 August, 2017

Julian Savea dropped by All Blacks for Rugby Championship
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Julian Savea dropped by All Blacks for Rugby Championship

Aug 7th 2017, 9:30 AM 12,766 Views 22 Comments

Coach Steve Hansen insisted ‘The Bus’ still has a future with his side.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Sonny Bill cleared to face Australia as NZ win appeal claiming 'game of 3 halves' should count in ban
# Lawyered Up
From The42
# Lawyered Up

Sonny Bill cleared to face Australia as NZ win appeal claiming 'game of 3 halves' should count in ban

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:03 PM 9,331 Views 25 Comments

40 minutes against Counties Manukau and 40 minutes against Taranaki now counts as the fourth match in SBW’s suspension.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Kerevi at the double as Wallabies tame Pumas
# Standing Out
From The42
# Standing Out

Kerevi at the double as Wallabies tame Pumas

Oct 8th 2016, 11:29 PM 4,911 Views 0 Comments

Australia outscored Argentina four tries to two, with forwards Adam Coleman and Dean Mumm also crossing.

All Blacks thrash South Africa for record-equalling 17th consecutive win
# One-sided
From The42
# One-sided

All Blacks thrash South Africa for record-equalling 17th consecutive win

Oct 8th 2016, 6:44 PM 11,526 Views 22 Comments

New Zealand hammered the Springboks in a 42-point victory in Durban.

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Timani to make first Wallabies start in Argentina clash at Twickenham
# Powerhouse
From The42
# Powerhouse

Timani to make first Wallabies start in Argentina clash at Twickenham

Oct 5th 2016, 10:19 PM 6,629 Views 6 Comments

Michael Cheika’s side can still finish second in the Rugby Championship if results go their way.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Steyn boots 'Boks to victory against Australia
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Steyn boots 'Boks to victory against Australia

Oct 1st 2016, 8:37 PM 4,873 Views 4 Comments

Morne Steyn made his recall to the South African number 10 slot count.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Magic Damian McKenzie in line for All Black debut in Argentina
# Depth Chart
From The42
# Depth Chart

Magic Damian McKenzie in line for All Black debut in Argentina

Sep 29th 2016, 11:23 AM 5,512 Views 18 Comments

The Chiefs back is among the replacements for Saturday night’s clash in Buenos Aires.

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Lambie returns to Spingboks for first time since Stander red-card incident
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

Lambie returns to Spingboks for first time since Stander red-card incident

Sep 21st 2016, 4:56 PM 5,971 Views 10 Comments

Fullback Willie le Roux has also been recalled by under-fire head coach Allister Coetzee.

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

22-year-old Savea gets first All Blacks start for Springboks clash
# Explosive
From The42
# Explosive

22-year-old Savea gets first All Blacks start for Springboks clash

Sep 14th 2016, 6:24 PM 10,365 Views 9 Comments

The Hurricanes openside ripped up Super Rugby this year.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Pressure eased on Michael Cheika as Australia dig deep to see off the Springboks
# Crucial Win
From The42
# Crucial Win

Pressure eased on Michael Cheika as Australia dig deep to see off the Springboks

Sep 10th 2016, 2:17 PM 4,668 Views 4 Comments

The Wallabies avoided a seventh straight defeat.

All Blacks surge past Pumas with second-half blitz
# Convincing
From The42
# Convincing

All Blacks surge past Pumas with second-half blitz

Sep 10th 2016, 10:46 AM 6,806 Views 11 Comments

New Zealand have never lost against the Argentines.

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Lienert-Brown drops out as All Blacks make one change for visit of Argentina
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Lienert-Brown drops out as All Blacks make one change for visit of Argentina

Sep 7th 2016, 7:38 PM 4,440 Views 2 Comments

Ryan Crotty returns to the midfield after an injury for Saturday’s clash with the Pumas in Hamilton.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Late drama sees Argentina earn first-ever home win over South Africa
# Landmark
From The42
# Landmark

Late drama sees Argentina earn first-ever home win over South Africa

Aug 27th 2016, 11:08 PM 11,762 Views 35 Comments

The hosts were temporarily reduced to 14 men when tighthead prop Ramiro Herrera was sin-binned.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Cheika recalls Quade Cooper in a bid to spark Wallaby revival in Wellington
# Back In Gold
From The42
# Back In Gold

Cheika recalls Quade Cooper in a bid to spark Wallaby revival in Wellington

Aug 25th 2016, 8:46 AM 5,035 Views 5 Comments

Bernard Foley will start in the centre as the World Cup runners-up look to avenge their 42-8 home humbling.

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

All Blacks hand debut to 21-year-old centre for Wallabies clash in Wellington
# Young Blood
From The42
# Young Blood

All Blacks hand debut to 21-year-old centre for Wallabies clash in Wellington

Aug 24th 2016, 9:32 PM 8,645 Views 23 Comments

Anton Lienert-Brown has been named to start by Steve Hansen in Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test.

# rugby-championship - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Ankle injury means Matt Giteau has probably played his last game for the Wallabies
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

Ankle injury means Matt Giteau has probably played his last game for the Wallabies

Aug 21st 2016, 12:27 PM 8,224 Views 4 Comments

The Toulon star fractured his ankle in as the Wallabies were trounced in Sydney.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Last-gasp Whiteley try gives Boks victory in thriller against Pumas
# Late Winner
From The42
# Late Winner

Last-gasp Whiteley try gives Boks victory in thriller against Pumas

Aug 20th 2016, 6:49 PM 4,521 Views 0 Comments

Allister Coetzee’s side got their Rugby Championship off to a winning start.

All Blacks dismantle Cheika's Wallabies in superb Bledisloe performance From The42

All Blacks dismantle Cheika's Wallabies in superb Bledisloe performance

Aug 20th 2016, 1:24 PM 10,541 Views 11 Comments

Steve Hansen’s men were on fire on Australian soil.

# rugby-championship - Friday 29 July, 2016

Wallabies bring Giteau back for Rugby Championship despite Toulon discontent
# Dispute
From The42
# Dispute

Wallabies bring Giteau back for Rugby Championship despite Toulon discontent

Jul 29th 2016, 11:32 AM 5,523 Views 10 Comments

Mourad Boudjellal is thought to be unhappy about Test rugby taking his players from Toulon.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Who should you support in the World Cup now Ireland are out?
# The Quizziness End
From The42
# The Quizziness End

Who should you support in the World Cup now Ireland are out?

Oct 22nd 2015, 5:00 PM 33,279 Views 37 Comments

Guaranteed to sort you out with a country to root for in the Rugby Championship too!

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

You won't have to switch channel to watch the RWC semi-finalists in action over the next five years
# Due South
From The42
# Due South

You won't have to switch channel to watch the RWC semi-finalists in action over the next five years

Oct 21st 2015, 11:41 AM 9,554 Views 4 Comments

Sky’s deal with Sanzar includes rights for summer tours to the southern hemisphere.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Cheika's Wallabies lay down World Cup marker with win over All Blacks
# Contenders
From The42
# Contenders

Cheika's Wallabies lay down World Cup marker with win over All Blacks

Aug 8th 2015, 1:15 PM 10,422 Views 13 Comments

A brilliant second-half display saw the Australians emerge as fully deserving Rugby Championship victors.

There was a brilliant Wallabies' front row try against the All Blacks
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

There was a brilliant Wallabies' front row try against the All Blacks

Aug 8th 2015, 12:01 PM 8,077 Views 6 Comments

Sekope Kepu showed some beautiful footwork to score.