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# rugby-championship - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Four changes to Springboks' starting XV as captain Jean de Villiers returns
# Experience
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# Experience

Four changes to Springboks' starting XV as captain Jean de Villiers returns

Aug 5th 2015, 10:15 PM 8,841 Views 8 Comments

Heyneke Meyer has made a number of changes to his team to face Argentina on Saturday.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Australia flanker Michael Hooper let off with 1-week ban, free to face All Blacks
# Push Or Punch?
From The42
# Push Or Punch?

Australia flanker Michael Hooper let off with 1-week ban, free to face All Blacks

Jul 30th 2015, 10:50 AM 5,782 Views 12 Comments

The disciplinary panel found the flanker’s apparent punch to be open-handed and on the low end of the scale for the offence of striking.

# rugby-championship - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Analysis: Beautiful lines and Richie McCaw's contentious winning try
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

Analysis: Beautiful lines and Richie McCaw's contentious winning try

Jul 28th 2015, 7:42 PM 12,251 Views 8 Comments

We’ve taken an in-depth look at the three second-half tries in South Africa’s defeat to the All Blacks.

# rugby-championship - Monday 27 July, 2015

Analysis: All Blacks and Springboks fire World Cup warning shots
# Warning Shots
From The42
# Warning Shots

Analysis: All Blacks and Springboks fire World Cup warning shots

Jul 27th 2015, 3:08 PM 23,650 Views 25 Comments

In a classic encounter at Ellis Park, both teams pounced for brilliant first-half tries.

All Blacks box clever and 5 more talking points from the Rugby Championship weekend
# Due South
From The42
# Due South

All Blacks box clever and 5 more talking points from the Rugby Championship weekend

Jul 27th 2015, 10:27 AM 7,592 Views 1 Comment

The big three were pretty impressive.

# rugby-championship - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Late Aussie flourish sets up Rugby Championship decider against NZ in Sydney
# Timing Their Run
From The42
# Timing Their Run

Late Aussie flourish sets up Rugby Championship decider against NZ in Sydney

Jul 26th 2015, 2:08 AM 9,493 Views 7 Comments

Michael Cheika’s men ran in two tries in the last two minutes to seal a bonus point win away to Argentina.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 25 July, 2015

All Blacks outsmart South Africa with late line-out play in 5-try thriller
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

All Blacks outsmart South Africa with late line-out play in 5-try thriller

Jul 25th 2015, 6:03 PM 15,166 Views 16 Comments

We wouldn’t complain too much if these two met in the World Cup final.

# rugby-championship - Friday 24 July, 2015

Analysis: Retallick epitomises why All Blacks are best in the world
# Basic Skills
From The42
# Basic Skills

Analysis: Retallick epitomises why All Blacks are best in the world

Jul 24th 2015, 7:45 AM 10,453 Views 9 Comments

The 24-year-old second row has already been named the best individual player in the game.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Two debutants named in exciting All Blacks team to face South Africa
# Fresh Faces
From The42
# Fresh Faces

Two debutants named in exciting All Blacks team to face South Africa

Jul 23rd 2015, 12:07 PM 6,815 Views 11 Comments

Lima Sopoaga and James Broadhurst will make their international bows at Ellis Park.

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

An old familiar face is back in the Springboks team to face the All Blacks
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

An old familiar face is back in the Springboks team to face the All Blacks

Jul 22nd 2015, 11:08 AM 8,189 Views 6 Comments

Heinrich Brüssow is set for his first South Africa start since 2011.

# rugby-championship - Friday 17 July, 2015

Watch Ma'a Nonu go into beast mode for the All Blacks this morning
# Beast Mode
From The42
# Beast Mode

Watch Ma'a Nonu go into beast mode for the All Blacks this morning

Jul 17th 2015, 9:50 PM 14,168 Views 4 Comments

New Ulster signing Charles Piutau also scored a well worked try.

New Zealand make light work of Argentina in Rugby Championship opener
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

New Zealand make light work of Argentina in Rugby Championship opener

Jul 17th 2015, 1:12 PM 7,261 Views 4 Comments

The All Blacks outscored their visitors by five tries to two.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Pienaar and 'Boks up against Botha and 7 more Toulon stars in World XV
# Bakkies Home
From The42
# Bakkies Home

Pienaar and 'Boks up against Botha and 7 more Toulon stars in World XV

Jul 9th 2015, 1:42 PM 6,816 Views 1 Comment

South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has named an experimental midfield including the exciting 21-year-old Jesse Kriel.

# rugby-championship - Friday 26 June, 2015

The All Blacks have been back in camp and are making some great video diaries
# Back In Black
From The42
# Back In Black

The All Blacks have been back in camp and are making some great video diaries

Jun 26th 2015, 11:33 AM 8,052 Views 0 Comments

They’re gearing up for a packed few months of rugby

# rugby-championship - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Ewen McKenzie resigns as Wallabies coach after 'extraordinary character assassination'
# Enough
From The42
# Enough

Ewen McKenzie resigns as Wallabies coach after 'extraordinary character assassination'

Oct 18th 2014, 12:52 PM 9,141 Views 7 Comments

The former Reds boss has been at the helm during a turbulent time in Australian international rugby.

# rugby-championship - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Pumas laud Pichot after historic Wallaby win, Aussies moan about lasers
# Highlights
From The42
# Highlights

Pumas laud Pichot after historic Wallaby win, Aussies moan about lasers

Oct 5th 2014, 7:42 PM 12,124 Views 11 Comments

Here’s the highlights of Argentina’s awesome day.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Here are all the tries from the cracker between the All Blacks and South Africa
# Epic Encounter
From The42
# Epic Encounter

Here are all the tries from the cracker between the All Blacks and South Africa

Oct 4th 2014, 9:03 PM 10,584 Views 10 Comments

The All Blacks had never lost in the Rugby Championship…..until today.

Lambie penalty gives Boks thrilling win over All Blacks
# Last Gasp
From The42
# Last Gasp

Lambie penalty gives Boks thrilling win over All Blacks

Oct 4th 2014, 6:49 PM 4,828 Views 2 Comments

The All Blacks were beaten for the first time ever in the Rugby Championship.

# rugby-championship - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Julian Savea now has 27 tries in 27 Tests for the All Blacks
# The Bus
From The42
# The Bus

Julian Savea now has 27 tries in 27 Tests for the All Blacks

Sep 28th 2014, 2:24 PM 5,056 Views 6 Comments

The wing scored his latest five-pointer last night against Argentina.

Fitness and spirit key to beating Wallabies, says 'Boks coach Meyer
# Bonus Territory
From The42
# Bonus Territory

Fitness and spirit key to beating Wallabies, says 'Boks coach Meyer

Sep 28th 2014, 9:25 AM 3,483 Views 0 Comments

South Africa finished strong to claim a bonus point in Cape Town.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Highlights: De Villiers double helps Springboks leave Australia in the dust
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Highlights: De Villiers double helps Springboks leave Australia in the dust

Sep 27th 2014, 9:18 PM 4,512 Views 0 Comments

South Africa trailed the Wallabies at half-time in Cape Town, but finished with a bonus point.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Pumas still await their first Rugby Championship win as Aussies edge them Down Under
# Hanging On
From The42
# Hanging On

Pumas still await their first Rugby Championship win as Aussies edge them Down Under

Sep 13th 2014, 1:51 PM 4,243 Views 0 Comments

A late rally from the Argentines ensured a nervy finale for the Wallabies.

Take a moment to luxuriate in Kieran Read's sleight of hand offload for this try
# Pop Pass
From The42
# Pop Pass

Take a moment to luxuriate in Kieran Read's sleight of hand offload for this try

Sep 13th 2014, 12:24 PM 8,219 Views 7 Comments

Read delivered the perfect pop pass for Richie McCaw’s try

South Africa blow late chances to let All Blacks off the hook
# Missed Opportunity
From The42
# Missed Opportunity

South Africa blow late chances to let All Blacks off the hook

Sep 13th 2014, 10:57 AM 5,095 Views 0 Comments

South Africa had two great opportunities to snatch a win in Wellington.

# rugby-championship - Friday 12 September, 2014

Get pumped up for All Blacks vs South Africa with this spine-tingling montage
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Get pumped up for All Blacks vs South Africa with this spine-tingling montage

Sep 12th 2014, 7:23 PM 5,801 Views 2 Comments

The two best teams in the world clash in Wellington tomorrow morning.

Pumas feel they have what it takes to spring a surprise against the Aussies
# Wizards Of Oz
From The42
# Wizards Of Oz

Pumas feel they have what it takes to spring a surprise against the Aussies

Sep 12th 2014, 11:41 AM 1,418 Views 1 Comment

After 3 seasons of competing in the southern hemisphere championship, Argentina are still to win a game.

All Black captain Richie McCaw expects 'hard day out' against the Springboks on Saturday
# Heated Rivalry
From The42
# Heated Rivalry

All Black captain Richie McCaw expects 'hard day out' against the Springboks on Saturday

Sep 12th 2014, 11:09 AM 2,224 Views 0 Comments

A win for either side would put them in control of this year’s championship.

# rugby-championship - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Cruden returns for All Blacks as South Africa go for novice out-half
# Big Calls
From The42
# Big Calls

Cruden returns for All Blacks as South Africa go for novice out-half

Sep 10th 2014, 7:37 PM 4,835 Views 4 Comments

Handre Pollard will win his fourth South African cap at out-half this Saturday.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Another day, another All Black showing why they are tougher than granite
# Blood Sub
From The42
# Blood Sub

Another day, another All Black showing why they are tougher than granite

Sep 6th 2014, 3:02 PM 10,019 Views 8 Comments

Brodie Retallick got a face massage from the boot of Argentina’s Martín Landajo.

Rob grabs Springboks by the Horne to secure Aussie victory
# Late Winner
From The42
# Late Winner

Rob grabs Springboks by the Horne to secure Aussie victory

Sep 6th 2014, 2:09 PM 3,465 Views 0 Comments

Winger Rob Horne’s last gasp try sealed a dramatic win for Australia.

'Bus' takes All Blacks home against Argentina
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

'Bus' takes All Blacks home against Argentina

Sep 6th 2014, 12:35 PM 6,955 Views 3 Comments

Julian Savea starred as the All blacks brushed past the Pumas earlier.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Matfield back for South Africa while Barrett starts for All Blacks
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Matfield back for South Africa while Barrett starts for All Blacks

Sep 4th 2014, 12:05 AM 3,372 Views 2 Comments

Aaron Cruden’s injury sees Beauden Barrett start at ten for the Argentina game.

# rugby-championship - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Australia drop Beale as Waratahs halfback duo Phipps and Foley start
# Reshuffled
From The42
# Reshuffled

Australia drop Beale as Waratahs halfback duo Phipps and Foley start

Sep 2nd 2014, 12:52 PM 3,215 Views 1 Comment

The Wallabies’ head coach, Ewen McKenzie, has gone for an entirely new playmaking pairing to face South Africa.

# rugby-championship - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Meet Hugo Porta: The Argentine rugby legend who turned down Boca Juniors
# Rugby Legend
From The42
# Rugby Legend

Meet Hugo Porta: The Argentine rugby legend who turned down Boca Juniors

Aug 28th 2014, 3:12 PM 3,729 Views 1 Comment

Instead of being the next Argentine football star, he wanted to be the first Hugo Porta.

# rugby-championship - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Lucky Springboks edge Pumas in Salta thriller
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Lucky Springboks edge Pumas in Salta thriller

Aug 23rd 2014, 11:24 PM 7,046 Views 2 Comments

Trailing by 12 points after 56 minutes, the Springboks lifted themselves off the floor.

Julian Savea finished off this scintillating end-to-end try earlier
# Champagne Rugby
From The42
# Champagne Rugby

Julian Savea finished off this scintillating end-to-end try earlier

Aug 23rd 2014, 2:15 PM 5,814 Views 6 Comments

The All Blacks were exceptional and so was this try from the winger.

Dominant New Zealand retain Bledisloe Cup with record victory
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Dominant New Zealand retain Bledisloe Cup with record victory

Aug 23rd 2014, 12:12 PM 5,881 Views 5 Comments

The world champions were 51-20 winners over Australia at Eden Park this morning.

# rugby-championship - Friday 22 August, 2014

5 talking points ahead of week 2 in the Rugby Championship
# Refs Get Tough
From The42
# Refs Get Tough

5 talking points ahead of week 2 in the Rugby Championship

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:20 AM 4,496 Views 1 Comment

Can Argentina finally deliver back-to-back performances?

# rugby-championship - Saturday 16 August, 2014

All Blacks' 17-game winning streak ends as Wallabies earn Sydney draw
# Honours Even
From The42
# Honours Even

All Blacks' 17-game winning streak ends as Wallabies earn Sydney draw

Aug 16th 2014, 2:53 PM 5,277 Views 3 Comments

Weather conditions were far from ideal as all the scoring came from kicks in the 12-12 fixture.

# rugby-championship - Friday 15 August, 2014

Wallabies vow to target Fekitoa as All Blacks chase 18th straight win
# The Rugby Championship
From The42
# The Rugby Championship

Wallabies vow to target Fekitoa as All Blacks chase 18th straight win

Aug 15th 2014, 3:12 PM 5,705 Views 6 Comments

Australia take on New Zealand tomorrow and it’s going to be an absolute cracker.