Survival doesn’t equal strength

The Springboks dodged a bullet in Port Elizabeth, but they may not be ready for the rapid fire that awaits them in the Rugby Championship, writes JON CARDINELLI.

‘Boks defended for their lives’

Allister Coetzee and Adriaan Strauss believe that the mettle shown by the Springboks in the series decider against Ireland bodes well for the Rugby Championship. JON CARDINELLI reports from Port Elizabeth.

Post-match wrap: Springboks vs Ireland (3rd Test, 2016)

Interviews with JP Pietersen and Adriaan Strauss, and reaction from Nick Mallett and co in the SuperSport studio.

Strauss to retain captaincy

Adriaan Strauss will lead the Springboks for the rest of the 2016 season, reports JON CARDINELLI in Port Elizabeth.

Schmidt: North is closing gap

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt believes that the northern hemisphere teams have made a statement this June. JON CARDINELLI reports from Port Elizabeth.

Boks grind out series win

The Springboks withstood a late Ireland assault to win 19-13 on Saturday and claim a 2-1 series victory, reports JON CARDINELLI at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Dogged defence boosted Boks

CRAIG LEWIS says traditional Test rugby strengths enabled the Boks to come away with a hard-fought 19-13 win over Ireland on Saturday, according to’s Opta-powered stats.

Tour Tales – Port Elizabeth

JON CARDINELLI reflects on an accidental township tour, an irrepressible journo, and a showdown with a Cape buffalo.

Junior Boks bomb, England take title

Argentina thrashed the Junior Boks 49-19 in Salford on Saturday to claim bronze in the World Rugby U20 Championship, while England beat Ireland 45-21 in the final. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.

Les Bleus blank Pumas

France beat Argentina 27-0 in Tucumán on Saturday to level the two-match series.

Highlights: Wallabies vs England (3rd Test, 2016)

The tourists won 44-40 in Sydney to claim a 3-0 series whitewash.

England whitewash Wallabies

England beat Australia 44-40 in a nine-try thriller in Sydney on Saturday to secure a famous 3-0 series win, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.

Farrell put boot into Wallabies

Owen Farrell's superb kicking display proved to be the difference in Sydney on Saturday, according to's Opta-powered stats.

Highlights: All Blacks vs Wales (3rd Test, 2016)

The hosts scored six tries in their 46-6 win in Dunedin.

All Blacks crush Wales

Beauden Barrett contributed 26 points as the All Blacks clinched a resounding 46-6 win over Wales in Dunedin on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.

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