Rugby Australia has responded to New Zealand Rugby’s unhappiness with the six-week Rugby Championship schedule released on Thursday.
One year after the Springboks began their successful World Cup campaign, look back at the buildup week ahead of the match against the All Blacks in this fun, on-the-ground docuseries from JON CARDINELLI.
All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has urged World Rugby to suspend the Test rankings for the remainder of the year due to Covid-19 uncertainty.
The Money Man SA and Mark Keohane say that it will be suicide for the Springboks to play in this year’s Rugby Championship.
On this day two years ago, the Springboks held on to record a riveting 36-34 win over the All Blacks in Wellington.
Reports in New Zealand suggest that several key All Blacks players could opt against playing in the Rugby Championship for family reasons.
Respected New Zealand writer GREGOR PAUL says the decision to reward Australia with the Rugby Championship hosting rights was a victory for their mindset of looking for what they can – rather than can’t – do around pandemic health guidelines.
New Zealand may have lost out on hosting the Rugby Championship, but the Wallabies will travel to New Zealand to play two Bledisloe Cup matches in October.
Chiefs lock Tupou Vaa’i recently became the first player born in the 2000s to be called up to the All Blacks squad. Check out the emotional moment when he told his overjoyed family the exciting news.
Will Jordan, Caleb Clarke and Hoskins Sotutu are three of seven uncapped players who have been included in the All Blacks’ 35-man squad for the Rugby Championship.