SA Rugby has officially announced the Springboks’ home calendar for 2024, which includes two Tests against Ireland and a clash with the All Blacks in Cape Town.
New Zealand are set to return to Cape Town for the first time in over five years when the Springboks host the All Blacks in two Rugby Championship tests in 2024.
All Blacks head coach Scott Robertson hailed the “class” of Beauden Barrett after the playmaker committed to another World Cup cycle on Monday by signing with New Zealand Rugby until the end of 2027.
All Blacks captain Sam Cane has called on New Zealand Rugby to follow in the Springboks’ footsteps and select overseas-based players.
Former All Blacks assistant Joe Schmidt is a leading contender to replace Eddie Jones as head coach of Australia, according to reports.
New Zealand playmaker Richie Mo’unga said Tuesday that he can imagine playing in Japan “until I retire” and is not thinking about a future return to the All Blacks.
2023 World Cup hosts France are set to host the Springboks and All Blacks in the next two November Test windows, having faced both at the global showpiece.
World Rugby has reportedly conceded that Aaron Smith’s disallowed try in the World Cup final between New Zealand and eventual champs, the Springboks, should have stood.
Sam Cane has been slapped with a heavy suspension for his dangerous tackle on Jesse Kriel in the World Cup final between New Zealand and South Africa in Paris.
On 5 November 2016, Ireland beat New Zealand for the first time, with their victory in Chicago also snapping the All Blacks’ record run of 18 straight wins.