The All Blacks may head into the Rugby Championship without captain Sam Cane, who has been ruled out for up to six months with a chest injury.
New Zealand are looking to co-host this year’s Rugby Championship with a southern-hemisphere partner, but South Africa and Australia are not in agreement.
Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan would like Australia to host a ‘mini World Cup’ in July.
Argentina coach Mario Ledesma has lamented his side’s 38-0 Tri-Nations defeat to the All Blacks in Newcastle on Saturday.
Flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez says there was an unprecedented sense of belief in the Argentina squad that they could beat the All Blacks in Sydney on Saturday.
Coach Ian Foster says the All Blacks are hurting greatly after their shock 25-15 defeat by Argentina in Sydney on Saturday.
Jake White has highlighted the benefits of the top franchises playing in the northern hemisphere, while retaining the opportunity for the Boks to still annually face the All Blacks.
SA Rugby has welcomed Sanzaar’s announcement confirming a restructured Rugby Championship, but have hinted ‘possible international expansion is on the cards’.
Hear the thoughts of former Wallabies Drew Mitchell and Stephen Hoiles, as well as Kiwis James Parsons and Bryn Hall, regarding the Springboks’ decision to not participate in this year’s Rugby Championship.
The Money Man sat down with Mark and Ollie Keohane to discuss why the Boks will not participate in this year’s Rugby Championship and why that decision will be the best thing for Springbok rugby.