Category: Rugby

Rugby News

Koch recalled by Springboks

South Africa have recalled Saracens prop Vincent Koch for their home Rugby Championship Tests against Australia and New Zealand.

Hooper returns for Australia

Australia captain Michael Hooper has been named in a 30-man touring squad for their Rugby Championship matches in South Africa and Argentina after recovering from a hamstring injury.

Erasmus to coach Barbarians

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus will take charge of the Barbarians for the first time in December’s clash with Argentina at Twickenham.

Rugby Championship: Best of Round 4

Check out our pick of the best moments from the latest round of Rugby Championship action that saw South Africa upset New Zealand in Wellington and Argentina stun Australia on the Gold Coast.

Stuart Barnes’ talking points

Stuart Barnes looks at surprise wins for the Springboks and Pumas, discusses Beauden Barrett’s kicking flaws and whether the game really has gone soft.

Team of the week

With historic away victories for South Africa and Argentina in the Rugby Championship, players from both sides dominate our latest team of the week.

Tui tussles with fan after Wallabies loss

Australia flanker Lukhan Tui was involved in an ugly tussle with an angry fan in the wake of a loss to Argentina that condemned the Wallabies to their lowest-ever world ranking.

Pumas battle to win in Australia

Argentina produced a determined display to seal a 23-19 victory over the Wallabies in Robina, their first victory over the hosts on Australian soil for 35 years.