Rugby Championship


Boks have World Cup blueprint

South Africa may have lost their last two Tests, but Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer believes he is a step closer to a World Cup-winning blueprint.

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Wallaby hammering chases fans off

The Wallabies have lost just one game in 11 Tests and are unbeaten at home this season but fans are losing interest and staying away.
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Palu takes extended break

The Wallabies will be without experienced No.8 Wycliff Palu for the two Rugby Championship Tests in South Africa and Argentina this month.
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Wallabies' hooker woes continue

INJURY UPDATE: The Wallabies' hooker woes intensified Sunday with news that Tatafu Polota-Nau is set to miss the rest of the season.

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Concerns over Louw and Pienaar

The Springboks will be sweating over two serious injuries sustained in their tight 14-10 encounter with the All Blacks on Saturday in Wellington.
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Pollard gamble pays off for Meyer

Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer knew he had rolled the dice in selecting rookie flyhalf Handre Pollard to play against the All Blacks.
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Nonu suffers major setback

Ma'a Nonu may be sidelined for the remainder of the Rugby Championship with a suspected broken forearm.
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Player ratings: Just short...again

Argentina are still yet to taste victory in the Rugby Championship as they came up short again against Australia.

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Player ratings: Heavy work

The Wallabies beat the Pumas on the gold Coast, but they made heavy work of it as the visitors finished strong.

Wallabies hold off charging Pumas

The Wallabies held off a resurgent Pumas side to record a hard-fought 32-25 victory on the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Player ratings: Clearly still No.1

The All Blacks proved once again why they are the best team in the world, piping the Springboks who played one of their best games in the Championship.

Player ratings: Proud performance

The Springboks came agonisingly close to toppling the No.1 team in the world, losing by a mere four points in a proud performance.

All Blacks edge Wellington battle

The All Blacks were forced to work hard for their 14-10 victory over the Springboks in Wellington on Saturday.

Third umpire for rugby?

SANZAR is planning to introduce a cricket-style decision review system into Super Rugby and the Rugby Championship in 2016.

Creevy: Pumas' time has come

Argentina skipper Agustín Creevy said the Pumas are ready to pounce on the Wallabies and win their first Rugby Championship Test.

The Matfield factor

The Springboks' famous line-out weapon Victor Matfield will become even more prominent against the All Blacks with Sam Whielock out injured.

Preview: Australia v Argentina

With recent performances that foster some optimism, Argentina goes into the Test against Australia aiming for their first win in the Rugby Championship.

Preview: New Zealand v South Africa

Paul Dobson, in his unique and revelatory way, takes a look at the Rugby Championship Round Four encounter between New Zealand and South Africa.

Fixtures Time
Sun, 05 October
Argentina v Australia
  • 00h40
Sat, 04 October
South Africa v New Zealand
  • 17h05
Sun, 28 September
Argentina v New Zealand
  • 00h10
Sat, 27 September
South Africa v Australia
  • 17h05
Results Score
Sat, 13 September 2014
Australia v Argentina

  • 32 | 25
Sat, 13 September 2014
New Zealand v South Africa

  • 14 | 10
Team P W D L Pts
New Zealand 4 3 1 0 16
South Africa 4 2 0 2 10
Australia 4 2 1 1 10
Argentina 4 0 0 4 3