Rugby Championship


Time to give Lambie the keys

Whether Handre Pollard is fit or not, this weekend is the perfect time to give Pat Lambie a run at flyhalf for the Springboks.

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Boks hold breath on comebacks

A number of key Springboks could make their comeback against Argentina this weekend, provided they get through the week unscathed.

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Pollard in doubt for Durban Test

NEWS: Flyhalf Handré Pollard is in doubt for South Africa's final Rugby Championship outing, against Argentina in Durban on Saturday.

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Aus fetching duo doesn't phase Cane

All Black flank Same Cane is not phased by the Wallabies possibly adopting a double-fetcher approach when the two sides meet on Saturday.

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Simmons blow for Wallabies

NEWS: Wallaby Rob Simmons will miss this Saturday's Rugby Championship decider against the All Blacks and next week's Bledisloe Cup Test.

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Front row blow for Pumas

NEWS: Argentina arrived in South Africa on Sunday without powerful tighthead prop Ramiro Herrera.

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Boks to ramp up World Cup campaign

INTERVIEW: Argentina presents South Africa with two more chances to fine-tune their World Cup strategy. Jan de Koning reports.

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Hooper wins in SANZAR appeal case

NEWS: Australian Michael Hooper's one-week suspension for a striking offence was confirmed on Sunday.

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All Blacks change for Sydney-decider

NEWS: Tawera Kerr-Barlow and Patrick Osborne are the main additions to the New Zealand squad for their Rugby Championship decider.

SANZAR & ARU in Hooper stand-off

The Australian Rugby Union and SANZAR are heading for a public stand-off over the 'slap-on-the-wrist' handed down to Wallaby flank Michael Hooper.

Giteau, Palu boost for Aus

NEWS: Utility back Matt Giteau is one of three changes to the Australian squad that will clash with the All Blacks in Sydney on August 8.

From a deep dark pit comes belief

INTERVIEW: Jan de Koning listened as Jannie du Plessis chatted about the rejuvenation of the Springbok front row.

Guilty Hooper escapes punishment

NEWS: Wallaby flank Michael Hooper was found guilty of punching, but won't miss any game time.

McCaw try: Referees in public spat

REACTION: The players and officials have moved on, but referees on either side of the  Indian Ocean have taken to the public domain to settle a debate.

The best of enemies

INTERVIEW: They love to 'hate' each other, but that is only on the field. Jan de Koning looks at the greatest rivalry in the game - NZ v S A.

Du Plessis, Louw out for Pumas

NEWS: South Africa will be without Jannie du Plessis and Francois Louw when they face Argentina in Durban next Saturday.

Injury not holding Simmons back

NEWS: Wallaby lock Rob Simmons is confident that he will be given the all clear to face the All Blacks despite nursing a wrist injury.

Hooper made to sweat a while longer

Michael Hooper will have to wait at least one more day to find if he will be available for Australia's Rugby Championship decider against New Zealand.

Fixtures Time
Sat, 08 August
South Africa v Argentina
  • 17h05
Results Score
Team P W D L Pts
Australia 2 2 0 0 9
New Zealand 2 2 0 0 9
South Africa 2 0 0 2 2
Argentina 2 0 0 2 0