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Wallabies expect to peak at Rugby World Cup, says coach

Despite losing for the 10th time in 13 Tests, Wallabies coach says he is seeing improvements in his side.

Depleted New Zealand survive onslaught to defeat Argentina

The victory over Argentina is New Zealand’s 450th Test win.

Lealiifano included in Wallabies squad, Cooper absent

Flyhalf Lealiifano's recall follows a strong season with the Brumbies and caps a comeback from his battle with leukaemia after his 2016 diagnosis.

Wallabies turn on second-half style to beat Pumas

Australia overcame a 24-point halftime deficit to beat Argentina 45-34.

All Blacks no longer have everything their own way, says Read

Kieran Read cautioned his New Zealand teammates against a sense of entitlement to victory in their upcoming Rugby Championship game against South Africa.

All Blacks claim Rugby Championship with win over Pumas

New Zealand won their third straight Rugby Championship title on Saturday after two tries from winger Rieko Ioane helped them to a 35-17 victory over Argentina.

Previous form means nothing against All Blacks, says Pumas skipper

Argentina captain Agustín Creevy is disregarding current form heading into their Rugby Championship game against New Zealand.

Pumas will look to the boot against All Blacks, says Boffelli

Emiliano Boffelli emphasised that he considers Argentina's kicking to be the key to beating New Zealand.

Springboks recall Koch, include uncapped Nel

South Africa recalled Vincent Koch and included uncapped Ruhan Nel in their squad for Rugby Championship Tests against Australia and New Zealand.

Wallabies’ ranking hits new low

After losing to Argentina in the Rugby Championship, Australia are now ranked seventh, which is their lowest since the current ranking system began in 2003.

Springboks upset All Blacks as Dyantyi grabs two tries

Aphiwe Dyantyi's two tries led South Africa to their first victory over New Zealand since 2009.

Hooper ruled out, Pocock to captain Wallabies against Pumas

Michael Hooper's hamstring injury will keep him out of Australia's Rugby Championship game against Argentina, in which David Pocock will take his place as captain.

Crotty, Williams, Ioane return from injury for All Blacks

Ryan Crotty, Sonny Bill Williams, and Rieko Ioane were all selected as part of the New Zealand squad that will play against South Africa in the Rugby Championship.

All Blacks say Sonny Bill a possible starter against Springboks

Sonny Bill Williams, who had been sidelined for three months with a shoulder injury, might return to the New Zealand team when they play against South Africa.

Beale replaces Foley at flyhalf for South Africa clash

Kurtley Beale will replace Bernard Foley for an upcoming Rugby Championship Test against South Africa in Brisbane.

Folau back as Wallabies look for opening win

Israel Folau has been rushed back into the Australia squad for their upcoming Rugby Championship matches against South Africa and Argentina.

Quiet destroyer Franks takes centre stage for milestone test

Owen Franks was showered with praise by coaches and teammates alike ahead of his 100th game for New Zealand, a Rugby Championship game against Australia.

Read, Retallick return for All Blacks in Whitelock’s 100th test

Kieran Read and Brodie Retallick will be part of the New Zealand team that will play against Australia in the Rugby Championship, a game which is also Sam Whitelock's 100th for the All Blacks.

All Blacks on ‘high alert’ over Pocock threat, says Cane

Sam Cane of New Zealand considers David Pocock to be Australia's most dangerous player.

All Blacks to remember pain of defeat for Rugby Championship opener

New Zealand will be eager to avenge their loss against Australia when the teams face off next week.

Steady All Blacks opt for experience over form

In their squad for the Rugby Championship, New Zealand generally selected more experienced players.

Coles named in All Blacks training camp squad

Dane Coles has not played since suffering a severe knee injury in a game against France.