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2018 Rugby Championships – South Africa vs Argentina – Saturday 18th August 2018

2018 Rugby Championships South Africa vs Argentina Saturday 18th August 2018 Venue: Kings Park, Durban Kick-off: 16:05 local, 14:05 GMT Referee: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand) Assistant referees: Angus Gardner (Australia), Andrew Brace (Ireland) TMO: Simon McDowell (Ireland) Weather Prediction: Argentina arrive in Durban full of hope that the turn-around in Jaguares fortunes will...

2018 Rugby Championships & Bledisloe Cup 1st Leg. Australia vs New Zealand –...

2018 Rugby Championships & Bledisloe Cup 1st Leg. Australia vs New Zealand Saturday 18th August 2018 Venue: ANZ Stadium, Sydney Kick-off: 19:45 Local; 09:45 GMT; 11h45 SA Time Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa) Assistant referees: Wayne Barnes (England), Luke Pearce (England) TMO: Marius Jonker (South Africa) Weather Prediction: Few rugby Tests attract as much...

Rugby Championship Preview:  South Africa

Rugby Championship Preview:  South Africa South Africa have had a horrendous time since the 2015 Rugby World Cup. The decision by the 2015 coach, Heyneke Meyer, to recall as many old soldiers, and even some retired veterans, as possible whilst...

Rugby Championship Preview: New Zealand.

Rugby Championship Preview: New Zealand. Steve Hansen might be suggesting that the Wallabies are the favourites to win the Bledisloe and Rugby Championship trophies, but that simply is not true. The All Blacks remain the Number 1 team in world rugby,...

Rugby Championship Preview: Australia

Rugby Championship Preview: Australia   There is an awful lot of hype about the 2018 Wallabies coming out of Australia, together with Steve Hansen’s contribution, suggesting that the Wallabies are, in his view, favourites to win both the Bledisloe trophy as well...

Rugby Championship Preview: Argentina.

Rugby Championship Preview: Argentina. The Rugby Championships have not been a happy hunting ground for the Argentinean Pumas. In the six years of their participation, they have consistently finished in fourth position, struggling in their first two years, 2012 and 2013,...

Club vs Country

Club vs Country The ugly face of professional rugby rears its head again. The tug-o'-war between the professional clubs and national teams has stepped up a gear as Leicester Tigers have announced that they will force members of the Wallaby squad, Tatafu...

Pumas Name Their RC Squad

Pumas Name Their RC Squad New Argentina coach Mario Ledesma has named an extended squad that includes six uncapped players ahead of their Rugby Championship campaign. Ledesma, who has taken over from Daniel Hourcade, has selected new faces Marco Ciccioli, Diego...

Springbok Squad for Rugby Championships.

Springbok Squad for Rugby Championships. Rassie Erasmus, SA Rugby’s Director of Rugby and Springbok coach, has announced a squad of 35 players for the upcoming Rugby Championships. SA Under-20 flyhalf Damian Willemse is one of three uncapped players included in the Springbok squad...

Final All Black Squad for Rugby Championships.

Final All Black Squad for Rugby Championships. All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen and fellow selectors Ian Foster and Grant Fox have named a 33-man squad for this year’s Rugby Championship. The squad sees the return of number eight and captain...

Michael Cheika Reveals His Rugby Championship Squad

Michael Cheika Reveals His Rugby Championship Squad Michael Cheika has recalled hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau and added six uncapped rookies to his 36-man Wallabies squad for this month's Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship opener against the All Blacks. Returning from a stint...

Michael Rhodes Joins Eddie’s Squad

Michael Rhodes Joins Eddie's Squad Former Lions and Stormers loose forward Michael Rhodes has been included in a 44-man pre-season training squad announced by England head coach Eddie Jones. The 30-year-old Rhodes, who was born in Durban and schooled at Michaelhouse, played...

Don’t Cry For Mario Ledesma!

Don't Cry For Mario Ledesma! Argentina have announced that Mario Ledesma will take over as coach of the national team, the Pumas, from Daniel Hourcade, who resigned last month. After a dismal couple of years, the writing was on the wall...

All Black Training Squad

All Black Training Squad An All Black training camp is being held in Christchurch over the next two days ahead of the Rugby Championship, without Crusaders players. The Crusaders are busy preparing for this weekend’s Super Rugby final against the Lions...

Springbok Training Squad Update

Springbok Training Squad Update Eight Sharks have been added to Rassie Erasmus’ Springbok training squad as they continue with their preparations for next month’s Rugby Championships. Two have been sent home, both Stormers. The Sharks group consists of four forwards, namely...

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