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Springbok plan to topple All Blacks, says Coetzee

Coach Allister Coetzee says he knows what South Africa must do to master their biggest challenge of the year against the All Blacks in the battle of the two unbeaten Rugby Championship teams.

Coach Hansen frustrated at «seduced» All Blacks

Coach Steve Hansen has vowed to tighten the noose around the Wallabies for this week's potentially deciding Bledisloe Cup Test after venting his frustration over the All Blacks' «ugly» finish to their Sydney romp.

Dominant Springboks make it four wins in a row

Wingers Courtnall Skosan and Raymond Rhule scored their first Test tries as South Africa stretched a winning run to four Tests by defeating Argentina 37-15 Saturday in the Rugby Championship.

All Blacks hit highs in 54-34 win over Wallabies

The world champion All Blacks rebounded spectacularly to down the Wallabies 54-34 and plunge Australian rugby further into despair in the Rugby Championship opener in Sydney on Saturday.

Wallabies plan to stay the pace with All Blacks

Skipper Michael Hooper urged his Wallabies team Friday to stick with the All Blacks in the hope of pulling off a morale-restoring win in the Rugby Championship series opener this weekend.

Williams in, Kaino out of All Blacks for Wallabies clash

Sonny Bill Williams has been rushed back into the All Blacks after serving his four-match suspension while Jerome Kaino has been dropped for the opening match of the Rugby Championship against Australia in Sydney on Saturday.

Uncapped trio in Boks squad for Pumas

South Africa named uncapped Curwin Bosch, Warrick Gelant and Daniel du Preez in a 34-man squad Saturday for a Rugby Championship opener against Argentina in Port Elizabeth this month.

Sonny Bill to miss Championship opener

The World Rugby judiciary on Friday dashed New Zealand's hopes of fielding suspended star Sonny Bill Williams in the All Blacks' opening Rugby Championship match against Australia next month.

All Black Kaino denies intent to hurt Murray

All Black Jerome Kaino on Tuesday rejected allegations he maliciously targeted British and Irish Lions scrum-half Conor Murray and predicted a backlash from the tourists after their first Test loss.

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