Ulster have beaten the Southern Kings in a PRO14 encounter in Port Elizabeth, turning in an impressive display to claim a vital away victory. The All Blacks players and coach were at loggerheads as they debated whether they should have attempted a drop goal in dying minutes in the loss to the Springboks. Griquas produced a strong second half display to beat the Free State Cheetahs in their Currie Cup encounter in Kimberley.
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has lauded the self-belief and courage of the team after the South Africans scored an epic victory over the All Blacks in Wellington. The Springboks pulled off a stunning win against New Zealand on Saturday Gloucester have maintained their unbeaten start to the English Premiership season after coming from behind to beat west country rivals Bristol at Kingsholm. The WP Rugby Union has reportedly appointed an independent investigator to probe the management issue relating to Stormers assistant coach Paul Treu.
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi says they will give it their best shot against the All Blacks in Wellington. Cosatu has taken a swipe at Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus, indicating that he is giving preferential treatment to white players. Michael Cheika says Argentinian counterpart Mario Ledesma is like family, but the deadly serious Wallabies boss is in no mood for banter.
Rugby needs to have a plan in place over its future both on and off the pitch ahead of the World Cup if it is to survive, warned World Rugby vice-chairman Agustin Pichot. Western Province coach John Dobson and Stormers coach Robbie Fleck have their own pressures, but they are working together to get the most out of the union.
When listening to Peter de Villiers speak about his career, it becomes immediately clear how much he values the mental side of coaching. Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus knows his team have to improve markedly if they are to trouble the All Blacks in Wellington.
Sonny Bill Williams' much anticipated return to Test rugby has been put on hold after illness ruled him out of the All Blacks squad for their clash with South Africa. Sonny Bill Williams will make his much anticipated return to Test rugby off the bench with the All Blacks making wholesale changes for their clash with South Africa.
Rugby chiefs have announced that England's women's a-side players will be given full-time contracts, saying the game was at a "tipping point" globally. Australian rugby chiefs have vowed to review security but opted to take no further action after flank Lukhan Tui was involved in an ugly spat with a fan. The All Blacks have been dealt a blow with the news that flank Liam Squire will miss the rest of the Rugby Championship with a hand injury.
South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has tweeted his congratulations to the Springboks following their historic victory over the All Blacks in Wellington. All Blacks flyhalf Beauden Barrett has experienced the cruelty that Test rugby can provide. New Zealand legend Dan Carter scored a try and finished with 21 points to inspire Kobe Steelers to victory over Suntory Sungoliath in a man-of-the-match Japan debut.
With far greater gumption and composure, the Springboks CAN deliver a performance in Wellington to give the nation renewed hope, says Rob Houwing. The Springboks will not beat the All Blacks if they try and take them on at their own game, writes Lloyd Burnard.
Kings coach Deon Davids has made four changes and one positional switch to his starting XV for their clash against Irish side Ulster.
The Springboks need to show signs of World Cup potential in clash with the world champion All Blacks. Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper has pulled out of their weekend clash against Argentina after hurting his hamstring in training, with David Pocock taking over as captain.
South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus has said he wasn't sure how long he'll be allowed to stay in the job despite receiving backing from the nation's rugby chief. Jesse Kriel is excited about the prospect of turning out on the wing for the Springboks against the All Blacks in Wellington.
It's no secret that the Springboks have a dire record against the All Blacks - and only the die-hardest of fans would see things improving in Saturday's showdown in Wellington. The Reds have continued to shore up their squad for and beyond, with experienced prop JP Smith re-signing for a further two years. Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has made three changes and a positional switch to the starting side ahead of their Test against the All Blacks in Wellington.
Argentina have made three changes for their clash with the Wallabies as they look to bounce back from defeat to the All Blacks last weekend. The Springboks' win over the All Blacks in their Rugby Championship Test in Wellington on Saturday wasn't just a stunning upset, it was also record-breaking on several fronts.
Dates, fixtures, results and match reports for Round 3 of the PRO14 tournament. Troubled Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has pointed the finger at his team's lack of enthusiasm and energy for their loss to Argentina. Argentina coach Mario Ledesma says belief within his team is sky-high after their first win against the Wallabies in Australia for 35 years.
Distraught Australian flank Lukhan Tui is set to sit out the rest of the Rugby Championship after an angry confrontation with an abusive fan. The All Blacks blamed themselves and not the referee or poor kicking as they underwent an immediate review following their shock loss to the Boks. The Springboks' upset win over the world champion All Blacks was rated "awesome" but "lucky" by the South Africans as they tempered celebrations in Wellington. The Springboks have recorded a famous victory, beating the All Blacks in their Rugby Championship clash in Wellington.
Leading SuperSport rugby commentator Matthew Pearce has received some help in pronouncing some of the more "challenging" All Blacks names The All Blacks are on the verge of wrapping up the Rugby Championship with two games to spare when they face a struggling Springbok side in Wellington.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has made three changes and a positional switch to the starting side ahead of their Test against the All Blacks. Worcester Warriors loose forward Cornell du Preez will stay in hospital for a further four weeks after undergoing throat surgery. It won't be as bad as last year's drubbing, but the All Blacks will once again thrash their Springbok rivals in Wellington on Saturday, if bookmakers are to be believed The unprecedented demand for tickets to the HSBC Cape Town Sevens was underlined when 34 registrations for tickets were received for the two-day event.
The days of NZ and SA dishing up dour, forward-based slug-fests are over, according to the rival coaches who are forecasting an attacking clash in Wellington. Welsh rugby player Haydn Mainwaring, whose two extraordinary tackles for the BaaBaas helped inflict South Africa's first defeat in the northern hemisphere, has died.
Wing Marika Koroibete became the latest Wallaby to commit his future to Australian rugby in a new deal that will take him through to at least the RWC next year.
David Pocock and Israel Folau were declared fit enough to be included in the starting line-up in a big boost for the Wallabies ahead of their weekend clash with Argentina. Kieran Read remains front and centre as the All Blacks march towards another Rugby Championship success. All Blacks will bounce back and win. Far too early to tell View Results Vote Archive. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news! Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter.
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