A stellar year for the Springboks was triumphantly crowned a day after the RWC Final when the team collected the three top awards in the World Rugby Awards at a glittering event in Tokyo.
France-based loose forward Facundo Isa was a shock omission from the 31-man Argentina Rugby World Cup named by coach Mario Ledesma in Buenos Aires.
The All Blacks retained the Bledisloe Cup with a big win over the Wallabies while the Boks continued RWC preparation with victory over Pumas.
We have seen some exciting new talent this year in The Rugby Championship but how does it compare with past seasons and are they destined for greatness?
The Springboks are 2019 TRC Champions.... how did they do it and what were the key facts in this year's Championship?
World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the 40 matches that comprise the Rugby World Cup 2019 pool stage.
South Africa produced an excellent display to hammer Argentina 46-13 in Salta and clinch the Rugby Championship title
Springboks travel to Salta seeking a bonus point win to secure the TRC title...the Pumas cannot win the title but need to show some form as RWC approaches.
Know your scrums? Like the dark arts? We look at the performance of the teams in the scrum so far in TRC...
One round to go but who are TRC's best gain-line warriors and hard-running ball carriers creating havoc in opposition defence structures?
The match officials for Round #3 of The Rugby Championship, as selected by World Rugby, have been confirmed.
This year's TRC has shown that as we approach Rugby World Cup 2019 there is very little between the SANZAAR nations.... the latest draw between All Blacks and 'Boks showed that.
Who are, have been, the best scrum-half and fly-half combinations in the Championship?
Kick returns by the back three are an important element of modern game. Who have been the best exponents in The Rugby Championship down the years?
Suncorp Stadium has been a favourite hunting ground for the Wallabies but can the Pumas repeat last year's success in Australia?
Win is a win and at times the margins are pretty small... Round 1 saw a four point margin of victory for All Blacks...what will Round 2 deliver?
The match officials for Round #2 of The Rugby Championship, as selected by World Rugby, have been confirmed.
New Zealand survived some nervy moments to pick up a 20-16 victory over Argentina in their opening Rugby Championship game of 2019 in Buenos Aires.
Los Pumas coach Mario Ledesma and All Blacks coach Steve Hansen have revealed their teams for the clash in Buenos Aires.
Props are key members of any team and are vital at set-piece time and now also as ball carriers... many are some of the first names on the team sheet...