With the 2016 Rugby Championship just around the corner the respective national coaches have named their preliminary squads.
Two referees – Angus Gardner of Australia and Mathieu Raynal of France – will take charge of their first Rugby Championship matches.
SANZAAR has confirmed that the modified bonus point system that was introduced into Super Rugby this season will be adopted for The Rugby Championship, and that the first ever Rugby Championship Test Match will be staged in London.
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The World Rugby U20 Championships kick-off on Tuesday June 7 in Manchester, England where New Zealand will hope to defend the title it won in Italy last year.
SARU are still hopeful of hosting the 2023 RWC despite South Africa's Sports Minister revoking their right to host international tournaments.
Heyneke Meyer has advised the South African Rugby Union that he no longer wished to be considered as a candidate to coach the Springboks.
Current Six Nations champions Ireland will play a three-test series against the Springboks in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth in June 2016.
Springbok captain Jean de Villiers on Sunday announced his retirement from international rugby, following a jaw fracture he sustained against Samoa.
South Africa finally got their first Test win of the year thanks to a 26-12 victory over Argentina at Vélez Sarsfield in Buenos Aires on Saturday.
The Springboks were greeted by cold and wet weather when they arrived in Buenos Aires on Thursday afternoon for the second Test against Argentina.
Our friends at Opta Sports have crunched the numbers to create the Rugby Championship Team of the Week following the completion of Round 3.
Jean de Villiers, Marcell Coetzee and Willie le Roux have all been ruled out of the return match against Argentina in Buenos Aires next weekend because of injuries.
A hat-trick from Juan Imhoff helped Argentina record their first ever win over South Africa in a 37-25 Rugby Championship victory in Durban on Saturday.
Jean de Villiers will captain a Springbok side also featuring the return of Pieter-Steph du Toit and Siya Kolisi in the match-day 23 for the first time since 2013.
Springbok flanker Francois Louw is set to be sidelined for at least three weeks with a shoulder injury suffered against New Zealand.
Western Province coach John Dobson has warned that Springbok centre Jean de Villiers is still some way short of his best form.
A late Richie McCaw try helped the All Blacks clinch a closely-fought clash with the Springboks at Ellis Park on Saturday, winning 27-20.
It's been six years since South Africa managed back-to-back wins over New Zealand and Saturday's clash represents an important chance to lay down a marker.
In a shortened Rugby Championship, the two losers of week one are practically in last chance saloon while victories for week one’s winners would set up a winner-takes-all Bledisloe.