The big preview: Argentina v Springboks

2016-08-26 21:33

Argentina's ability to close out games when they are leading will be put to the test again when they face the Springboks in Salta.

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Hurting Pumas hunting Bok revenge

2016-08-26 16:05

A narrow loss to South Africa doesn't go down well anymore with Argentina, and they will be looking for revenge on Saturday.

 
Rugby Championship

Boks well prepared, assures Strauss

2016-08-26 10:05

Springbok captain Adriaan Strauss feels they are well prepared ahead of their Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Salta.

 
Rugby Championship

Bledisloe Cup big, Cooper not so for All Blacks

2016-08-26 13:19

New Zealand say Saturday's Test in Wellington against Australia is all about securing the Bledisloe Cup for a 14th straight year.

 
Rugby Championship

Boks to sneak it by 2 - bookies

2016-08-26 07:03

The Springboks will edge Argentina in their Rugby Championship encounter in Salta, if local bookmakers are to be believed.

 
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Rugby Championship: Teams

2016-08-26 11:00
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Dates, venues, kick-off times and line-ups for Round 2 of the 2016 Rugby Championship tournament.

 
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15 stats and facts: Argentina v Springboks

2016-08-26 09:30

Fifteen stats and facts ahead of Saturday's Springboks v Argentina Rugby Championship clash at the Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena in Salta.

 
Rugby Championship

Head-to-head: Springboks v Argentina

2016-08-26 10:42

The Springboks go into Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Salta with a good head-to-head record.

 
Rugby Championship

Boks need Jantjies to step up

2016-08-26 08:26

Allister Coetzee faces his first away Test as South Africa coach in Argentina on Saturday with the form of flyhalf Elton Jantjies a major concern.

 
Rugby Championship

Cheika tells critics to back wounded Wallabies

2016-08-26 10:05

Australian coach Michael Cheika struck back at mounting criticism of his side as he looks for a face-saving performance in Test against NZ.

 
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Hansen backs Lienert-Brown to shine

2016-08-25 22:45

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is backing Anton Lienert-Brown to shine when he makes his Test debut against Australia on Saturday.

 
Rugby Championship

All Blacks aim to raise the bar

2016-08-25 13:01

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's long-term planning will again come into focus on Saturday when they face Australia.

 
Rugby Championship

Wallabies out to prove a point - Ashley-Cooper

2016-08-25 09:01

Wallabies wing Adam Ashley-Cooper says every Wallabies player is out to prove a point against the All Blacks in Wellington on Saturday.

 
Rugby Championship

Cooper to start at 10 for Wallabies

2016-08-25 06:44

Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has named Quade Cooper to start at flyhalf for Saturday's Test with the All Blacks in Wellington.

 
Rugby Championship

Coetzee keeps cool hand, but …

2016-08-24 16:45

Allister Coetzee will expect tangible reward for his widespread nod of confidence in Bok players for this Saturday, writes Rob Houwing

 
Rugby Championship

Pulver backs Cheika despite losing streak

2016-08-24 12:29

Australia coach Michael Cheika's job is not on the line despite his team losing their last five Tests.

 
Rugby Championship

Boks resume preparations in Buenos Aires

2016-08-23 20:22

The Springboks have started with their preparations for the Rugby Championship Test against the Pumas in Salta.

 
Rugby Championship

It's not about me - Cooper

2016-08-25 21:38

Wallabies flyhalf Quade Cooper has stressed that Saturday's Rugby Championship clash with the All Blacks is about the team, not himself.

 
Rugby Championship

Boks expect hard toil in Salta

2016-08-25 10:20

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says Saturday’s Test against Argentina in Salta will prove a tough challenge.

 
Tank Lanning

Positive and patient yes, but...

2016-08-25 07:50

For Allister Coetzee to get the deserved positivity and patience, Tank Lanning reckons he requires the backing of a strong, open, honest leadership.

 
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Lienert-Brown to make All Black debut

2016-08-24 19:51

Anton Lienert-Brown will win his first Test cap after he was named in New Zealand's starting XV to face Australia in Wellington on Saturday.

 
Rugby Championship

Koch earns Springbok start in Salta

2016-08-24 13:04

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has named his team for the Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Salta.

 
Rugby Championship

Giteau set to miss four months with injury

2016-08-23 22:21

Australian international Matt Giteau could be out of action with injury for four months, said Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal on Tuesday.

 
Rugby Championship

Which Boks would All Blacks want?

2016-08-23 14:15

Eben Etzebeth might be the only current Bok truly worthy of breaking into the ominously powerful NZ team, suggests Rob Houwing.

 
Rugby Championship

Pumas unchanged for Salta Test

2016-08-25 20:38

Argentina have named an unchanged starting line-up for their Rugby Championship showdown with South Africa in Salta on Saturday.

 
Rugby Championship

All Blacks expect wounded Wallabies to put boot in

2016-08-25 11:59

Complacency is the battle facing the All Blacks as they prepare to face Australia in the second round of the Rugby Championship.

 
Rugby Championship

Coetzee expects progress from Jantjies

2016-08-25 07:27

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee expects flyhalf Elton Jantjies to show an improvement in form when they tackle Argentina in Salta.

 
Rugby Championship

Coetzee: Steyn has good kicking attributes

2016-08-24 19:04

The experienced boot of Morne Steyn could prove vital for the Springboks against Argentina in Salta, coach Allister Coetzee believes.

 
Rugby Championship

Tobias: Faf not relieving pressure off Elton

2016-08-24 10:24

Former Springbok flyhalf Errol Tobias believes Elton Jantjies needs to be given time to prove himself in the national team.

 
Rugby Championship

Moffett blames Super Rugby for Wallabies woes

2016-08-23 21:15

The Wallabies' problems at Test level can be attributed to Super Rugby's new 18-team tournament which was formed earlier this year.

 
Rugby Championship

Tiaan Strauss weighs up SA loose trio

2016-08-23 11:10

The choice between Francois Louw and Jaco Kriel at openside flank must depend on the conditions the Springboks face in Salta.

 
 

 

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