Australia take the Rugby Championship in style, while Argentina create history in Durban on their road to the World Cup!

This weekend’s penultimate round of the Rugby Championship provided us with plenty of excitement and both Australia and Argentina lived up to the promise surrounding their build up to the World Cup.  Meanwhile South Africa got an extremely rude wake up call in Durban and New Zealand are forced to regroup for their return encounterContinue reading “Australia take the Rugby Championship in style, while Argentina create history in Durban on their road to the World Cup!”

Australia and New Zealand battle it out for this year’s Rugby Championship while South Africa seeks to set the right tone for the World Cup against the Pumas!

The Rugby Championship wraps up this weekend, and Australia and New Zealand will do battle in Sydney to decide who gets to keep the silverware this year.  Meanwhile in Durban, South Africa find themselves having to tough it out with Argentina for third place.  This year’s abbreviated tournament due to the World Cup looming onContinue reading “Australia and New Zealand battle it out for this year’s Rugby Championship while South Africa seeks to set the right tone for the World Cup against the Pumas!”

In another Springbok/All Black classic at Ellis Park, South Africa come agonisingly close but just miss the mark.

A Springbok/All Black encounter at Ellis Park always showcases one of rugby’s greatest rivalries and this past Saturday was no exception. South Africa sadly came short against an All Black side which at times didn’t quite have its customary sparkle, but nevertheless when it matters New Zealand still are second to none in closing out bigContinue reading “In another Springbok/All Black classic at Ellis Park, South Africa come agonisingly close but just miss the mark.”

The opening round of the Rugby Championship sees the All Blacks impress against a solid effort from Argentina, while Australia get their road to the World Cup off to the right start at South Africa’s expense!

A great opening weekend sees the All Blacks show us just what they are capable of against a spirited Argentinian side.  There was never really any doubt that New Zealand would ultimately come out on top against a slightly under strength Pumas team.  However, the Pumas made New Zealand work hard for the full eightyContinue reading “The opening round of the Rugby Championship sees the All Blacks impress against a solid effort from Argentina, while Australia get their road to the World Cup off to the right start at South Africa’s expense!”

The Southern Hemisphere starts its Road to the World Cup with this year’s abbreviated Rugby Championship!

The next month sees an abbreviated Rugby Championship as a result of the World Cup only 2 months away but the brevity of this year’s competition certainly doesn’t diminish the significance or importance of the tournament.  What it does perhaps highlight is a challenging travel schedule over a relatively short period of time, with Australia andContinue reading “The Southern Hemisphere starts its Road to the World Cup with this year’s abbreviated Rugby Championship!”