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Important victory for us: Bok coach

Johannesburg – Springbok coach Allister Coetzee said the Springboks’ 18-10 Rugby Championship win over the Wallabies at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday, was an important boost to the team’s confidence for the remainder of the season. “It was an important win, not only for our confidence, but also self-belief,” said Coetzee. “I am a very happy man and will

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Pumas no match for unstoppable All Blacks

Buenos Aires – Title-holders New Zealand made it five bonus-point victories out of five in this year’s Rugby Championship beating Argentina 36-17 in Buenos Aires. The comfortable nature of the win came as a result of a 4-minute spell at the end of the first half that saw the visitors score three tries. In total, they crossed five times –

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Faltering Boks, Wallabies seek win to restore confidence

Pretoria – A disappointing year for both South Africa and Australia will take a turn for the worse for whichever team finishes on the losing side of their Rugby Championship encounter at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. Both countries have looked shadows of the teams that challenged New Zealand for dominance at the Rugby World Cup a year ago, when the

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