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
Lopeti Timani will hope to be a smash hit off the bench in his Wallabies Test debut against Argentina.
Rookie loose forward Ardie Savea has been named to make his first Test start for the All Blacks against South Africa in their Rugby Championship clash on Saturday.
Their nail-biting Super Rugby Championship clash against South Africa has helped Argentina prepare for their match against New Zealand.
Michael Cheika has put his faith in a rookie 22-year-old who was still playing club rugby last year to keep Springbok legend Bryan Habana in check when the teams meet in a Rugby Championship match in Brisbane.
The Boks’ defeat 26-24 defeat to Argentina in Salta on Saturday night is a blessing in disguise.
Hammered on the field. Pilloried by fans and local media off it, the woefully out-of-form Wallabies have even been called delusional by one of their former players this week.
Sonny Bill Williams will have little time to celebrate should he help New Zealand’s sevens squad win a gold medal at the Rio Olympics after he was named in the All Blacks squad for the upcoming Rugby Championship.