After 154 appearances for the Brumbies and 72 for Australia, Ben Alexander retired on Monday.
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Dylan Hartley has been called a "brilliant captain" by Owen Farrell, who led England in the hooker's absence during the South Africa tour.
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen will not get sidetracked from his plan to make changes against Argentina by the Pumas' win over South Africa.
South Africa fell well below the standard expected by coach Rassie Erasmus in their defeat to Argentina on Saturday.
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South Africa's second-half fightback came up short as Argentina caused a surprise in the second round of the Rugby Championship.
Michael Cheika was not impressed when asked about his future following Australia's crushing defeat to the All Blacks at Eden Park.
There was pre-Rugby Championship talk that Richie Mo'unga should start as New Zealand's 10 but Beauden Barrett will take some shifting.
Beauden Barrett tormented Australia with a four-try masterclass as the All Blacks retained their firm grip on the Bledisloe Cup.
After a thrashing at the hands of a Beauden Barrett-inspired New Zealand, Michael Hooper insisted Australia can turn their fortunes around.
Beauden Barrett scored 30 points in a masterful performance as the All Blacks won the Bledisloe Cup for a 16th year in a row.
Scott Wilson said being forced to cut short his career is a "huge blow" but he will reflect fondly on representing Newcastle Falcons.
The All Blacks are overwhelming favourites to wrap up another Bledisloe Cup, but Kieran Read knows they must remain fully focused.
Wesley Fofana has been at Clermont Auvergne since 2008 and is now set to remain at the club beyond his 35th birthday.
Asked if he was likely to return to rugby league, Sonny Bill Williams said: "I can't believe these kinds of rumours still float around."