Reds prop Taniela Tupou is set to play in the next two Rugby World Cups for Australia after signing a contract extension.
South Africa wrapped up a long-awaited Rugby Championship triumph in style with a drubbing of ragged Argentina on Saturday.
Head coach Michael Cheika knows facing New Zealand at Eden Park will be a very different challenge to what Australia faced in Perth.
All Blacks captain Kieran Read says potentially losing world number one status is "not even part of our equation".
In the second round of the Rugby Championship, South Africa will attempt to achieve a feat against New Zealand they have managed just twice.
Head coach Steve Hansen is relishing what promises to be another almighty battle with South Africa this weekend.
Argentina will have to produce something special to claim a historic win over New Zealand in their Rugby Championship opener.
RFU interim chief executive Nigel Melville does not believe scrapping relegation from the Premiership in the near future is a viable option.
Upon a return to South Africa, experienced loose forward Francois Louw has rejoined the Springbok squad in Pretoria. Louw, who played in the first... Read more
World Champions New Zealand defended their Rugby Championship title with an emphatic 35-17 win against the Pumas in Argentina. The All Blacks, who led... Read more
Argentina have made four changes for their Rugby Championship clash with New Zealand.
Ahead of the Rugby Championship clash between South Africa and Australia, Rassie Erasmus has sprung some surprises with his Springboks team.
Michael Cheika was not impressed when asked about his future following Australia's crushing defeat to the All Blacks at Eden Park.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is refusing to give up on Elton Jantjies with the Lions flyhalf set to start against Argentina this weekend. Jantjies... Read more
New Zealand and Australia suffered casualties in Sydney on Saturday that will force changes in the second Bledisloe Cup Test next weekend.
New Zealand turned on the style in the second half in Sydney after the Wallabies had defended superbly to lead at the break.