New Zealand captain Richie McCaw recovered from a knee injury in time to lead the All Blacks in this weekend’s Rugby Championship decider against South Africa.
South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer made two changes to the starting line-up for the Rugby Championship decider against New Zealand on Oct. 5.
Australia recalled Quade Cooper at fly-half and shifted Israel Folau to full-back as the Wallabies seek their first win in this year’s Rugby Championship against South Africa this weekend.
South Africa made five changes for this weekend’s Rugby Championship match against Australia, including handing Duane Vermeulen his Test debut, as it seeks to avoid a record fifth straight loss against the Wallabies.
South Africa made four starting changes for the July 24 Tri-Nations Test against Australia as the defending champion seeks to rebound from back-to-back losses to New Zealand.
Australia made seven changes to its starting lineup for this week’s Tri-Nations rugby opener against South Africa as it tries to rebound from an upset loss to Samoa.
New Zealand routed Argentina 54-15 to secure the southern hemisphere’s inaugural Rugby Championship with a game to spare as South Africa beat Australia 31-8 for its second win in the tournament.
Ulster defeated Edinburgh 22-19 to advance to the Heineken Cup rugby final for the first time in 13 years.
South Africa named the following team to play Australia in the third round of the Rugby Championship on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Subiaco Oval, Perth:
South Africa named fly-half Johan Goosen for his first Test start in this weekend’s Rugby Championship match against Australia in Pretoria.