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Wallabies veteran Quade Cooper is preparing for the long road to recovery after going down with a serious Achilles tendon injury.

07 Aug, 20:04

The Herald declares the All Blacks "play bad rugby", the latest example being a 26-10 loss to South Africa on Sunday morning (AEDT…

07 Aug, 19:07

Despite the 26-10 end score, the All Blacks did show marked improvements in many areas of their game in their first test against t…

Ben Smith
07 Aug, 18:58

With both Beauden and Jordie Barrett leaving the field early with injuries against the Springboks on Saturday, some significant ch…

Tom Vinicombe
07 Aug, 14:53

Gloucester Rugby's Ed Slater took time out from preparing for a 350 mile fundraising cycle ride to help the fight against motor ne…

Chris Jones
07 Aug, 8:19

In a country already in the throes of a sporting crisis, the All Blacks one-sided defeat in Nelspruit has ratcheted up the tempera…

Ian Cameron
07 Aug, 8:03

Gareth Thomas is being taken to court by a former partner who has claimed he was infected by the former Wales star with HIV - a di…

Ian Cameron
07 Aug, 7:03

The participation of Quade Cooper in the Wallabies Rugby World Cup campaign in France next year is under serious threat after the …

07 Aug, 5:32

Harri O'Connor is relaxing in sunny Lanzarote after a long hard season when his phone rings unexpectedly.

Steffan Thomas
07 Aug, 4:44

The tone of head coach Ian Foster and captain Sam Cane's press conference after the All Blacks' worst defeat to South Africa in 94…

Kim Ekin
07 Aug, 4:05

The Wallabies trailed by nine points at half-time in the Mendoza match and then lost playmaker Cooper to a ruptured Achilles tendo…

07 Aug, 3:01

All Blacks halfback Aaron Smith has questioned the tactics used by the Springboks in the aerial contest zone in the wake of their …

Ben Smith
06 Aug, 21:08

A 'faultless and flawless' Springboks performance has been hailed by South African media as they 'bullied' the All Blacks in Mbomb…

Sam Smith
06 Aug, 20:56

The Wallabies have opened their 2022 Rugby Championship account with a hard fought 41-26 victory over Los Pumas in Mendoza today.

Nick Turnbull
06 Aug, 17:33

South Africa beat New Zealand 26-10 in their Rugby Championship opener in Nelspruit on Saturday, adding to the woes of the embattl…

06 Aug, 17:18

The breakdown was an area that plagued the All Blacks at home against Ireland at times and has been a key work-on for Ian Foster's…

Ben Smith
06 Aug, 17:10

The Wallabies have opened their Rugby Championship campaign with a rousing 41-26 victory over Argentina but look to have lost play…

06 Aug, 16:28

South Africa started their Rugby Championship campaign with a commanding 26-10 win over a hapless New Zealand in Nelspruit on Satu…

Jan De Koning
06 Aug, 14:30

The All Blacks travelled to South Africa with one task on the agenda - righting the ship that had veered so seriously off-course i…

Tom Vinicombe
06 Aug, 14:20

Under-fire All Blacks skipper Sam Cane has refused to write off his team’s two-match series in South Africa, alleging that the f…

Liam Heagney
06 Aug, 13:36

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster is facing fresh calls to step down after the latest loss and could now fall on his sword at the b…

Ian Cameron
06 Aug, 13:26

Kurt-Lee Arendse’s maiden Test try condemned New Zealand to three straight defeats for the first time since 1998 as 14-man South…

06 Aug, 12:44

The match-winning Springboks finished their round one Rugby Championship victory with 14 players after rookie winger Kurt-Lee Aren…

Liam Heagney
06 Aug, 12:36

Seasoned Springboks scrum-half Faf de Klerk was knocked out just 34 seconds into Saturday’s Rugby Championship match at home to …

Liam Heagney
06 Aug, 10:51

DMP Durham Sharks face getting kicked out of the Allianz Premier 15s in England due to a cash shortfall ahead of the 2022/23 seaso…

Liam Heagney
06 Aug, 7:20

England head coach Eddie Jones has implied English rugby's reliance on private schools has led to a less resilient culture in the …

Ian Cameron
06 Aug, 6:35

Coventry City FC have revealed that a Saturday night pitch inspection needs to be passed if their first home match of the English …

Liam Heagney
06 Aug, 6:35

Johann van Grann has made yet another signing ahead of his first Gallagher Premiership campaign in charge at Bath, announcing that…

Liam Heagney
06 Aug, 5:56

Ex-England boss Brian Ashton has had a pop at the number of recruitment adverts for contact skills coaches in rugby, grumbling tha…

Liam Heagney
06 Aug, 5:18

Recently retired ex-England hooker Joe Gray has warned about the dangers of the scrum after posting some post-operation pictures f…

Liam Heagney
06 Aug, 4:37

Flying Wales and Lions winger Louis Rees-Zammit has made a startling admission - that he was meant to be born a girl. The 21-year-…

Liam Heagney
06 Aug, 3:42

Coach Dave Rennie has revealed skipper Michael Hooper had masked his feelings in the lead-up to his shock withdrawal.

06 Aug, 3:14

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has been withdrawn from Saturday's Test with Los Pumas and will be returning to Australia due to …

Ian Cameron
05 Aug, 16:28

It wasn’t long ago that Samisoni Taukei’aho couldn’t deliver a ball into the lineout to save himself.

Tom Vinicombe
05 Aug, 14:00

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi has warned that 'there is no Test bigger than this' for Ian Foster's All Blacks as they take on Sou…

Ian Cameron
05 Aug, 10:20

All Blacks coach Ian Foster has suggested that while the Springboks will undoubtedly have the crowd very much on their side at Mbo…

Tom Vinicombe
05 Aug, 10:06