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Watch: Despondent All-Blacks Dressing Room React To SA Defeat

On Saturday, South Africa pulled off a huge upset defeating New Zealand by 36-34 in the Rugby Championship in Wellington, their first away victory over the All-Blacks since 2009. The test match was a fascinating affair which saw the Springboks rise to the occasion and hold off a New Zealand team who had been unbeaten in their previous four games …

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Springboks Shock New Zealand With Wellington Win For The Ages

South Africa have defeated New Zealand by 36-34 in a classic test match to secure their first victory away from home against the All-Blacks since 2009. Rassie Erasmus’s men were going into this one as the heavy underdogs having been defeated by Australia in Brisbane in their last Rugby Championship game, but the Springboks were good value for their famous …

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Ulster Make Three Changes For Kings Game In South Africa

Ulster have made three changes to their side to play Southern Kings in Nelson Mandela Bay in the PRO14 on Sunday.  Sean Reidy replaces the injured, Jordi Murphy who made his debut for the province in last weekend’s dramatic win over Edinburgh. He is joined in the backrow by Nick Timoney and Marcell Coetzee. Tom O’Toole has recovered from a concussion suffered …

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Williams One Of Ten Changes As Stars Return For All Blacks

Sonny Bill Williams will make his much-anticipated return to Test rugby off the bench on Saturday with the All Blacks making wholesale changes for their clash with South Africa in Wellington. There are 10 changes to the run-on side and five on the bench in a strong All Blacks combination looking to extend their unbeaten record in the fourth-round Rugby …

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Former Munster Boss Erasmus Claims Job On Line Vs All-Blacks

South Africa coach Johan “Rassie” Erasmus admitted Monday his job may be on the line against the All Blacks this weekend after two straight defeats in the Rugby Championship left his six-month tenure in serious jeopardy.  South Africa head into Saturday’s match on the back of losses to Australia and Argentina, with memories of a 57-0 drubbing the last time …

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Ireland To Get Another Shot At All Blacks Post World Cup

The IRFU have confirmed the opponents for the Autumn Internationals in 2020 and 2021 as they announce a new broadcasting deal with Channel 4, with Ireland set to take on the All Blacks. Because of the World Cup in Japan next year, there will be no November series but the much-enjoyed competition will return in 2020 with Ireland set to take …

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Four Talking Points As The Rugby Championship Kicks Off

New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina launch the seventh edition of the Rugby Championship on Saturday, a series won by the All Blacks in five of the six previous years. Whether they can maintain this dominance has become a key talking point.   #1 – Can the All Blacks be beaten? The back-to-back world champions have only lost twice …

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Former Connacht Hooker Reynecke Out Of Intensive Care Following Stroke

Former Connacht player, Ethienne Reynecke has left the intensive care unit but remains heavily sedated after suffering a stroke last week. The 36-year-old was left in a critical condition after developing a blood clot on the brain with doctors unable to operate due to the swelling. Media outlet, Sport24 are reporting that the SuperSport commentator has been moved to a neurology …

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Erasmus Names Three Uncapped Players In Squad For Rugby Championship

Siya Kolisi retains the captaincy, three star forwards return after injuries and three uncapped players are included in the South African squad for the Rugby Championship. Flanker Kolisi became the first black Test skipper of the Springboks two months ago and led them to a 2-1 home series victory over England. Although 2017 captains Warren Whiteley and Eben Etzebeth are …

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