Wasps get green light to play Premiership final
Wasps have been given the green light to play in Saturday's Gallagher Premiership final against Exeter Chiefs after the latest batch of COVID-19 results came back all negative.
Lions to face Japan in June ahead of 2021 tour
The British and Irish Lions announced on Wednesday they will host Japan in Edinburgh next June ahead of their tour of South Africa.
Concussion, babies complicate AB's travel plans
All Blacks coach Ian Foster will need to wait until later in the week before he is fully aware of who will be on the plane to Sydney on Sunday for the Rugby Championship with a number of injuries to assess.
'Disappointing' to see Springboks out of Rugby Championship
Australia head coach Dave Rennie speaks about South Africa withdrawing from the Rugby Championship in Australia.
Foster: All Blacks excited to make statement against Wallabies
New Zealand head coach Ian Foster looks ahead to their Bledisloe Cup second Test with Australia.
South Africa withdraw from Championship
The world champion Springboks have officially withdrawn from the Rugby Championship, leaving just Australia, New Zealand and Argentina to challenge for the 2020 title.
Boks: 48 hours to confirm Rugby Championship
The Springboks are scheduled to play their first Rugby Championship Test against Argentina on Nov. 7, hence time is running out to get the players into Australia and through quarantine.
Springboks' Rugby Championship ultimatum
SANZAAR has given the world champion Springboks a 48-hour deadline to resolve their internal issues and confirm their participation in the Rugby Championship.
South Africa to make decision on Rugby Championship participation next week
World champions South Africa will decide next week whether they travel to Australia next month to take part in the Rugby Championship amid uncertainty over coronavirus travel restrictions and concern about the team's readiness.
Matt Toomua backing young guns to make Bledisloe debut
Veteran fly-half Matt Toomua has backed Wallabies young guns to make an impression for Australia if they get selected to make their Test debut against the All Blacks on Sunday for Bledisloe I.
Laumape called into All Blacks squad
Midfield wrecking ball Ngani Laumape has been called up to the All Blacks squad as an injury replacement for Braydon Ennor, the team said on Tuesday, though he has still not recovered fully from a broken arm.
Andrew Slack backs Banks, Lolesio to face NZ
The last man to captain the Wallabies to a win at Eden Park has urged selectors to be daring as the "new era" get their first taste of Bledisloe Cup action on Sunday.
Eden Park confirmed to host Bledisloe II with fans
Auckland's Eden Park has been confirmed as the venue for the second Bledisloe Cup test between New Zealand and Australia on Oct. 18 after the government said it would lift COVID-19 restrictions for the city this week.
Wallabies' Daugunu jumps from soccer to fulfil rugby goals
Being a good high jumper at secondary school is what brought uncapped Wallabies winger Filipo Daugunu to the attention of national selectors - as a soccer goalkeeper.
NZ deny agreeing to late finish of Rugby Championship
New Zealand Rugby doubled down on Thursday on their insistence they had not agreed to the southern hemisphere's Rugby Championship extending into six weeks and leaving the All Blacks stuck in quarantine over the Christmas break.
Australia-NZ rugby relations at "lowest ebb"
Relations between southern hemisphere rugby powers Australia and New Zealand have plunged to their "lowest ebb" but can be repaired if the nations work together to shape the future of the game, Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan said.
NZ knew about late end to Rugby Championship - reports
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) appears to have known the Rugby Championship would conclude on Dec. 12 despite assertions it had been blindsided by the fixture list, according to reports from leaked minutes of a meeting this month.
Foster demands fix to RC schedule
All Blacks coach Ian Foster said on Tuesday Rugby Championship organisers needed to move quickly to change the tournament's schedule and allow his team to spend Christmas with family rather than in quarantine in New Zealand.
Springboks no clearer on Rugby Championship
The Southern Hemisphere competition will be staged in Australia from Nov. 7 to Dec. 12 but the defending champion Springboks face being woefully under-prepared, which Erasmus believes could make participation dangerous for the players.
All Blacks won't get quarantine leave pass: NZ PM
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has poured cold water on the All Blacks' hopes of avoiding Christmas in quarantine after the Rugby Championship, saying the team would be "uncomfortable" with being given special treatment.
Arnold injury forces Wallabies re-think
The Wallabies will look to Plan B for the Rugby Championship after towering lock Rory Arnold fractured his forearm while playing in France overnight.
Cheika to coach against Wallabies with Pumas
Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has joined Argentina's coaching team for the upcoming Rugby Championship, which will be played in Australia from Nov.
Trans-Tasman rugby relations hit new low after TRC announcement
Trans-Tasman rugby relations are seemingly as their lowest ebb with New Zealand Rugby accusing its Rugby Australia counterparts of back-tracking on a deal to condense the Rugby Championship to five weeks.
NZ Rugby 'hasn't agreed' to Rugby Champ schedule
New Zealand Rugby has expressed its "disappointment" at the Rugby Championship schedule released on Thursday morning, confirming it had not agreed to the fixture list approved by SANZAAR.
Ledesma confident Pumas will play Rugby Championship
More than a dozen Argentina players and staff, including Ledesma, tested positive for COVID-19 over the past few weeks as the Pumas assembled to prepare for the Nov. 7-Dec. 12 tournament.
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