A stewing Argentina team missing veteran hooker Agustin Creevy will land in Australia with words of praise from the All Blacks still ringing in their ears.
There were wins for the Springboks and All Blacks in opening weekend of the Rugby Championship, though none of the four coaches will be particularly overjoyed by what they saw from the first Test of 2019. Full weekend review here.
The All Blacks have survived a wobbly second half display to beat Argentina 20-16 in an error-riddled Rugby Championship Test in Buenos Aires.
The abbreviated Rugby Championship kicks off in Johannesburg and Buenos Aires. We have a complete preview of the weekend's games.
Argentina coach Mario Ledesma is looking to rediscover the nation's formidable reputation at the scrum ahead of the Rugby Championship.
Can anyone dethrone New Zealand in the 2019 Rugby Championship? We've got everything you need to know about the Southern Hemisphere's premier international rugby tournament.
The All Blacks' Test against the Pumas in Argentina presents a challenge. But if an under-strength All Blacks nail four key areas they should not only emerge victorious but also take a significant step on their road to the World Cup, Craig Dowd writes.
How important is momentum ahead of the World Cup? Will we see James O'Connor and Sonny Bill Williams? Who can bolt their way into squad for Japan? We analyse some of the big talking points ahead of the condensed Rugby Championship.
The Crusaders clinched their 10th Super Rugby title with a tight 19-3 victory over the Jaguares in chilly conditions at Rugby League Park in Christchurch on Saturday.
Argentina are poised for a strong Rugby Championship and World Cup on the back of the Jaguares' success. But a first Super Rugby title won't be heading to South America on Saturday, Craig Dowd writes.
A diabolical start cost the Brumbies any chance of spot in the Super Rugby final after they were thrashed 39-7 by the Jaguares in Buenos Aires on Saturday morning (AEST).
Agustin Creevy has been at the forefront of Argentine rugby for the best part of a decade. His story is one of sacrifice, passion and commitment - one worth reading in a week when the Jaguares' Super Rugby existence has been questioned.
SANZAAR chief executive Andy Marinos is uncertain about if and when World Rugby will roll out an annual World League.
SANZAAR issued another typically vague response to reports Super Rugby may revert to a 14-team competition from 2021. It's not such a bad situation, though, and one the governing body would be wise to embrace, Sam Bruce writes.
Juan Manuel Leguizamon has played for Argentina 85 times. But on Saturday he'll play against them as he represents the Barbarians at Twickenham.
New Zealand were beaten, Ireland and Wales were not. England secured important results while Australia looked broken. ESPN looks at the key takeaways from this month.
Sean Maitland scored a try 15 minutes from time to earn Scotland a hard-fought 14-9 victory over a profligate Argentina at Murrayfield on Saturday and end the year on a winning note.
Can England finish their year on a high with a sixth straight win against Australia? And will Scotland bounce back against Argentina?
Stuart Hogg has shaken off injury concerns to be named in Scotland's team to face Argentina at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Winger Teddy Thomas scored a try in each half and skipper Guilhem Guirado got a third as France recovered from going behind in the second minute to defeat Argentina 28-13 and snap a five-game losing streak.
Can Scotland build on their home run against South Africa? And will England's second-string side impress against Japan? ESPN assesses the biggest talking points and players to watch.
A sloppy Ireland put a poor first-half behind them to emerge 28-17 winners over Argentina, in an unconvincing warm-up to next week's meeting against New Zealand.
Can Warren Gatland's Wales finally beat Australia? And is Italy-Georgia the match of the weekend? ESPN assesses the biggest talking points and players to watch.
Rugby is a team game, yet there are certain positions across the backs and forwards that have great influence over a team's success. We've looked at the spines for each of top 10 nations this November, rating them against their world rankings.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is digging in despite another Test loss leaving his side on the brink of some unwanted Rugby Championship history.
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- ARG3rdPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st New Zealand : 93 Points DifferenceNZL1st-4793