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Dominant All Blacks record biggest ever win over Wallabies

A ruthless All Blacks retained the Bledisloe Cup for an 18th straight year in record-breaking style on Saturday, blitzing a young Australian team 43-5 to reinforce their trans-Tasman dominance. AS IT HAPPENED | Wallabies v All Blacks After winning 27-7 in Auckland, which followed a tense 16-16 draw in Wellington, they accomplished

Lions tinker with young-wise tonic in order to ‘make a statement’

The Lions will hope their match squad for Friday's match against Griquas represents the ideal mix of youth and experience they've sought since the local game's disruption earlier this year. Coach Ivan van Rooyen has pertinently given his rookies an opportunity, leaving his stalwarts on the bench as an

Wales skipper Jones to break McCaw Test record

Welsh captain Alun Wyn Jones will set a new record for Test caps of 149 when he leads out his team in Llanelli for the Six Nations match with Scotland on Saturday.The 35-year-old lock - who will win his 140th Wales cap to add to the nine British & Irish

Kitshoff to skipper Stormers: ‘One of the best I’ve ever coached’

Steven Kitshoff (Gallo Images) Steven Kitshoff is expected to captain the Stormers in Saturday's Super Rugby Unlocked clash against the Bulls. Coach John Dobson has heaped praise on the Springbok prop.  Dobson revealed that hooker Scarra Ntubeni, too, would be available for selection. Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff is "arguably one

Sexton believes Ireland can pass French exam and win Six Nations

Ireland’s Johnny Sexton scores in the Six Nations clash against Italy at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on 24 October 2020. Brian Lawless - Pool/Getty Images Ireland captain Johnny Sexton says it will be tough securing the bonus point win against France in Paris next Saturday to assure them of the Six

Wales skipper Jones to equal Test record against France

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones is set to equal the Test appearance world record after being named on Thursday to skipper his side away to France this weekend.The lock will make his 148th international appearance (including nine for the British and Irish Lions) in Paris on Saturday to draw level