Georgina Robinson A two-year transformation under collision king Richie Gray has turned South Africa into the most ferocious breakdown competitors in Test rugby, Wallabies forwards coach Andrew Blades has warned.
The All Blacks have a third successive Rugby Championship crown in their sights after beating South Africa 14-10 Saturday in a top-of-the-table clash involving the world's top ranked sides.
Japan-based flanker Schalk Burger was on Wednesday called up as replacement for the injured Francois Louw in the South Africa squad for the final two Rugby Championship Tests.
Stephen Samuelson Australia have a point to prove against the Springboks following their walloping by the All Blacks last time out.
Georgina Robinson The Springboks are trialling top secret new technology to give themselves an edge in the gruelling Rugby Championship.
Wellington: South Africa have made one change to their team for the Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks on Saturday, recalling Handre Pollard at five-eighth.
Georgina Robinson Perth: The Springboks will look to "cut off supply" to Israel Folau to continue a remarkable 90 per cent success rate on the road for the past two years.
Georgina Robinson Nothing less than true grit will get the Wallabies over the line against South Africa in Perth, and Matt Hodgson knows it.
Spiro Zavos At half-time at Eden Park during the second Test between Australia and New Zealand the All Blacks jogged off the field but the Wallabies, who were in need of regrouping, stayed on the ground exposed...
Georgina Robinson It was magic they needed and magic they produced, just in time.
Georgina Robinson The Wallabies have been the source of great pain and great satisfaction in Bryan Habana's glittering Test career.
Georgina Robinson Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer has turned to his most experienced players to prevent a Wallabies comeback in Perth this weekend.
Georgina Robinson The Springboks will seek "clarity" around Bryan Habana's controversial sin-binning but have refused to blame match officials for their one-point loss to the Wallabies in Perth.
Georgina Robinson Bryan Habana always talks about what rugby has done for him.
Flanker Juan Smith, who had virtually quit rugby after an Achilles tendon injury in 2011, makes a remarkable South Africa comeback by turning out for the Springboks against Argentina on Saturday.
Rupert Guinness Wallabies forward Will Skelton will rub shoulders in a line-up on Sunday that includes players from Test, Shute Shield and sub-districts rugby. And he says he is nervous.
Rupert Guinness Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie is still of the belief that his side's thrashing by the All Blacks at Eden Park last Saturday week was more an "aberration" than than a measure of the gulf between the...
Outside centre Damian de Allende will debut for South Africa on Saturday against Argentina in a Rugby Championship first-round match in Pretoria.
Matthew Burke Two games are gone against New Zealand and it's now time to move the attention to South Africa. That is a whole different kettle of fish.
Victor Matfield has been declared fit to tour Australia and New Zealand with South Africa and boost a forward pack that struggled in both Rugby Championship Tests against Argentina.