With less than a month until the World Cup kicks off in Japan squad lists are starting to roll in. Here we list every tournament squad as they drop.
South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus was delighted to get 50 minutes from regular skipper Siya Kolisi in Saturday's 24-18 Rugby World Cup warm-up win over Argentina at Loftus Versfeld.
South Africa are winners of the Rugby Championship for the first time, but the big story from the final round of fixtures was Scott Barrett's red card. Was it the right call?
A Handre Pollard-inspired South Africa warmed up for the World Cup in superb style, beating Argentina to claim the Rugby Championship.
Has Cheika lost the plot in selecting James O'Connor at 13? Will a new-look All Blacks back-row prove its World Cup worth? What chance are the Pumas at home? Your guide to the weekend's Rugby Championship games is here.
Rugby World Cup-winning coach Bob Dwyer says it's not too late for Wallabies selectors to be experimenting but the threat posed by outside centre Tevita Kuridrani is in danger of being wasted.
Just one round remains in this year's shortened Rugby Championship, but there is plenty more to consider as the run to the World Cup continues. Here are some of the key talking points ahead of the next block of fixtures.
Coach Steve Hansen didn't deny Barrett's intentions but said it was a minor case of gamesmanship which was ubiquitous in the sport.
Steve Hansen was right not to bemoan RG Snyman's cleanout of Brodie Retallick. The All Blacks coach knows his players are -- like so many other around the world -- guilty of the same offence. It is one World Rugby has allowed to fester for far too long.
Rush defence will be grim reality in the biggest games at the Rugby World Cup, according to Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus, who predicts tries will be at a premium in Japan.
Replacement scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies scored a try in the final minute of play to help South Africa snatch a 16-16 draw with New Zealand in a tense Rugby Championship clash in Wellington on Saturday.
After an epic first round, the abbreviated Rugby Championship heads into Round Two, with New Zealand to host a blockbuster clash against South Africa, before Argentina face off against Australia. We have a complete preview of the weekend's games.
Rassie Erasmus makes 12 changes to the starting side that defeated Australia having sent a group of key players to New Zealand in advance of the remainder of the tour party.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has poured lukewarm water on the notion their Test against South Africa is a significant pointer to the teams' World Cup group stage blockbuster.
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.
Rugby World Cup winner Frans Steyn was a bag of nerves before returning to the South Africa side in their 35-17 Rugby Championship victory over Australia, as he targets a late push for a place in the Springboks' World Cup squad.
South Africa have much to work on following their Rugby Championship-opening 35-17 success against Australia at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday, Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus says.
Two bombed tries and a controversial yellow card meant the Wallabies again left Ellis Park empty-handed after a 35-17 loss to South Africa in their Rugby Championship opener.
The abbreviated Rugby Championship kicks off in Johannesburg and Buenos Aires. We have a complete preview of the weekend's games.
Bulls prop Lizo Gqoboka is also set to make his Test debut off the bench at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg.
South Africa prop Tendai Mtawarira is ready to give his "mind, body and soul" to the Springboks, and he has backed coach Rassie Erasmus to lead the team to Rugby World Cup glory in Japan.
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On the cusp of a first Test in almost four years, Nic White says he is now better equipped for international rugby after honing his halfback craft overseas in the northern hemisphere.
The winger seems likely also to miss the Springboks' second Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand in Wellington on July 27.
Small played 47 Tests for South Africa between 1992 and 1997, and was a part of the Springboks team that won the 1995 Rugby World Cup on home soil.
- Tries Scored1st 11 Tries
- Points Difference= 1st 51 points