The Wallabies have crashed to their biggest-ever defeat by Argentina, losing 48-17 in their Rugby Championship Test in San Juan.
A man down, behind, and staring at a sixth defeat in seven matches the All Blacks rallied to defeat South Africa and ease the pressure on coach Ian Foster.
Folau Fainga'a is the latest Wallabies casualty, ruled out of the Rugby Championship Test in San Juan with concussion and replaced by Lachlan Lonergan (pic).
Coach Dave Rennie wants to accelerate the development of Australian five-eighths following Quade Cooper's injury and James O'Connor's stop-start year.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has been forced into a number of changes including James O'Connor taking over the No.10 jersey for their Test against Argentina.
Pumas' Aussie coach Michael Cheika has made a quartet of changes ahead of the second Test against the Wallabies this weekend.
Besieged All Blacks coach Ian Foster has made four changes to his starting team for the second Rugby Championship clash with South Africa.
The RugbyWA division one premiership title is going down to the wire with six clubs still in the running for four play-off spots.
New Zealand flyhalf Beauden Barrett feared the worst when he lay sprawled on the turf after his mid-air collision with Springbok Kurt- Lee Arendse.
Joseph Dweba will replace Bongi Mbonambi in the South Africa team to take on the All Blacks in the second Test after the latter picked up a knee injury.
Happy to be the Wallabies Mr Fix-it, Reece Hodge is backing Noah Lolesio or James O'Connor at five-eighth in the second Rugby Championship Test with Argentina.
England rugby coach Eddie Jones has been rebuked by the RFU for taking a dig at the English game's reliance on the private school system.
South Africa have made five changes to the team that beat New Zealand for the second Test against the All Blacks at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Playmaker Richie Mo'unga says criticism of the slumping All Blacks is fair but they are shutting it out to focus on improving their form.
Wallabies halfback Nic White says he believes five-eighth Quade Cooper will recover from his Achilles injury in time to play at next year's Rugby World Cup.
Giant Fijian flyer Nemani Nadolo will return to the NSW Waratahs to play Super Rugby Pacific in 2023 after signing a one-year deal.
New Zealand's loss to South Africa has come with an unwanted milestone after falling to fifth on World Rugby's official rankings list.
South Africa will be without Kurt-Lee Arendse for four weeks after a suspension for a dangerous tackle on All Blacks star Beauden Barrett.
Western Force have forged a groundbreaking international alliance with French Top 14 champions Montpellier.
Wallabies veteran Quade Cooper has thanked his teammates and opponents for supporting him after he went down with a potentially career-ending Achilles injury.
Fans have suffered broken bones and concussions after a safety rail gave way during a match, sending many plummeting to the ground.
New Zealand Rugby may move on under-fire coach Ian Foster if the All Blacks lose this weekend to South Africa.
New Western Force coach Simon Cron has made it quite clear he will not accept second best from his rebuilt side ahead of the new Super Rugby Pacific season.
The Wallabies have overcome Argentina 41-26 in their Rugby Championship Test, saying they wanted to make skipper Michael Hooper proud
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