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Injured Cronje replaced by Vermaak in Springboks squad

Ross Cronje picked up an ankle injury in South Africa's win over Argentina and has been replaced in the squad by Jano Vermaak.
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Coetzee demands more from improving Springboks

Allister Coetzee was pleased with South Africa's win over Argentina, but has demanded further improvements in the Rugby Championship.
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South Africa 37 Argentina 15: Dominant Springboks maintain winning streak

Four Springbok tries and 17 points from Elton Jantjies gave South Africa every reason to positive about their Rugby Championship chances.
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Lynagh slams schoolboy Wallabies' display

After watching Australia slump to a heavy defeat to New Zealand, Michael Lynagh launched a scathing attack on Michael Cheika's side.
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Dominant All Blacks were seduced by scoreboard, says Hansen

New Zealand roared into a 54-6 lead in Sydney before losing focus. "We probably got a little seduced by the scoreboard," said Steve Hansen.
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Cheika confident Wallabies will be better after first-half horror show

Australia may have capitulated in the first half against New Zealand on Saturday, but Michael Cheika is confident they will improve.
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Read thrilled by 'awesome' All Blacks first half in Sydney

New Zealand scored six tries before half-time against Australia on Saturday in a performance Kieran Read described as "pretty awesome".
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Australia 34 New Zealand 54: All Blacks run riot before Wallabies rally

New Zealand began their Rugby Championship defence in convincing fashion, thumping Australia 54-34 in Sydney.
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All Blacks flanker Kaino returns to New Zealand

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) confirmed Jerome Kaino, 34, left the All Blacks' camp on Saturday amid allegations he cheated on his wife.
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South Africa v Argentina: Everything you need to know

Eben Etzebeth wants South Africa to show further signs of improvement in their Rugby Championship opener against Argentina.
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Australia v New Zealand: Everything you need to know

His last New Zealand appearance ended in ignominy and Sonny Bill Williams is chomping at the bit to make his comeback against Australia.
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Read defends All Blacks security guard cleared over 'bug-gate'

A security guard working with New Zealand was cleared of a charge relating to last year's 'bug-gate' scandal, helped by Kieran Read's words.
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Wallabies captain Hooper dreaming of Bledisloe Cup success

It has been 15 years since Australia won a Bledisloe Cup series against New Zealand but Wallabies captain Michael Hooper is daring to dream.
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Landajo retains place as Hourcade makes three Pumas changes

Daniel Hourcade has made three changes to his Argentina XV for their Rugby Championship opener with South Africa, but Martin Landajo starts.
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Cheika: Wallabies will not copy Lions tactics

The British and Irish Lions may have drawn with New Zealand but Michael Cheika will not get Australia to play the same way.
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Cassiem handed second Springboks start against Pumas

Allister Coetzee has made three changes to his South Africa side for this weekend's Rugby Championship opener with Argentina.
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Australia a dangerous beast, warns Hansen

Australia's talent and time to prepare make them a danger ahead of the Rugby Championship opener, says All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.
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New Zealand Rugby to investigate Aaron Smith claims

After allegations Aaron Smith misled New Zealand Rugby in a disciplinary case last year, the governing body are to investigate.
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Rona to debut for Wallabies in Bledisloe Cup

Australia head coach Michael Cheika named former NRL star Curtis Rona in his squad for Saturday's clash against New Zealand in Sydney.
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Kirwan: Wallabies could benefit from Bledisloe Cup thrashing

Australian rugby "needs to hit rock bottom" according to John Kirwan, who believes a major overhaul is required to help the Wallabies.
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