Rugby Championship

The 2015 Rugby Championship Team Of The Tournament

We take a look at the top performers throughout the 2015 Rugby Championship, and select a team based on the stand out players… 15.Israel Folau The Wallabies full back was simply sublime during the tournament, claiming seemingly every high ball that came his way, whilst also making good yardage ball in hand. 14.Charles Piutau Perhaps one of the surprise inclusions …

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8 Things We’ve Learnt From The Rugby Championship

With the 2015 edition of the Rugby Championship having been claimed by the Wallabies, we look at nine things we’ve learnt from the tournament… 1.The Springboks aren’t the team they were 12 months ago Injuries have obviously played an important role in the recent form of the Springboks, but even that shouldn’t excuse the poor performances that saw them finish …

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Wallabies Claim Maiden Rugby Championship Title With Victory Over All Blacks

The Qantas Wallabies have won the Rugby Championship and kept their campaign to win back the Bledisloe Cup alive with a thrilling 27-19 win against New Zealand in Sydney on Saturday night. In front of 73 824 fans, the Qantas Wallabies produced yet another dominant second half performance to prevail in a see-sawing battle for their first victory over New …

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Turns Out Dan Carter Has Scored 10 Per Cent Of All The All Blacks Points Ever

Daniel Carter, world rugby’s leading international points scorer, is nine points away from scoring 1,500 Test points. c With the All Blacks 27 points scored last week, the team has now scored more than 14,000 points in its history and is currently sitting on 14,012 points. Carter has scored ten percent of that total. In addition to Carter’s incredible points haul, …

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The Rugby Championship Team Of Round 1

After week one of the 2015 Rugby Championship, we take a look at the players who stood out from the rest in their position… 15.Israel Folau Folau played to his strengths in week one, taking the high balls well, committing defenders and providing support runs at every opportunity. 14.Waisake Naholo Naholo’s injury will be a blow to the All Blacks …

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Confident All Blacks Drop Dan Carter And Sonny Bill Williams

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has announced that his side are to travel to South Africa without Dan Carter and Sonny Bill Williams. After New Zealand’s victory over Argentina, Hansen explained; ‘Sonny has got bit of a busy schedule so we will let him have some time at home and DC [Dan Carter] can have some time at home as well – …

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