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The schedule for the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand in 2017 has been heavily criticised by English rugby bosses.
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has denied an allegation from Australia that he had a secret meeting with referee Romain Poite.
All Black prop Owen Franks has escaped punishment after Sanzaar determined he did not eye-gouge an Australian player.
Watch the highlights from the Rugby Championship Test between Argentina and South Africa in Salta on Saturday.
Australia coach Michael Cheika has denied feeling any added pressure after suffering their sixth loss in a row.
Ruan Combrinck has been ruled out of action for up to six weeks after sustaining a fractured fibula in the Boks’ 26-24 loss to Argentina.
Argentina flanker Juan Manuel Leguizamon hailed his side’s will to win after their 26-24 victory over South Africa in Salta.
A 78th minute Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias penalty helped Argentina beat South Africa 26-24 in their Rugby Championship clash in Salta.
Toulon bounced back from last week’s loss at Bayonne as they beat Pau while Brive edged Stade Français and Toulouse beat Bordeaux-Bègles.
Curwin Bosch contributed 21 points to help the Sharks beat the Blue Bulls 26-19 in their Currie Cup clash in Durban on Saturday.
There were Mitre 10 Cup wins for Waikato and Taranaki on Saturday as they defeated North Harbour 26-15 and Hawke’s Bay 55-28 respectively.
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen hailed his players’ composure after they retained the Bledisloe Cup by beating Australia in Wellington.
Huw Jones scored a hat-trick to help Western Province win their first Currie Cup match of the season 36-6 against the EP Kings on Saturday.
Australia head coach Michael Cheika expects New Zealand tighthead Owen Franks to be cited after an alleged gouge in Saturday’s game.
New Zealand secured a bonus-point win over Australia in the second week of the Rugby Championship, triumphing 29-9 in Wellington.
The first weekend of the Top 14 season saw a number of surprises including defeats for both of last year’s finalists and two tied games.
The Griquas were able to pip the Pumas 41-35 in Nelspruit on Friday after a try-fest between the two sides.