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New Zealand legend Richie McCaw has confirmed he is hanging up his boots and retiring from professional rugby.
World Rugby boss Bernard Lapasset wants Japan to play in the Rugby Championship with the All Blacks, Wallabies, Springboks and Pumas.
Current Six Nations champions Ireland will play a three-test series against the Springboks in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth in June 2016, the SARU announced on Friday.
New Zealand haven’t forgotten about the two maul tries they conceded to Argentina in July ahead of their World Cup opener on Sunday.
New Zealand and the Highlanders have announced that scrum-half Aaron Smith has recommitted until the end of the 2019 season.