Browsing 2012 Rugby Championship

Second Half Pressure Too Much for Pumas (All Blacks vs Argentina)

Posted on 8 Sep, 2012, by in Rugby

In the first half the stormy weather and a surprisingly tenacious and efficient Argentina took the All Blacks by surprise. In the second half the storm settled, and so did the New Zealand players, looking much more accurate and confident on offense, with Cory Jane and Julian Savea making it a third consecutive win in the Rugby Championship, 21-5. More

Dan Carter Almost on His Own (All Blacks vs Wallabies)

Posted on 25 Aug, 2012, by in Rugby

The Bledisloe Cup was retained once again by the All Blacks, keeping Australia scoreless in a test match between these two rivals for the first time since 1962, as Dan Carer provided 16 of the 22 points in Auckland, running all over the clueless Wallabies 22-0 for a second straight win in the 2012 Rugby Championship. More

Israel Dagg, Cory Jane & World Champions Too Good (Wallabies vs All Blacks)

Posted on 18 Aug, 2012, by in Rugby

For the 103rd time in 107 test matches, the New Zealand All Blacks won a match they led in at half time. The Wallabies couldn’t create pace often with their ball movement, and lost the 2012 Rugby Championship opener in Australia 19-27, simply looking inferior to the dominant world champions. More

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Squads for the 2012 Rugby Championship

Posted on 12 Aug, 2012, by in Rugby

No more Tri-Nations. From now on, these are the Rugby Championships, the Southern Hemisphere annual rugby union competition, as Argentina make their debut, hoping that the challenge of facing Australia, New Zealand and South Africa on an annual basis proves to be a positive thing instead of just constant losing and a demoralizing experience. More