It’s rare to see two sides supposedly of the same class being so far apart, but the Springboks made last week a living hell for the Pumas, as South Africa destroyed Argentina in their Rugby Championship opener, showcasing just how wide the quality gap between the sides is at the moment. More
The All Blacks needed one half of tuning up before running all over the Wallabies in the Rugby Championship opener last week, and there doesn’t seem to be anything that point to a different outcome as New Zealand and Australia meet for a second time, Wellington being the venue this time around. More
The Springboks were the only team last year to fail and win both matches against Argentina, but it seems that the weakening of Los Pumas should make the opening match between the two sides a less than even affair. More
In the 2013 edition of the Rugby Championship (formerly known as the Tri-Nations) and the Bledisoe Cup, the Wallabies once again enter as huge underdogs regardless of the venue, with the All Blacks favorites to win the tournament and the head-to-head challenge they’ve been dominating for so long. More
For the second straight year, the Rugby Championship kicks off in the four-team format, as Argentina continue to look for their first win in the competition, while South Africa and Australia are hoping that something can be done against the uber-dominating All Blacks, sweeping their way towards the title last year.