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Superb Pumas leap into a new era

Argentina's triumph over the Springboks heralds the team's migration away from underdog status.

Smit welcomes expanded Tri-Nations

Outgoing Springbok rugby captain John Smit says the expanded Tri-Nations rugby tournament is a welcome change to the previous tournament.

Boks to take on Argentina in new Championship Test

Sanzar has announced the Boks will face the Pumas in their first match of the Castle Rugby Championship, a replacement tournament for the Tri-Nations.

World Cup pressure rises as Boks arrive in NZ

After a poor Tri-Nations campaign, the Boks are under increasing pressure as the president orders the World Cup home and fans hope for their success.

Tough pool game will prepare us: Muller

Springbok lock Johann Muller says their three world cup pool matches may be the best possible preparation for the team ahead of the knockout stages.

History is on our side: Botha

Former Springbok flyhalf Naas Botha says the history books show that Australia's victory in the Tri-Nations series should count in favour of SA.

Beale try helps Wallabies to Tri-Nations title

Kurtley Beale finished off a brilliant sweeping movement to give Australia enough breathing space to beat New Zealand 25-20 and win the Tri-Nations.

Wallabies captain Horwill faces his first battle

It was a baptism of fire for Wallabies skipper James Horwill when a snoozing James O'Connor could not raise himself after a night on the town.

Francois Louw could become P Divvy’s saviour

The need to cover the outstanding but injury-prone Heinrich Brüssow has forced Springbok coach Peter de Villiers to reconsider Francois Louw.

Boks sweat over Lambie and Steyn

The Springboks' World Cup squad will be announced on Tuesday and Frans Steyn and Pat Lambie have less than 24 hours to prove their fitness.

All Blacks get reminder of World Cup nightmare

All Blacks coach Graham Henry is convinced his team is on the right track despite being given a reminder of a world cup nightmare after SA defeat.

Steyn kicks Springboks to win over All Blacks

Flyhalf Morne Steyn contributed all of his team's points as South Africa beat New Zealand 18-5 in their Tri-Nations match in Port Elizabeth.

Boks face Tri-Nations reality check

The Springboks will be handed a timely reality check by the New Zealanders in the weekend's Tri-Nation's Test, their last ahead of the World Cup.

Steyn’s chance to make his Bok mark

Butch James is on the bench and Lambie is at fullback as Morné takes over at flyhalf.

Horwill replaces Elsom as Australia skipper

James Horwill has replaced Rocky Elsom as the Wallabies' captain as coach Robbie Deans sprang a major surprise announcing his World Cup squad.

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