SANZAAR issued another typically vague response to reports Super Rugby may revert to a 14-team competition from 2021. It's not such a bad situation, though, and one the governing body would be wise to embrace, Sam Bruce writes.
Juan Manuel Leguizamon has played for Argentina 85 times. But on Saturday he'll play against them as he represents the Barbarians at Twickenham.
New Zealand were beaten, Ireland and Wales were not. England secured important results while Australia looked broken. ESPN looks at the key takeaways from this month.
Sean Maitland scored a try 15 minutes from time to earn Scotland a hard-fought 14-9 victory over a profligate Argentina at Murrayfield on Saturday and end the year on a winning note.
Can England finish their year on a high with a sixth straight win against Australia? And will Scotland bounce back against Argentina?
Stuart Hogg has shaken off injury concerns to be named in Scotland's team to face Argentina at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Winger Teddy Thomas scored a try in each half and skipper Guilhem Guirado got a third as France recovered from going behind in the second minute to defeat Argentina 28-13 and snap a five-game losing streak.
Can Scotland build on their home run against South Africa? And will England's second-string side impress against Japan? ESPN assesses the biggest talking points and players to watch.
A sloppy Ireland put a poor first-half behind them to emerge 28-17 winners over Argentina, in an unconvincing warm-up to next week's meeting against New Zealand.
Can Warren Gatland's Wales finally beat Australia? And is Italy-Georgia the match of the weekend? ESPN assesses the biggest talking points and players to watch.
Rugby is a team game, yet there are certain positions across the backs and forwards that have great influence over a team's success. We've looked at the spines for each of top 10 nations this November, rating them against their world rankings.
There were some magnificent individual performances in the Rugby Championship. But who were the guys who were consistently good throughout the competition? Read on for our Team of the Tournament.
Australia may have disappointed during the Rugby Championship but the performance of South Africa, despite throwing the game away in Pretoria, shows the All Blacks aren't World Cup certainties -- Craig Dowd writes.
The Wallabies went from a team of flops to superstars in the span of a 10 minute bollocking from coach Michael Cheika, while the All Blacks managed their own escape act in South Africa. Your R6 review is here.
Rugby Australia must not let the Wallabies' Keystone Cops-esque win in Argentina camouflage glaring frailties within the outfit. Nor can the team or management be allowed to get away with any 'we showed the critics' carry-on -- Greg Growden writes.
The Wallabies have produced a huge second-half comeback to beat Argentina 45-34 and potentially save coach Michael Cheika's skin.
The All Blacks cemented their place at the top of the Rugby Championship with emphatic displays. However, South Africa -- and even Argentina -- showed that the world is catching up, while the Wallabies floundered. Read on for our tournament review.
Bernard Foley's three-week benching has given the Wallabies five-eighth a much-needed opportunity to refresh his body and mind, according to coach Michael Cheika.
The All Blacks have welcomed back captain Kieran read and experienced prop owen Franks to their starting line-up for their final Rugby Championship clash as they look to avenge their Wellington loss to the Springboks.
Following the controversial impact of the TMO throughout Super Rugby and the June Test series, World Rugby have announced a new closed trial throughout the November Tests series that will see a revised scope the TMO can play in a match.
New Zealand have already claimed the Rugby Championship title for a third straight year, but there's still plenty to play for across the weekend.
The Wallabies' attack is all wrong, but the Springboks' rush defence so right. Meanwhile in Buenos Aires, the All Blacks combined experience and opportunity to deny an overly-excitable Argentina. Your R5 review is here.
The All Blacks have overcome another staunch Pumas challenge to win 35-17 in Buenos Aires and clinch the Rugby Championship with a round to spare.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is digging in despite another Test loss leaving his side on the brink of some unwanted Rugby Championship history.
Emiliano Boffelli is hoping Argentina's kicking will help them overcome their inability to close out games from winning positions and record a first ever win against New Zealand.
- ARG3rdTRIES SCORED 1st New Zealand : 33 Tries ScoredNZL1st1833
- ARG3rdPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st New Zealand : 93 Points DifferenceNZL1st-4793