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Rugby Championship games in London could become a regular thing

SANZAAR chief executive Andy Marinos explains why Europe could stage Rugby Championship games more oftenTrick shot: Adam Ashley-Cooper scores one of his three tries against Argentina at RWC 2015. Photo: Getty ImagesThe Rugby Championship is coming to London for the first time on Saturday 8 October with defending champions Australia taking …Continue reading »

SANZAAR chiefs target Europe

October’s Rugby Championship match between title-holders Australia and Argentina at Twickenham could be the first of several fixtures that are played in Europe, says SANZAAR chief executive Andy Marinos.

Time to fix flawed Super Rugby conference format

Ok, so when the coach of the team that finished ranked third in the regular season has had enough, perhaps it is time to seriously reconsider things here. The objective of the conference system was, I think, primarily to reduce travel, promote player welfare, and make the completion fairer esp for the SA teams. Well, ironically this new format has resulted in the Lions leaving their entire first-choice team at home rather than travel to Argentina for the final regular season game, in addition to leaving other sides like the Stormers undercooked as pointed out by their coach.

Imhoff and Moroni make Rio cut

Argentina Sevens coach Santiago Gómez Cora has included both Juan Imhoff and Matías Moroni in his squad for the upcoming Rio Olympics. The post Imhoff and Moroni make Rio cut appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Lions!! What were you thinking??

The Joburg Lions who top the Super Rugby table and have a very real chance of hosting the playoff’s all the way to the final (if they make it) have just blown it by resting 15 of their best players for their trip to Argentina. The Jags will no doubt blast them off the park now and the Lions will go down to second.

Olympic Sevens: An insight into Argentina’s training camp

The Rio Olympic Games kicks off in just less than a month’s time with Rugby making its first appearance since 1924. In what is sure to be a hotly contested competition, World Rugby takes a look at the preparations of a team on the rise on the Sevens circuit, Argentina. The Pumas have impressed with their attacking style in both Sevens and the full game and reached the Cup final in the South African leg of the World Sevens Series in December last year.

Lions rest their stars for Argentina trip

Lions head coach coach Johan Ackermann has rested his Super Rugby star players for this weekend’s Super Rugby match in Buenos Aires against the Jaguares on Saturday. The Lions lead the Super Rugby standings and have guaranteed a home play off so Ackermann has kept his key players at home to prepare for next week. […] The post Lions rest their stars for Argentina trip appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

Lions rest whole team

The Lions have picked a young and inexperienced team to travel to Argentina for Saturday’s clash with the Jaguares in Buenos Aires. The post Lions rest whole team appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Last Rugby Championship Venue Confirmed

The final venue for the Rugby Championship match in Argentina between the Pumas and the All Blacks has been confirmed. The venue for the match between Argentina and New Zealand on 1 October has been confirmed as Estadio Jose Amalfitani.

Summer tours: France see a chink of light against Argentina

Rumours of France’s demise have been premature, after levelling the Series against Argentina, we assess reasons for hope in the Les Bleus campCome together: France rallied after a First Test less to run out convincing winnersThe predictions of doom and gloom were premature. Far from a Tour of Hell, France’s two-Test series in Argentina ended …Continue reading »

Jaguares make six changes for Bulls clash

Jaguares head coach Raul Perez has named as Super Rugby team with six changes to play the Bulls in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Saturday. In the Jaguares last match they were beaten 29-22 by the Southern Kings and the coach has made two change to the pack and four to the backline.

State of the Nation: Argentina

As we do at the end of a major tournament, we look at the state of affairs in each of the competing nations. Next up, Argentina. The post State of the Nation: Argentina appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Bulls rest captain Strauss for Argentina Super Rugby trip

The Bulls have named their Super Rugby squad for their trip this weekend to Buenos Aires, Argentina and have opted to rest captain Adriaan Strauss. The Bulls and Springbok captain played all three of South Africa’s Tests against Ireland so the Bulls have chosen to give him a week’s rest. The squad will also be without […] The post Bulls rest captain Strauss for Argentina Super Rugby trip appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

France bounce back with convincing victory over Argentina in second Test

After losing the first Test to Argentina 30-19, France turned things around in Tucuman to draw the series 1-1 with a convincing 27-0 victory on Saturday. Hugo Bonneval, Remi Lamerat and Loann Goujon scored a try each while Baptiste Serin kicked three conversions and two penalties. Argentina lock Tomas Lavanini had just returned from a two-match suspension but received another yellow card for diving on the back of a tryscorer.

Theron massively disappointed

REACTION: Junior Springbok coach Dawie Theron described his team's 19-49 defeat against Argentina in the bronze play-off at the World Under-20 Championship in Manchester as one of the most disappointing moments in his career.