Malakai Fekitoa of the All Blacks breaks clear to score against South Africa  at Ellis Park. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

South Africa 27 New Zealand 25Patrick Lambie’s late long-range penalty consigned New Zealand to just their second defeat in 38 Test matches as South A(...)

Jean de Villiers from South Africa celebrates scoring a try in  their Rugby Championship match against  Australia at the Newlands stadium in Cape Town. Photograph: Nic Bothma / EPA

South Africa 28 Australia 10South Africa captain Jean de Villiers hailed his team’s perfect game-plan after their 28-10 Rugby Championship victory ove(...)

Handre Pollard of South Africa, who just two months ago was  captaining South Africa’s under-20 team at the Junior World Championship. Photograph: Jason Oxenham/Getty Images

Inexperienced flyhalf Handre Pollard was named ahead of long-standing incumbent Morne Steyn in South Africa’s team for their opening match of the Rugb(...)

 South Africa fullback Willie Le Roux  dives over for a try during the international against Scotland  at Murrayfield. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Scotland 0 South Africa 28: Scotland suffered a painful shut-out defeat to South Africa as they were utterly outclassed at Murrayfield.The home side l(...)

Wales players reflect on defeat to South Africa  at the Millennium Stadium. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

Wales will have to do without centre Jonathan Davies for the rest of the autumn international series as Warren Gatland’s side were hit by a string of (...)

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer.

South Africa averaged almost four tries a game in this year’s Rugby Championship – but Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer has demanded that his players ar(...)

 Bismarck du Plessis will line out without his brother Jannie against Wales. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

South Africa have recalled the Japan based duo JP Pietersen and Jaque Fourie for their game against Wales in the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.Fouri(...)