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 New Zealand after winning the Rugby Championship last year. Photograph: Getty Images

With the Rugby Championship being seen as little more than a World Cup warmup for the southern hemisphere’s top four nations the abridged tournament c(...)

Edinburgh fullback Blair Kinghorn celebrates after beating Toulon at the Mayol stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

Toulon 17 Edinburgh 28 Edinburgh remain on course for their first Champions Cup quarter-final appearance since 2012, beating Toulon 28-17 to become (...)

Munster’s Andrew Conway celebrates the try that gave Munster the win at Thomond Park. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Munster 20 Toulon 19 In time-honoured fashion, a capacity Thomond Park crowd remained riveted from first minute to last, and made off into the evenin(...)

Argentina players celebrate after their third try during a World Cup quarter final victory against Ireland in 2015. Photograph: Franck Fife/Getty/AFP

Defeats rankle with Joe Schmidt but none of them are on the scale of the World Cup quarter-final defeat to Argentina. Despite a manifest and unnecessa(...)

England’s Jonny May scores a try against Argentina. Photograph: Reuters

England 27 Argentina 14 England overcame Elliot Daly’s fifth-minute red card to stage a remarkable 27-14 victory over Argentina at Twickenham that ex(...)

The last team to prevent New Zealand from scoring a try in a Test match was Australia, in August 2014. Photograph:  Michael Bradley/AFP/Getty Images

How does a team stop the All Blacks from crossing their try line? The short and to be fair obvious answer is with great difficulty. The last team to (...)

All Blacks scrumhalf TJ Perenara dives to score during his side’s Rugby Championshsip win over Argentina. Photograph: Afp

Argentina 17 New Zealand 36 New Zealand extended their winning run to 16 matches with victory over Argentina in Saturday’s Rugby Championship match i(...)

Australia’s Will Genia  scores a try during the Rugby Championship match against  Argentina in Perth. Photograph: Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images

Australia 36 Argentina 20 Australia stunned Argentina with three tries in the opening 12 minutes but were forced to defend their lead for much of th(...)

 David Pocock of Australia passes the ball during a training session at The Lensbury Hotel in London. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

The state David Pocock and Israel Folau show up in may dictate this result. Their loss, along with Scott Sio’s busted-up elbow, would equate to Ire(...)

Argentina’s Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe celebrates after his side’s nine try rout of Namibia in Leicester. Photograph: Reuters

Argentina 64 Namibia 19 It was not the farewell Namibia wanted or deserved but they are not the only ones to have fallen prey to the Pumas and on curr(...)

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