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Joey Carbery  is taken off the field injured during the Guinness Summer Series match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Certitude: the best-laid plans will be ripped asunder as the 2019 World Cup becomes an event based on durability rather than ability. Who can smile t(...)

Rassie Erasmus: “It’s going to be a tough match. If we want to win the Rugby Championship, we have to get past them and we know what they did to us last year.” Photograph:  Warren Little/Getty Images

Argentina v South Africa, Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Saturday, 8.40pm (Live on Sky Sports Main Event) South Africa’s quest for a first Rugby C(...)

New Zealand’s captain Kieran Read  and head coach Steve Hansen after their draw with South Africa. Photograph: Getty Images

New Zealand 16 South Africa 16 Replacement scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies scored a try in the final minute of play to help South Africa snatch a 16-16(...)

 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(...)

Wales’ Liam Williams scores his side’s second try during the autumn international against South Africa at The Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Wales 20 South Africa 11 Wales completed a first clean sweep of autumn Tests and extended their unbeaten run to nine after toppling South Africa at t(...)

South Africa’s centre Jesse Kriel dives over the line to score the opening try of the autumn international against  Scotland at Murrayfield. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

Scotland 20 South Africa 26 Scotland gave as good as they got but were denied their first win over South Africa since 2010 as they were edged out 26-(...)

 France’s Guilhem Guirado  on his way to score a try during the autumn international against South Africa at the Stade de France  in  Paris. Photograph: Yoan Valat/EPA

France 26 South Africa 29 South Africa scored a try in stoppage time to edge to a dramatic 29-26 win over France at the Stade de France on Saturday, (...)

England’s Owen Farrell  makes a dubious tackle on South Africa’s Andre Esterhuizen late in the game. Photograph:  Adrian Dennis/Getty Images

England 12 South Africa 11 Owen Farrell struck a late penalty to propel England to the narrowest of victories over South Africa in a gripping start t(...)

 All Blacks’ Beauden Barrett   reacts during  the match  against the Springboks at Westpac Stadium on September 15th, 2018 in Wellington, New Zealand. Photograph: Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images

The dream scenario. It’s November 2nd, 2019 and New Zealand’s Beauden Barrett is tanking again. Richie Mo’unga kicks his heels as hubris cements (...)

 South Africa’s Andre Esterhuizen challenges Australia’s Israel Folau at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

South Africa 23 Australia 12 Wing Aphiwe Dyantyi scored a try in the opening 25 seconds as South Africa kept up their Rugby Championship momentum wit(...)

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