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  South Africa  celebrates their win over New Zealand a fortnight ago. Photograph: Ross Setford/Reuters
Momentum all with the Springboks
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  • September 28, 2018, 15:50

South Africa v Australia, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, 4.05pm A surprise away win over New Zealand has provided a timely injection of enthusiasm into (...)

Australia outhalf Bernard Foley is challenged by three Welsh tacklers. Foley kicked all his team’s points via five penalties. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Australia 15 Wales 6 Lady luck decided to bestow her favours on Australia. The accepted wisdom is that good fortune is earned by dint of hard (...)

Wales captain Sam Warburton

There is a temptation to portray Warren Gatland as the poker-faced gambler, a man who follows a hunch, from his days in charge of Ireland, through hi(...)

Australia coach Michael Cheika has announced his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Afp

Australia coach Michael Cheika has announced his 31-man squad for next month’s Rugby World Cup. Flanker Michael Hooper will share the vice-capt(...)

George North carries the ball and Australia’s Israel Folau downfield at the Etihad Stadium, Melbourne. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

Australia 16 Lions 15: This always had the look of a game which would be decided by one moment, and long before the end, in truth, the Wallabies looke(...)