The Rugby Championship

Weepu to tackle Boks

Scrumhalf Piri Weepu will start for the All Blacks against the Springboks this Saturday.

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Lack of Plan B will be exposed

JON CARDINELLI writes that even without Dan Carter the All Blacks have the forwards, the kicking game and the counter-attack to nullify the Springboks’ kick-chase tactics.

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Heyneke’s massive miss

RYAN VREDE writes that Heyneke Meyer’s faithfulness to MornĂ© Steyn was largely predictable but still utterly disappointing.

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O’Connor won’t face Boks

James O’Connor won’t be considered for the Wallabies’ tour to South Africa in two weeks’ time because of an ongoing hamstring injury.

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Meyer must make most of lost cause

JON CARDINELLI writes a depleted Springbok side cannot be expected to win in Dunedin and yet there’s still much to be gained in terms of developing a new starting flyhalf.

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Beale benched for Pumas clash

Kurtley Beale has been dropped to the bench for the Wallabies Test against Argentina on Saturday, with Berrick Barnes taking over at fullback.

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