The Rugby Championship

Deans lauds feisty attitude

Robbie Deans believes the altercation between James O’Connor and Phil Waugh at training is a good sign ahead of next week’s Test.

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Henry confident of Blacklash

New Zealand coach Graham Henry is positive his side can reverse a poor start to the Tri-Nations and still challenge for the title.

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White wants more tries

Jake White commended Peter de Villiers and the Springboks for their recent performances but believes they need to be more attacking in Australasia.

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Weepu worry for Blacks

Piri Weepu couldn’t complete Wednesday’s All Blacks training session after he went down with an ankle injury.

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Carter keen to start

Dan Carter is determined to make his Test comeback in a starting capacity when the All Blacks play the Wallabies next week.

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Boks are playing winning rugby

The Springboks have experience and rugby intelligence to go with their physicality, writes Keo in his weekly Business Day column.

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Chasing greatness

The Springboks’ approach is brutally effective despite its simplicity, but it needs to evolve to have sustained success.

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Aussies whinge over refs

Australian rugby writer Spiro Zavos believes the Springboks are being aided by northern hemisphere officials.

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