The Rugby Championship is the annual rugby union competition contested by Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The competition is organized by SANZAR and prior to 2012 was known as the Tri Nations. The name changed in 2012 to reflect Argentina being included in the competition.
South Africa enjoyed a winning start to their Rugby Championship campaign as they eased past tournament newcomers Argentina 27-6 at Newlands.
Argentina were courageous but were ultimately unable to keep up with the pace of the Springboks in Cape Town on Saturday.
South Africa have suffered a huge blow in their opening match of the inaugural Rugby Championship, with another key forward ruled out through injury.
The Springboks blew hot and cold against the Pumas in the historic Rugby Championship Test at Newlands on Saturday.
South Africa moved to the top of the table after the opening round of the inaugural Rugby Championship.
New Zealand overpowered Australia 27-19 in the inaugural Rugby Championship on Saturday, but the All Blacks feel they can still improve considerably.
For all the talk of recapturing the Bledisloe Cup, the Wallabies were utterly underwhelming on home soil on Saturday.
Sonny Bill Williams made a triumphant return to ANZ Stadium as New Zealand claimed a 27-19 win over Australia in the Rugby Championship opener.
Australia were their own worst enemies in the disappointing opening match of the Rugby Championships.
Israel Dagg, despite manning the last line of defence, led from the front in the historic Rugby Championship opener in Sydney on Saturday.
New Zealand got the inaugural Rugby Championships off to a winning start with an impressive 27-19 win over Australia in Sydney on Saturday.
Argentina can expect a baptism of fire when they face South Africa at Newlands in the new-look Rugby Championship on Saturday.
Springbok captain Jean de Villiers believes that the extra preparation time his team have had will see them make a step up from their performances against England.
All Black flyhalf Dan Carter says he is looing forward to playing alongside a supersized centre pairing on Saturday.
Multi-talented All Black star Sonny Bill Williams will square off against decorated South African heavyweight Francois Botha later this year.