NZ reaction: All Blacks take ‘physically fearless but mentally fragile’ Boks No.1 ranking. Is their dignity next?

South Africa lost their world No.1 ranking to the All Blacks on Saturday night – this week they could well lose their dignity. Australia’s convincing 30-17 win at Suncorp Stadium, along with the All Blacks defeat of Argentina by a suitable margin, saw New Zealand jump past the Springboks into top spot. Springboks coach Jacques […]

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All Blacks regain world No.1 ranking from Boks ahead of their historic 100th match

New Zealand have reclaimed the mantle as the world rugby’s No.1 side, but only after a spirited Argentina fought back in a 36-13 Rugby Championship clash in Brisbane. The All Blacks needed to win by 15 points or more to jump South Africa, who had earlier lost for the second-straight week to Australia to open […]

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