All Blacks rebound to thump Australia in Bledsiloe decider
The All Blacks got back to winning form in their Bledsiloe Cup decider against Australia Saturday, dropping the Wallabies 51-20. New Zealand's result came on the heels of a 12-12 draw to open the tournament on Aug. 16. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Morne Steyn was timely as South Africa continued its perfect run at the 2014 Rugby Championship with a 33-31 victory over Argentina on Saturday. The Springboks overcame a 12-point deficit in the 55th minute to claw back within one point in the 73rd, sealing the deal with Steyn's penalty three minutes from time. Full Story.
With a second-place finish at the women's rugby World Cup, Canada showed it deserved a place among the sport's elite teams. Figuring out how to stay there is the next challenge, and it could be a big one. The Canadian women's team received unprecedented exposure during its run to the final of the World Cup, which ended in a tough 21-9 loss to England on Sunday. Full Story.