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Holding On
Wallabies hold off Argentina to win in Rugby Championship

Michael Hooper  (Photo: The Canadian Press)

The Wallabies completed back-to-back wins with nerve-jangling finishes to stay in contention in the Rugby Championship, holding off a storming finish from Argentina on Saturday for a 32-25 victory. Skipper Michael Hooper crossed for tries at the start of each half and Australia built a 29-13 lead with 20 minutes remaining. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)

Richie McCaw  (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Still Perfect

Captain Richie McCaw scored a crucial second-half try from a sputtering attack as New Zealand ground out a 14-10 win over South Africa on Saturday to stay unbeaten after four rounds of the Rugby Championship. McCaw's 24th try in his 131st test allowed New Zealand to overturn a 7-6 first-half deficit and add to its two wins and a draw in its previous Championship matches. Full Story.

Richie McCaw (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Decision Makers

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.

 


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