# Test Series

Last year
# Injury Report
Injured Wales winger Cuthbert ruled out of series decider against South Africa
Wayne Pivac will hope the bad news ends there as his players prepare for the Cape Town showdown.
# Waiting Game
England to discover if they are facing full blown back row crisis before series finale
England lost Maro Itoje and Sam Underhill in their second Test against Australia after being concussed.
# Summer fun
Australia to play three home Tests against England in July
Eddie Jones’ side will travel Down Under for the series.
All time
# Hanging up his boots
Scotland's most capped international announces retirement from rugby
Edinburgh hooker Ross Ford is to move into strength and conditioning coaching.
# Showtime
Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Ireland-New Zealand Test match?
Can Ireland repeat their heroics from 2016?
# tuxedo time
Jordan Larmour nominated for World Rugby award after outstanding year for club and country
The Ireland international is one of three in the running to win Breakthrough Player of the Year.
# all smiles now
Jones: England back on road to being world's best
After ending his worst stretch as coach, Jones believes England are back on track to challenge at the World Cup.
# Teamsheets
All Blacks ring the changes as France drop Bastareaud for series finale
After naming the same side for the first two Tests, Steve Hansen has shuffled his deck for Dunedin.
# Pressure drop
Struggling England under scrutiny but Eddie Jones is 'absolutely loving it'
The England head coach is under pressure after a dire run of results, but he sees success on the horizon.
# free fall
Fall's red card rescinded after World Rugby acknowledges 'wrong' decision
“Unlike the referee, we had the benefit of all the video footage, which showed various angles of the incident.”
# winning ways
Rhys Patchell stars with 20 points as Wales rout Argentina to win rugby Test series
It was an easy triumph for Warren Gatland’s side to complete a perfect Americas tour.
# leniency
All Blacks coach Hansen suggests rugby report system after Fall red card
Referee Angus Gardner sent the French fullback off in a decision which overshadowed this morning’s second Test.
# losing streak
England still have belief despite bruising South Africa defeat, says captain Farrell
England continue to believe in themselves ahead of their second Test against South Africa, according to their skipper.
# Injustice
'If we do the same thing, we French get punished': Grosso on double skull fracture
The winger was shocked that the referee did not take action against the All Black players who fractured his skull in the first Test.
# Hooperman
Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown
The Australia captain played a key role in disrupting Irish ball alongside David Pocock.
# Team news
Kiwi forward Shields in line for England debut against South Africa
The 27-year-old has been named on the bench by Eddie Jones, with Joe Launchbury missing out through injury.
# summer tests
Springboks hit with double injury blow before England series
Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn have both been ruled out.
# switch it up
Ben Te'o ruled out through injury as England make three changes for South Africa tour
Eddie Jones has been forced to bring in three replacements for the upcoming series against the Springboks.
# Blow
Joseph likely to miss England's tour of South Africa
England’s options for the summer are likely to be further restricted, with Jonathan Joseph ruled out for the season.
# Winning Streak
Wallabies' impressive form continues as Gatland's Wales beaten again
Wales have not beaten Australia since 2008 and their miserable run against the Wallabies continued in Cardiff on Saturday.
# Tour
Ireland will play Australia in three-Test series next summer
Joe Schmidt’s side are set to visit Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne in June.
# back for bledisloe?
Sonny Bill appeals suspension in bid to face Australia in Rugby Championship opener
The All Blacks believe their shortened warm-up fixture against Counties Manukau and Taranaki should count in SBW’s ban.
# nugget
'These are the ones you remember' - Aaron Smith is well up for this weekend's Lions decider
The fired-up All Blacks star “could play today”.
# gracious
'I'm not worried about his goal-kicking at all' - Hansen backing Barrett
Steve Hansen was gracious in defeat in Wellington on Saturday night.
# appetiser
'There's always a minority' - Rob Howley disappointed by Spencer incident with fan on Lions tour
Tour manager John Spencer was confronted at a restaurant.
# Trade Surplus
England star's honest assessment of Lions omission: 'Peter O'Mahony played his way in — I failed'
James Haskell was left out of Warren Gatland’s squad for this summer’s New Zealand tour.
# mane man
Warburton learned of Lions honour in supermarket car park
For the second British and Irish Lions tour running, Sam Warburton has been named captain.
# bonus territory
Farrell: Six Nations bonus-point system will suit Ireland - and the Lions
There’s a big 2017 ahead for the Ireland and the Lions defence coach.
# Cheik point
ARU boss says Cheika's job is safe despite losing 9 of 15 Tests this year
Bill Pulver is confident the Wallabies can still make progress under the former Leinster head coach.
# On a Roll
Best is yet to come from England after Wallabies win caps undefeated 2016
George Ford insists England were nowhere near their best despite a 16-point defeat of Australia.
# Reaction
Cheika hesitant to label England northern hemisphere's best
England’s gritty style is not one that the Australia coach is keen to replicate.
# costly victory
Dan Lydiate injury sours dominant Wales win over South Africa
Wales may be more concerned about a knee injury to their flanker than their routine win over a sorry South Africa in Cardiff.
# Twickenham
Elliot Daly red doesn't prove costly as England punish the Pumas
Daly was sent off in the fifth minute but England coped manfully, extending their perfect run thanks to a 27-14 win.
# missile launch
Launchbury banned for England's remaining Tests after 'recklessly' kicking opponent
England will be without the Wasps captain for their games against Argentina and Australia.
# Perfect 10
England head coach Jones believes Ford can be better than Barrett
“People rave about Beauden Barrett, but I don’t. I’ll leave it at that.”
Ireland v New Zealand, November Test
We were live from the Aviva Stadium as Joe Schmidt’s men went in search of a historic victory.
# Accolades
All Blacks dominate World Rugby Player of the Year awards
As the All Blacks were named the World Rugby Team of the Year, Beauden Barrett took the individual prize.
# Boost
Wales see off Pumas to end losing streak
Tries from Liam Williams and Gareth Davies, plus the boot of Leigh Halfpenny, led Wales to a morale-boosting win over Argentina.
Ireland v Canada, November Test
We had minute-by-minute coverage as Joe Schmidt’s experimental Ireland side took on Canada in the Aviva Stadium.
# big changes
12 changes to All Black side following Ireland defeat
New Zealand have named a much-changed team for their Test against Italy in Rome.