July rugby Tests Week 2: Everything you need to know for the weekend
After we were treated to a stunning weekend of rugby we enter week two, as the two rugby hemispheres collide across the globe. Stay across all the line-ups, team news, odds and our individual match previews here.
All Blacks laid down marker, but devil is in Dunedin detail
If ever one match sharply shifted the narrative, the All Blacks' seemingly commanding victory against Ireland at Eden Park was it.
Tupou returns for Wallabies, Petaia gets chance
Jordan Petaia will get his chance at fullback but Suliasi Vunivalu has been made to wait for a Wallabies debut after being overlooked to play England in Brisbane's second Test.
Wallabies' Petaia plan into action for second Test
The Wallabies' long-standing plan to start Jordan Petaia at fullback will finally come to fruition in the second Test against England after Andrew Kellaway picked up a hamstring injury at training this week.
Sexton 'fit' to play New Zealand second Test
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton has been passed fit to play in the second test of their three-match series against New Zealand in Dunedin on Saturday.
Curry ruled out of Aus Tour with concussion
England flanker Tom Curry will play no further part in the tour of Australia after suffering a concussion in the series opener in Perth last weekend, the team said on Monday.
Wallabies to sing indigenous anthem vs. England
The Wallabies will wear a special shirt with an indigenous design and sing the national anthem in the language of the local First Nation's people ahead of the second Test against England in Brisbane on Saturday.
Farrell refuses to rule out Sexton for tour
Ireland coach Andy Farrell has held out hope Johnny Sexton will be available to face New Zealand on Saturday in Dunedin after the fly-half passed the second of three concussion tests.
Argentina beat Scotland in home return
Argentina celebrated their first home test in almost three years with a close-fought 26-18 victory over Scotland on Saturday.
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