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The four nations competed in a six-round tournament, playing every other side in both home and away fixtures.
Australia struggled throughout their campaign, while New Zealand took the tournament out again, winning five of their six games.
The Wallabies only narrowly avoidied finishing last, ending with a better for and against than the Pumas.
|18 Aug||7:45pm||Wallabies vs All Blacks||38-13 (New Zealand)|
|19 Aug||1:05am||South Africa vs Argentina||34-21 (South Africa)|
|25 Aug||5:35pm||All Blacks vs Wallabies||40-12 (New Zealand)|
|26 Aug||5:10am||Argentina vs South Africa||32-19 (New Zealand)|
|8 Sep||5:35pm||All Blacks vs Argentina||46-24 (New Zealand)|
|8 Sep||8:05pm||Wallabies vs Springboks||23-16 (Australia)|
|15 Sep||5:35pm||All Blacks vs South Africa||36-34 (South Africa)|
|15 Sep||8:05pm||Wallabies vs Argentina||23-19 (Argentina)|
|30 Sep||1:05am||South Africa vs Wallabies||23-13 (South Africa)|
|30 Sep||8:40am||Argentina vs All Blacks||35-17 (New Zealand)|
|7 Oct||1:05am||South Africa vs All Blacks||32-30 (New Zealand)|
|7 Oct||9:40am||Argentina vs Wallabies||45-34 (Australia)|
All times are AEST.
2017 saw the All Blacks claim their second championship in a row – their fifth in six editions of the tournament – after going unbeaten over their six matches.
Australia endured a middling campaign that will probably be most remembered for the Wallabies drawing with South Africa not once, but twice.
A crushing loss 54-34 to New Zealand in Sydney was followed up by a more gallant, but ultimately unsuccessful, 35-29 result in Dunedin.
The Wallabies and Springboks couldn’t be separated in Perth, with their match finishing 23-23, before Australia finally tasted victory in Canberra with a 45-20 triumph over Argentina.
Australia’s campaign concluded with a 27-all draw with South Africa in Bloemfontein and a 37-20 victory over the Pumas in Mendoza.
Note that all times are in Australia Eastern Standard Time
2017 Rugby Championship results
|19 Aug||8:00 PM||Wallabies vs New Zealand||34-54 (New Zealand)|
|20 Aug||1:00 AM||South Africa vs Argentina||37-15 (South Africa)|
|26 Aug||5:35 PM||New Zealand vs Wallabies||35-29 (New Zealand)|
|27 Aug||3:30 AM||Argentina vs South Africa||23-41 (South Africa)|
|9 Sep||5:35 PM||New Zealand vs Argentina||39-22 (New Zealand)|
|9 Sep||8:00 PM||Wallabies vs South Africa||23-23 (Draw)|
|16 Sep||5:35 PM||New Zealand vs South Africa||57-0 (New Zealand)|
|16 Sep||8:00 PM||Wallabies vs Argentina||45-20 (Wallabies)|
|1 Oct||1:05 AM||South Africa vs Wallabies||27-27 (Draw)|
|1 Oct||9:30 AM||Argentina vs New Zealand||10-36 (New Zealand)|
|8 Oct||2:05 AM||South Africa vs New Zealand||24-25 (New Zealand)|
|8 Oct||9:30 AM||Argentina vs Wallabies||20-37 (Wallabies)|
Third Bledisloe Cup match (not for Rugby Championship points)
|21 Oct||8:00 PM||Wallabies vs New Zealand||23-18 (Wallabies)|