'Pocock would struggle to do that': Waratahs coach opens up on Hooper v Pocock debate

Georgina Robinson 4:10 PM   NSW coach Daryl Gibson outlines the limits of David Pocock's power, arguing he falls short of Waratahs star Michael Hooper in at least one area .

Editor's picks

Australian team of the week

Paul Cully picks the best XV from the Australian conference.

It's on: Hooper vs Pocock

Georgina Robinson   Michael Hooper versus former Test captain David Pocock will be the singular focus of Friday's blockbuster derby,

The implications of Giteau's Law

Georgina Robinson   Forget Giteau's Law. Gavin's Law will rule Wallabies selection after a new policy.

Chapman in awe of super Skelton

Rupert Guinness   "This guy surely can't get around the paddock."

Foley to show boot improvement

Bernard Foley was hardly crestfallen after missing four shots at goal against the Rebels.

Brumbies moved on from slur

Chris Dutton   There's been homophobic slurs, broken windows, Wallabies battles and finals clashes.

Super Hurricanes breeze past Reds

The Hurricanes remain top of the Super Rugby ladder after holding off Reds.


Jekyll and Hyde act undone again

Beth Newman   It all started so well for Reds.


Crusaders steam back into form 

Bonus-point win over the Blues has ensured they remain in Super Rugby playoff contention.

Waratahs edge Rebels in thriller

Georgina Robinson   A little-known, Kiwi-born Boy Wonder nearly snatched victory from Tahs.

Lions edge Cheetahs

The Lions have edged the Cheetahs in an eight-try Super Rugby thriller at Ellis Park.


Tight Five    

Paul Cully   Potgieter lets his game do the talking.

Sean Fagan

Sean Fagan   Rugby answered Empire's call.

Spiro Zavos

Spiro Zavos   Richards should be honoured with ARU competition.


The Breakdown

Georgina Robinson   Is Matt Giteau about to kill off Nic White's World Cup hopes?