Hunt fined $30,000 and banned six weeks

Phil Lutton 4:27 PM   Karmichael Hunt has been given a sporting lifeline and won't be sacked after pleading guilty to four counts of cocaine possession.


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Ireland go top in Six Nations

Ireland take a major step towards retaining Six Nations title with a pulsating win over England.

Italy shock Scots at siren

Perseverance pays off for Italy as late penalty try secures unlikely win at Murrayfield.

Wales beat terrible France in Paris

Wales rekindle their Six Nations title hopes with a bruising 20-13 win against a struggling French outfit.

Brumbies act to stop inside info

Lee Gaskin   Brumbies are preparing change their plays to prevent former players using inside information to their advantage.

Robinson stays hungry

Benn Robinson has instructed Michael Cheika to tear up his contract if the Waratahs prop ever loses his "hunger".

O'Connor a conundrum

Rupert Guinness   Waratahs may regard James O'Connor as a weak link for the Reds.

Latu learning from Tahs master

Rupert Guinness   When Tolu Latu starts a Super Rugby game, he'll thank Tatafu Polota-Nau.

Reds get not-so-gentle reminders

Phil Lutton   Former players have been reminding Reds coach Richard Graham how vital it is to beat NSW.


Injured Pocock atest dummy

Brumbies have been flogged in a "unique" altitude room as test dummies for a secret weapon.

France 'not a great team'

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre admitted that Les Bleus were "not a great team".

Waratahs must evolve: Hooper

The Waratahs are over the white-knuckle approach. 


Tight Five

Three Australian finalists a pipedream.


Matthew Burke

Time to consider overseas players for the Wallabies.


Spiro Zavos

Spiro Zavos   We need rugby forwards, not league backs.


The Breakdown

Georgina Robinson   Cheika casting far and wide for possible Wallabies.