Lean Beale ready for World Cup challenge

Chris Dutton 11:00 PM   A "lean and hungry" Kurtley Beale has the spark to ensure the Wallabies inflict more pain on Wales when the teams battle for a smoother run to the World Cup final.

Editor's picks

Full 2016 Super Rugby Draw

Draw is packed with highlights for Australian Rugby fans.

If your team was a band....

James Polson   Still haven't been able to pick a second (or first) side for the World Cup? From ABBA to Anthrax, consult our scientific guide to find out which musical act your pick best resembles.

Your ultimate Cup teams guide

Richard Shute, James Polson, Phil Lutton and Rupert Guinness   We bring you all the predictions for every World Cup pool, viewing times for television and betting on all 20 nations contesting the rugby championship tournament to be held in England and Wales.

Wallabies World Cup's best: star

Chris Dutton 1:48 PM   Wales great Shane Williams has declared Australia the form team of the World Cup.

South Africa crush the US 64-0

Mark Bryans   Bryan Habana equalled Jonah Lomu's World Cup try-scoring record as he led South Africa into the quarter-finals.


Georgia a step closer to 2019 cup

Georgia captain Mamuka Gorgodze broke stubborn Namibia to inspire his side to a nervy second win of the World Cup in Exeter.


Wallabies sweat on Giteau

Chris Dutton   Australia are putting faith in their back-line depth as they brace for veteran Matt Giteau joining a growing injury list before the Wales clash.

Roberts wants to channel Lions 

Chris Dutton   Wales is banking on World Cup hype to help end a horror losing streak against the Wallabies.


Australia 'can break woes'

Chris Dutton   Adam Ashley-Cooper says the Wallabies unusual two-team tactic can help break the Wallabies' yo-yo hoodoo.

Ban  'won't affect strategy'

Chris Dutton   The Wallabies won't tone down their defensive and breakdown aggression despite Hooper being hit with a one-match ban.

Wallabies face biggest challenge

Chris Dutton   A "gutted" Michael Hooper has backed Sean McMahon and Ben McCalman to stand tall in his absence.


Insight & Analysis

Giffin cheers , but spares thought for England

Rupert Guinness   David Giffin was as happy as anyone to see the Wallabies beat England last Sunday.

English woes will last for years

Paul Cully   A thousand glasses will be raised to the name of Bernard Foley after the Wallabies' superb 33-13 against England on Saturday night.

Douglas stars in sibling soap opera

Rupert Guinness   Kane Douglas is one tough fella who¬† provides the Wallabies World Cup squad some old fashioned grunt and plays with a bit of grit, but don't expect to hear him swear on the field.

Wallabies could be down and out

Paul Cully   It's been fun watching England agonise over last weekend's loss to Wales but if the Wallabies do not match the hosts' desperation at Twickenham on Saturday their own World Cup campaign could be hanging by a thread.


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