Editor's picks

Highlanders break Canes' hearts

11:29 PM   The Highlanders overturned the highly fancied Hurricanes to win their maiden Super Rugby title.

SARU axes referees' chief Watson

The contract of South Africa's head of referees Andre Watson has been terminated with immediate effect, the South African Rugby Union have said.

Mitchell, Giteau men on inside

Georgina Robinson   Two years after leaving behind the gold jersey, recalled winger Drew Mitchell has put his hand up to be the Wallabies' inside man.


Alexander on outer before RWC

Lee Gaskin   Wallabies veteran Ben Alexander is on the outer before the World Cup after he was left out of a 40-man squad for the Rugby Championship.

Folau focuses on legacy

Georgina Robinson   Israel Folau says he considers himself a rugby player now after signing a lucrative new deal.

Highlanders end Waratahs dream

Georgina Robinson   Nick Phipps' body language said it all: shoulders slumped, shaking his head as he left the field.


Cheika wants Wallabies to rip in

Phil Lutton   Michael Cheika wants the Wallabies to fight for spots.


Flyer excited about Wallabies

Waratahs flyer and Wallabies debutant Taqele Naiyaravoro has told how he is 'still buzzing' after having been selected in Wallabies.


Waratahs result no nightmare

New head coach casts his eye over an  ultimately disappointing season, and weighs in on what Super Rugby form means for Test rugby.

Collins' baby wakes from coma

Deidre Mussen   Former All Black Jerry Collins' critically injured orphaned daughter has awoken from her coma and is able to bottle-feed.

Speight's appeal dismissed

David Polkinghorne   Brumbies winger will miss the first two games of the Rugby Championship.


Matt Burke

Matthew Burke 12:02 PM   Folau deal a coup but questions remain.


Spiro Zavos

Spiro Zavos   Cheika's Cup squad passes Dwyer test.


Paul Cully

Paul Cully   Is the Wallabies squad good enough to win the Rugby World Cup?


The Breakdown

Georgina Robinson   Where Cheika will make biggest difference.