Burgess won't make Rugby World Cup 

Paul Cully 12:17 AM   Sam Burgess' hopes of making the Rugby World Cup could be extinct after 80 minutes of Six Nations rugby in Dublin this weekend.

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Editor's picks

O'Connor to the rescue

12:19 AM   Can the return of James O'Connor provide the sparked needed for the Reds to beat the Highlanders?

'We need to increase tribalism'

Rupert Guinness   Greg Harris will take the age old "look and listen" approach to the infancy of his tenure as the Waratahs' CEO.

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Australian team of the week

The best XV from the Australian conference as selected by RugbyHeaven.

Rebels' defensive intensity key 

Defending with vigour and attacking with flair will be the keys for the Rebels against Brumbies.

Lachie Turner settled in shuffle

Reds have become experts at the backline shuffle but it's something Lachie Turner is used to.

Chiefs make 11 changes

SBW and Brodie Retallick returning for crunch Crusaders game.

Hunt grilled by Star Chamber

Queensland's CCC investigators have started face-to-face meetings.

O'Connor set for Reds debut

Vince Rugari   James O'Connor will finally make his Queensland Reds debut on Friday.

Arnold combines mongrel, height

The tallest man in Super Rugby history wants to show he's got the grunt, and power to match his considerable size.

Samoan PM unleashes 

Tuilaepa Sa'ilele comes out swinging at 'lazy' sevens players.

Road carnage no worries for ACT 

Nic White has predicted this year's conference battle will be tightest yet.

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The Breakdown

Georgina Robinson 12:17 AM   Cheika casting far and wide for possible Wallabies.

Clyde Rathbone

Clyde Rathbone   Public hysteria betrays irrational view of drugs.

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Matthew Burke

Matthew Burke   Hunt drama shows rugby invested in fool's gold.    

Spiro Zavos

Spiro Zavos   Call me an idealist but the Foley "play-no-rugby-to-win" attitude is unacceptable for the Wallabies (and the Force, in the long run, but that is another argument).