Bet on Black: Wallabies are still second best

Georgina Robinson 1:02 PM   We size up the remaining teams ahead of the World Cup quarter finals and name the players who've led from the front.

Editor's picks

Ten lessons from the World Cup

Mick Cleary   Aside from the undeniable fact that the Wallabies' tight five can now hold their own with the best of them, what else has the tournament taught us?


How 'Super Mario' persuaded Wallabies to love the scrum

Oliver Brown   In the space of 11 months, Ledesma has helped transform what was once this team's ugliest embarrassment into its finest asset.


Australia must improve - Cheika

Australia's Michael Cheika says they must do better despite topping their Rugby World Cup pool

Scots nightmare looms for Hooper

Chris Dutton 9:17 PM   Michael Hooper will never forget his Test debut on a wet, windy and miserable night in Newcastle as the Wallabies slumped to a woeful defeat to Scotland.

Wallabies pack Cup XV

Look away All Blacks fans, because here is the team of the World Cup so far.


O'Connor released by Queensland 

Rupert Guinness 5:23 PM   The troubled career of James O'Connor has taken another turn with the former Wallabies back being released by the Queensland Reds.

Full 2016 Super Rugby Draw

Draw is packed with highlights for Australian Rugby fans.

Injured Pocock cleared of charge

Chris Dutton   Michael Cheika will give David Pocock as much time as he needs to recover from a calf injury after the star flanker avoided a suspension.

Coach Cheika's mind games 

Chris Dutton   LONDON: Ten-man scrum tricks and family trees have instilled a steely resolve and camaraderie the Wallabies hope can lift them to World Cup glory.

Cheika unfazed by royal engagement

Chris Dutton   Prince Harry got a front-row seat to Michael Cheika's passion and a few expletives, but the Wallabies coach says he'll choose his words carefully when he meets Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace.


Burning memory of Scotland losses

Chris Dutton   He once turned up to a press conference wearing camouflage to poke fun at the All Blacks, and the Wallabies expect former attack coach Scott Johnson to be "rubbing his crystal ball".

Insight & Analysis

What Wallabies captain is all about

Rupert Guinness 7:53 PM   Wallabies captain Stephen Moore made a special presentation to a member of the Wallabies staff.

AC/DC  helped find mojo again

Andrew Webster   Under Michael Cheika, the Wallabies are playing like men united again.


Olympic boss singing praises

Rupert Guinness   John Coates is watching the Wallabies and he likes what he sees. 


No need to rush Pocock's return

Paul Cully   The Wallabies' outstanding depth in the back row might be tested again in the quarter-final, but they can cope.


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