Tomane hopes for Eagles Test to show class

Rupert Guinness 4:48 PM   Joe Tomane realises that he faces one of the tightest selection battles within the Wallabies World Cup squad with four other players vying with him for two spots on the wing in Australia's starting side.

Wallabies halves could be a 'horses for courses' call

Rupert Guinness 5:42 PM   The whirlwind of speculation may continue over who Wallabies coach Michael Cheika may settle on as his preferred starting halves combination for the World Cup in England.

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The World Cup Rogues XV

Gatland questions England's chances

Wallabies call up extras for US preparation

Wales name World Cup squad

Editor's picks

Willing Wallabies go toe to toe

Rupert Guinness   Second rowers Will Skelton and Kane Douglas in ugly exchange at training.

Player scores try with flat ball

Tom Decent   New Zealand rugby had its very own "Deflategate" moment on Wednesday night.

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Scotland beat Italy in warm-up

Ed Osmond   Scotland replacement scrumhalf Henry Pyrgos scored a late try to seal a 16-12 victory over Italy in a dour World Cup warm-up match in Turin on Saturday.

Nathan Grey re-signs with Tahs

1:09 PM   Nathan Grey will stay on as assistant coach of the NSW Waratahs for the next Super Rugby season, working under new head mentor Daryl Gibson.

'Just a massage and some leaves'

Richard Knowler   All Black recovers from broken fibula in six weeks with traditional medical treatment

Party call to ban Boks from Cup

Rene Vollgraaff   A South African political party asked a court to prevent the country's rugby team from participating in the World Cup in England.

All Blacks' risky selection

Rupert Guinness   The All Blacks risk doing to winger Nehe Milner-Skudder what the Wallabies did to five-eighth Quade Cooper in 2011.

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Craig Wing in Japan World Cup squad

Coach Eddie Jones on Monday named former Australian rugby league star utility back Craig Wing among a 31-strong Japan World Cup squad packed with imported talent for the tournament beginning next month.

Carling: Wallabies to progress

Duncan Bech   Former England captain Will Carling has doubts over England's ability to progress from the hardest group in Cup history.

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Douglas still keen to play overseas

Daniel Lane   Despite injury and homesickness, Wallabies backrower Kane Douglas said he hasn't ruled out playing overseas again.

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Wales edge out Ireland

Padraic Halpin   Wales hung on to beat Ireland 16-10 in an intense World Cup warm-up game.

Insight & Analysis

Under the radar

Paul Cully   Wales have flown somewhat under the radar in the build-up to the Rugby World Cup. No longer.

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Wallabies' edge

Ian McGeechan   England must be favourites to top Pool A, but Australia have the upper hand over Warren Gatland's men.

A fitting finale

Phil Gifford   Richie McCaw's career has often had a storybook quality to it.

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Pocock power

Andrew Webster   The Wallabies flanker opens up about the Swans star, social issues and rugby union ahead of Saturday night's Bledisloe Cup showdown with the All Blacks.

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