Wallabies winger Henry Speight says he has no intention of returning to sevens for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games – even if some of his teammates want to – but believes his time in the truncated code has been pivotal for his development and overall conditioning.
Sefa Naivalu plans on giving everything he's got to fulfil his dream of playing for the Wallabies and featuring in at least one Test this year after waiting a "long time" to qualify for selection.
The Rugby Football Union is to consider appointing another overseas coach to take over from Eddie Jones in three years' time, despite stating when the Australian was appointed 10 months ago that it intended to nurture English coaches as a fundamental part of its succession plan.
Wallaby Samu Kerevi has defended rugby-bound winger Marika Koroibete from accusations he is money hungry for describing his move away from the NRL as a "business decision".
When Stephen Moore first came to South Africa as a 20-year-old in 2003 he was so nervous he prayed the ball did not go out so he wouldn't have to throw a lineout. Now, he embraces the challenge.
Johannesburg: Sekope Kepu says it's "scary" to think he is almost a decade older than up and coming tight-head props Tom Robertson and Allan Alaalatoa, but is impressed with the new generation, even if it they are keeping him on his toes.
Bernard Foley says the selection of Quade Cooper at five-eighth has given the pair more freedom in attack and will continue to benefit the Wallabies when they tackle South Africa this weekend.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has been in contact with his Australian cricket counterpart Darren Lehmann and is keen for the sides to catch up in what will be the first time both have toured South Africa simultaneously
Michael Cheika says there is "no doubt" prop Allan Alaalatoa will be fit to feature in either one or both of the Wallabies' upcoming fixtures against South Africa and Argentina and the Wallabies coach has also floated the idea of switching fellow front-rower Tom Robertson from tighthead to loosehead.
Tolu Latu has described his Wallabies selection as "pretty surprising" and can sympathise with Queensland Reds hooker Andrew Ready if he was disappointed to not be rewarded for an auspicious Super Rugby season.
The Wallabies have departed Australia for a tough assignment in South Africa and London and believe time away on the road will galvanise the squad and help them continue their winning momentum.
The Australian Rugby Union will shun a lucrative Twickenham Bledisloe Cup clash in favour of taking Wallabies Tests to Adelaide, Perth and potentially Melbourne during the redevelopment of ANZ Stadium.
What are we to make of Graham Henry's suggestion last weekend before The Rugby Championship Tests that Michael Cheika's Wallabies are the "worst ever" side to represent Australia?
Coaching in Super Rugby is a tough enough gig - but try doing it when everyone is telling you your team might not exist in two years.
The Wallabies will travel to the hostile South African high veld missing a host of big names, after Tatafu Polota-Nau and Will Skelton joined David Pocock and Matt Toomua on Australia's Rugby Championship casualty list.
The financially-struggling Brumbies have been dealt a blow with the NSW Waratahs not appearing at Canberra Stadium during the 2017 Super Rugby season.
SANZAAR says it will do everything to protect the integrity of the game but does not want to jump to conclusions until it receives a report from NSW Police in relation to the listening device found at an All Blacks team hotel in Sydney last month.
Wallabies halfback Will Genia has proved a number of critics wrong in recent weeks with his sparkling form and a man-of-the-match performance against Argentina but has revealed he took more delight impressing another vocal critic; his wife Vanessa.
The Wallabies have been dealt a major blow ahead of their tour to South Africa and London with star back-rower David Pocock ruled out for the rest of the Rugby Championship with a broken hand.
Two tries to Will Genia has helped the Wallabies string back-to-back wins for the first time this year with a 36-20 victory over an ineffective Argentina outfit in Perth on Saturday.