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Hunt in doubt as Cheika mulls options

Georgina Robinson   ​Karmichael Hunt is set to become a casualty of Australia's crowded back line stocks when the Wallabies' first Rugby Championship squad is named this week.

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Folau to re-sign with Tahs, ARU for three years

Sticking around: Israel Folau.

Georgina Robinson   Dual international Israel Folau has signaled a new three-year deal with Australian rugby is almost over the line.

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Predicting World Cup winner a task close to home

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Matthew Burke   Let's see how smart we are and try to use that grey matter between our ears and work out a formula to predict who will reign supreme at the Rugby World Cup.

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ARU confident of Cooper recovery

Another injury: Quade Cooper playing against the Waratahs.

Phil Lutton   Another day, another Quade Cooper drama. This time, the Wallabies are optimistic of a happy ending as the fly-half deals with yet another shoulder injury that threatened to derail his efforts in the Rugby Championships.

Wallabies to play England at AAMI Park in 2016

ARU officials have booked AAMI Park for an announcement on Friday and are expected to reveal the Wallabies will play England at AAMI Park in 2016.

Roy Ward   AAMI Park expected host its first Wallabies game in 2016.

Hunt handed rugby’s winning Lotto ticket

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Paul Cully   There are no Quade Cooper-style, cause-celebre omissions in the first part of Michael Cheika's two-phase Wallabies training squad.

Cheika looks to 'outstanding' Reds scrum for strength

Scrum skills: James Slipper sets a good example.

Rupert Guinness   The Reds finished their Super Rugby season a poor third last, but one area of their game that Wallabies and Waratahs coach Michael Cheika plans to draw on to kick start Australia's Test preparations is their scrum.

Hunt, O'Connor in as Cheika searches for depth

In the mix: Karmichael Hunt of the Reds.

Georgina Robinson   Five uncapped players and an array of props have been named in a preliminary Wallabies train-on squad that will meet in Brisbane next Monday, but some notable names have not made the cut.

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How the Wallabies won the 1999 World Cup

Triumph: John Eales with the 1999 World Cup after defeating France in the final.

David Sygall   With less than 100 days to go until the Wallabies start their World Cup campaign, we look at how the team of 1999 stood on the precipice of the code's new dawn and used it as a defining factor in writing their destiny.

Toulon sign Aussie prop Salesi Ma'afu

One the move: Salesi Ma'afu pictured during is days with the Wallabies.

European champions Toulon have signed Australian international prop Salesi Ma'afu from Northampton on a two-year deal, the club has confirmed.

Genia turns to Gits as pair look set to reunite for the Wallabies

James Horwill and Will Genia will play their last home game for the St.George Queensland Reds this Saturday night, as the Reds take on the Chiefs in their Indigenous Round clash at Suncorp Stadium.  Will Genia and James Horwill are preparing for their final Reds home game, against the Chiefs.

Georgina Robinson   Will Genia contemplates his final season on home soil and reveals an enduring friendship with Matt Giteau helped give him the confidence to target fresh challenges.

Moore is "lucky" despite season-ending injury last year

Stephen Moore has a strong case for being the Wallabies World Cup captain.

Rupert Guinness   Hooker Stephen Moore could feel he has unfinished business when it comes to captaining the Wallabies considering his experience in the coveted role totals less than five minutes.

Hooper re-signs with ARU until end of 2018

New deal: Michael Hooper.

Wallabies and NSW Waratahs flanker Michael Hooper has signed a contract extension that will keep him playing rugby in Australia until at least the end of 2018.

Is Samu Kerevi the Wallabies' answer to Ma'a Nonu?

Blockbuster: Samu Kerevi has starred for the Reds.

Russell Jackson   The Wallabies look set to unleash a midfield power game during the Rugby Championship with Reds battering ram Samu Kerevi in the frame for a Test debut after impressing Australian coach Michael Cheika this Super Rugby season.

Folau would welcome Giteau back

New look: Israel Folau with the new Wallabies World Cup jersey launched in Sydney on Wednesday.

Daniel Lane   Giteau, Smith and Mitchell have indicated to Michael Cheika they want to be considered for selection.

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Wallabies jersey? Not as bad as 'volcano vomit on a rag' but ...

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Peter FitzSimons   Wallabies should have gone retro with the World Cup jersey.

Skelton breathes sigh of relief at jersey

Michael Cheika casts an eye over the new strip.

Daniel Lane    The Wallabies' new hard-to-grab Rugby World Cup jersey is just what the players wanted.

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Wallabies coach Cheika knows who will lead Australia to World Cup

Contenders: Stephen Moore, second from right, is one of six players in the mix for World Cup selection to have previously captained the side.

Rupert Guinness   Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has already decided who should captain Australia for both the Rugby Championship and World Cup.

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Wallabies World Cup jersey slammed online

Too yellow: Wallabies' World Cup jersey.

Georgina Robinson   There are few things likely to incite the rage of rugby supporters quicker than a jersey re-design. Except, that is, a World Cup jersey re-design. The Wallabies' 2015 World Cup jersey appears to be no exception.

Fight is on for Cooper as Reds star seems destined for Toulon

Quade Cooper

Phil Lutton   Toulon are already planning a night at the fights for Quade Cooper.

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