Latest Wallabies news
Austin Healy 1:43 PM Stuart Lancaster has done some fine things, but he is now in danger of creating a sterile squad bereft of any magic, writes Austin Healey.
Chris Wilson ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says he's "open" to playing a role for the Australian Wallabies.
Martin Flanagan 3:00 PM What I have always liked about rugby union is watching the backs run with the ball. Last Saturday, therefore, I was drawn to an article in the Irish Times by sportswriter Keith Duggan in which he said "the running game…has always been rugby's gift to sport. If that is extinguished, rugby will lose the best of itself".
Chris Dutton A tumultuous international season has failed to dampen Australia's World Cup ambition, with vice-captain James Slipper declaring the Wallabies want to become the first team to win the tournament three times.
The $45,000 fine being paid by Kurtley Beale following a breach of the ARU Code of Conduct will be directed to the Lloyd McDermott Rugby Development Team, the Australian Rugby Union announced on Wednesday.
Duncan Johnstone England have recalled NZ No 8 Thomas Waldrom for their final test of the year against Australia.
World rugby rankings are out and the ABs are on top, while Australia slump under their new coach.
Mick Cleary Stuart Lancaster did not fall to his knees at the final whistle as his players did in a commendable show of solidarity with Samoa, but the England coach was undoubtedly offering up his own inner prayers as he admitted afterwards that his team would "definitely" have to improve if they are to beat Australia at Twickenham on Saturday.
Stephen Samuelson With the World Cup 10 months away, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika must decide whether his selections should look beyond next year's tournament.
Chris Dutton The Wallabies are in danger of slumping to their worst spring tour of Europe in almost a decade, but captain Michael Hooper is adamant the team is taking the right steps to rebuild its badly dented reputation.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is suffering from suspected appendicitis and has gone to hospital for a check-up, a team spokesman said following the Six Nations champions' 26-23 victory over Australia on Saturday.