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In fine form: Will Genia at Wallabies training this week.

Bledisloe opener is Wallabies' best chance

The Bledisloe Cup series for 2016 favours the All Blacks retaining the iconic trophy. But there is one factor working for the Wallabies. They play the first Test of the series in Sydney.

Giteau Law: Matt Giteau is back to play for the Wallabies despite plying his club trade overseas.

Giteau Law will damage rugby

​Michael Cheika is taking a massive gamble with his back to the future plan for a revival of the Wallabies.

Sparking form: Israel Folau ran riot against the Sunwolves.

Waratahs have to beat Canes - and an unfair finals system

The good news is that the 2016 Super Rugby tournament picked up seamlessly following the Test break with a series of fantastic matches. The better news is that the Brumbies and the Waratahs enhanced their finals chances with bonus points victories.

Tale of two coaches: The mentor Eddie Jones and the boss Michael Cheika.

Mentor Jones beats boss Cheika

Eddie Jones celebrated England's splendid victory over Australia by organising for Andrew Johns to give a master-class to his playmakers. Michael Cheika reacted to the loss by engaging in an irrelevant slanging match with Steve Hansen.