Stephen Samuelson is the Sports Editor for smh.com.au, and Editor of League HQ and Rugbyheaven
Stephen Samuelson Anyone holding on to the notion that the Australian conference is weak simply has not been watching Super Rugby.
Stephen Samuelson The Wallabies will have to break 20-year plus hoodoos if they are to win an away game against New Zealand and South Africa in the Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship in 2014.
Stephen Samuelson Join RugbyHeaven for full, live coverage as the Wallabies take on the All Blacks in Dunedin.
Stephen Samuelson Rugby Heaven brings you full, live coverage as the Wallabies look to avoid the wooden spoon.
Stephen Samuelson Who knew the AFL boss could control the weather? Andrew Demetriou has made his feelings known that September in Perth should be reserved for AFL matches, but the Wallabies were deprived of delivering...
Stephen Samuelson The rugby zeitgeist got it wrong when Ewen McKenzie was appointed Wallabies coach. Expectations were high.
Stephen Samuelson How McKenzie's men rated in Bledisloe II.
Stephen Samuelson Why Ewen McKenzie's the right man for Wallabies
Stephen Samuelson It was billed as the Wallabies' biggest game since the 2003 World Cup final. It started with an error reminiscent of Quade Cooper's kick out on the full in the World Cup semi-final against the All...
Stephen Samuelson Israel Folau joined rugby at a fortuitous time. Former league players like the ball in hand, the 13-a-side code demands it, and the former NRL star and AFL poster boy joined the Waratahs at a point...
Stephen Samuelson Fairfax Media has teamed up with Accenture to provide a unique array of statistics after each Lions clash.
Stephen Samuelson The raw slabs of red meat are warming up. Much has been said about how undercooked the British and Irish Lions are with the first Test against the Wallabies in Brisbane just a week away, but they...
Stephen Samuelson Join RugbyHeaven as the depleted NSW Waratahs travel to Perth to take on the Force.
Stephen Samuelson Join RugbyHeaven as the Crusaders host the Rebels for the first time in Super Rugby.
Stephen Samuelson Join RugbyHeaven for full, live commentary as the Chiefs host the Reds at Waikato Stadium in Round 9.
Stephen Samuelson Join RugbyHeaven as the NSW Waratahs seek back-to-back wins for the first time in 11 months as former Tahs coach Michael Foley brings the Western Force to Sydney.
Stephen Samuelson Welcome to real time coverage of the Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and Blues at Allianze Stadium.
Stephen Samuelson The first steps to salvation or ruin are often on the same path. This is why reading too much into the Reds' loss to the Brumbies on Saturday night is fraught with danger.
Stephen Samuelson There are times when a problem becomes so intractable that opinion-makers, well wishers and malcontents coalesce around the one solution. Say hello to the third-tier competition.