Stephen Samuelson is the Sports Editor for smh.com.au, and Editor of League HQ and Rugbyheaven
Stephen Samuelson It was a season turmoil for Australian Rugby with financial problems and off-field behaviour overshadowing the poor performances on the field by the Wallabies.
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.
Stephen Samuelson The Wallabies aim to keep the winning record under Michael Cheika.
Stephen Samuelson Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. He could have been talking about Wales coach Warren Gatland.
Stephen Samuelson Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has capped his code transformation after being awarded the peer-voted John Eales Medal as Australian rugby's best player on Thursday night.
Stephen Samuelson The Wallabies deserve greater credit than the 28-10 scoreline in Cape Town suggests. They were were far closer to the No.2 world ranking than the margin on the scoreboard
Stephen Samuelson Australia have a point to prove against the Springboks following their walloping by the All Blacks last time out.
Stephen Samuelson Much has been written about kicking in Australian rugby this year. The lingering legacy of Jake White’s stint at the Brumbies is tactics that value field position above all else.
Stephen Samuelson Will the minor-premiers continue their winning streak against the Crusaders at ANZ Stadium?
Stephen Samuelson Live coverage as the Waratahs host the Brumbies.
Stephen Samuelson Five talking points from Australia's big win over the French in the third Test.
Stephen Samuelson Join Stephen Samuelson for full, live coverage of the Second Test between Australia and France.
Stephen Samuelson Live coverage as the New Zealand All Blacks host England in the Second Test.
Stephen Samuelson The appointment of a new Wallabies captain this week was significant but not the start of new era. If that was the case, then over the past 14 years the Wallabies would have heralded more new dawns...
Stephen Samuelson Live coverage as the New Zealand All Blacks host England at Eden Park.
Stephen Samuelson If there is any justice from the rugby gods, neither the Brumbies nor Sharks will win the Super Rugby title.
Stephen Samuelson Live coverage as the Brumbies look to bounce back against the Sharks.
Stephen Samuelson The NSW Waratahs welcome back Israel Folau as they face another must-win home game.
Stephen Samuelson Despite dominating the game, NSW came up short without the finishing prowess of Folau.