Paul Cully

Paul Cully


World Rugby boss Brett Gosper says it is getting it right on concussion

Paul Cully World Rugby chief concedes a player could be visibly knocked out in a semi-final and picked to play in final one week later.

World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper says Test eligibility rules may be reviewed

In demand: Players such as Paul Alo-Emile of the Rebels are drawing the attention of international recruiters.

Paul Cully World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper has indicated that the game's governing body is prepared to review the controversial three-year residency rule for Test eligibility as the combination of...

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Time for the Wallabies cream to rise to the top

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Paul Cully The Brumbies v Waratahs game alone won't decide who wears gold, but in a number of positions the contenders can do themselves a favour.

NSW Waratahs forward Jacques Potgieter lets his game do the talking

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Paul Cully There won't be any red carpet rolled out in Canberra next week after the bitterness of the previous Waratahs-Brumbies clash.

Matt Giteau welcome, now Wallabies should pick David Pocock at No. 7 to worry Europe

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Paul Cully When David Pocock plays, the Wallabies win two out of three games. When he doesn't, they win less than half.

Bernard Foley must be selected for World Cup

Paul Cully The Japan-bound Waratah showed in Wellington why he is clearly the first-choice Wallabies No.10.

Hurricanes' non-All Blacks are just as dangerous for Waratahs

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Paul Cully The Hurricanes are stacked with Test stars but the Waratahs will have to do more than just shut the big names down.

Is this the weakest Australian conference since expansion?

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Paul Cully This is shaping up to be the weakest Australian conference since expansion.

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Wallabies coach Michael Cheika open to Israel Folau's switch to Wallabies midfield

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Paul Cully After all the warm and fuzzies generated by the Wallabies' 51-man squad get-together in Brisbane, things now get a little bit edgier.

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Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says England's attack was no surprise - and they'll pick Sam Burgess

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says the attacking prowess of England and Wales is not news to him.

Paul Cully Michael Cheika has greeted World Cup group rivals England's ability to play a more attacking, open style with an utter lack of surprise and is also adamant they will pick Sam Burgess.

Why the Brumbies won't win Super Rugby

Easy does it: Nic White breaks free of the Cheetahs at GIO Stadium.

Paul Cully The Brumbies are an excellent defensive side, but that isn't enough to win the title.

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Australian teams need to move up a gear against overseas opposition

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Paul Cully This is the Australian conference's worst start against overseas opposition since the introduction of the five-team conference system in 2011.

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Tight Five: Will Skelton returns to his best for NSW Waratahs

Dominant: Ofa Tu'Ungafasi of the Blues grapples with Will Skelton.

Paul Cully The giant Waratah got one back over All Black Patrick Tuipulotu on Saturday.

Boring? The Waratahs kick less than the vast majority of the NRL

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Paul Cully Issac Luke alone kicks almost as much as the Waratahs, so why is rugby still struggling to get traction?

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Israel Folau puts the Wallabies' 13 jersey in play

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Paul Cully Israel Folau's potential switch to the Wallabies' midfield has taken a significant step forward.

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Brumbies win would cloud the Wallabies selection picture

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Paul Cully Michael Cheika's job will get harder on two fronts if the Brumbies beat the Waratahs.

The chasers have well and truly caught NSW Waratahs

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Paul Cully The 2014 version of the Waratahs wouldn't recognise aspects of this year's play.

The Wallabies back line David Campese would take to the Rugby World Cup

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Paul Cully Wallabies great David Campese wants Israel Folau at No.13 and a recall for France-based Matt Giteau.

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'He's not dumb': David Campese says Steve Hansen echoed his 'boring' rugby fears to help All Blacks

Knows what he is doing: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is a canny operator.

Paul Cully David Campese says Steve Hansen's comments about rugby becoming 'boring' were nothing different to what he himself has been pointing out for a decade.

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Richard Graham's time in charge of Queensland Reds is running out

Reds tacklers BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 07:  Tatafu Polota-Nau of the Waratahs breaks through the defence during the round 4 Super Rugby match between the Queensland Reds and the New South Wales Waratahs at Suncorp Stadium on March 7, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Paul Cully Richard Graham's time at the Reds is running out. Boards don't make decisions on coaches, results do – the suits just rubber-stamp them.

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