Phil Lutton Before Saturday night’s Test against the British and Irish Lions, the question had been asked over and over again: Is Israel Folau, a rookie code convert, really ready for international rugby?
Phil Lutton Live: Wallabies v British and Irish Lions
Phil Lutton On Saturday night, James O'Connor will be handed one of the most hotly disputed Wallaby jerseys in recent history. He has made it clear he does not intend to give it back in a hurry.
Phil Lutton Stephen Larkham says Wallaby number 10 James O'Connor will be under immense pressure to forge combinations on the field as he tries to guide Australia around the park against the British and Irish...
Phil Lutton Dull, dreary and obsessed with the set piece ... northern hemisphere sides generally come to Australian shores with a reputation for keeping it deathly simple on the rugby field.
Phil Lutton He's been credited with having magical healing powers and they may have just worked again, with Digby Ioane declaring himself fit and available for the Wallabies as they host the British and Irish...
Phil Lutton Christian Lealiifano is reminded daily of the two things that have caused the most pain in his life. He bears the scars of one, the mark of another.
Phil Lutton Liam Gill was a wide-eyed nine-year-old living in Portland, Oregon, the last time the British and Irish Lions toured Australia.
Phil Lutton Wallabies utility Berrick Barnes says anticipation levels within the Australian squad have reached World Cup status as the countdown to the first Test against the British and Irish Lions begins in...
Phil Lutton Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has lauded the big-match credentials of Israel Folau.
Phil Lutton Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has lauded the big-match credentials of Israel Folau, giving the strongest indication yet the league and AFL convert will be wearing a Wallabies jumper on Saturday night.
Phil Lutton British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland was caught somewhere between counting the cost of his side's no-holds-barred clash with the Queensland Reds and embracing the old-school carnage of it all.
Phil Lutton Quade Cooper was a man who knew his fate on Saturday night.
Phil Lutton Blood stains on the crisp white jerseys of the Reds means this Lions tour has come to life. The tourists craved a contest and were dutifully handed one in a spirited night at Suncorp Stadium.
Phil Lutton Wallaby backrower Scott Higginbotham says he hasn’t given up hope of taking on the British and Irish Lions after suffering a painful dislocated shoulder in Melbourne’s loss to the Reds at Suncorp...
Phil Lutton Live: Reds v Rebels
Phil Lutton It’s hard to believe such a mythical place exists in Australian rugby at the moment but the events of the past few days go beyond Quade Cooper.
Georgina Robinson, Phil Lutton As the Waratahs coach preparing his side to face the Reds in round two this season, Michael Cheika paid no heed to Quade Cooper's so-called defensive weaknesses.
Phil Lutton and Georgina Robinson Reds coach Ewen McKenzie expects beleaguered playmaker Quade Cooper to make a statement against the Stormers in Cape Town on the weekend after absorbing the news of his omission from the Wallaby...