Greg Growden is Chief Rugby Correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald
Greg Growden It all began 30 years ago. Australia v Scotland. Sydney Cricket Ground. After babbling my first Test match report for The Sun-Herald country edition to a similarly confused copytaker back in the old...
Greg Growden After 20-odd years (with the emphasis on odd) of taking the mickey, it's time for the farewell Ruck and Maul column.
Greg Growden At Eden Park, a capacity crowd - loving every minute of the Wallabies being brutally carved up by the All Blacks butchers - were involved in a red-nose day for charity.
Greg Growden THE Waratahs have been forced to look outside their 30-man squad to fill their depleted back line, with Sydney University's Peter Betham in line for a wing spot against the Crusaders in Sydney on...
Greg Growden AUSTRALIAN Rugby Union chief John O'Neill believes complaints that Australia doesn't have the playing numbers to warrant a fifth Super Rugby team and the local conference is not pulling its weight...
Greg Growden ROBBIE DEANS looked devastated after the loss to Scotland in Newcastle on Tuesday night. He wasn't much brighter when he arrived in Brisbane late yesterday - because he had been out-coached by...
Greg Growden THE Wallabies are resigned to not seeing their Test captain James Horwill until at least the end-of-season northern hemisphere tour, but the chances of their first-choice five-eighth James O'Connor...
Greg Growden IT IS a long time since a Wallabies Test match in Sydney has been so keenly anticipated. This is not just because the Wallabies have a rare chance to wrap up a clean sweep against the best team in...
Greg Growden The antics at the Waratahs and Force keep getting crazier.
Greg Growden Ruck 'n' Maul: Brumbies coach Jake White has reacted to comments by Waratahs skipper Benn Robinson.
Greg Growden There are advantages and disadvantages in Australia having no representation in the final weeks of the Super Rugby tournament.
Greg Growden, Sydney Drew Mitchell, Radike Samo and Nathan Sharpe included in 30-man Rugby Championship squad.
Greg Growden THE Wallabies selectors love picking novices, but have shown by including Drew Mitchell, Radike Samo and Nathan Sharpe in the 30-man Rugby Championship squad they haven't forgotten their tribal...
Greg Growden DESPITE the uncertainty over whether Sonny Bill Williams will play in the opening Bledisloe Cup match, the Wallabies are preparing for the dynamic All Blacks midfielder to be running onto ANZ Stadium...
Greg Growden Does it help or hinder you that the Australian provinces finished the Super Rugby season relatively early?
Greg Growden IMPROVEMENTS in the Wallabies' kicking and catching capabilities, and more clinical work at the breakdown are imperative if Australia are to win the major silverware this year.
Greg Growden FORMER All Blacks prop Richard Loe says the Wallabies will win only one of their six Rugby Championship matches. The New Zealand media reckons Wallabies coach Robbie Deans is on his last legs.
Greg Growden Wallabies inside centre Anthony Faingaa was nursing a rolled ankle and second-rower Sitaleki Timani sporting a bleeding eye after another brutal training session preparing for the All Blacks.
Greg Growden, Sydney Promoted to starting line-up as blindside flanker due to shoulder injury to Wycliff Palu.
Greg Growden NEW ZEALAND will be wasting their time trying to psych out the Wallabies by reminding them of last year's World Cup semi-final loss, because it has been erased from their memory.