Phil Lutton When James Horwill was given the Wallaby captaincy in 2011, it was the stuff of boyhood dreams. He would lead his nation to a memorable victory against the All Blacks, a Rugby World Cup and in a...
Phil Lutton Reds flanker Liam Gill spurned the advances of French rugby clubs to chase his dream of being Australia's first-choice openside in the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Phil Lutton Ewen McKenzie says he won’t shut the selection door on Wallaby captain Ben Mowen, who will walk away from the Australian game at the end of the Super Rugby season to take up a deal in France.
Chris Dutton and Phil Lutton Former Wallabies captain Nick Farr-Jones says he wouldn't pick skipper Ben Mowen for this year's Tests, urging coach Ewen McKenzie to look towards building a team for the 2015 World Cup.
Phil Lutton KURTLEY BEALE knew the question was coming. He had held court in the middle of a Wallabies media conference for 15 minutes, chatting about challenges and Rosario and Nick Phipps, before the elephant...
Phil Lutton The All Blacks have labelled Scott Higginbotham's knee and headbutt on Richie McCaw as a 'cheap shot' in a fiery wash-up to last night's Bledisloe Cup battle in Brisbane.
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 The last time Quade Cooper played Super Rugby in Christchurch, he was little more than a footnote on the match report.
Phil Lutton Almost every evening is a night of knee in New Zealand, specifically Quade Cooper's notorious patella, which possesses not just the superpower of enabling him to change direction in a hurry but spark...
Phil Lutton Too old? Apparently not. Too slow? Ask the All Blacks. In his first start for the Wallabies since 2004, the Benjamin Button of the back row, Radike Samo, showed age had not wearied him, just made him...
Phil Lutton James Horwill has had one hell of an initiation into life as the Wallabies captain.
Phil Lutton Queensland Reds and Wallaby star Digby Ioane will offer his Bledisloe Cup jersey from Saturday night to charity in a bid to raise funds for the families devastated by the Slacks Creek fires.
Phil Lutton Former Queensland coach Phil Mooney says the potentially costly delay in putting pen to paper with Quade Cooper has opened the gate for league's audacious poaching raid on the Wallaby star.
Phil Lutton After feeling like he's just completed a second pre-season, Digby Ioane is hoping to unleash five weeks of frustration on the battling Auckland Blues as he makes his return to Super Rugby on Friday...
Phil Lutton Will Genia's management has set the star halfback's price at lofty $400,000 per season as the Queensland Reds fight to retain the signature of their influential Wallaby playmaker.
Phil Lutton Once upon a time, the thought of a league player breezing into rugby union on an over-inflated contract was met with reprehension by purebloods of the 15-man game.
Phil Lutton The rush for the services of in-demand flyhalf Quade Cooper is officially a two-horse race, with the Wallaby star knocking back a colossal offer from a leading French club to commit his immediate...
Phil Lutton He's caught the attention of fans with his new comic book kicking style but Quade Cooper doesn't care so long as he keeps landing them.
Phil Lutton Reds bolter has Barnes in his sight - and on his books.
Phil Lutton Hynes switches from wing to fullback for trial match against Crusaders.