Rupert Guinness Matt Giteau has long been lost to the Wallabies for next year's World Cup, but the bidding in French rugby for his services speaks volumes about his value as a player.
Rupert Guinness Former Wallabies coach Eddie Jones is back to full health and has some opinions on how Australia can improve.
Rupert Guinness Former Wallabies No.8 Ross Reynolds has continued the Bledisloe Cup war of words by claiming All Blacks captain Richie McCaw and prop Tony Woodcock are past their prime - less than a fortnight after...
Rupert Guinness As Waratahs coach Michael Cheika looks far and wide to complete his Super Rugby roster for next year, he expects the void left by second-rower Kane Douglas will remain unfilled.
Rupert Guinness Wallabies forward Will Skelton will rub shoulders in a line-up on Sunday that includes players from Test, Shute Shield and sub-districts rugby. And he says he is nervous.
Rupert Guinness The short term future of James O'Connor and his return to Australia is shored up. But confusion reigns about his long-term plans after the World Cup in Britain next year.
Rupert Guinness When second rower Greg Peterson and the Manly Marlins lost their Shute Shield semi-final to Eastwood at home last month, the towering lock was a devastated man.
Rupert Guinness Ewen McKenzie believes the Wallabies are ready to show how far they have developed as performers and entertainers one year since their first game under him as their coach when they take on the world...
Rupert Guinness When Pat McCabe recalls the blow to his neck when playing Super Rugby for the Brumbies against the Force in March, he admits he was scared his career was over.
Rupert Guinness Super Rugby and Test successes this year have imbued the Wallabies with intensity, self-confidence and trust in their physicality.
Rupert Guinness This time last year, Matt Toomua and Nic White were nervously counting down to their Test debut – against the All Blacks.
Rupert Guinness All Blacks historians may have a blank page open in anticipation that the world's No.1 ranked team will provide a record 18th consecutive Test win to document when they play the Wallabies at ANZ...
Marc Hinton and Rupert Guinness Ewen McKenzie has poured cold water on provocative comments from All Blacks coach Steve Hansen questioning his rival's selection of Kurtley Beale at five-eighth for the opening Bledisloe Cup Test.
Rupert Guinness Former Wallabies prop and Brisbane City head coach Nick Stiles could be rubbing his hands in delight at the thought of having three contracted Wallabies on his National Rugby Championship roster -...
Rupert Guinness After a major Shute Shield upset – the elimination of defending champions Sydney University from the title race last week – will there be another turnabout result in Saturday’s...
Rupert Guinness The question to Wallabies captain Michael Hooper was never going to get the answer the reporter wished for: is his All Blacks opponent Richie McCaw a spent force?
Rupert Guinness Most descriptions of the Wallabies forwards carry strong elements of doubt. As Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie recognised this week, they are a “maligned” pack.
Rupert Guinness Australians players may have been leaving their mark recently with success in Super Rugby and their collective progress as the Wallabies in their first year under coach Ewen McKenzie.
Rupert Guinness For Rob Horne the memory is not a scar, but it is certainly deep rooted: that being when he first played for the Wallabies in a Test against the All Blacks at Eden Park in Auckland.
Bledisloe Cup: A chat with All Blacks mate breaks on-field silence for Wallabies star Nathan Charles
Rupert Guinness It was brief, but their private on-field chat stood out amidst the relative silence among the Wallabies and All Blacks after their 12-12 draw at ANZ Stadium last Saturday.