Tri Nations

On the white track: Tri Nations could use citing scheme

Greg Growden THE white card concept could be extended to the expanded Tri Nations series this season if the International Rugby Board gives the green light.

Union

ACT Sport Hall of Fame inductee George Gregan backs Brumbies to break title drought

George Gregan in his prime with the Wallabies.

Chris Dutton Australian rugby great George Gregan inducted to the ACTSport Hall of Fame on Friday night.

ARU deal likely after Kurtley Beale feels the 'love'

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Georgina Robinson The signs are looking good for Kurtley Beale to announce a new one-year deal with the Australian Rugby Union.

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Rugby

Tatafu Polota-Nau injury causes anxiety for Wallabies

Agony: An injury to Tatafu Polota-Nau could cause maximum pain for the Wallabies.

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies' plans for a Bledisloe Cup upset have taken a body blow with a major cloud over Test hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau.

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Rugby

Adam Ashley-Cooper ready to break finals curse with NSW Waratahs

Running man: Adam Ashley-Cooper training with the Waratahs on Thursday.

Georgina Robinson Decorated Waratahs utility Adam Ashley-Cooper may be six games off his Test century but he has rotten luck in finals football. 

Rugby

Wallabies must do better than French series to overcome New Zealand All Blacks

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie says a drought-breaking Bledisloe Cup win is possible but the Wallabies must "do a lot better" than their horror start to last year's campaign if they are to pull off the enormous upset.

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Union

George Smith warns Brumbies not to use France as a cash grab

Heads up: George Smith has warned players not to sign rich French deals too early in their careers.

Chris Dutton Australian Wallabies great George Smith has warned players will regret signing rich French deals if their only motivation is to "cash in", declaring a Test jersey is still the No 1 prize in rugby...

Union

Canberra duo Shellie Milward and Louise Burrows begin pathway to women's rugby World Cup in Paris

Louise Burrows and Shellie Milward are the two Canberrans in the Wallaroos side.

David Polkinghorne There's no better test for a broken collarbone than the Black Ferns, the New Zealand women's rugby team.

Rugby

Israel Folau scenario likely to be repeated in World Cup year

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Matthew Burke I could empathise with Israel Folau over the past week – when someone else made decisions about his welfare, came in over the top and told him what was best.

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Rugby

All Blacks win Rugby Championship after epic Springboks clash

Richie McCaw.

The All Blacks beat South Africa 38-27 in a pulsating nine-try Test at Johannesburg to defend their Rugby Championship title.

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Rugby

The chosen ones: Rugby Championship's first XV

McCaw

Paul Cully The Rugby Championship is done and dusted for another year, but who were the players that caught the eye? It is hard to go past the All Blacks for the bulk of the side.

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Rugby

Finding glimmers of hope means not everything is all black

John Eales It may be correct to say that losers look for victories within losses, but when your card is marked against such a dominant force as the All Blacks then you have to start somewhere.

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Rugby

Porous Wallabies score a D- for defence

Paul Cully The past two Wallabies performances will have given England coach Stuart Lancaster just enough to feel a little more uncomfortable in his chair as he examines the footage.

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Rugby

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie wants to build a stronger team culture

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies have climbed back up to third in the world rankings but Ewen McKenzie says it is the Test team's slow-moving cultural metamorphosis of which he is most proud.

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Rugby Union

Laurie Fisher taking a direct approach with Brumbies

Chris Dutton He was once head coach of the Brumbies, now Laurie Fisher will take charge as director of rugby, alongside rookie head coach Stephen Larkham. Fisher details his plans with Chris Dutton.

Union

Sharni Williams still eyeing World Cup berth with Wallaroos

Chris Dutton Canberra sevens star Sharni Williams could still be included in the Australian Wallaroos World Cup campaign, despite being left out of a 26-player squad to play against Canada and New Zealand in June.

Rugby

Deans departs as Wallabies link with McKenzie

Ewen McKenzie

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie will coach the Wallabies to the 2015 Rugby World Cup after the Australian Rugby Union released Robbie Deans from his two-year contract six months early.

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Rugby

Mowen has right qualities to retain top job: Dwyer

Ben Mowen

Georgina Robinson Will Genia should stay on the bench and Ben Mowen should remain as captain for the Wallabies' two-week tour of South Africa and Argentina, says former national coach Bob Dwyer.

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Rugby

Running rugby not easy to grasp

Matt Burke

Matthew Burke It has been a long time since a Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney didn't have every seat in the house covered.

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Rugby's big wheel executes sharp turn en route to Rio

Curtis Palmer

David Sygall Curtis Palmer was never one to sidestep an opponent. Not now. Not back when he could walk.