Georgina Robinson Eight years after making his international debut, Tatafu Polota-Nau has realised his trademark disregard for his own safety was hampering his career.
Daniel Gilhooly Dan Carter's bio-mechanical frailties explain why he has turned into world rugby's most injured man says All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.
Paul Cully AT THE start of his tenure, if you had offered Ewen McKenzie the chance to take on the All Blacks without Richie McCaw, Conrad Smith, Owen Franks, Cory Jane, Luke Romano and Dan Carter - all of whom...
Georgina Robinson Injuries have disrupted the Wallabies' preparations, with experienced Test hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau ruled out of the first Bledisloe Cup match while Ben Mowen and Nic White were forced to sit out...
Chris Dutton INJURIES and a form slide have put the ACT Brumbies' play-off dream on the brink as they count the costs of a brutal Australian derby at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.
Georgina Robinson A football stadium that came to resemble a Wallabies casualty ward overshadowed a telling 28-22 victory for the Waratahs over conference leaders the Brumbies at ANZ Stadium on Saturday.
Justin Chadwick When Western Force halfback Brett Sheehan was told his son only had a 50-50 chance of survival last month, his own injury woes suddenly didn't matter.
Stathi Paxinos Of all the advice that Bryce Hegarty received in the lead-up to his debut for the Melbourne Rebels last Saturday, a rather run-of-the-mill warning from assistant coach Nathan Grey proved to be the...
Stathi Paxinos Gareth Delve has been replaced as Melbourne Rebels skipper by Scott Higginbotham because the struggling team needs a leader who can play the full game, coach Damien Hill said on Thursday.
Georgina Robinson THE WARATAHS have called up versatile former Rebels back James Hilgendorf as cover at five-eighth for their clash with the Crusaders in Sydney on Thursday.
Owen Finegan Coach Robbie Deans's winning ratio is 65 per cent, higher than his two predecessors.
Reigning Super Rugby champions the Queensland Reds have been hit by injuries in just the second round of the new season.
Jim Morton The Queensland Reds will get an immediate test of their much-vaunted squad depth after being hit by a triple injury blow ahead of tomorrow night's clash with Western Force in Brisbane.
Standout back Rudi Wulf and All Blacks loose forward Jerome Kaino will miss the Blues' two-match Super Rugby trip to South Africa.
The Western Force have been hit hard by injury, with backs Nick Cummins, Napolioni Nalaga and Cameron Shepherd ruled out of Saturday night's Super Rugby clash with the NSW Waratahs in Sydney.
Ewen McKenzie I was recently chatting to a good mate of mine, Simon from ruckingoodstats.com, about all things rugby, and we drifted onto the topic of injuries.
Stathi Paxinos MELBOURNE REBELS fullback Kurtley Beale says he is injury free, but still not at full fitness, as he prepares for a long-awaited clash against his former team, the Waratahs, on Saturday night.
Queensland's backline injury curse plumbed new depths on Friday night as the Reds' Super Rugby defence took another heavy blow with a 23-13 loss to the Stormers at Suncorp Stadium.
Greg Growden THE push for Kurtley Beale to take over the Wallabies Test five-eighth spot next month will turn into a massive shove if he holds his own against Springboks No.
Matthew Burke It's great to see the return of one of rugby's most talked about players - Quade Cooper making his comeback in Super Rugby from that ill-fated night against Wales in the play-off game in last year's...