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Brumbies winger Robbie Coleman switches to flyhalf for Canberra Vikings

David Polkinghorne Robbie Coleman makes switch to flyhalf for Canberra Vikings.

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Brumbies better off without speculation about Jake White, says chief

David Polkinghorne ACT Brumbies chief admits team is now better off, but World Cup winning coach left the club in a very strong position.

Ewen McKenzie a veteran of travel trouble

Rupert Guinness The delayed arrival of Wallabies' baggage in Argentina from South Africa on Sunday night would not have worried Wallabies head coach Ewen McKenzie too much.

Wallabies expect unpredictable Pumas

Georgina Robinson Buenos Aires - If the Wallabies were hoping for a physical or mental reprieve in Argentina this weekend, their defence coach has a reality check in the works.

Tevita Kuridrani finds guidance works wonders

Georgina Robinson Buenos Aires: Tevita Kuridrani has revealed guidance from Brumbies teammate Christian Leali'ifano has been the key to unlocking his best performances yet in a gold jersey. 

Ma'a Nonu linked with move to Toulon

Duncan Johnstone All Blacks star Ma'a Nonu has been linked to French club Toulon as the European champions ramp up recruitment ahead of next year's Rugby World Cup.

Jake White quits Sharks to further international aspirations

Jake White

Jake White has stepped down as Director of Rugby at South Africa's Sharks Super Rugby team to pursue international opportunities ahead of the World Cup next year.

Missing luggage adds to Wallabies' woes on tour

Seasoned traveller: Sekope Kepu in action against the Springboks.

Georgina Robinson A haul of lost luggage has added insult to injury for the battle-weary Wallabies. 

Ewen McKenzie to get creative as brutalised Wallabies sweat on recovery of Matt Toomua, Rob Simmons

Matt Toomua

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies will have to back up from the most brutal battle of their time under Ewen McKenzie to finish their Rugby Championship campaign on a high in Argentina this weekend.

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Wallabies wannabes Quade Cooper and Will Genia to reunite in bid for Test recalls

Will Genia

Rupert Guinness The pieces are falling in to place for Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie to judge for himself the prospect of selecting a reunited Will Genia and Quade Cooper halves combination for their final Test...

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ACT Brumbies flanker David Pocock on track for Super Rugby round one return

David Pocock scores a try during the touch football tournament near Parliament House.

David Polkinghorne David Pocock has taken the next step towards his comeback, in the most unlikely surroundings.

Dane Coles to join All Blacks in South Africa

Hooker Dane Coles will rejoin the All Blacks squad ahead of their Test in South Africa following the birth of his first child.

Deflated Wallabies call on Will Skelton and Jake Schatz

Called up: Will Skelton (centre).

Georgina Robinson NSW rookie Will Skelton and Queensland back-rower Jake Schatz will boost a tired and battered Wallabies in Argentina on Monday as they aim to put right a disappointing Rugby Championship campaign.

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Wallabies not as bad as Springboks scoreline suggests

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Stephen Samuelson The Wallabies deserve greater credit than the 28-10 scoreline in Cape Town suggests. They were were far closer to the No.2 world ranking than the margin on the scoreboard

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Wallabies are looking ahead despite disappointing loss to Springboks, says Nick Phipps

No regrets: Nick Phipps tries to evade Cornal Hendricks in Cape Town on Saturday.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies halfback Nick Phipps vowed his teammates would not arrive in Argentina ‘‘kicking stones’’ despite letting a win slip in spectacular fashion against South Africa on...

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Wallabies crumble in face of late Boks blitz

Adam Ashley-Cooper.

Georgina Robinson A three-try second half bonanza from the Springboks steam rolled the Wallabies on Saturday and ensured the Newlands Stadium hoodoo will celebrate its 23rd birthday next year. 

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Wallabies captain Michael Hooper admits his side could not match Springboks

Michael Hooper

Georgina Robinson Michael Hooper told it straight after the Wallabies' late-game collapse against South Africa, admitting "we couldn't keep up with them" as the Springboks powered home with three tries in the final...

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New Zealand All Blacks take third successive Rugby Championship

Content: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.

Liam Napier Steve Hansen is generally difficult to please but, other than a head knock to Brodie Retallick, the All Blacks coach cut a satisfied figure after his side clinched a third successive Rugby...

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Quade Cooper returns in Brisbane City's NRC win over Queensland Country

Sam Phillips Quade Cooper has returned from a five-month shoulder injury layoff with a spritely 20-minute cameo for Brisbane City in their 29-13 win over Queensland Country.

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Owen Farrell injury no cause for concern, says Saracens boss

Julian Guyer Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall tried to allay concerns over the fitness of Owen Farrell after the England fly-half missed Saturday's 40-19 Premiership win over Sale with a thigh strain.