Greg Growden is Chief Rugby Correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald
Greg Growden It has taken a while, but the Brumbies have to be taken seriously. For weeks, many have been waiting for this young bunch of no-names to lose their way.
Greg Growden INDIVIDUAL battles and how certain players perform under pressure in Canberra tonight and Christchurch tomorrow will have an enormous bearing on the make-up of the 35-man Wallabies squad to play...
Greg Growden CONCERNS that the Wallabies may suffer an embarrassment similar to losing to Samoa last season and Scotland in 2009 have convinced Test selectors to force key players to back up three times in one...
Greg Growden DON'T mention the dreaded ''S'' word around the Wallabies. S for Samoa. S for Scotland. It immediately leads to cold S. S for sweats.
Greg Growden Don't mention the dreaded S word around the Wallabies. S for Samoa. S for Scotland. It immediately leads to cold S. S for sweats.
Greg Growden DAN PALMER, Australia's new tight-head prop, has the demeanour to indicate he is not the type of bloke to mess with.
Greg Growden DAVID POCOCK'S first experience as Test captain was described succinctly by the Wallabies breakaway: ''Very disappointed and very cold.''
Greg Growden THE Wallabies woes continued last night when they were forced into a back-line change, bringing in Rebels winger Cooper Vuna for Joe Tomane, who rolled his ankle at training.
Greg Growden IT IS his wild, black, shaggy hair that gets all the attention. But the fact Welsh prop Adam Jones can actually scrummage and make an impact has as much to do with him being one of the most popular...
Greg Growden KURTLEY BEALE can concentrate on his on-field performance against Wales on Saturday as Wallabies officials made it abundantly clear yesterday that discussing his latest off-field drama involving an...
Greg Growden THE Wallabies' woes continued last night when their tighthead prop Sekope Kepu was ruled out of Saturday night's Test against the All Blacks in Auckland after damaging his medial ligament in training.
Greg Growden Do not fear. The Wallabies might be in turmoil, and no one gives them any hope of winning at Eden Park. But the man who knows best how to beat the All Blacks is back.
Greg Growden DOM SHIPPERLEY is in line to play his first Test match and Kurtley Beale is expected to return to the Wallabies' fullback position for Saturday night's Test against the Springboks in Perth.
Greg Growden Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has again shown faith in two of his Three Amigos by returning Kurtley Beale to the starting line-up and giving Quade Cooper another chance at No.
Greg Growden SPRINGBOKS World Cup-winning coach Jake White has called on the Wallabies forwards to dramatically lift their standards against South Africa tomorrow night, otherwise they will suffer their third...
Greg Growden Relief at last for the Wallabies as they hold on to beat the Springboks at Subiaco.
Greg Growden Will Genia becomes third Australian Test skipper in a row to suffer a season-ending injury.
Greg Growden THE Wallabies are pondering whether it is wise to officially announce another captain after Will Genia become their third Test skipper in a row to suffer a season-ending injury.
Greg Growden ROSARIO: In the land of gargantuan steaks and enormous forwards, the Wallabies will go for brawn in their pack to confront the Pumas on Saturday night.
Greg Growden ROSARIO: On this night, at this venue, on this occasion, the Wallabies could easily have lost their way.