Berrick Barnes will get first crack at captaining the NSW Waratahs in the absence of Rocky Elsom in their opening rugby trial match against Samoa in Tamworth on Friday.
Georgina Robinson Australia are sick of being Scotland's prized ''scalp''.
Georgina Robinson Australia's overseas-based rugby players will have to put country over money if they want to play in the 2015 World Cup.
Jim Morton In a damning reflection on the failed James O'Connor five eighth experiment, the Wallabies side that fell to the British and Irish Lions have been painted as clueless, headless chooks.
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 The Wallabies have not claimed a grand slam sweep of the Home Nations in 29 years and a dismal three-from-10 win record this year does not augur well for this attempt.
Paul Cully The internal dialogue of discarded Wallabies loose-head prop Benn Robinson would make for interesting public material if Argentina, as they undoubtedly will, take on the Wallabies' scrum in Perth on...
Georgina Robinson Dual international Israel Folau is set to finally announce he is staying in rugby after the Canterbury Bulldogs revealed they had ruled him out as a replacement for Brisbane Broncos-bound Ben Barba.
Paul Cully There is something particularly Australian about the fanfare surrounding the re-signing of Israel Folau.
Georgina Robinson No Bledisloe, no Tom Richards, no Webb Ellis? No worries. Australia still has one piece of silverware in the cabinet, the Bingham Cup, awarded to the winners of the gay World Cup held every two years.
Georgina Robinson James O'Connor's flirtation with the Test five-eighth jersey is over.
New Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has recalled controversial five-eighth Quade Cooper and revealed he is looking at incumbent pivot James O’Connor primarily as an outside back.
Phil Lutton Before Saturday night’s Test against the British and Irish Lions, the question had been asked over and over again: Is Israel Folau, a rookie code convert, really ready for international rugby?
Georgina Robinson If the Brumbies could do it, so can the Waratahs.
Georgina Robinson Former Wallabies playmaker Matt Giteau has not ruled out a return to Australian rugby before the 2015 World Cup despite leaving two years ago with a ''bitter'' taste in his mouth.
Paul Cully Matt Toomua started the game by kicking the ball out on the full against the Western Force in Perth, and never really recovered.
Georgina Robinson After a season of rebuilding, the Waratahs say they finally have the tools to mount a convincing raid on the Super Rugby finals next year.
Georgina Robinson It was certainly not the Australian rugby swansong Berrick Barnes imagined for himself but George Smith would tell you they rarely are.
A 34-man NSW Waratahs squad will travel to Argentina for a two-match tour to help the Pumas' preparations for the Rugby Championship starting next month.
Jim Morton Crusaders’ ominous home advantage doesn’t faze Reds ahead of Saturday night’s Super Rugby play-off