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The Breakdown

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika could benefit from pressure-cooker conditions

Georgina Robinson If the misconduct case against Waratahs coach Michael Cheika does not have the same outcome as Football Federation Australia's case against Brendon Santalab this could turn into a major headache for...

Force v Brumbies

nib Stadium, Perth, Saturday 9.45pm (AEST)

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ACT Brumbies v Western Force

LIVE Brumbies v Force.

Chris Dutton The Western Force host the ACT Brumbies in this Saturday night clash - the last of the regular season. Chris Dutton will be blogging all the action live from 9.45pm (AEST).


Wallabies lose third skipper in Genia

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 08: Will Genia looks on while waiting for presentations to commence during Rugby Championship match between the Australian Wallabies and the South African Springboks at Patersons Stadium on September 8, 2012 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Ben Horne When Wallabies skipper Will Genia hobbled from Patersons Stadium in Perth on Saturday night with a blown out knee, David Pocock said to him, ''mate, let's not have a captain''.

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Wary Wallabies three captains down

Will Genia is treated for an injury during the Rugby Championship match against South Africa.

Greg Growden Will Genia becomes third Australian Test skipper in a row to suffer a season-ending injury.


Genia gone for six months as captain's curse strikes

Will Genia

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.

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McCabe earns Wallabies recall

Chris Dutton Pat McCabe’s 30 minute stint in Canberra’s first grade rugby union grand final has earned him an international recall with the ACT Brumbies centre selected in the Wallabies side to play on Saturday...


Beale dropped to bench for Argentina Test

Kurtley Beale

Kurtley Beale has been dropped to the bench for the Wallabies Test against Argentina on Saturday.


Fun, fearsome Argentinians light fire under stale schedule

Martin Scelzo (L) and Agustin Creevy (L) of Argentina celebrate following their team's 13-12 victory during the IRB 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Argentina and Scotland at Wellington Regional Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Wellington, New Zealand.

Greg Growden AUSTRALIAN Rugby Union officials get strange requests from touring teams, but not many as odd as the one a few nights ago.

Live: Australia v Argentina


Justin Ballis Can the Wallabies score consecutive wins in the Rugby Championships?

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A perfect 10 proves tough call for Deans

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 21:  Kurtley Beale of the Wallabies runs the ball during an Australian Wallabies training session at Coogee Oval on June 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Jim Morton Robbie Deans's backline dilemma hasn't been made any easier by Quade Cooper's knee injury, with a tough choice pending between Berrick Barnes and Kurtley Beale as Wallabies five-eighth.


Ryan chasing first Wallaby cap

Ryan, Paddy - Waratahs

Georgina Robinson Rising NSW prop Paddy Ryan will continue his quest for a first Test cap after being named in the Wallabies squad to play South Africa and Argentina away during the next three weeks.

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Deans names Beale as playmaker


Melissa Woods JOHANNESBURG: Five-eighth Kurtley Beale will be given a licence to thrill in his return to the Wallabies' starting side for their Rugby Championship Test with South Africa in Pretoria on Saturday.

Live: Argentina v Australia

Kurtley Beale

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Wallabies up to the Test as newcomers show mettle

Ben Alexander

Greg Growden ROSARIO: On this night, at this venue, on this occasion, the Wallabies could easily have lost their way.


Western Force sign former Brumbies back


The Western Force have signed Australian Sevens and former Brumbies outside back Ed Stubbs for the next two Super Rugby seasons.


Palu back for All Blacks Test


Enforcer Wycliff Palu will make his long-awaited return for the Wallabies in Saturday's Bledisloe Cup Test against the All Blacks at Suncorp Stadium.


Pocock may ignore European tour to get fit for Super season

David Pocock

Chris Dutton Injured Wallabies flanker David Pocock will consider sitting out the spring tour to focus on being fit for the Super Rugby season and ensure he avoids an ongoing battle with his knee injury.

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Ban Quade for a year: Connolly

Quade Cooper.

Former Test coach John Connolly calls for the ARU to ban disgruntled playmaker Quade Cooper for 12 months for his 'unforgivable' criticism of the Wallabies.

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It's Blacks to the wall

A wing and a prayer: Wallabies back Ben Tapuai is stopped in his tracks by the All Blacks defence last night.

Georgina Robinson Wallabies prove they have the confidence to dominate on upcoming end-of-year tour.