Former Wallabies five-eighth Matt Giteau has turned down a record offer from a rival French top-division club to re-sign with Toulon.
Georgina Robinson The Wallabies are set to face one of their own at Twickenham after Nick Cummins agreed to wear the black and white of the Barbarians against Australia in November.
Champions Toulon slumped to a 28-24 defeat at home to Stade Francais on Saturday in a match where they paid a heavy price for squandering 20 points with the boot.
French and European champions Toulon went on a nine-try rampage on Saturday in a 60-19 mauling of promoted La Rochelle while Clermont ended a six-match away losing streak with a 21-6 victory at Brive.
Paul Cully Hard questions for the Wallabies from top to bottom.
Georgina Robinson Privately, Adam Ashley-Cooper is locked in battle with obsessive self-doubt.
Richard Knowler There may have been some polite coughs behind closed fists in Sydney when the Crusaders revealed they had signed Nemani Nadolo.
Rupert Guinness When Matt Giteau reflects on his decision to leave Australia after he missed selection in the Wallabies squad for the 2011 World Cup, he admits the episode that centred on his publicised divide with...
Matt Giteau will captain a World XV against South Africa in a non-cap game on Saturday.
Australian fly-half Matt Giteau will lead a strong World XV side out against the Springboks on Saturday in Cape Town.
Matthew Burke Having once been an Aussie abroad, I always find time to follow those who have travelled overseas to play and track their performances.
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The Queensland Reds' referee relations sank to new depths as they gave up a 17-point Super Rugby lead in a flurry of penalties and yellow cards in Johannesburg.
James O'Connor's stint in European rugby union will include an appearance against an England XV after he was named in the Barbarians squad to play at Twickenham on June 1.
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...
Georgina Robinson Perth: The return of Israel Folau and Cam Crawford to the Waratahs' starting line-up for their clash with the Force reunites one of last year's most consistent and productive partnerships.
Former South Africa coach Nick Mallett will take charge of a World XV made up European-based club players in a game against the Springboks in their build-up to next year's World Cup.
"Frustrated" doesn't begin to explain the reaction to the Australian Rugby Union's 11th-hour intervention to stop Israel Folau playing for the Waratahs this weekend.
Rupert Guinness Wallabies halfback Will Genia is the next Australian representative player on French rugby’s wish list with the Queenslander named as a player of interest for two Top 14 clubs, French rugby...
Chris Dutton Australian Wallabies great George Smith has warned players will regret signing rich French deals if their only motivation is to "cash in", declaring a Test jersey is still the No 1 prize in rugby...