Greg Growden is Chief Rugby Correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald
Greg Growden THE long flight from Sydney to Johannesburg is a trial at the best of times. But for the Waratahs, who head to the Republic this morning, it will turn into a torture trip, as they will spend hour...
Greg Growden SPRINGBOKS supporters still wince when reminded of it, but South African coaching staff will not be using the horrid memories of last year's World Cup exit to motivate their team against the...
Greg Growden The Wallabies believe the Springboks will use their two-prong scrumhalf combination as a prime attacking tool, with Francois Hougaard as a weapon off the ruck.
Greg Growden AFTER the despair of Sydney, Auckland and another doomed Bledisloe Cup campaign, the Wallabies headed to the other side of the country in search of pain relief. No such luck.
Greg Growden JOHANNESBURG: Springbok tight-head prop Jannie Du Plessis was reticent to say the Wallabies pack got away with illegalities, but he said it anyway.
Greg Growden NO WONDER Quade Cooper was looking a bit edgy during a television interview after the Reds' win over the Force in Brisbane on Saturday night.