Georgina Robinson Eight years after making his international debut, Tatafu Polota-Nau has realised his trademark disregard for his own safety was hampering his career.
Georgina Robinson Wallabies flanker Scott Fardy has been ruled out of the side's Test against Italy after suffering a concussion in Australia's loss to England last weekend.
Georgina Robinson Injuries have disrupted the Wallabies' preparations, with experienced Test hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau ruled out of the first Bledisloe Cup match while Ben Mowen and Nic White were forced to sit out...
Jim Morton Quade Cooper might even captain the Queensland Reds on Saturday night in his final audition for a Wallabies squad berth against the British and Irish Lions.
Georgina Robinson While British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland was publicly looking forward to a ''tougher'' test against the Reds on Saturday, his defence coach Andy Farrell was furiously making mental notes.
Rupert Guinness Wallabies coach Robbie Deans could not contain himself over his acclaim for the speed, physicality and excitement of the clash between the Reds and British and Irish Lions in Brisbane on Saturday -...
David Polkinghorne Peter Kimlin was so confident he would not get called into the Wallabies squad he was already on holidays down the coast when coach Robbie Deans rang.
Rupert Guinness The appointment of second-rower James Horwill as Wallabies captain ahead of Will Genia for the British and Irish Lions series will help take the pressure off the halfback, according to Wallaby legend...
Newlands Stadium, Cape Town, Sunday 1.05am (AEST)
Reds veteran Radike Samo will start at No.8 in Sunday's Super Rugby clash with the Stormers in Cape Town.
Reds v Rebels at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 7.40pm (AEST)
Melbourne Rebels five-eighth James O'Connor says his Super Rugby team's ambitions come before any personal duel with Queensland's Quade Cooper.
Ed Jackson Melbourne halfback Nick Phipps will put his Wallabies aspirations to one side as the Rebels chase history in Saturday's Super Rugby derby against Queensland in Brisbane.
nib Stadium, Perth, Saturday 7.40pm (AEST)
Justin Ballis Join RugbyHeaven for the all-Australian clash in Perth.
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)
The Queensland Reds will be without Wallabies captain James Horwill for Friday night's Super Rugby clash against the injury-hit Sharks at Suncorp Stadium.
Western Force-bound flyer Luke Morahan will start for Queensland at fullback in their Super Rugby clash with the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Sunday morning.
Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies enforcer Fotu Auelua will cap off one of the biggest weeks of his career when he returns to the starting XV for the blockbuster clash with the Queensland Reds on Saturday night.