Paul Cully Israel Folau's stunning rise in his third code is complete, with the Waratahs fullback set to be named on the right wing against the British and Irish Lions on Saturday.
Phil Lutton Ask James Horwill about what has gone on inside his right leg over the past three years. Then take a seat, flip open the anatomy book and try not to shudder in imagined pain.
The Wallabies are looking to regroup and regain momentum in their next World Cup match against the United States after their stunning unravelling against spirited Ireland here on Saturday.
Justin Chadwick Queensland skipper James Horwill has promised fans they will see a drastically improved showing from the Reds this week when they take on the Force.
Paul Cully Athletic, ambitious, skilled - the full array of the British and Irish Lions' repertoire became frighteningly clear on Saturday night.
Rupert Guinness Ask Hugh McMeniman and he will tell you size doesn't matter - at least when it comes to the British and Irish Lions squad.
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...
Paul Cully All of the cards have finally been shown. Robbie Deans' 31-man squad to face the British and Irish Lions has been announced, putting into place the final pieces of the jigsaw he hopes will be enough...
Rupert Guinness Wallabies captain James Horwill has had enough of all the talk pumping up the British and Irish Lions Test series. He just wants to get on with it.
Rupert Guinness For a fleeting moment on Tuesday, Kurtley Beale seemed comfortable speaking about his remarkable and fast return to the Wallabies fold after a series of alcohol-related incidents led him to...
Georgina Robinson There was a palpable sense of detachment in Quade Cooper's voice when he talked about his final chance to make the Wallabies this weekend.
Recently retired Wallabies second-rower Nathan Sharpe has preached the importance of discipline when the inevitable fireworks go off in the three-Test rugby series against the British and Irish Lions.
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 will help ensure Australia is not robbed of its leader due to the heightened physicality expected in the British and Irish Lions...
Paul Cully Michael Hooper provides the Waratahs' silver lining.
Tour captain Sam Warburton will make his first appearance for the British and Irish Lions on Saturday night when they face their toughest pre-Test challenge against Queensland at Suncorp Stadium.
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.
Quade Cooper has been made captain of the Queensland Reds team against the British and Irish Lions on Saturday when he makes his last bid for a Wallabies berth in the Test series against the tourists.
Reds v Rebels at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 7.40pm (AEST)