Greg Growden is Chief Rugby Correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald
Greg Growden The Wallabies have received encouraging news about their end-of-season northern hemisphere tour.
Greg Growden SPRINGBOKS World Cup-winning coach Jake White has called on the Wallabies forwards to dramatically lift their standards against South Africa tomorrow night, otherwise they will suffer their third...
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 Will Genia becomes third Australian Test skipper in a row to suffer a season-ending injury.
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.
Greg Growden The Wallabies have certainly discovered this season whether there is actually any depth in Australian rugby.
Greg Growden The Wallabies have discovered their leadership group is jinxed, with Will Genia the only man left standing after captain David Pocock yesterday discovered he may have played his last match for the...
Greg Growden THE Wallabies have discovered their leadership group is jinxed, with Will Genia the only man left standing after captain David Pocock discovered yesterday he may have played his last match for the...
Greg Growden Does it help or hinder you that the Australian provinces finished the Super Rugby season relatively early?
Greg Growden The Wallabies' hopes of regaining the Bledisloe Cup for the first time in a decade have become even more of an impossible dream after discovering their Test captain, David Pocock, may miss the rest...
Greg Growden FRONT-ROWERS are rarely handed the captaincy reins, but Test prop Benn Robinson is suddenly in strong contention to be the Waratahs' skipper for the opening month of the Super Rugby tournament.
Greg Growden EWEN McKENZIE has been on a fitness drive, lost the bulk around his girth, and looks taut, trim and terrific. But that doesn't mean the successful Reds coach has suddenly become feeble.
Greg Growden REDS coach Ewen McKenzie has learnt from last year's early season drubbing by the Waratahs and is bound to select a faster, more mobile forward pack when they meet in the Super Rugby opener in Sydney...
Greg Growden GONE are the days when matches between NSW and Queensland were the be-all and end-all of Australian rugby.
Greg Growden ON AUSTRALIA'S Super Rugby Saturday, several fringe Wallabies candidates have the chance to convince the selectors they are ready for top-level football.
Greg Growden THE Waratahs woes continue to grow, with their next opponent - the Sharks - getting the required confidence boost before their road trip by enjoying one of their most spirited comebacks in years to...
Greg Growden DOUBTS over whether Drew Mitchell will play Test football this season have improved Rebels winger Cooper Vuna's chances of being selected for the Wallabies.
Greg Growden THE Reds are trying to come to terms with their road trip from hell, which has seriously affected their aspirations of being the first Australian side to win back-to-back Super Rugby titles.
Greg Growden INDIVIDUAL battles and how certain players perform under pressure in Canberra tonight and Christchurch tomorrow will have an enormous bearing on the make-up of the 35-man Wallabies squad to play...
Greg Growden CONCERNS that the Wallabies may suffer an embarrassment similar to losing to Samoa last season and Scotland in 2009 have convinced Test selectors to force key players to back up three times in one...