Paul Cully The biggest threat to the Waratahs' Super Rugby finals chances is not the massive winger Nemani Nadolo, it is the man who has a licence to pop up on either wing, All Blacks No.8 Kieran Read.
Paul Cully Big man, big occasion, big impact. No one else in Australia could have done what Will Skelton did in setting up that try for Bernard Foley to put the icing on the Waratahs' cake in their Super Rugby...
Paul Cully Against a side with a lesser defensive lineout than the Reds, the Waratahs could have headed into the finals with paper over the cracks, but their lineout problems on Saturday night will sharpen the...
Paul Cully Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie's decision to name the same 23 players - bar Kane Douglas - that coughed up almost 50 points last week is one of the more eloquent expressions of a Catch-22 situation...
Paul Cully Jaco Peyper did not decide the result. The gap between the Wallabies and the All Blacks is far more significant than any influence the referee had on Saturday
Paul Cully The Wallabies have become spectators in Test rugby’s arms race.
Paul Cully There are question marks about the big second-rower's all-round game, but his urgency and sheer size from the bench on Saturday night gave the Wallabies something they have been lacking in the...
Paul Cully There were fears before the game that this game would send the Wallabies back to Marseille, 2007.
Paul Cully The Rugby Championship is done and dusted for another year, but who were the players that caught the eye? It is hard to go past the All Blacks for the bulk of the side.
Paul Cully Rugby league has many qualities, and rugby has been smart enough to quietly steal a few of the best.
Paul Cully It is rare that the difference between two teams can be distilled to one segment of play, but it happened in the 54th Bledisloe Test on Saturday night.
Paul Cully Nick Cummins was handed man of the match, but it belongs to the collective effort of the pack.
Paul Cully Michael Hooper was awarded man of the match, but, in terms of influence, this was Folau's best game for the Wallabies
Paul Cully It was the last game of this calendar year, but this was as much about next year.
Paul Cully Blanket accusations of a lack of spite from the Wallabies last Saturday night are not quite true.
Paul Cully Talking points from the All Blacks v Wallabies Test.
Paul Cully Upon the completion of the Super Rugby tournament, Australians seeking to get a glimpse into a rosy future by the study of numbers were confronted with some unco-operative data.
Paul Cully There was a wonderfully expressive look on the pained face of Argentina's Patricio Albacete in the 71st minute against the All Blacks.
Paul Cully There's no doubt about it, the All Blacks dominate the Wallabies in every department.
Paul Cully Only the cheeriest rugby optimist would volunteer that the game is without its challenges. Dig into the numbers and they reveal the amount of time spent on resetting scrums was almost identical to...