Phil Lutton No-frills Reds flanker Beau Robinson has predicted a ''bash fest'' against the Stormers on Saturday night in Brisbane as persistant rain threatens to turn an open game into trench warfare.
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Rupert Guinness Waratahs prop Benn Robinson is bracing for an upfront battle of Test intensity when his side take on the Queensland Reds on Saturday.
Stephen Samuelson Join RugbyHeaven for full, live coverage as the Wallabies take on the All Blacks in Dunedin.
Georgina Robinson, Turin Rob Simmons will make a switch to the back row in a tactical shake-up pitched at out-powering Italy.
Georgina Robinson Rob Simmons will make a switch to the back row in a tactical shake-up pitched at overpowering Italy this weekend.
HOW THEY RATED
Alex Rowe Alex Rowe rates Robbie Deans' men after the first Test.
nib Stadium, Perth, Saturday 7.40pm (AEST)
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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.
Phil Lutton Live: Reds v Sharks
Phil Lutton The Super Rugby hopes of the Sharks, in the gloomy words of their coach, are dead. The Reds are very much alive after ‘dusting off’ some of their old tricks on the way to a drought-breaking triumph...
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.
Jim Morton Cheetahs halfback Piet van Zyl scored two first-half tries as the Queensland Reds suffered a 27-13 loss in the Super Rugby game at Bloemfontein.
Georgina Robinson Storming Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg has missed out to NRL convert Israel Folau in the first Wallabies squad to be named for the upcoming British and Irish Lions tour.
Paul Cully Cooper was out of the 25. The process that led to that point has been a few years in the making.
Paul Cully The significance of Berrick Barnes' cameos against the Stormers and Brumbies in successive weeks is that he could be playing his way into the Wallabies starting XV, let alone the 25-man squad.
Newlands Stadium, Cape Town, Sunday 1.05am (AEST)