Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Rugby

Beware the unpredictable French, warns former Wallaby Simon Poidevin

Rupert Guinness The Wallabies should take heed of the French lament for their first-Test thrashing in the build-up to Saturday's second clash, warns former Australian captain Simon Poidevin, wary of how Les Bleus...

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Randwick committed to partnership but determined to go it alone in future

Rugby. Parramatta two blues. pic shows former Wallaby coach Bob Dwyer with Nick Farr-Jones at a Two Blues function at Rosehill racecourse.
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Rupert Guinness Randwick is intent on going it alone in the new National Rugby Championship in the future, despite the Sydney club and arch-rival Eastern Suburbs being named as key partners of the NSW Country team...

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NSW Waratahs confident about Bulls match despite blame game over Israel Folau sidelining

Ruled out: Israel Folau will not play for the Waratahs against the Force.

Rupert Guinness As debate over the rights and wrongs of Israel Folau's late sidelining from Waratahs game against the Force continued on Monday, his teammates maintained the issue had not impacted them – and nor...

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Wallabies great John Hipwell dead

John Hipwell.

Rupert Guinness Former Wallaby halfback and captain John Hipwell who died on Monday was one of the “great” leaders of Australia rugby, according to one his closest friends and old teammates, Geoff 'Bunter' Shaw.

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Ex-captains laud Quade Cooper's attitude change

Quade Cooper

Rupert Guinness Quade Cooper, who last year described the Wallabies environment as “toxic”, has turned the corner in his attitude and is ready to display his leadership qualities in Saturday's Test...

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McKenzie the right man for Wallabies top job - Poidevin

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Rupert Guinness EWEN McKENZIE stands head and shoulders above anyone else as the best candidate to succeed Robbie Deans should there be a change of Wallabies coach after the British and Irish Lions tour this year,...

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Poidevin: Tahs must be smarter with bench players

Michael Cheika

Rupert Guinness Waratahs coach Michael Cheika must utilise his bench against the Bulls earlier than he did in last week's upset win over the Chiefs if NSW are to maximise their odds of beating the South Africans at...

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Horwill 'right man for job'

James Horwill

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...

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All Blacks the test for Deans

Robbie Deans.

Rupert Guinness Wallabies coach Robbie Deans may have had his contract renewed last year, but he still faces pressure to prove he is the best man to steer the national side to the next World Cup in England, judging...

Lynagh in hospital following stroke

Former Wallaby Michael Lynagh.

Rupert Guinness, Bridie Jabour and Georgina Robinson Former Wallaby Michael Lynagh is conscious and talking, but remains in intensive care at Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital after suffering a stroke yesterday.