Greg Growden is Chief Rugby Correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald
Greg Growden AT THE end of the first Test win against Wales in Brisbane, the eight Waratahs in the team got together and started laughing. There was so much relief.
Greg Growden Whether the Waratahs make dramatic changes to their coaching staff could be determined by who the Western Force recruit as their head honcho next season.
Greg Growden Some Waratahs officials go on about how there is no interest in third-party deals with their team, and that private equity is not the flavour of the month.
Greg Growden And then there were none. With no Australian presence in the final two weeks of the Super Rugby tournament, it's time to hand out the Monday Maul gongs.
Greg Growden FORMER All Blacks prop Richard Loe says the Wallabies will win only one of their six Rugby Championship matches. The New Zealand media reckons Wallabies coach Robbie Deans is on his last legs.
Greg Growden Do not fear. The Wallabies might be in turmoil, and no one gives them any hope of winning at Eden Park. But the man who knows best how to beat the All Blacks is back.
Greg Growden Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has again shown faith in two of his Three Amigos by returning Kurtley Beale to the starting line-up and giving Quade Cooper another chance at No.
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 JAMES O'CONNOR'S plan to be part of the Wallabies squad heading to South Africa and Argentina later this month, where he hoped to regain his Test five-eighth spot, are over due to ongoing hamstring...
Greg Growden JOHANNESBURG: Springbok tight-head prop Jannie Du Plessis was reticent to say the Wallabies pack got away with illegalities, but he said it anyway.
Greg Growden The Wallabies were smashed up and spat out by the Springboks, thrashed five tries to one while suffering a horrendous injury toll at Loftus Versfeld this morning.
Greg Growden, Pretoria Wallabies coach Robbie Deans admitted he had never witnessed a more bizarre Test.
Greg Growden Mike Harris, Pat McCabe and Dom Shipperley will be vying for the vacant fullback spot in Saturday night's Test against Argentina in Rosario, Argentina.
Greg Growden Australian Rugby has endured the most dreadful of weeks. And next week could be even worse, with the Wallabies heading deeper into the horror tour from hell.
Greg Growden ROSARIO: In the land of gargantuan steaks and enormous forwards, the Wallabies will go for brawn in their pack to confront the Pumas on Saturday night.
Greg Growden ROSARIO: Wallabies captain Nathan Sharpe has told his players that even though they are missing a long line of key performers they can still prove they are a team with special character by rebounding...
Greg Growden No matter if they are victors or losers today, the Wallabies will leave Argentina having won over the locals.
Greg Growden After 20-odd years (with the emphasis on odd) of taking the mickey, it's time for the farewell Ruck and Maul column.
Greg Growden THERE'S no point asking most of the Waratahs what is the key to beating the Crusaders, because they haven't got a clue.
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...