The Queensland Reds have named a settled side for Friday night's must-win Super Rugby clash against the Western Force.
Sean McMahon is fast approaching decision time on a lucrative Japanese rugby offer.
Wallabies great George Smith says he will never turn his back on a Test recall if coach Michael Cheika comes knocking.
The ARU is set for a special general meeting after RUPA voted to support the Victorian Rugby Union.
Another Brumbies loss and Queensland's hoodoo-busting win over the Melbourne Rebels has added some life to the race to the Super Rugby finals.
The Rebels and Reds fought out another Australian derby at AAMI Park on Saturday night and it was a cracker with the Reds taking the win 29-24.
Coach Nick Stiles has challenged his Queensland Reds to preserve one of the most unlikely records in Super Rugby
The Reds coach was left fuming at a 16-4 penalty count, while the Waratahs know they must string wins together after beating old rivals Queensland in an emotional derby.
Another win over the Reds has kept the Waratahs alive after NSW won a dramatic showdown at Suncorp Stadium.
The Reds captain wants to start an era of domination over NSW, akin to their rugby league counterparts.
Interstate adaptation won't happen this year and may not happen at all.
Karmichael Hunt admits the Queensland Reds can't afford to lose another Australian conference derby if they are to reach the Super Rugby finals, underlining the importance of Saturday's clash with the NSW Waratahs.
George Smith capped his 150th Super Rugby appearance with a try in the Queensland Reds' 47-34 victory over the Kings on Saturday.
Wallabies captain Stephen Moore has been omitted from the Queensland Reds team attempting to end a six-match Super Rugby losing streak against South Africa's Kings on Saturday night.
The future of Australian rugby may be up in the air but Karmichael Hunt is certain his lies with the Queensland Reds.
Some of the Brumbies' biggest names returned to Canberra Stadium on Saturday to give SANZAAR a perfect reminder.
The Reds say they can rebuild their season after a disastrous start to the 2017 campaign.
The Brumbies rarely looked troubled as they romped to their 10th consecutive Australian derby win on Saturday night.
Brumbies legends George Smith and Stephen Moore are back in Canberra to spoil the ACT's party.
Allan Alaalatoa and Scott Sio hope to stand side by side in Wallabies gold in the future.