Phil Lutton THERE IS no better reality check in world rugby than looking up at the fixture list and seeing the words ''All Blacks'' pencilled in for the next game.
Phil Lutton The All Blacks have labelled Scott Higginbotham's knee and headbutt on Richie McCaw as a 'cheap shot' in a fiery wash-up to last night's Bledisloe Cup battle in Brisbane.
Phil Lutton Richard Graham may have endured a tough first season in charge of the Reds but gun signing Karmichael Hunt has credited the Queensland coach as being the architect of his move back to rugby union.
Phil Lutton When James Horwill was given the Wallaby captaincy in 2011, it was the stuff of boyhood dreams. He would lead his nation to a memorable victory against the All Blacks, a Rugby World Cup and in a...
Phil Lutton Quade Cooper's dodgy knee is likely to prevent him playing a rather awkward round of golf with Robbie Deans on Friday but he has found the most unlikely of allies in his critique of the Wallabies...
Phil Lutton KURTLEY BEALE knew the question was coming. He had held court in the middle of a Wallabies media conference for 15 minutes, chatting about challenges and Rosario and Nick Phipps, before the elephant...
Phil Lutton FOR MANY Australian rugby fans, it may all sound like a case of too little, too late. But Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has promised a riskier and more innovative approach to derail the All Blacks in...
Phil Lutton Robbie Deans has lauded the efforts and the maturity of his new No.10, Kurtley Beale, in a clear sign he has heartily embraced a new playmaker while moving on from the old.
Phil Lutton Depending on whether you are a fan of Quade Cooper, or someone who wishes his foray into rugby league had been explored in greater depth, the punishment may or may not have fit the crime.
Phil Lutton Ewen McKenzie wants to forget that one in a hurry. Conrad Smith will remember it as one of the strangest games he’s ever played.
Phil Lutton He's been credited with having magical healing powers and they may have just worked again, with Digby Ioane declaring himself fit and available for the Wallabies as they host the British and Irish...
Phil Lutton James Horwill says reputations will mean nothing in the new Wallaby regime.
Phil Lutton James Horwill says reputations will mean nothing in the new Wallaby regime as Ewen McKenzie begins scouring the country's playing stocks ahead of his first Test in charge against the All Blacks.
Phil Lutton Incoming Wallaby coach Ewen McKenzie has told fringe contenders to keep their phones on as he narrows down the stocks for his initial squad to face the All Blacks on August 17 in Sydney.
Phil Lutton Incoming Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has told fringe contenders to keep their phones on as he narrows down the stocks for his initial squad to face the All Blacks on August 17 in Sydney.
Phil Lutton Quade Cooper has not only returned to the Wallabies but wants to become a leader of the side desperate to regroup after a mauling at the hands of the British and Irish Lions.
Phil Lutton Quade Cooper has responded to his selection in Ewen McKenzie's first Wallaby squad with "pure excitement" as he prepares to make a long-awaited return to the green and gold.
Phil Lutton and Paul Cully Ewen McKenzie has named his first Wallabies training squad - now the tough work begins. Phil Lutton and Paul Cully look at five things on the coach's wish list.
Phil Lutton Wallaby great Michael Lynagh has ripped into the Wallabies after they were walloped by the Springboks in Brisbane.