Rupert Guinness Waratahs coach Michael Cheika put on a brave face on Monday by playing down the loss of Wallaby back-rower Wycliff Palu due to an injured ankle for Saturday's clash against the Brumbies in Canberra.
Rupert Guinness Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has indicated he will make several changes to his side to play the Cheetahs from South Africa on Friday night after being thrashed by the Brumbies last Saturday,...
Rupert Guinness When Shane Williams took the call that would suddenly reopen his British and Irish Lions dossier, the thought crossed the 36-year-old Welsh winger's mind that it might just be a stitch-up.
Rupert Guinness One could suspect the Australians of scheming and plotting new tactics to undo the visitors.
Rupert Guinness The Australian Rugby Union should rethink its rule making players signed with overseas clubs ineligible for Wallabies selection, says Rebels halfback Luke Burgess.
No magic formula: Hooper insists the only way to tame the tourists is to withstand their charges and keep on fighting
Rupert Guinness With the Wallabies having been bunkered down in training camps for the past two weeks while the British and Irish Lions have shown their wares in warm-up games, one could suspect the Australians of...
Rupert Guinness A little after 6pm on Wednesday, Wallabies coach Robbie Deans sat with Dave Dennis in the foyer of the team's hotel at Pelican Waters, near Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast.
Rupert Guinness Waratahs captain and backrower Dave Dennis believes that he will be better for having played the British and Irish Lions - both physically and in game knowledge - when he rejoins the Wallabies squad...
Rupert Guinness Wallabies coach Robbie Deans could not contain himself over his acclaim for the speed, physicality and excitement of the clash between the Reds and British and Irish Lions in Brisbane on Saturday -...
Rupert Guinness, David Polkinghorne Wallabies selection was the last thing on the mind of Brumbies back-rower Peter Kimlin when Robbie Deans telephoned him about his late call-up.
Rupert Guinness The appointment of second-rower James Horwill as Wallabies captain ahead of Will Genia for the British and Irish Lions series will help take the pressure off the halfback, according to Wallaby legend...
Rupert Guinness Wallabies captain James Horwill has had enough of all the talk pumping up the British and Irish Lions Test series. He just wants to get on with it.
Rupert Guinness As Kane Douglas embraced his joy for being called up to the Wallabies squad for this year's British and Irish Lions series, it was understandable that he took time out to consider his mother Trish,...
Rupert Guinness It's a good thing for Nic White that the spirited Brumbies halfback can still laugh at how fate has played for and against him in his rugby career of late.
Rupert Guinness The Australian derbies in Super Rugby this year have taken their toll on the Wallabies as they prepare to take on the British and Irish Lions.
Rupert Guinness Many times Ben Mowen has found himself on the cusp of leaving Australian rugby as his dream of becoming a Wallaby eluded him again.
Rupert Guinness Wallabies halfback Will Genia says the apparent telepathy between he and Queensland Reds five-eighth Quade Cooper is so strong that they are unafraid to throw caution to the wind when making snap...
Rupert Guinness The Waratahs "deserved to beat" reigning Super Rugby champions the Chiefs at Allianz Stadium on Friday, says the New Zealand side's coach, Dave Rennie.
Rupert Guinness Kane Douglas is daring the Bulls and their fans to throw all of their ferocity at him and the Waratahs before, and during, this weekend's clash in Pretoria.
Rupert Guinness The Waratahs are ''sneaking under the radar'' as a finals threat in the Super Rugby competition, their retired former captain Phil Waugh believes.