Georgina Robinson The Wallabies may have to do without one returning son but another is still very much in the mix.
Georgina Robinson The last time British and Irish Lions centre Jamie Roberts was in a team that beat the Wallabies he played 10 minutes and came away with a fractured skull.
Georgina Robinson In a rare moment of coaching synchronicity, both Michael Cheika and Damien Hill agreed a confident Rebels side "out-enthused" a Waratahs outfit that just didn't want it badly enough.
Georgina Robinson Waratahs attack coach Daryl Gibson says the opinions of rival Super Rugby coaches who omitted code-swapper Israel Folau from their picks of the top Wallabies prospects are outdated.
Georgina Robinson ASK three great rugby brains from three different eras to pick their Wallabies XV on the eve of the official squad announcement for next month's British and Irish Lions tour and you are bound to have...
Georgina Robinson A springbok impaled on a fence, Brian O'Driscoll as a buttoned-up imperialist and wild lion hunting with a "double-barrelled shot gun".
Georgina Robinson O'CONNOR, Cooper, Lealiifano, Barnes or Beale? Australia must settle on a five-eighth and back him to the hilt if the Wallabies are to beat the British and Irish Lions in a matter of weeks.
Georgina Robinson Super Rugby's newest side has more than respect and legitimacy to play for; the Kings are playing for sheer survival.
Georgina Robinson Former Wallabies coach Rod Macqueen has warned of a first-Test ambush from the British and Irish Lions if Australia go ahead with a plan not to play a warm-up game in the lead-up to the three-Test...
Georgina Robinson JAMES O'CONNOR knows he doesn't have much time.
Georgina Robinson CARDIFF: He may have sat out six Tests with a knee injury and still be some months off returning to full contact but Will Genia is the man most feared by the British and Irish Lions as they look...
Georgina Robinson THE last time the British and Irish Lions toured Australia, Michael Hooper was a sandy-haired nipper from Sydney's northern beaches more interested in his Playstation than rugby.
Georgina Robinson PARIS: Luke Burgess has thrown himself into life in rugby-mad southern France. The former Wallabies halfback, who left Australia near the height of his career, is taking French lessons twice a week...
Georgina Robinson An all-Australian opening round will kick off the 2013 Super Rugby competition which includes a new team from South Africa.
Georgina Robinson Canada, Kenya, the United States. Not a traditional rugby powerhouse among them but all three beat either the Australian men's or women's teams in this year's Sevens World Series.
Georgina Robinson There are very few rugby players who find captaining a side relaxing.
Georgina Robinson For so long the whipping boys of Australian rugby, as pointed out by a sniping New Zealand pundit who bemoaned their rivals' lack of depth, the Rebels are finally commanding respect.
Georgina Robinson Wycliff Palu is as hard on himself as he is the Waratahs.
Georgina Robinson Storming Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg has missed out to NRL convert Israel Folau in the first Wallabies squad to be named for the upcoming British and Irish Lions tour.
Georgina Robinson and Darren Walton, Sydney Melbourne Rebel gets first crack at British and Irish Lions in No. 10 jumper.