Paul Cully The tussle between the provinces and the Australian Rugby Union over the player release plans for the British and Irish Lions series should not disguise what it means for Wallabies candidates: the...
Paul Cully It is somewhat apt that, after years of jabbing digits into northern hemisphere chests for sending below-par squads, the Wallabies have announced a less-than-full-strength team just as Scotland and...
Paul Cully The halfback's omission from the Wallabies 23 does not change the fact the Wallabies are a better side when he is at his best.
Paul Cully France's poor form made it hard to get an accurate gauge on how well the Wallabies played on Saturday night.
Paul Cully To half of Ewen McKenzie's new dressing room, the complaints about New Zealand cynically killing the ball will have had a familiar ring to them.
Paul Cully The Wallabies start their grand slam tour this weekend armed with some players who bring real attacking purpose, but where do the opposition threats come from?
Paul Cully It is not often that Richie McCaw is trampled as he was by Irish prop Cian Healy in the All Blacks’ 24-22 win against Ireland in Dublin on Sunday.
Paul Cully It was fitting that Ben Mowen had the final say, winning the turnover to secure the match.
Paul Cully Tumult, regardless of its nature, always creates an edge.
Paul Cully There is one scoreline edgy Wallabies fans could use to transport themselves to their mental happy places as they contemplate the importance of the breakdown in the coming Bledisloe Cup double-header.
Paul Cully Blanket accusations of a lack of spite from the Wallabies last Saturday night are not quite true.
Paul Cully NEW ZEALANDER Warren Gatland has confirmed he will coach the British and Irish Lions against the Wallabies next year, and has expressed his surprise at Australia's "disappointing" performance against...
Paul Cully Those old enough to have grey hairs will have allowed themselves a wry grin at some of the commentary emerging from South Africa this week.
Paul Cully It's a sign of the age that on the eve of an influential tour of Europe a Quade Cooper tweet about a computer game has been occupying rugby minds.
Paul Cully In the 33rd minute of last week's 54-12 win against Fiji, England's loose-head prop, Joe Marler, popped up as a link in England's attacking chain with a try begging and tossed the ball into touch.
Paul Cully The origins of the All Blacks' five-pointers against Italy in Rome last weekend were as follows: lineout, lineout, lineout, scrum and counter-attack.
Paul Cully Occasions when the Irish, Scots and Welsh take any satisfaction from famous victories at Twickenham are rarer than accords stating all affairs are best run by the born-to-rule crowd from Westminster,...
Paul Cully IT IS apt in this year, a Lions year, that the Six Nations kicks off this weekend with a famous Lions voice ringing in many ears.
Paul Cully There a couple of ways of looking at the opening weekend of the Six Nations.
Paul Cully There are a couple of ways of looking at the opening weekend of the Six Nations.