Greg Growden is Chief Rugby Correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald
Greg Growden Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has again shown faith in two of his Three Amigos by returning Kurtley Beale to the starting line-up and giving Quade Cooper another chance at No.
Greg Growden ROSARIO: On this night, at this venue, on this occasion, the Wallabies could easily have lost their way.
Greg Growden THE Australian rugby season is about to get even longer, with Super Rugby likely to start earlier in February to accommodate next year's three-Test British and Irish Lions tour.
Greg Growden If Michael Foley, recently offered a three-year deal to coach the Western Force, does stay at the Waratahs he will need the diplomacy skills of Henry Kissinger to win back the faith of several key...
Greg Growden Ruck 'n' Maul: Brumbies coach Jake White has reacted to comments by Waratahs skipper Benn Robinson.
Greg Growden There are advantages and disadvantages in Australia having no representation in the final weeks of the Super Rugby tournament.
Greg Growden, Sydney Drew Mitchell, Radike Samo and Nathan Sharpe included in 30-man Rugby Championship squad.
Greg Growden The Australian Rugby Union investigation into the invoice salary cap rort continues, and several premiership clubs are bound to find themselves in trouble over how they have lured players.
Greg Growden THE Wallabies selectors love picking novices, but have shown by including Drew Mitchell, Radike Samo and Nathan Sharpe in the 30-man Rugby Championship squad they haven't forgotten their tribal...
Greg Growden BERRICK BARNES will be rewarded for his excellent series against Wales by holding onto the No.10 Test jersey, Dave Dennis is in line to move into the Wallabies' back row and Drew Mitchell's long wait...
Greg Growden Quade Cooper did not excite too many with his lacklustre performance against the All Blacks in Auckland last Saturday night.
Greg Growden Dom Shipperley is in line to play his first Test match and Kurtley Beale is expected to return to the Wallabies' fullback position for Saturday night's Test match against the Springboks in Perth.
Greg Growden DOM SHIPPERLEY is in line to play his first Test match and Kurtley Beale is expected to return to the Wallabies' fullback position for Saturday night's Test against the Springboks in Perth.
Greg Growden THE Wallabies backs, infuriated they have been branded conservative and defence-oriented, want to use the Springboks Test to remind all they actually know how to score tries, and plenty of them.
Greg Growden WALLABIES coach Robbie Deans has again shown faith in two of his Three Amigos by returning Kurtley Beale to the starting line-up and giving Quade Cooper another chance at No.
Greg Growden SPRINGBOKS supporters still wince when reminded of it, but South African coaching staff will not be using the horrid memories of last year's World Cup exit to motivate their team against the...
Greg Growden Former Springboks coach Peter de Villiers is the master of putting himself and others into trouble. Now Wallabies coach Robbie Deans and ARU official David Nucifora will probably be miffed with...
Greg Growden SPRINGBOKS World Cup-winning coach Jake White has called on the Wallabies forwards to dramatically lift their standards against South Africa tomorrow night, otherwise they will suffer their third...
Greg Growden The Wallabies believe the Springboks will use their two-prong scrumhalf combination as a prime attacking tool, with Francois Hougaard as a weapon off the ruck.
Greg Growden AFTER the despair of Sydney, Auckland and another doomed Bledisloe Cup campaign, the Wallabies headed to the other side of the country in search of pain relief. No such luck.