Greg Growden is Chief Rugby Correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald
Greg Growden THE Western Force have given up hope of holding onto captain David Pocock, who is expected to announce Sunday that he has joined the Brumbies.
Greg Growden The antics at the Waratahs and Force keep getting crazier.
Greg Growden Waratahs head coach Michael Foley has announced he is leaving the beleaguered province.
Greg Growden MICHAEL FOLEY wanted to continue as Waratahs coach, but in the end it became too hard. Too many barriers had been placed in front of him, forcing him to stand down yesterday and head to the Western...
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 THE Waratahs are in disarray following the sudden resignation of chairman Edwin Zemancheff.
Greg Growden Waratahland is getting wackier by the minute. Only the Waratahs would appoint a person as their interim coach who mid-season was under serious threat of being sacked by the same organisation.
Greg Growden Do not fear. The Wallabies might be in turmoil, and no one gives them any hope of winning at Eden Park. But the man who knows best how to beat the All Blacks is back.
Greg Growden Will Genia becomes third Australian Test skipper in a row to suffer a season-ending injury.
Greg Growden THE Wallabies are pondering whether it is wise to officially announce another captain after Will Genia become their third Test skipper in a row to suffer a season-ending injury.
Greg Growden If, as expected, Michael Cheika is announced the new Waratahs coach in the next few days, don't be surprised if a former Wallabies captain is again sighted wandering around Moore Park.
Greg Growden A SENIOR NSW official is involved in an audacious plan to create a 2013 Waratahs dream team revolving around Ewen McKenzie, Phil Blake and Sonny Bill Williams.
Greg Growden MICHAEL CHEIKA has re-established himself as favourite for the Waratahs' head coaching job.
Greg Growden ROSARIO: For the Honey Badger, the choice was simple: the mines, the army or Randwick.
Greg Growden Player power is alive and well in Perth. First the Force players were instrumental in coach Richard Graham being farewelled early after it was revealed he was off to the Queensland Reds next season.
Greg Growden The Western Force were unable to use the Will Genia signing to motivate them to beat the Stormers, but at least elsewhere Australian teams have gone up a level and rediscovered how to win offshore.
Greg Growden THE Melbourne Rebels are describing their victory over the Crusaders as their greatest triumph, while the Western Force are pondering whether they have experienced a more humiliating moment after...
Greg Growden MICHAEL CHEIKA is in high demand as three Australian provinces, including the Waratahs, and numerous overseas clubs are certain to approach him following yesterday's news that he will not continue as...
Greg Growden Stink No.1. The relationship between numerous Australian provinces is very tense as rivals continue to jump the gun in announcing player recruitments.
Greg Growden LAST Tuesday night, David Pocock was suffering from hypothermia and must have wondered what he had done wrong to have his first Test as Wallabies skipper coincide with one of their most embarrassing...