CHRIS DUTTON There's more than $1 million of ACT Brumbies talent sitting on the sideline injured.
Melissa Woods Colby Faingaa has no regrets about his switch to the Rebels despite David Pocock's injury opening up a Brumbies spot.
CHRIS DUTTON Australian sevens captain Sharni Williams is considering a temporary switch back to 15-a-side rugby to play at the World Cup.
Rugby Union Flanker Colby Fainga'a has no regrets about his switch to the Melbourne Rebels.
CHRIS WILSON Tim Horan has declared injured Brumbies flanker David Pocock a ''definite'' selection for next year's World Cup.
PHIL LUTTON Quade Cooper became Queensland's record point-scorer and the Reds bagged five tries but they still have concerns after a Jekyll-and-Hyde 43-33 win over the Cheetahs on Friday night.
Jim Morton 11:12pm The Queensland Reds have scored a crucial 43-33 Super Rugby win over the Cheetahs at Suncorp Stadium.
CHRIS DUTTON 8:55pm Injured superstar David Pocock sent messages of support to the Brumbies before kick-off against the Hurricanes.
David Barbeler 8:45pm The Brumbies have overcome their post-Pocock blues to shake off a dusty start and claim a gutsy 29-21 bonus point Super Rugby win over the Hurricanes.
CHRIS DUTTON 9:38pm The ACT Brumbies harnessed the pain of David Pocock’s season-ending injury to help them deliver the best win of the season.
GEORGINA ROBINSON 9:10pm They were the cappuccino-sipping glamour boys harnessed by a history of under-performance and hometown indifference.
Melissa Woods 4:01pm Melbourne Rebels flanker Colby Fainga'a could have been the Brumbies starting No.7 following an injury to David Pocock but is happy with his move south.
RUPERT GUINNESS 4:00pm Wallabies great George Smith has ruled himself out of making another comeback to the Brumbies to fill the void of injured flanker David Pocock.
Julian Guyer 3:12pm "In no time, no one will remember me."
Julian Guyer 1:23pm France coach Philippe Saint-Andre is looking for fewer "cry-babies" and more discipline from his side when they try to get their Six Nations campaign back on track away to Scotland on Saturday.
Spiro Zavos 9:18pm As a preparation for understanding the Great War from 1914 to 1918 in its centenary years, and the Zen of rugby, I have been re-reading Barbara W. Tuchman's brilliant history, August 1914.
Daniel Gilhooly 9:05am Benji Marshall will get his chance with the Blues says coach Sir John Kirwan, but not against the Bulls where muscle and composure will be needed.
GEORGINA ROBINSON It was the lunch that almost changed the course of Wallabies history, when rugby powerbrokers met after Australia's 61-22 record loss to South Africa in August 1997.
Scott Higginbotham Having the extra week to get ready for the Cheetahs clash could have gone either way.
CHRIS DUTTON The Brumbies will call Australian rugby great George Smith in the coming days to gauge his interest.
CHRIS DUTTON Ben Mowen said any suggestions David Pocock would never get back to his best were ''a bunch of crap''.
CHRIS DUTTON Super Rugby rookie Jarrad Butler isn't fazed by his task to replace David Pocock.
GEORGINA ROBINSON The Queensland Rugby Union has walked away from a plan to radically restructure provincial rugby in Australia.
GEORGINA ROBINSON Australian Rugby Union boss Bill Pulver has declared it is full steam ahead for the National Rugby Championship, despite growing concerns the project is being pushed through too fast.
Justin Chadwick The Melbourne Rebels will be aiming to make it five straight wins against the Force when the two sides lock horns in Perth on Saturday night.
High-profile recruit Benji Marshall has been left out of the Blues' match-day squad for the Super Rugby clash against the Bulls while experienced campaigners Keven Mealamu and Tony Woodcock will return to the starting line-up.
The Blues have added Keven Mealamu and Tony Woodcock to their starting front row against the Bulls, but there is no place in the 23 for Benji Marshall.
Jim Morton Promoted centre Chris Feauai-Sautia looms as Queensland's strike weapon in their Super Rugby battle with the Cheetahs at Suncorp Stadium.
David Barbeler The Brumbies have given Jarrad Butler the nod to start at No.7 following a season-ending knee injury to David Pocock.