Tom Banks ready as Israel Folau waits on Rugby Australia decision

Chris Dutton
Updated May 14 2019 - 8:48pm, first published 6:30pm

The ACT Brumbies' form turnaround and Israel Folau's off-field drama has opened the door for Tom Banks to force his way back into World Cup contention as the Wallabies' first-choice fullback.

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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

Chris Dutton has been a sport journalist since 2008, covering rugby union, rugby league, basketball, cricket and soccer. He has covered World Cups and Olympic Games in print and online. Chris has had a stint as news director, but is back in sport to follow the ups and downs. Email:

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