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Wallabies want to make amends: Toomua

Redemption will be a key theme when the Wallabies face Argentina in Mendoza this weekend. The Wallabies return to the scene of their humbling defeat to the Pumas last year when their Rugby Championship campaign continues on Saturday (Sunday...

Sth African Brussow back for NZ rugby Test

Hamstrung by injuries, South Africa have recalled flanker Heinrich Brussow for his first Test in four years among three changes to the starting 15 to face New Zealand on Saturday in the Rugby Championship. Brussow last played for the Springboks at...

Graham to re-apply for Reds job

Richard Graham has vowed to fight to remain Queensland Reds coach after being told he must re-apply for his job. The Reds are expected to appoint their head coach in the next fortnight following the completion of a Queensland Rugby Union review,...

Rebels sign Irish prop to Super deal

The Melbourne Rebels have continued their recent signing spree, adding experienced Irish prop Jamie Hagan to their Super Rugby squad. This week, the Rebels added depth to their forward pack with flanker Adam Thomson and lock Culum Retallick joining...

Wallabies forward a bloody mess in Mendoza

Flanker Scott Fardy has emerged from a fierce Wallabies training session in Mendoza needing plenty of stitches after being elbowed and kicked in the head. It was the Wallabies’ first hitout since arriving in Argentina ahead of Saturday’s...

Cheika to consider Hooper-Pocock combo

The chance to start champion openside flankers David Pocock and Michael Hooper together is just one potential experiment Wallabies coach Michael Cheika could consider for Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with Argentina. Cheika will have...

Wallabies try to shake easybeat scrum rep

Australia’s newest scrum doctor Mario Ledesma is determined to change the world’s perception of the Wallabies as easybeats in that area, as he prepares for a hot reception back in the land of his birth. Ledesma, who played 84 Tests for...

Boks Matfield, Coetzee doubtful for NZ

Acting South Africa captain and lock Victor Matfield and flanker Marcell Coetzee are doubtful for a Rugby Championship clash with New Zealand this weekend, the team doctor said on Monday. Craig Roberts told a media briefing at the Springboks’...

All Black Thomson joins Rebels

Former All Black Adam Thomson will join the Melbourne Rebels for the 2016 Super Rugby season after impressing in stints with the Highlanders and the Queensland Reds. A blindside flanker or No.8, Thomson was a member of the New Zealand squad which...

Giteau ruled out of Argentina Rugby Test

Wallabies centre Matt Giteau has been ruled out of next weekend’s Rugby Championship clash with Argentina due to a sternum injury he suffered during his return to the Test arena . Giteau, who made his first Test appearance in four years in...

More tough decisions loom for Cheika

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika will have plenty to occupy his mind when the team makes the long flight to Mendoza on Monday for the second Rugby Championship Test. Winners they might have been over South Africa but Cheika has not been lulled into...

Cheika: ‘No risk’ in Hooper-Pocock combo

The girl from the Old El Paso ads may have the answer to the Wallabies’ openside flanker dilemma: Why can’t we have both? A compelling argument is building for Michael Hooper and David Pocock to start in the same side after the pair...