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Quade Cooper is held up to an unfair standard compared to other Wallabies halfbacks and should be cut some slack, captain Stephen Moore says. The eyes of the rugby world …

The All Blacks’ focus has been inwards as they target the lift in performance that will keep the Bledisloe Cup on this side of the Tasman. For blockbusting winger Julian …

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika pretty much asked for it, and now New Zealand has duly obliged. The All Blacks are set to make a bee-line straight for man-of-the-moment Quade Cooper …

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has played down his selection of Quade Cooper for Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup decider, saying the enigmatic five-eighth is simply another cog in the Australian machine. It …

The Wallabies are not shying away from the fact a cauldron of hatred and abuse awaits them at Eden Park. But rather than blocking it out or pretending it’s not …

PREVIEW OF THE ALL BLACKS-WALLABIES TEST IN AUCKLAND SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 1730AEST New Zealand v Australia at Eden Park Head to Head: New Zealand 104, Australia 42, Draw 7 Last …

Others will talk about the phenomenal achievement that Richie McCaw will rack up when he runs out at Eden Park, but not the All Blacks skipper himself. McCaw will play …

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer has denied claims he favours white players in his team selections, after criticism from former Springboks coach Peter de Villiers and a leading trade union. …

All Blacks loose forward Victor Vito says he just wants to nail his role in the battle up-front against the Wallabies rather than worry about pressing his Rugby World Cup …

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has moved to turn up heat on the Wallabies, saying their victory in Sydney has increased the burden of expectation on them. Australia’s 27-19 win …

Winger Waisake Naholo’s use of an alternative treatment for a cracked leg bone has won the backing of All Blacks coach Steven Hansen. The Fijian-born flyer, who was injured on …

Fifteen Australians are included in a World XV match squad chosen to meet Eddie Jones-coached Japan in a Rugby World Cup warm up match in Tokyo on Saturday. They include …

The Wallabies have dropped a selection bombshell by naming enigmatic playmaker Quade Cooper to start at five-eighth for Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup decider at Eden Park. Cooper is one of six …

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen believes attitude more then personnel changes will be key in the battle to retain the Bledisloe Cup against Australia. Wallabies counterpart Michael Cheika has produced …

Quade Cooper has been named to start at five-eighth for the Wallabies in a major selection shock for the Bledisloe Cup decider at Eden Park on Saturday. Cooper takes the …

Flanker Victor Vito is the shock call-up in a record-breaking All Blacks team named for the Bledisloe Cup decider in Auckland on Saturday. There are three changes for the Eden …

World Cup-winning captain Martin Johnson insists the path for England, Australia and Wales to the knockout stages of this year’s tournament is the toughest in history, and believes the Wallabies …

South Africa have changed eight of the team humiliated at home by Argentina last weekend for a Test rematch in Buenos Aires on Saturday. In come fullback Zane Kirchner, winger …