Wear Indigenous Test jersey more: Genia
Halfback Will Genia would like to see the Wallabies wear their Indigenous jersey more often, as a nod to all the many different cultures represented in an increasingly cosmopolitan lineup.
Impossible to swallow 'Wallabies are favourites' line
If Rugby Australia manages to avoid a record low crowd at ANZ Stadium this week they should thank Steve Hansen, specifically the praise he continues to throw the Wallabies' way. Even more so, that he is doing it with a straight face.
Raising a glass to England great Jason Leonard
Haka here to stay: All Blacks Cane, Smith
The All Blacks insist the haka is as powerful, prestigious and pivotal as ever, claiming Kees Meeuws' thoughts about the pre-game ritual haven't been accurately reported.
Good defending wins games, Ledesma
A decision to ease restrictions on European-based players could be the impetus that Argentina need to reverse a long slump and finally begin to compete with the traditional powers of the southern hemisphere.
Etzebeth set to start vs. Pumas
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus confirmed that last year's captain had been given the medical all-clear and was likely to play the first hour against the Pumas having only just returned from a shoulder injury followed by a back problem.
Ulster's Stockdale to miss start of season
Ulster could be without star winger Jacob Stockdale until October after a hamstring injury ruled him out before the start of the new season.
All Blacks on Pocock alert
The All Blacks have gone a year without having to worry about David Pocock but they're on high alert for the return of the Wallabies back-row menace in the Bledisloe Cup.
Former Harlequin Easter set for Sharks role
Former England international Nick Easter is heading for South Africa after joining the Sharks coaching department for the upcoming Currie Cup season, according to reports.
Wallaroos name experienced Patu as captain
Wallaroos coach Dwayne Nestor has named experienced hooker Liz Patu as the sides new captain ahead of their Bledisloe Cup clash with the Black Ferns.
Genia ranks Bledisloe as his top priority
Wallabies halfback Will Genia rates winning a Bledisloe Cup above the World Cup, describing a series victory against the New Zealanders as his "number one priority".
ABs at ease with aerial laws, Folau threat
All Blacks fullback Ben Smith is preparing for a high-flying Bledisloe Cup battle with Israel Folau, the veteran custodian confident in his understanding of rugby's much-debated aerial laws.
Hansen continues to talk up Wallabies
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen rates the 2018 Wallabies more dangerous than last year's model and isn't backing away from branding them favourites for their opening clash.
Rugby's Brady laments family abuse at friendly
Former Sale Sharks winger Tom Brady has hit back after a fan verbally abused his wife and mother while they watched him from the stands during a preseason friendly.
Wallabies captain Hooper fit for Bledisloe Cup
The Wallabies openside flanker is one of three who have passed fitness tests to be available for Bledisloe 1
B. Barrett at 10, NMS out for NZ
Nehe Milner-Skudder and Sonny Bill Williams will miss Bledisloe 1, while Beauden Barrett will start at 10
Banks, Maddocks survive Wallabies squad chop
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has included uncapped backs Tom Banks and Jack Maddocks in his 28 player Bledisloe Cup squad ahead of next week's opening Test.
New Zealand bid for 2021 WRWC
NZ Rugby confirmed on Saturday it submitted a bid to stage the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup, entering a race against Australia to host the ninth edition of the tournament.
Wallabies skipper Hooper inks five-year deal
Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper has spurned the advances of rich overseas clubs to re-sign with Rugby Australia.
World Rugby says global growth driven by U.S.
A study published by World Rugby claims those in the U.S., India and China now account for almost 30 percent of its global fanbase.
England's May inspired by U.S. sprinter Gardner
England wing Jonny May revealed he was in awe of U.S. sprint star English Gardner after he spent two weeks at former Olympian Michael Johnson's Performance Centre in Texas.
Coles questioned future after injury horrors
All Blacks hooker Dane Coles concedes that the past two injury-plagued years caused him to question his future in rugby but says his desire to get back playing the game he loves saw him through some dark times.
Wallabies should look to fallen heroes for motivation
The Bledisloe Cup has been New Zealand property since 2003. Maybe it's time the Wallabies look to the battlefield for fresh motivation, in particular two Australian Test players who died a century ago this week -- Greg Growden writes.
Australia bid to host 2021 Women's RWC
Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle is confident of delivering a record-breaking women's Rugby World Cup if Australia is granted the right to host the 2021 tournament.
Chris Ashton pauses when asked how he might be received by the Twickenham crowd on Sunday. "I might have been forgotten," he says with a smile, "hopefully!"
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