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James O'Connor eyes Springboks Test after Reds deal

James O'Connor's Wallabies' career may get a reboot as soon as this weekend with the star utility now available to play South Africa after signing a Super Rugby deal with Queensland.

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The Rugby Championship: What's to be gained before the World Cup?

How important is momentum ahead of the World Cup? Will we see James O'Connor and Sonny Bill Williams? Who can bolt their way into squad for Japan? We analyse some of the big talking points ahead of the condensed Rugby Championship.

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Wallabies' chance for evolution in Pocock's continued absence

Michael Cheika's first official Wallabies squad will hardly strike fear into the hearts of Australia's World Cup rivals. But one key omission at least affords the opportunity for evolution -- Sam Bruce writes.

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No division over Rob Horne's inspiring Kokoda trek

Rob Horne has faced a few challenges over the past 15 months but he is now just a few weeks away from what will be his toughest assignment yet: trekking the Kokoda Trail.

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Rob Simmons signs two-year Wallabies, Waratahs extension

The NSW Waratahs have secured the services of Wallabies lock Rob Simmons until 2021 after the Test star signed a two-year extension with Rugby Australia and the Super Rugby club.


Crusaders to host Jaguares in Super final

The Crusaders have staved off a mighty Hurricanes challenge to win their Super Rugby semi-final 30-26 and set up a home decider against the Jaguares.

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Folau, Rugby Australia 'heading to court'

Rugby Australia and Israel Folau have failed to reach an agreement over the ex-Wallaby's sacking after a nearly four-hour meeting, with the dispute now destined for court.

2018 RankingsRugby Championship

  • AUS4th
    TRIES SCORED 1st New Zealand : 33 Tries Scored
  • AUS4th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st New Zealand : 93 Points Difference