Wallabies lock Izack Rodda has no regrets about his decision to walk out on the Queensland Reds last year to play in France, and says he is still yet to speak to his former coach Brad Thorn since returning to Australia.
Australia's attempts to crack Fiji's defence proved futile in a frustrating 19-0 men's rugby sevens quarter-final loss at Tokyo Stadium.
New Zealand said on Tuesday that the Australian rugby team has been granted an exemption to enter the country to play next month's Bledisloe Cup.
Australia will play Olympic champions in a daunting men's rugby sevens quarter-final task after the Samu Kerevi-inspired side showed vast improvement in a 14-12 loss to New Zealand.
Quade Cooper could be just one injury away from a shock return to Test rugby, Wallabies coach Dave Rennie confirming the veteran playmaker will have the chance to push for Bledisloe Cup selection by how he trains over the next few weeks.
The Wallabies face playing two consecutive Bledisloe Cup Tests in New Zealand before taking on the All Blacks in Perth in a condensed Test schedule to accommodate COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has recalled some familiar faces and added newcomer Nick Frost in a 42-man squad to prepare for Australia's Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship campaigns kicking off next month.
Australia and Melbourne Rebels winger Marika Koroibete will relocate to Japan to play with Top League club Wild Knights next season, the club said on Friday.
The three-match Bledisloe Cup has been thrown into uncertainty with the shutdown of the trans-Tasman travel bubble between New Zealand and Australia.
It took three attempts, but the Wallabies have their first piece of silverware under coach Dave Rennie. But what did the 2-1 series win over France offer up in terms of team selection and squad depth ahead of the Bledisloe Cup?
As the Wallabies prepare to fight Marika Koroibete's high tackle charge, Noah Lolesio has opened up on the game plan that allowed Australia to run down France and the "dead duck" penalty that secured the 2-1 series win.
Dave Rennie has unloaded on France for milking penalties after Australia played one man down for 75 minutes to beat Les Bleus 33-30 and claim their Test rugby series 2-1.
Whether Marika Koroibete deserved a red card for his high tackle will divide opinions across the rugby world. What is clear, however, is that the Wallabies must use their response and subsequent triumph to go on to bigger and better things.
The Wallabies have clinched a famous win over France, playing one man down for 75 minutes to beat Les Bleus 33-30 and claim their Test rugby series 2-1.
Just days until the Australian women sevens team begin their gold medal defence, Charlotte Caslick has no doubt her team is ready for the tough road ahead despite their lackluster results of late and the shock non-selection of star winger Ellia Green.
The Wallabies will look to retain their up-tempo attacking game plan in the third Test against France, but at the same time temper it by finding greater balance in an approach that includes "smart kicking".
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has made seven changes for the decisive third Test against France, the biggest of which sees Tate McDermott promoted to the starting side in place of Jake Gordon.
Former Wallabies star Quade Cooper won't be able to sidestep any citizen application requirements with Australia's Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews steadfast on the rejection.
Test match rugby returns to Canberra for the first time in four years, with Rugby Australia announcing the domestic schedule for the Rugby Championship on Wednesday morning.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has forecast changes to his line-up for the deciding Test in Brisbane on Saturday after France equalised with a gripping second Test victory in Melbourne.
The Wallabies just aren't making it easy on themselves. Having escaped with the win in Brisbane, they appeared to have learned little and were rightfully beaten by France on Tuesday. Australia's issues are obvious, so why do they continue to be a problem?
Quade Cooper played 70 Tests for the Wallabies, but that apparently isn't enough to earn you Australian citizenship.
France have taken their turn to taste victory with a late penalty securing a 28-26 win over the Wallabies in the second Test in Melbourne.
Dave Rennie has made just one change to the Wallabies' team for the second Test against France, with Taniela Tupou to start in the place of Allan Alaalatoa.
The Wallabies earned their second win under Dave Rennie, thanks largely to a horror French mistake in the match's dying seconds. But there was plenty to take out of the 80 minutes prior, that will have both pleased and disappointed the Aussie coach.
- AUS2ndTries Scored 1st South Africa : 11 Tries ScoredSA1st911
- AUS2ndPoints Difference 1st South Africa : 51 Points DifferenceSA1st951