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17hESPN staff with AAP

Johns schools Wallabies as Cleary drops by Pumas

The Wallabies and Pumas have sought advice from some of rugby league's best, utilizing the services of NRL great Andrew Johns and current NSW Origin star Nathan Cleary respectively on Thursday.

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22hSam Bruce

Moore: Hooper captaincy criticism wide of the mark

Former Wallabies captain Stephen Moore has come out in fierce defence of current skipper Michael Hooper after the Australian No. 7 was the subject of stinging criticism following the 15-all draw with Argentina last weekend.

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Sevens star Caslick signs on for Tokyo tilt

Australian women's rugby sevens star Charlotte Caslick has committed to the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo as she continues her recovery from back fractures that cut short her NRLW cameo.

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Wallabies and Pumas in Tri Nations draw

Australia have blown a golden opportunity to win the Tri Nations title after playing out a tense 15-15 draw with Argentina in Newcastle.

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Wallaby eyes fixed on elusive silverware

With Rugby Australia's trophy cabinet as bare as their coffers, Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has highlighted the significance of landing the Tri Nations title.

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8dBrittany Mitchell

Wallabies fight fire with fire in must-win clash

Last week Argentina showed their passion, aggression and dominance to shock the All Blacks, this week the Wallabies will be fighting fire with fire to keep their Tri-Nations hopes alive.

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10dBrittany Mitchell

Wallaroos stay nimble and forge on with World Cup preparations

Despite no Test rugby in 2020 and potentially months until they take to the field in an international clash, Wallaroos coach Dwayne Nestor is happy with the preparations his players are undergoing ahead of next year's Rugby World Cup.

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12dBrittany Mitchell

Wallabies wary of dominant Pumas forward pack

The Wallabies have their eyes on Argentina's forwards ahead of this weekend's must win clash after the Pumas' pack -- especially their backrow -- dominated in their historic win over the All Blacks on Saturday night.

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10dLance Peatey

How Greg Growden helped put ESPN on the map Down Under

Whether he was keeping a 2am broadcast alive, zeroing in on an Australian Rugby Union administrator or passing on wisdom to the younger brigade, Greg Growden was a vital contributor to ESPN establishing itself Down Under.

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15dESPN staff

RA, NZR bury hatchet for trans-Tasman Super comp

A "Super Round" highlights the creation of a crossover trans-Tasman Super Rugby competition for 2021, with one lucky city set to host five games on the one weekend in a similar concept to the NRL's Magic Round of 2019.

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16dSam Bruce

Rennie backs red card sub discussion

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie would welcome a discussion into the use of red card replacements following the two send-offs in Brisbane, and also confirmed code-hopper Suliasi Vunivalu would only play against Argentina if there were a "spate of injuries."

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17dESPN Staff

RA release Super Rugby AU 2021 fixtures

Rugby Australia have released the fixtures for the second season of Super Rugby AU, with a double-header to kick off the season and their new broadcast rights deal with the Nine Network and Stan.

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18dESPN Staff

Suliasi Vunivalu to join Wallabies squad

Melbourne Storm star Suliasi Vunivalu will reportedly join the Wallabies squad for the remainder of the Tri-Nations series according to The Sydney Morning Herald.

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18dAAP

Wallabies' Swinton suspended until 2021

Wallabies flanker Lachie Swinton has been handed a four-week suspension for his high tackle on Sam Whitelock during Australia's 24-22 win against the All Blacks.

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19dSam Bruce

Rugby AU embarks on new era with Nine, Stan

Rugby Australia has severed its 25-year association with Foxtel and embarked on a new era by signing its broadcast rights over to the Nine Network and its streaming service Stan.

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19dReuters

Foster says All Blacks fell for Wallabies' niggle

All Blacks coach Ian Foster has urged his team to play "smarter", claiming they were "provoked" into losing their discipline by a niggly Wallabies side during the tight loss in Brisbane.

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19dReuters

Wallabies winger savours dream debut

Winger Tom Wright had to bide his time for a test debut under new Wallabies coach Dave Rennie but needed only two minutes to make an impression in Saturday's win over the All Blacks.

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20dAAP

Cane: Red cards tough to avoid in Test footy

All Blacks captain Sam Cane admits a repeat of Saturday's 14-a-side Bledisloe Cup Test might be hard to avoid given the frenetic nature of Test rugby.

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20dAAP

Wallabies claim consolation Bledisloe triumph with dogged win

Dave Rennie has his first win as Wallabies coach after his side produced a far more committed performance than their effort of seven days earlier, Australia triumphing 24-22 in a chaotic Bledisloe Cup clash in Brisbane.

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23dReuters

How tough fatherly talk set Ioane on course to Test debut

New Zealand loose forward Akira Ioane was on the brink of walking away from professional rugby last year until his father gave him a metaphorical "boot up the bum" and asked him if he would rather work a 9-5 job.

2019 RankingsRugby Championship

  • AUS2nd
    Tries Scored 1st South Africa : 11 Tries Scored
    SA1st
    9
    11
  • AUS2nd
    Points Difference 1st South Africa : 51 Points Difference
    SA1st
    9
    51