Australia’s Rugby World Cup Record: P48 W39 D0 L9

1987 Fourth
1991 Champions
1995 Quarter-finals
1999 Champions
2003 Runners-up
2007 Quarter-finals
2011 Third
2015 Runners-up

 

Peter O'Mahony

By Whiff of Cordite Ireland completed a memorable November series with a gritty win over the Wallabies on Saturday – with the falling bodies, it was a game reminiscent of…

French squad

France are once more playing with flair, and the nation is happy. Following Saturday’s thrilling clash with Australia, Midi Olympique talked of “promise for the future” and L’Equipe praised their…

Wales

The slowest of slow starts Wales have become notoriously sluggish starters in the autumn internationals. However, Wales’ 32 – 8 loss to Australia was beyond sluggish. This was like watching…

Game breaker: Quade Cooper has the quality to unpick defences

It was 1984. Australia were led into battle by the rugby equivalent of Donald Trump, a political speech-writer (and future radio chat-show host) named Alan Jones. With only one season…