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Wycliff Palu speaks to the media in Hanmer Springs about his injury and early edparture from the squad

Wallaby Wycliff Palu returns to Australia

Wallabies No 8 Wycliff Palu is returning to Australia. The 29 year-old limped out of his 38th Test match last weekend in Wellington after suffering the reoccurrence of a hamstring…

Australia 67 USA 5

Australia 67 USA 5

Adam Ashley-Cooper (above) scored the fastest Rugby World Cup hat-trick ever as Australia scored 11 tries to sweep past USA 67-5 at Wellington Regional Stadium on Friday. Ashley-Cooper’s treble came…

Ioane on his way to scoring a try against Italy

Wallaby Ioane out with fractured thumb

Scans today in Auckland have confirmed that Wallabies winger Digby Ioane has sustained a fracture to his right thumb. Ioane suffered the injury during yesterday’s 32-6 win over Italy in…

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The Playmaker – Quade Cooper

Pop quiz. Identify the player Robbie Deans is describing: “He’s an outside-half who reacts. He has an enormous amount of talent and an instinct for the game, which we encourage…

Three stars named for Baa-Baas v Australia

Three stars named for Baa-Baas v Australia

Victor Matfield, Danny Cipriani and Jamie Roberts are among the first batch of star-studded names to accept invitations to play for the Barbarians against newly-crowned Tri-Nations’ champions Australia at Twickenham…

Wales to play Australia in December

Wales to play Australia in December

Wales will face Australia at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday, 3 December, 2011 (kick-off 2.30pm) the Welsh Rugby Union confirmed today. The now customary post-Rugby World Cup fixture will come…