Wallabies unchanged for second Wales Test

Robbie Deans has named an unchanged line-up for Saturday night’s second Test against Wales in Melbourne. Despite concerns over the fitness of Sekope Kepu, after he strained a tendon in…

Marked man: Leigh Halfpenny's all-round game continues to impress

THE DIFFERENCE in playing styles between the northern and southern hemispheres maybe narrowing, but the speed at which it is played is not. Wales really struggled with the pace at…

Match winner: Pat McCabe picks the right line to score

WALES SENSING a first victory on Australian soil since 1969 were far too slow out of the traps against a Wallaby side desperate to atone for their humbling 9-6 midweek…

Ken Owens

IT WILL be Tri-Nations champions versus Six Nations champions when Australia and Wales kick off their three-Test series in Brisbane on Saturday – and it should be an enthralling encounter.…

Scott Williams starts at centre, replacing Jamie Roberts

WALES HAVE named a side to play Australia in Brisbane this weekend showing four changes from that which sealed a 16-9 victory over France last March to be crowned Champions…

Late change: Cooper Vuna comes in to replace Brumbies winger Joe Tomane

FIVE NEW forwards and three new backs feature in the starting combination, from that beaten 9-6 by Scotland midweek in Newcastle. The alterations in the pack sees the all-New South…

greig laidlaw scotland

PLAYED OUT in the kind of conditions that would have drowned ducks and bent weathervanes Scotland set themselves up for a stripped down but dogged performance against Australia in Newcastle,…

Genia and Horwill enjoy some time out during the 2011 RWC

Queensland Reds’ Will Genia has racked up 34 caps since his 2009 Australia debut, winning the 2011 Super Rugby and Tri-Nations titles along the way. What else should we know…

Pek Cowan hits the half century for the Force

Western Force is determined to make the most of a month long run at home starting with the reigning champion Reds on Saturday night (KO .  Following four of their…