Team talk: Michael Cheika addresses his troops earlier in the season

Inside the mind of Michael Cheika

FOR SOMEONE who never saw himself as a coach (Wallaby icon David Campese first suggested him for a job) and doesn’t need to coach (he’s a self-made millionaire), Michael Cheika…

Red alert: George North's concussive incidents during the Six Nations shocked many

Concussion: A special report

THE LINE wasn’t great but you could pick up the slight slur in his words. “I’m still trying to get over the last head knock, over two years ago,” Glen…

Golden boy: McCaw lifts the Webb Ellis Cup in 2011. Will he do it again? (Photo: Getty Images)

Richie McCaw – leading the way for New Zealand

Undoubtedly the lowest moment of the record-breaking Test star’s career came when the All Blacks lost to France in the 2007 World Cup quarter-final at the Millennium Stadium. While McCaw…

Will he stay, will he go? Sam Burgess in action for Bath. Photo: Getty images

Mike Ford: Sam Burgess to stay at Bath

Ford says Burgess will continue to play rugby union amid talks that he is considering a return to play for his former rugby league side South Sydney Rabbitohs.