James O’Connor or Quade Cooper? Andrew Kellaway or Suliasi Vunivalu? Four distinguished former Wallabies have weighed into the selection debate ahead of the first Test against England.
- by Tom Decent
- by Tom Decent and Iain Payten
- by Paul Cully
England have returned to Australia for the first time since 2016. A lot has changed in the intervening years with Eddie Jones a coach under siege.
Chief Rugby Reporter
Leicester prevailed over Saracens in a game that showed English rugby’s true DNA - kicking, mauls, pressure, scrums. Don’t expect Eddie Jones’ team will come to Australia to throw the ball around.
Dave Rennie clearly has no qualms about using Rob Valetini and Harry Wilson in tandem but is that how he sees his back row shaping up for the battle with England?
The former Australian rugby boss earned his share of enemies in New Zealand but he doesn’t agree with ending a strong history of trans-Tasman competition.
- by Iain Payten
Twice it has been recommended that a 20-minute red card be trialled all over the world. Twice, a World Rugby committee has knocked it back.
- by Georgina Robinson