Dan Penca has waited three years for his National Rugby Championship opportunity.
Tom Decent Wallabies No.8 Sean McMahon says he won't take a backward step against the Springboks in Pretoria.
Tom Decent A catch-up with Darren Lehmann may have ignited the patriotic fire in Michael Cheika, with the Wallabies coach saying he wants his side to bring a more Australian brand of football to the table when they tackle South Africa on Saturday night in Pretoria.
Georgina Robinson The RFU are sitting pretty on the field and off it. It appears its position of strength has left it in no mood to compromise on Australia and New Zealand's campaign for a globally aligned – and fairly remunerated – season.
Tom Decent If you had to pick a cricket team made of Wallabies players to represent the nation, who would be in your side?
Tom Decent Melbourne Rebels winger Sefa Naivalu is within touching distance of making his Test debut after Michael Cheika named him on an extended Wallabies bench to take on South Africa in Pretoria on Saturday.
Chris Dutton The Brumbies are set to implement a boardroom shake-up.
Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies winger Lausii Taliauli turned down offers from rival clubs to make his mark in Canberra.
Tom Decent The Wallabies have never beaten the Springboks at Pretoria but vice-captain Michael Hooper assures his men will "dig deep" and is confident the hard work of recent weeks will pay off.
Paul Cully Forget the Wallabies' dreadful record in Pretoria. The international game is in such a state of flux, disrupted by money and the rising power of clubs, that the history books can be temporarily discounted. The win is there if they're good enough.