Told yers! I refer to the comments by the famous rugby league coach Chris Anderson this week: "Our biggest danger is rugby union ... It's a big world sport. It's taken over Europe. Rugby league has died in Europe. All good players now go to union; in England, in France. So it's a big game. It's growing in America. That's our danger. If we don't get our house in order, our danger is we'll be playing rugby union in 10 years."
Georgina Robinson Rugby "state of origin" receives crucial backing from head office, but the concept will have to go ahead without the country's top 30 players.
Tom Decent Move over Eddie Jones, Michael Cheika has a new target in former Wallaby Glen Ella.
Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will turn back the clock to bring a former star out of the wilderness for a shock comeback.
Georgina Robinson Gold medal winners and emergency medics. Is there nothing the Australian women's sevens team can't do?
Tom Decent Wallabies halfback Nick Phipps says the June series against England was the biggest learning curve of his career but believes he is better equipped to steer Australia to a memorable win on Saturday.
Georgina Robinson Queensland and NSW want to stage a state of origin blockbuster to light up a weak incoming Test tour next year.
Tom Decent Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has indicated he will snub a meeting with referee Jaco Peyper on the eve of Australia's clash with England – despite an offer of green teas from Eddie Jones – because he does not think anything he says will influence how the man in charge will run the game.
Tom Decent Michael Cheika has given an early indication of how physical he wants Saturday's clash against England to be by recalling the "extra grunt" of barnstorming No.8 Lopeti Timani.
Tom Decent Although the Wallabies grand slam dream is over, Stephen Larkham is hopeful outside-centre Tevita Kuridrani can create history by becoming the first Australian player to score five tries in five games on a spring tour.