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9hSam Bruce

Should 'mediocre' Australia revert to three Super teams?

Australian rugby remains mired in mediocrity and must seriously consider a return to three Super Rugby franchises in the future, despite an apparent improvement in inter-conference results over the last two years.

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Christian Leali'ifano confirms Brumbies exit

Cancer survivor Christian Leali'ifano says he will never forget his close bond with the Brumbies after announcing a deal with Japanese club rugby for next season.

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5dAAP

Rebels rue another lost season

Devastated Melbourne coach Dave Wessels says his team needs to harden up if they are to take the next step and play Super Rugby finals.

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6dAAP

Samu Kerevi confirms Japan deal

Wallabies centre Samu Kerevi holds no grudges with the national body after confirming a three-year deal with Suntory in Japan's Top League from next season.

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13dReuters

Israel Folau to take Rugby Australia to federal court

Israel Folau launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia over the termination of his contract on Thursday, casting the action as the pursuit of his "right to religious freedom."

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16dSam Bruce

Skelton, White and why the Wallabies need 'winners'

The Premiership final pitted two Wallabies World Cup aspirants against each other. Whether Will Skelton joins Nic White in Michael Cheika's squad remains to be seen, but the value they can add is undeniable.

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18dAAP

Waratahs gamble with Wallabies Super Rugby rest

NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson plans to play all of his Wallabies against the Brumbies next round, meaning they will have to sit out the final round game even if it decides their Super Rugby season.

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Will Skelton edging closer to shock Rugby World Cup return

Michael Cheika's powers of persuasion have seemingly convinced monster lock Will Skelton to reject a new contract with Saracens in favour of a return to Australia to boost the Wallabies' Rugby World Cup hopes.

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21dSam Bruce

Jersey launched, Wallabies set course to 'move as one'

The Wallabies launched their Rugby World Cup jersey alongside the slogan "Move as One". After a nightmare period through the Israel Folau saga, it's a campaign that seems to fit the bill for a team many have written off.

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26dSam Bruce

Why David Pocock should sit out the remainder of Super Rugby

Wrap David Pocock in cotton wool. The Wallabies need their best player to be 100 percent fit, or close enough to it, come World Cup time and while Brumbies fans may want him back for a title push, surely they can see the bigger picture.

2018 RankingsRugby Championship

  • AUS4th
    TRIES SCORED 1st New Zealand : 33 Tries Scored
    NZL1st
    16
    33
  • AUS4th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st New Zealand : 93 Points Difference
    NZL1st
    -52
    93