How Nic White honed his halfback craft for a World Cup shot
On the cusp of a first Test in almost four years, Nic White says he is now better equipped for international rugby after honing his halfback craft overseas in the northern hemisphere.
The Rugby Championship: What's to be gained before the World Cup?
How important is momentum ahead of the World Cup? Will we see James O'Connor and Sonny Bill Williams? Who can bolt their way into squad for Japan? We analyse some of the big talking points ahead of the condensed Rugby Championship.
Rattled Wallabies turn attention to Springboks
The Wallabies are banding together as Taniela Tupou continues his recovery from a brazen robbery during their preparations for Saturday's Test match against South Africa in Johannesburg.
What the All Blacks will want out of Pumas 'banana skin'
The All Blacks' Test against the Pumas in Argentina presents a challenge. But if an under-strength All Blacks nail four key areas they should not only emerge victorious but also take a significant step on their road to the World Cup, Craig Dowd writes.
Genia, Cooper to reprise halves partnership in Japan
Will Genia and Quade Cooper will join Japan's Kintetsu Liners following the Rugby World Cup, the club announced on Thursday.
Dynasty achieved, do ABs beckon for Robertson?
Crusaders boss Scott Robertson made history on Saturday, becoming the first player to win three straight Super Rugby titles as a player and then a coach. A dynasty achieved, his All Blacks coaching case is a compelling one.
Mo'unga's poise revives All Blacks No. 10 debate
Richie Mo'unga's form for the Crusaders in their run to a 10th Super Rugby title could yet thrust All Blacks coach Steve Hansen back into a debate over his fly-half options that he thought was long done and dusted.
Wallabies' chance for evolution in Pocock's continued absence
Crusaders secure record 10th Super Rugby title
The Crusaders have secured a record 10th Super Rugby title after nullifying the Jaguares attacking weapons to win 19-3 in a tussle in Christchurch.
No division over Rob Horne's inspiring Kokoda trek
Rob Horne has faced a few challenges over the past 15 months but he is now just a few weeks away from what will be his toughest assignment yet: trekking the Kokoda Trail.
Lealiifano recalled, Cooper omitted in Wallabies squad
Quade Cooper has failed in his bid to return to the Wallabies, with Michael Cheika handing a recall to five-eighth Christian Lealiifano for the Rugby Championship.
Savea, Kerevi ... and? 2019 Team of the Year
There were some brilliant individual performers across the board in Super Rugby this season, but who was good enough to make our Team of the Year?
Dowd: Why the Crusaders will complete the three-peat
Argentina are poised for a strong Rugby Championship and World Cup on the back of the Jaguares' success. But a first Super Rugby title won't be heading to South America on Saturday, Craig Dowd writes.
Jaguares riding strong sense of self-belief
Agustin Creevy says the Jaguares now believe they can win every time they take to the pitch regardless of the opposition -- and that includes Saturday's Super Rugby final against the Crusaders.
The Waratahs' 2018 season came to a crushing halt in Johannesburg. So how are they using that as fuel this year amid off-field commitments, the delayed return of their Wallabies and an eager generation-next? Sam Bruce investigates.
The careers of Will Genia and Quade Cooper have taken some interesting turns since their title-winning run at Queensland Reds. But they won't be resting on their laurels in Melbourne, the duo determined to secure some Rebels success and have fun doing it.
With 2018 drawing to a festive close, we take a look at Australia's major football codes and make some bold predictions about next year.
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