The Wallabies have ruled out kneeling during the national anthem in the third Bledisloe Test against the All Blacks on 31 October after a unanimous vote by the players.
Nick Farr-Jones says the Wallabies shouldn’t kneel in support of the ‘divisive’ Black Lives Matter movement because ‘Australia doesn’t have issues in relation to race discrimination’.
The Rebels have welcomed back captain Dane Haylett-Petty for their all-important match against the Western Force in Newcastle on Saturday.
The selection of Kyle Godwin and Richard Kahui in midfield are two of four changes to the Western Force’s starting XV for their match against the Rebels in Sydney on Friday.
The Springboks and Wallabies clash in the opening match of the Rugby Championship on Saturday. JOHN GOLIATH looks at some of key battles within the war at Ellis Park.
Rebels captain Dane Haylett-Petty says he has been blown away by Quade Cooper’s influence on the squad ahead of the 2019 season.
The Waratahs scored two second-half tries to claim a 31-26 victory against the Rebels in Melbourne on Friday. DYLAN JACK reports.