Head coach Dave Rennie has included three uncapped players in Australia’s run-on lineup for their Bledisloe Test against the All Blacks in Wellington on Sunday.
The Western Force and Waratahs have made several changes to their lineups for Friday’s Super Rugby AU match in Queensland.
Coach Rob Penney has named two uncapped players in the Waratahs starting XV for Friday’s Super Rugby AU opener against the Reds in Brisbane.
New coach Dave Rennie says Michael Hooper is not guaranteed a place in the Wallabies’ starting lineup nor the captaincy.
Michael Hooper still hopes to lead the Wallabies after deciding to step down as Waratahs captain ahead of the 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby season.
Wallabies flyer Marika Koroibete has created history by becoming the first wing to win the John Eales Medal at the Rugby Australia Awards in Sydney.
David Pocock will start for the Wallabies in their World Cup opener against Fiji in Sapporo on Saturday.
The SA Rugby magazine team rounds up some of the interesting news snippets making headlines around the world.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen and captain Kieran Read lamented an uncharacteristically ill-disciplined performance after suffering a 47-26 defeat by Australia in Perth on Saturday.
Former Springbok captain Corné Krige says Rassie Erasmus must pick a fetcher to counter the threat of Wallabies flanks David Pocock and Michael Hooper. DYLAN JACK reports.