Sean McMahon isn't sure just how Rugby Australia should tweak its Giteau Law, but nearing a first Test in four years he says his time in Japan has helped extend his career after a brutal start to professional rugby.
The Wallabies want to have the country behind them. After Saturday night's win resounding win over the Springboks they are well on the path to doing so. However, they are only at 4-4 for the season, it's what they do now that really counts.
Rugby Australia has released a statement following the arrest of a senior executive on alleged child pornography charges.
Level-headed, fierce and resilient, three words that could easily be inscribed in stone beside Michael Hooper's name, his teammates lifted to his level and had fans dreaming again as they defeated the Springboks 30-17 in Brisbane.
Taniela Tupou showed his many talents as the Wallabies overcame a lopsided penalty count and another controversial yellow card to beat world champions South Africa for a second-straight weekend.
Can the Wallabies diffuse the Springboks maul? Do the Boks have anything else to attack with? And what impact will some "clips" sent to World Rugby have on this week's referee? Here are your talking points for the Wallabies-Springboks rematch.
The Wallabies have locked in a date to play Japan in Oita next month, where they could come up against a name etched in Australian rugby history.
Australian rugby has long been concerned by the amount of players heading for Japan. But that mindset is slowing shifting, and the recent performances of some returning Wallabies prove a move away won't always spell bad news -- Sam Bruce writes.
Nic White will make his first Wallabies start for the year after he was promoted ahead of Tate McDermott for the second Test against the Springboks on Saturday.
Disruption isn't always bad, especially when it comes to the old guard that largely continues to govern the rugby world. But is shoehorning in another format, this time the World 12s, really an answer to the game's issues?
Incoming coach Jay Tregonning is open to working with the Australian Sevens program and his Wallaroos players topping up in other codes as they prepare for next year's Rugby World Cup.
Jay Tregonning will coach Australia's Wallaroos at next year's Women's Rugby World Cup, filling the void left by Dwayne Nestor's resignation.
It turns out that all Quade Cooper needed to do was kick 23 points, including a match-winning penalty after the siren, to at last earn Australian citizenship. But his performance against the Springboks appears to have had even greater impact.
Chalk another one up for this extraordinary third decade of the 21st century. At 33 years of age, having not played a Test in more than 1500 days, Quade Cooper produced one of the finest performances of his Test career to lead the Wallabies to victory.
Quade Cooper has capped an incredible Wallabies return, kicking a match-winning penalty after the siren to beat South Africa 28-26 in his first Test for more than four years.
Sean McMahon will join Samu Kerevi and Quade Cooper in the Wallabies squad next week as the latest former star to be lured back under the relaxed eligibility laws.
The Bledisloe trophy may already be locked back up in New Zealand and a Rugby Championship title may be all but ruled out, but there's still plenty for the Wallabies to play for this weekend when they take on the Springboks on the Gold Coast.
Sonny Bill Williams had called for it, Will Genia too. But Quade Cooper's return to the Wallabies No. 10 jersey still always seemed to be a long shot - until Dave Rennie rolled the dice in one of the biggest gambles of recent Australian sporting history.
Four years after he last pulled on the gold jersey, Quade Cooper has been given the Wallabies No.10 in a desperate bid to help Australia end their current three-game winless streak.
It's been a tough year so far for Wallabies coach Dave Rennie, with a 2-4 record from his six matches so far and another seven - potentially eight - more to come, what must the Wallabies do to get a pass mark?
The Wallabies have moved to further acknowledge Australia's First Nations people by adding jersey numbers in an Indigenous style for Sunday's Rugby Championship clash with South Africa.
Reds coach Brad Thorn says he wants to consistently be beating New Zealand Super Rugby teams before he ever considers a step up to the next level, also that the Australian rugby public is sick of the talk -- it just wants action.
Suliasi Vunivalu's highly anticipated Wallabies debut has been delayed again by a recurring hamstring injury that has Australian rugby scratching its head.
Championship-winning coach Brad Thorn has re-signed with the Queensland Reds for another two years after guiding his team to their first Super Rugby title in 10 years.
The mixed reaction to Jordie Barrett's red card in Bledisloe Cup III has at least made one thing abundantly clear - that having the trial red-card replacement law in place for the Rugby Championship was one of SANZAAR's smarter moves
- AUS2ndTries Scored 1st New Zealand : 24 Tries ScoredNZL1st1124
- AUS3rdPoints Difference 1st New Zealand : 114 Points DifferenceNZL1st-37114