How much will the Wallabies miss Samu Kerevi? Does a strong performance from Japan improve their chances of joining the Rugby Championship? We discuss this and more ahead of Saturday's Test in Oita.
The Wallabies are taking the diplomatic approach to securing Quade Cooper's availability for the U.K. leg of their spring tour, saying they'd rather build relationships with Japanese clubs instead of merely strictly enforcing Regulation 9.
Wallabies centre Hunter Paisami is set to make his return to the starting line-up on Saturday against Japan with their tackle-busting star Samu Kerevi unavailable for selection through injury.
Australia's rugby sevens coaches will need to reapply for their jobs, after both the men's and women's teams disappointed at the Tokyo Olympics.
Playmaker Quade Cooper remains uncertain if Saturday's Test against Japan will be his last for 2021 with discussions continuing between the Wallabies and his Japanese club Kintetsu.
Former Wallabies prop Sekope Kepu has joined Christian Lealiifano as a foundation player at Moana Pasifika, for their inaugural Super Rugby Pacific campaign next year.
Star winger Marika Koroibete will miss the Wallabies' entire northern-hemisphere spring tour after opting to stay in Australia after the birth of his third child.
Former Wallabies back Christian Leali'ifano is one of the first players to sign with new Super Rugby Pacific side Moana Pasifika.
Four years after he last went on the Wallabies Spring Tour, Izaia Perese has reflected on his long, winding journey back to the Wallabies fold as he looks to finally earn his first cap for Australia.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has confirmed the worst kept secret in Australian rugby, naming Will Skelton, Rory Arnold and Tolu Latu for the team's spring tour of the United Kingdom.
The NSW Waratahs have bolstered their outside backs with the signing of versatile Manly star Tevita Funa.
Australia flyhalf Quade Cooper has denied agreeing to play for the Barbarians against Samoa in London in late November despite the prestigious invitational British club announcing his selection.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has been left sweating the fitness of star centre Samu Kerevi after the 28-year-old hobbled off the field in the Wallabies 32-17 win over Argentina on Saturday night.
Winning their fourth straight Rugby Championship match for the first time in their history, the Wallabies have put their end-of-year Tour opponents on notice, but sloppy periods showed there's still plenty for this developing pack to learn.
An Andrew Kellaway hat-trick has him within reach of Wallabies history after a 32-17 defeat of Argentina gave them four-straight Rugby Championship Test wins for the first time.
After close to two months, the Rugby Championship is coming to a close on the Gold Coast. While displaying their growing depth, the Wallabies must make a statement against the Pumas.
Thirty-eight-year-old prop Greg Holmes has seen a few different incarnations of the Wallabies in his time. But after being named for his first Test in six years, Holmes says this Australia squad has more depth than he has ever seen.
Sean McMahon will make his long-awaited return to the Test arena with confirmation he will be named among the Wallabies replacements for their closing Rugby Championship clash with Argentina.
While he's been earmarked as a long-term fullback option at Test level, Jordan Petaia is set to take advantage of the absence of star Wallabies winger Marika Koroibete.
The Wallabies' attack has become a different beast since the return of Samu Kerevi, Test great Tim Horan describing the centre's play as "outstanding" and further embedding the belief that the Giteau Law simply has to be amended.
The Wallabies have strung three wins together in the Rugby Championship for the first time in six years. But they were unable to find the "ruthless streak" against the Pumas that Michael Hooper demanded pre-match.
Australia have notched three-straight wins for the first time since 2017, beating a plucky Argentina 27-8 as James O'Connor made a successful Test return in Townsville.
Players, officials and spectators remember the one and only time Argentina played in the city, and how Hugo Porta stole the show
The Wallabies have their fans dreaming again after two historic victories over the Springboks, but they must do it again against the Pumas through consistency, composure and their new secret weapon, Brittany Mitchell writes.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie and All Blacks counterpart Ian Foster both say they were unaware of World Rugby's move to place a limit on the amount of full contact players are involved in at training.
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- AUS3rdPoints Difference 1st New Zealand : 114 Points DifferenceNZL1st-3114