Fresh-faced Wallabies prop Angus Bell has raised the bar for the second Test against England, declaring only a domination of the visitors' set piece will do.
Australia lock Darcy Swain has been banned for two weeks following his red card for headbutting in the Wallabies' 30-28 win against England at Perth Stadium last Saturday, World Rugby said on Tuesday.
After we were treated to a stunning weekend of rugby we enter week two, as the two rugby hemispheres collide across the globe. Stay across all the line-ups, team news, odds and our individual match previews here.
The headline act named in the Australian men's sevens squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games, Wallabies star Samu Kerevi says he's embracing the 'uncomfortable' as he seeks to earn Australia their first ever men's sevens gold medal.
Kurtley Beale will target a Rugby Championship return for the Wallabies as he battles a hamstring rupture that has kept him off the park for five months.
The Wallabies will wear a special shirt with an indigenous design and sing the national anthem in the language of the local First Nation's people ahead of the second Test against England in Brisbane on Saturday.
It was as infuriating as it was confusing, but the proliferation of yellow and red cards in Super Rugby Pacific at least afforded the Wallabies some familiarity playing down a man - and that proved pivotal in Saturday night's heroic win over England.
First they lost Quade Cooper in the warm-up, then Tom Banks and Allan Alaalatoa succumbed to injury and concussion respectively, and then came the red card. The Wallabies went on to win anyway.
The Wallabies have overcome injury and ill-discipline to pull off a famous 30-28 victory over England in Perth and snap an eight-game losing streak.
Nigel Ah Wong's last minute try secured Samoa a 31-26 win over Australia 'A' in the opening game of the Pacific Nations Cup in Suva on Saturday.
At last kick-off is upon. Unfortunately for Eddie Jones, the build-up has come without a verbal sparring partner. But there is still plenty to discuss as the Wallabies host England in the first Test in Perth.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has sprung a selection shock for the first Test against England, with 33-year-old Brumbies lock Cadeyrn Neville to make his Test debut as Australia sets its sights on having the "best maul in the world."
The rugby world is set to reunite this July, with World Rugby's Test window bringing the northern and southern hemispheres together across the globe. So what shape are the top 10 in at this key juncture, and what might they be looking to nail down?
A tantalising three weeks of Test rugby kicks off this weekend, as the two rugby hemispheres collide across the globe. Stay across all the line-ups, team news, odds and our individual match previews here.
Ahead of the opening Test against England in Perth, Wallabies veteran Quade Cooper says his exchanges with the old enemy's playmaker Marcus Smith are mutually beneficial and for the good of rugby.
This series is in no way make-or-break for Wallabies coach Dave Rennie, but if Australia are to be taken as serious World Cup contenders next year they simply must end their losing Test streak to England and claim the series win.
Wallabies great Mark Ella needed to be persuaded to have his name as part of the new trophy to be contested by Australia and England from Saturday week, but he says it is a great honour and "probably time" that two former players were recognised.
Despite his limited pro rugby experience, Suliasi Vunivalu says playing in four NRL grand finals with Melbourne means he can handle the pressure of a Wallabies debut in the England Test series next month.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has reaffirmed his desire that Australian rugby remains engaged with New Zealand at provincial level, despite the recent comments of Rugby Australia [RA] chairman Hamish McLennan.
Thursday's bombshell from Hamish McLennan that Rugby Australia could walk away from Super Rugby Pacific may have caught New Zealand off guard, but it is in no way a surprise given the rocky road the two rugby neighbours have ridden in recent times.
Wallabies playmaker James O'Connor hasn't shut the door on a return to the fullback role as the battle for the playmaker position heats up with 2021 Rugby Championship hero Quade Cooper making his return to the squad, alongside young star Noah Lolesio.
Australia and England will have a battle each other for a new rugby trophy after they agreed to shelve the 25-year-old Cook Cup named after the British explorer.
Wallabies Reece Hodge and Fraser McReight will represent Australia 'A' next month after being named in the squad to play hosts Fiji, Samoa and Tonga in the Pacific Nations Cup.
Former rugby international David Pocock has traded the ruck for the Australian senate after winning a seat in the upper house of parliament representing the territory surrounding the capital Canberra.
Was Ben O'Keeffe's non-call in the final minutes the biggest referee blunder this season? Meanwhile have Beauden Barrett and Richie Mo'unga set up the most scintillating grand final clash? Read on for our Super -- Not So Super -- Rugby.
- AUS2ndTries Scored 1st New Zealand : 28 Tries ScoredNZL1st1928
- AUS3rdPoints Difference 1st New Zealand : 114 Points DifferenceNZL1st-3114