More Sports / Rugby Jun 26, 2016

Wallabies coach Cheika braced for backlash

Michael Cheika is expecting critics to "put the boot in" after the Wallabies were swept 3-0 by England in their June series but expects a handful of experienced European exiles to boost Australia's Rugby Championship campaign. The 44-40 third-test defeat in Sydney on Saturday was ...

Wallabies receive better news on injured players

More Sports / Rugby Oct 20, 2015

Wallabies receive better news on injured players

Australia is growing in confidence that it will be back to full strength for Sunday's Rugby World Cup semifinal against Argentina after getting better news on its injured players. David Pocock, No. 8, whose presence at the breakdown was badly missed in last weekend's heart-pounding ...

More Sports / Rugby Sep 5, 2015

Cheika declares Australia's World Cup starting lineup set

Michael Cheika has declared his starting 15 for Australia's World Cup bid nailed down but the Wallabies coach is likely to keep everyone guessing until days before their tournament opener against Fiji. Australia plays the United States in Chicago on Saturday, seeking a big win ...