It remains nothing more than a dot on the rugby horizon – the 2015 World Cup, that is – and pretty much anything could happen in the 664 days between here and there. The club-versus-union conflict could send the whole of the European game into meltdown (perfectly possible); New Zealand could hit a bad patch (it has to happen sometime, surely); the Wallaby coach Ewen McKenzie could decide that his predecessor was right all along and chuck Quade Cooper out on his ear (barely conceivable on latest evidence, admittedly).
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Monday 20 August 2012
David Pocock, the Australia captain, is a doubt for next weekend's Bledisloe Cup rematch against New Zealand in Auckland after injuring his knee during the 27-19 loss to the reigning world champions on Saturday.
Sunday 24 June 2012
Australia 20 Wales 19: Another cliff-hanger defeat for the Grand Slam champions Down Under
Saturday 23 June 2012
Australia 20 Wales 19
Saturday 16 June 2012
Australia 25 Wales 23
Monday 11 June 2012
Gethin Jenkins said Wales would be a better team for being knocked off "cloud nine" by Australia.
Saturday 09 June 2012
Australia 27 Wales 19
Australian Rugby Union confirm investigation after reported fracas between Quade Cooper and Kurtley Beale
Friday 08 June 2012
The Australian Rugby Union have confirmed they are investigating an incident involving Wallabies stars Quade Cooper and Kurtley Beale at a Brisbane hotel on Thursday night.
Monday 30 April 2012
A baby wallaby has made her home in a zoo keeper's rucksack after being found outside her mother's pouch.
Monday 23 April 2012
Melbourne Rebels and Australia star James O'Connor is in doubt for the Test matches against Scotland and Wales in June due to a lacerated liver.
Monday 23 April 2012
Struggling state shocked to discover it produces dozens of bizarre research papers that no one reads
Saturday 24 March 2012
Tackling The Issues
- 1 Hundreds arrested as Canadian police smash worldwide paedophile ring
- 3 Why Barcelona chose Everton to educate their latest prodigy
- 4 Mass murder in the Middle East is funded by our friends the Saudis
- 5 Japan cracks down on leaks after scandal of Fukushima nuclear power plant