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Despite being born in May 2013, Yooranah's sex could not be determined until now as he was so small

O'Driscoll marks 100th cap by saving Ireland again

Ireland 20 Australia 20

Deans rules out Tuqiri Australia return

His focus solely on England, Robbie Deans says it's "unlikely" Lote Tuqiri will ever return to the Wallabies fold despite his impending comeback to rugby with English Premiership champions Leicester.

Carter finds target as Wallabies lose way

Australia 19 New Zealand 32

England find Kangaroos are too clever by half

England 16 Australia 26

Australia hit by Barnes injury

The suspicion that Wallaby rugby coach Robbie Deans has crossed paths with a few black cats and carelessly strolled under half a dozen ladders gained increasing credence last night when another potentially calamitous injury wrecked his latest plans.

Australia unveil new brigade for Four Nations

Brett Morris' brilliant 2009 season reached a stunning crescendo today with the St George Illawarra flyer one of three debutants named in the Australian side for this weekend's Four Nations rugby league clash against New Zealand.

Australia issue warning to northern hemisphere

Recalled prop Matt Dunning has warned northern hemisphere rivals not to underestimate Australia based on their lack of Tri-Nations success this season.

Stress is pushing the koala to extinction

A virus brought on by loss of habitat is wiping out an Australian icon

Jane's addiction to tries sees off Aussies

New Zealand 33 Australia 6

Carter keeps his nerve to kick late winner

Australia 18 New Zealand 19

Peter Bills: Springboks continue relentless Tri-Nations title march

With a power that is intimidating and a swagger that hallmarks all the best teams, the Springboks are marching relentlessly towards their first Tri-Nations title since 2004.

Sam the wildfire koala is dead

Sam the koala, who gained worldwide fame and sympathy when she was rescued during Australia's devastating wildfires, died today during an operation to save her from a life-threatening disease.

Australia's rugby league experiment implodes

As Lote Tuqiri's sensational sacking heads to the courts and Timana Tahu seeks a contract release, the Australian Rugby Union's bold experiment of recruiting high-profile rugby league stars has spectacularly imploded.

Eddie Jones tips All Blacks

New Zealand will win another Tri-Nations title this year - because their culture of travel is superior to either the Australians or South Africans.

Matt finishes off the French as Wallabies find their feet

Australia 22 France 6
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