Australia are staring at a heavy loss in the first Test against Pakistan after the re-emergence of their woes against spin.
Australia's five debutants received a hefty dose of Test match reality as the Kiwis beat the Kangaroos.
Paul Gallen is eyeing a fight against former Cronulla teammate Anthony Watts in the battle of the bad boys after serving his drugs suspension.
Jarryd Hayne could be heading back to Sydney even if he fulfils his ambition.
The Western Sydney Wanderers are just a win or draw away from claiming the Asian Champions League title.
It was the phone call that was always going to come from Ireland before the Cox Plate. Ryan Moore was tucked in the corner of the weighing room talking to the Irish perfectionist trainer Aidan O’Brien.
So little time had Michael Cheika to prepare for the Wallabies spring tour as their new coach, he hadn't even tried on his official Australian team suit when he left on Friday.
Kurtley Beale’s return to the Wallabies jersey will take longer than anticipated, despite his rugby union career being saved once more on Friday night.
Controversial, yes, outrageous for many, but on balance the best possible ending on the Kurtley Beale saga.
Australia tackle New Zealand in front of a parochial crowd at Suncorp Stadium.