Wallabies back Petaia to rebound: Hooper
Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper has backed Jordan Petaia to bounce back from the injury nightmare that has wiped his chance of making his debut against Italy.
New Zealand will retain the No.1 ranking in world rugby even if they lose to Ireland, but captain Keiran Read wants the All Blacks to step up for the match.
Michael Cheika says the challenge of coaching the Wallabies is still a huge thrill for him despite such a difficult year.
St George Illawarra say they will not release fullback Matt Dufty in their pursuit of Jarryd Hayne.
Joe Schmidt’s impact on Ireland has been emphatic and makes them an enormous threat in Dublin, according to All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.
Penrith are in talks to re-sign Kiwi Test forward James Fisher-Harris beyond the end of the 2019 NRL season as they manage their growing junior talent.
Italy coach Conor O’Shea says he has huge respect for Australian rugby and believes Michael Cheika’s side will be a contender for next year’s World Cup.
Michael Cheika has been forced to re-jig his side for the Wallabies’ Test against Italy with rookie Jordan Petaia and lock Rory Arnold ruled out through injury
Jack Bird has vowed to overcome a nightmare year and make the centre position his own at Brisbane next NRL season after finally being cleared of injury.
Steve Hansen expects Ireland’s eagerness to claim a first ever victory over his New Zealand side in Dublin to translate into an intense battle.
Lock Devin Toner has been drafted in to shore up Ireland’s lineout against New Zealand in Saturday’s clash between the top two globally ranked sides in Dublin.
Hull KR have signed Scotland centre Kane Linnett on a three-year deal from North Queensland Cowboys.
Bath’s Fijian-born winger Joe Cokanasiga will make his England debut as one of 11 changes made for England’s Test against Japan at Twickenham.
Queensland Reds teenager Jordan Petaia and NSW Waratahs halfback Jake Gordon will make their debuts for the Wallabies against Italy this weekend.
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