Mitchell Johnson given time off

2014-09-17 12:59

Cricket Australia has withdrawn Mitchell Johnson from the start of the Champions League T20 to allow the fast bowler to recover.

Kaplan praises NZ-Bok referee

2014-09-16 09:13

Retired referee Jonathan Kaplan has heaped praise on the performance of the referee during the All Black-Springbok Test.

Mehrtens labels refs muppets

2014-09-09 14:11

Former All Black flyhalf Andrew Mehrtens has lashed out at the standard of refereeing in international rugby.

Wallabies rush back Polota-Nau

2014-09-09 07:23

Tatafu Polota-Nau has returned to the Australia line-up from injury as coach Ewen McKenzie beefed up his pack to face Argentina.

Mallett: Shocking yellow card

2014-09-08 07:12

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett says the decision to give Bryan Habana a yellow card in Perth was "shocking".

As it happened: Australia v SA

2014-09-06 14:00

See how the action unfolded in the Rugby Championship match between the Wallabies and Springboks in Perth.

Late change to Wallaby bench

2014-09-06 06:46

The Wallabies have made one change to the bench for their Rugby Championship Test against South Africa in Perth.

McKenize seeks landmark win

2014-09-05 07:51

Australia go into their match against SA hoping to give coach Ewen McKenzie a first - a win against a team ranked ahead of them.

Boks v Oz: 4 big one-on-ones

2014-09-04 11:41

The first Willie le Roux/Israel Folau head-to-head at No 15 at Test level could be a Perth highlight, says Rob Houwing.

Beale did fine at flyhalf - Foley

2014-09-02 13:30

Kurtley Beale did a good job at flyhalf in Australia's first two Rugby Championship Tests, says his replacement, Bernard Foley.

Boks intrigued by All Blacks maul

2014-09-02 08:53

The Springboks have long set the benchmark for driving mauls but were impressed by the All Blacks' recent execution of the tactic.

Zim record famous win over Oz

2014-08-31 17:23

Zimbabwe have pulled off a shock three wicket win over Australia in a one-day triangular series played in Harare.

Oz can still turn it around

2014-08-28 14:02

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie still has time to mould his team into RWC contenders, according to former coach Bob Dwyer.

Kaplan calls for challenge system

2014-08-28 08:12

Jonathan Kaplan says the time has come for the IRB to introduce an on-field challenge system.

McCabe retires after neck break

2014-08-27 07:59

Wallaby back Pat McCabe has retired from rugby after fracturing his neck for the third time in last weekend's defeat to NZ.

Godwin, Faingaa get call-ups

2014-08-27 07:19

Uncapped centre Kyle Godwin and Saia Faingaa have been included in Ewen McKenzie's 30-man Australia squad for the Test against SA.

Shoulder surgery for world champion

2014-08-25 08:11

Australia's Cate Campbell said she's willing to sacrifice her world sprint freestyle title in order to be fit for the 2016 Olympics.

Oz media lament 'massacre'

2014-08-24 13:09

Australian rugby writers were unanimous in their description of the All Blacks' dominant performance against the Wallabies.

Oz to take lessons from loss

2014-08-24 09:25

Ewen McKenzie was left shrugging his shoulders and hoped the Wallabies would move on from their thrashing by the All Blacks.

Clarke doubtful for Zim opener

2014-08-23 10:22

Australia captain Michael Clarke suffered a hamstring injury during training and is doubtful for their first ODI against Zimbabwe.

Kaplan: NZ guilty under pressure

2014-08-20 16:21

Jonathan Kaplan says Jaco Peyper was right to penalise the All Blacks for committing cynical infringements inside their own 22.

Charles in charge at frontrow

2014-08-20 10:49

Nathan Charles has no intention of giving up the Wallabies number two jersey any time soon.

Oz unchanged for Eden Park

2014-08-19 06:59

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has named an unchanged line-up Tuesday for this week's return clash with the All Blacks.

@CricketAus 1 @officialCSA 0

2014-08-07 13:00

It's back to the drawing board for @officialCSA after their Australian counterparts responded to a tweet in fine style!

Wallabies face player drain

2014-07-09 12:02

Despite Australia's 3-0 series win over France, the game's power-brokers fear a quickening player drain could bring the code to its knees.


Clarke ruled out of ODI series

2014-09-16 13:10

Australia captain Michael Clarke has been ruled out the limited-overs cricket series against Pakistan due to a hamstring injury.

Wallabies wary of Pumas threat

2014-09-11 07:44

Australia have not lost to Argentina since 1997 and are anxious to avoid becoming the Pumas' first scalp in the Rugby Championship.

Australia end barren run

2014-09-09 08:00

Australia defeated Saudi Arabia 3-2 in a hard-fought friendly on Monday to secure their first victory in almost a year.

Injury blows for Wallabies

2014-09-08 08:47

Wing Adam Ashley-Cooper and No 8 Wycliff Palu will miss the Wallabies' Rugby Championship clash against Argentina.

Wallabies rue wasted chances

2014-09-07 11:43

Coach Ewen McKenzie has said the Wallabies had made it tough on themselves after squeezing home over the Springboks.

Heartbreaking loss for Boks

2014-09-06 13:58

The Springboks have suffered an agonising last-gasp defeat to Australia in their Rugby Championship clash in Perth.

Packs to decide Oz v Boks Test

2014-09-05 10:48

The Wallabies will rely on their maligned forwards to provide a platform in their Rugby Championship Test against the Springboks.

Belgium edge Socceroos

2014-09-05 07:29

2014 Soccer World Cup quarter-finalists Belgium have seen off Australia in an international friendly.

Meyer: Aussies always physical

2014-09-04 07:13

The Boks are gearing up for a physical forwards battle as they look to protect their Rugby Championship lead against Australia.

Clarke rules out ODI retirement

2014-09-02 12:03

Michael Clarke has dismissed suggestions of quitting ODI cricket after returning home from Zimbabwe with a hamstring injury.

Oz halfbacks axed for Bok Test

2014-09-02 07:14

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie has dropped Kurtley Beale and Nic White for the Rugby Championship clash against SA.

Clarke back as Australia bat

2014-08-31 09:45

Michael Clarke returned from a hamstring injury to captain Australia and opted to bat first in their triangular ODI against Zimbabwe.

McCabe counts himself fortunate

2014-08-28 09:24

Wallabies centre Pat McCabe counts himself fortunate to be able to walk away from rugby intact after deciding to retire.

We're digging deep: McKenzie

2014-08-27 12:29

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie admitted he was down to bare bones in some departments after losing hooker Nathan Charles.

Oz look to rebound against SA

2014-08-27 07:45

Wallaby coach Ewen McKenzie demanded far more from his team against SA as they look to recover from their mauling at the hands of NZ.

Oz seek 'mental relaxation'

2014-08-25 14:23

The Wallabies will have plenty of down-time over the next week to "mentally relax", captain Michael Hooper has said.

Wallabies beaten not broken

2014-08-24 14:00

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has vowed they would bounce back from their thrashing by the All Blacks.

McCabe worry for Wallabies

2014-08-24 10:06

Pat McCabe may face a lengthy spell on the sidelines after appearing to suffer a neck injury in the Wallabies' loss to the All Blacks.

Mighty All Blacks thrash Wallabies

2014-08-23 11:20

The All Blacks laid down a frightening marker for the remainder of the Rugby Championship by thrashing the Wallabies in Auckland.

Hansen makes three changes

2014-08-20 20:12

The All Blacks have made three changes for the return Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies in Auckland.

NZ scribe slams 'erratic' Peyper

2014-08-20 13:43

A popular Kiwi scribe has criticised SA referee Jaco Peyper for his performance during the Australia-New Zealand Test in Sydney.

Clarke: Zim not 'token tour'

2014-08-20 08:52

Captain Michael Clarke has insisted that Australia's visit to Zimbabwe was not a "token tour" or World Cup audition.

Refreshed Oz ready for the fray

2014-08-18 09:58

Australia will be looking to shake off the rust quickly after a long break when their triangular one-day series begins in Zimbabwe.

Lyon picked for Zim, SA

2014-08-04 08:41

Spinner Nathan Lyon has been called up to Australia's one-day squad for their tri-series against Zimbabwe and South Africa.

The 5 best SWC far

2014-07-08 18:30

The SWC has produced several goals of outstanding quality, with these five seen as the best of the tournament so far.

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