On Saturday morning April 12th, 2014, I sat on my couch armed with a bowl of porridge flicking between BBC’s Saturday Kitchen and Super Rugby. Between(...)

 Seán McMahon of Australia breaks with the ball during the Killick Cup match against  the Barbarians   at Twickenham.  Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Australia coach Michael Cheika has made two changes from the side beaten 29-28 by New Zealand last month for Saturday’s Test match against Wales in Ca(...)

New Wallabies coach Michael Cheika issues instructions to his squad  at a training session ahead of the Barbarians match, at Dulwich College  in London, England. Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Australia have reunited Quade Cooper and Will Genia at half-back for Saturday’s non-cap international against the Barbarians at Twickenham. It will be(...)

 Australian captain Michael Hooper (left) of the Waratahs and Waratahs coach Michael Cheika. Photograph: Matt King/Getty Images

Former Leinster and current New South Wales Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has agreed in principle to replace Ewen McKenzie in charge of the Australia (...)

Ardie Savea of the Hurricanes runs over the defence of Nick Frisby of the Reds during their Super Rugby match last weekend.

Super Rugby’s latest plans for restructuring are likely to see it expand outside the southern hemisphere and could potentially lay the groundwork for (...)

George North carries the ball and Australia’s Israel Folau downfield at the Etihad Stadium, Melbourne. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

Australia 16 Lions 15: This always had the look of a game which would be decided by one moment, and long before the end, in truth, the Wallabies looke(...)

Dan Lydiate (right) who will captain the Lions against Melbourne Rebels alongside outhalf Owen Farrell during the British and Irish Lions captain’s run at AMMI Park today.  Photograph:   David Rogers/Getty Images

Dan Lydiate beamed with pride after being named British and Irish Lions captain for tomorrow’s final midweek match against the Melbourne Rebels. The W(...)

Australia wing Digby Ioane will report to police authorities in Victoria after he failed to attend court over an assault charge. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

A warrant was issued for the arrest of Australia rugby international Digby Ioane today just days before the crucial second test against the British an(...)

 Paul O’Connell  will miss the rest of the tour with an arm injury. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

British and Irish Lions assistant coach Graham Rowntree today refused to dwell on Paul O’Connell’s tour-ending fractured arm.O’Connell sustained the (...)

Sean O’Brien in action against the Combined Country earlier on the tour. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Sean O’Brien will get his chance to force his way onto the bench for the second test against Australia next weekend when he lines out for the British (...)