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Stade Francais prop Ramiro Herrera is the only European-based player in Argentina’s squad. Photograph:  Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images

Stade Francais prop Ramiro Herrera is the only European-based player in Argentina’s provisional squad of 38 players for their end-of-season matches in(...)

Australia coach Michael Cheika: has blooded some 30 players in the Test arena since the 2015 global showpiece. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images

Australia coach Michael Cheika’s hopes of fielding a settled side during the Rugby Championship have been dented by a midfield injury blow but the Wal(...)

Australia’s Israel Folau   is tackled by Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton in his side’s 18-9 Test victory on Sunday. Photograph:   Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Ireland could have won in Brisbane, should have is a leap in the air with Israel Folau. That was the difference, the Wallabies’s best players; Folau o(...)

As his name would suggest, Bernard Foley has Irish roots: “My ancestry goes a long way back.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Australia is still a young country, culturally mixed and drawn from diverse backgrounds, and under Michael Cheika, the Wallabies’ players have been en(...)

 England’s Dan Cole: Michael Cheika said: “That same prop’s been infringing the law since his career started probably, if not all of this year.” Photograph: Reuters

Michael Cheika has accused England’s Dan Cole of illegal scrummaging throughout his career in a damning assessment of the prop and a fierce response (...)

Wallabies rugby coach Michael Cheika: team captain Christian Lealiifano in doubt for first test on Saturday at Suncorp Stadium. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Michael Cheika has shrugged off yet another attempt by Eddie Jones to get under his skin, after the England coach attempted to predict the Wallabies t(...)

Australia’s Adam Ashley Cooper, Scott Fardy, Scott Sio, Israel Folau and Michael Hooper after the press conference at The Lensbury Hotel, Teddington, Middlesex. Photograph: Henry Browne/Livepic/Reuters

You would have had some odds on the Sydney Opera House being lit up in green and yellow on World Cup final night when Michael Cheika assumed command o(...)

 Ireland’s Paul O’Connell charges into   Luke Jones of Australia at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan / Inpho

Paul O’Connell, following an astonishing performance from the 35 year old, is asked whether Ireland would have lost this match to the Wallabies 12 mo(...)

 Malakai Fekitoa scored the crucial try for New Zealand in Brisbane.  Photograph: Getty Images

Australia 28 New Zealand 29 New Zealand scored and converted a last-gasp try to seal a dramatic 29-28 victory over Australia in Brisbane on Saturday i(...)