Nathan Grey

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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(...)

Australia’s Bernard Foley: the outhalf says a lack of consistency at crucial times had hurt the Wallabies. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

The Wallabies believe they are on the right track after building depth in 2016, despite slumping to nine losses in a season where they thought they wo(...)

Stephen Moore has been an inspirational captain for Australia. Photograph: Getty Images.

Ireland will need to bring their absolute best defensive game to the Aviva, because the Australians have returned to the only rugby philosophy that ha(...)

 Michael Cheika arrives for the World Cup semi-final against Argentina at Twickenham. Cheika has led Australia to a first World Cup final in 12 years. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Listening to Michael Cheika calmly take all refereeing decisions on the chin, it’s been hard to equate this remodelled man with the coach who once ber(...)

“Games against New Zealand can go all over the shop. Sometimes it opens up, sometimes it closes down,” says Australia assistant coach Stephen Larkham. Photograph:  Peter Cziborra/Reuters

World Cup finals in most sports tend to be anti-climactic, taut, low-scoring affairs. Understandably, neither coaches nor players are inclined to be t(...)

Michael Cheika’s Australia can secure top spot in the pool of death if they beat wales on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

The first press conference Michael Cheika conducted when the Australia squad arrived in London from Bath was at eight in the morning in an oppressivel(...)

Paul O’Connell and Conor Murray during Ireland’s captain’s run at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland-Australia matches don’t tend to do dull, and with a favourable forecast this should be no different. Like all previous match-ups, this will be(...)

Kurtley Beale in action for Australia in their  Rugby Championship match against South Africa  at Newlands  in Cape Town in September. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Australia will summon Kurtley Beale to their tour of Europe if he proves his fitness after assistant coach Nathan Grey revealed he was left behind for(...)

 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 (...)

Justin Harrison clashes with the Lions’ Austin Healey in 2001. A fired-up Harrison would go on to make a lineout steal that decided the series. Photograph: Getty

The opening hours of the 2013 Lions tour revealed the polar opposite worlds that the Lions and Wallabies inhabit. The massive marketing juggernaut tha(...)