A fast and furious Fiji stand poised to derail Australia’s campaign for a third World Cup triumph unless Michael Cheika’s side can avoid their self-sabotaging tendency to cough up possession, according to former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer.
David Pocock made a successful return as the Wallabies bid farewell to Australia with a hard fought 34-15 victory over Samoa at Western Sydney Stadium on Saturday in their final match before the Rugby World Cup.
Promising young Australia prop Taniela Tupou has signed a four-year contract extension that will keep him with the Wallabies and Queensland Reds until after the 2023 World Cup.
The All Blacks are preparing for Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup before shifting their focus to the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Argentina coach, Mario Ledesma, says poor set-piece execution let his side down against the Wallabies, admitting the team was tired and needed time off before facing South Africa in a fortnight.