Dave Rennie has hailed James O’Connor’s leadership skills but Michael Hooper is still favoured to continue as the Wallabies’ captain in 2021.
In a significant step forward for Pacific Island rugby, Moana Pasifika and the Fijian Drua were granted conditional licences to join Super Rugby.
The Waratahs have bolstered their back-row stocks with the signing of ex-Sunwolves player Rahboni Warren-Vosayaco for the 2022 season.
Check out the Super Rugby Aotearoa and AU teams as they come out.
British and Irish Lions defence coach Steve Tandy has given his reaction to being included in the backroom staff for the tour to South Africa.
Scott Barrett believes that the ‘captain’s challenge’, which is being trialled in Super Rugby Aotearoa, should be scrapped after this season.
Ardie Savea will miss the rest of the Super Rugby Aotearoa campaign and likely the trans-Tasman competition after suffering a knee injury.