All Blacks and Crusaders great Reuben Thorne believes Australian rugby has a bright future with Dave Rennie at the Wallabies and several young stars making an impression in the opening rounds of Super Rugby.
SANZAAR say numbers uncovered by Green and Gold Rugby around hometown referees "need to be validated" and that the current outcry from the Australian rugby community is reactionary.
Brumbies fullback Tom Banks admits his "bitterly disappointing" World Cup snubbing is motivation to force his way back into the Wallabies squad this year.
Older, wiser and mentally stronger, James O'Connor would jump at a shot at playmaker redemption for the Wallabies.
All Blacks star Ardie Savea has revealed he wants to play in the NRL and would consider a switch to the 13-man game as soon as next year.
Queensland Reds have clocked up their biggest Super Rugby total, scoring ten tries to thump Japan's Sunwolves in their first game at home this season.
Venue: DHL Newlands
9:05 AM, April 4, 2020