|100%||Kick Percent Success||100%|
|22||Kicks From Hand||19|
|51% / 27%||Possession 1H/2H||49% / 73%|
|43% / 21%||Territory 1H/2H||57% / 79%|
|56 / 56 (100%)||Rucks Won||101 / 105 (96%)|
|2 / 3 (66%)||Mauls Won||4 / 5 (80%)|
|0||Total Free Kicks Conceded||1|
Former All Blacks loose forward Adam Thomson said on Tuesday he had signed a short-term pre-season training contract with the Waikato Chiefs, two years after a spinal infection had left him flat on his back in a Japanese hospital and unable to walk.
Rugby nomad Robbie Abel wants to be a calming voice to the youngsters at Super Rugby's NSW Waratahs, the latest destination on his sporting journey.
The NSW Waratahs have received a big boost ahead of the Super Rugby season, securing Wallabies utility Jack Maddocks in a transfer from the Melbourne Rebels.
Wallabies flanker Liam Wright has succeeded the departed Samu Kerevi as Queensland Reds captain.
The Brumbies are moving their Super Rugby training base to Newcastle, 443 kms away, because of the hazardous air conditions in Canberra.
Rugby Australia has moved another step closer to finalising its new-look Wallabies coaching team after securing former Scotland and Queensland Reds assistant Matt Taylor as defence coach.