Michael Cheika was threatened in the street and at games after overlooking Israel Folau before he was sacked.
Michael Cheika’s Wallabies head into the Rugby World Cup with no new injury concerns after getting through unscathed against Samoa.
The upcoming Rugby World Cup will mark David Pocock’s last matches for the Wallabies.
Set to make his 90th appearance for the Wallabies, veteran hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau is retiring from Tests at year’s end.
Australia centurion Sekope Kepu has announced he will retire from international rugby following the World Cup.
A federal court statement shows Israel Folau is claiming he has been subjected to “an unreasonable restraint of trade”.
David Pocock has not played since March but Michael Hooper expects him to be key for Australia at the Rugby World Cup.
Jordan Petaia, 19, is the only uncapped Australia player in Michael Cheika’s squad for the showpiece event, which starts on September 20.
Australia were trounced at Eden Park but coach Michael Cheika trusts his players will put the defeat behind them and focus on the World Cup.
Steve Hansen expects Richie Mo’unga to be available for New Zealand’s Rugby World Cup campaign, dismissing worries over a shoulder injury.
New Zealand atoned for defeat in Perth by thrashing Australia 36-0 in Auckland to retain the Bledisloe Cup, pleasing captain Kieran Read.
New Zealand scored five tries in a clinical Bledisloe Cup victory over an Australia side who humbled them seven days earlier in Perth.
Captain Michael Hooper knows Australia will have to shift into another gear to claim the Bledisloe Cup.
New Zealand fell to a stunning loss against Australia last time out, but All Blacks captain Kieran Read is confident they will bounce back.
New Zealand host Australia at fortress Eden Park looking for a first win in three Tests to retain the Bledisloe Cup.