Tolu Latu has some explaining to do, his NSW Waratahs coach says, after the hooker's failure to inform the Super Rugby club of an alleged drink driving offence that could ruin his World Cup aspirations.
Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle is confident the decision to terminate Israel Folau's contract won't alienate some of his former teammates and undermine the Wallabies' World Cup campaign.
While former Wallabies coach and radio broadcaster Alan Jones blasted Rugby Australia over its decision to sack Israel Folau, some Australian players used social media to show their love and support for their ex-teammate.
Israel Folau has played his last game for the Waratahs and Wallabies.
Michael Cheika has achieved little since he took the Wallabies to the World Cup final after just 10 months in charge. He can set about restoring his reputation by bringing together a Wallabies squad ripped apart by the Israel Folau saga.
Few people know what's going through Israel Folau's mind. But if anyone can imagine what the isolation feels like, it's Karmichael Hunt.
NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson admits it will be a sad day for rugby if Israel Folau is sacked, with a decision on the superstar's future set to come this week.
Israel Folau has revealed how he resisted the "temptation" of a peace offering from Rugby Australia that would have allowed him to resurrect his playing career.
He refuses to talk up his chances but Dane Haylett-Petty has done his hopes of taking over the Wallabies fullback jersey no harm with a superb performance in Melbourne's Super Rugby win over Queensland.
Wallabies lock Will Skelton admits turning his back on a crack at the Rugby World Cup to re-sign with Saracens was the toughest decision of his career.
London Irish have signed Australia international Adam Coleman ahead of the 2019-20 season, joining Sekope Kepu, Waisake Naholo and Paddy Jackson in signing for the club this week.
Israel Folau's Code of Conduct hearing consumed Australia. But amid the saga, the Junior Wallabies finally defeated New Zealand and are now focused on World Championship glory in Argentina.
The Brumbies have re-signed flanker Tom Cusack on a two-year deal, in another indication that David Pocock's Super Rugby career is drawing to a close.
Israel Folau says he's at peace as he weighs up the potentially crippling cost of his bitter legal battle with Rugby Australia (RA).
Israel Folau's epic code of conduct hearing is finally over, with the three-person independent panel retiring to consider a decision in his fight against Rugby Australia.
They are coming last of the local Super Rugby sides, but a run of massive derby matches over the next few weeks have the NSW Waratahs believing they can still top the tightly-packed Australian conference.
Veteran Australian prop Sekope Kepu will join London Irish at the start of the next Gallagher Premiership season, the club has announced.
Brumbies assistant coach Laurie Fisher has taken to social media to slam those criticising their style of play following a gritty Super Rugby win against the Blues.
There was a rare bit of good news for Australian rugby late on Saturday when the junior Wallabies beat New Zealand 24-0 to win the Oceania under-20 title for the first time.
Israel Folau's landmark code of conduct hearing will continue on Sunday after almost eight hours of legal jousting wasn't enough to resolve the dual international's bitter dispute with Rugby Australia.
It's the most divisive issue in Australian sport, but no one should expect Israel Folau's showdown with Rugby Australia to be won or lost any time soon.
Rising teenage rugby star Nick Frost has joined the Brumbies after a stint at one of the best nurseries in the sport, the Crusaders.
Israel Folau fronts a Rugby Australia Code of Conduct hearing on Saturday. With Folau's career hanging by a thread, Sam Bruce analyses the debate that has divided opinions across not just the game, but the nation.
Wallabies centre Samu Kerevi has moved to ease concern about Pacific Island player unrest in Australian rugby and says he still feels comfortable to express his religious faith publicly.
The Rugby World Cup is now creeping ever closer with Australia's talent pool working away in Super Rugby. In our latest edition of The 31, we run the rule over just what the Wallabies have to play with.
- AUS4thTRIES SCORED 1st New Zealand : 33 Tries ScoredNZL1st1633
- AUS4thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st New Zealand : 93 Points DifferenceNZL1st-5293