Three uncapped players have been included among the 25 named today in the preliminary Qantas Wallabies squad for next month’s DHL British & Irish Lions series.
James Horwill has re-signed with Australian Rugby and the Queensland Reds.
The Qantas Wallabies and the Melbourne Rebels have received a timely boost with news that Scott Higginbotham has recommitted to both for a further two years.
Australian Rugby Union today confirmed that Qantas Wallabies winger, Digby Ioane will depart Australia at the end of the season to continue his Rugby career overseas.
Australia will play both England and Wales at Twickenham, London, in their feature pool matches of Rugby World Cup 2015.
The British and Irish Lions are setting out to smash the Wallabies, using brute force and wanting to make the breakdown a real battleground, in a bid to break their 16-year series drought.
Following the announcement of the 37-man British & Irish Lions squad to tour Australia this June and July, Rugby.com.au sat down exclusively John Eales, the last Wallaby to lead Australia to victory over the Lions.
To defeat the Lions the Wallabies must unleash their inner mongrel, and that could come in the shape of intimidating forwards Fota Auelua and Hugh McMeniman.
Soon the British and Irish Lions will embark on the journey to Australia. Having read a lot articles and opinions from both sides, I thought I would put down what I would consider to be priorities for both coaches.
Network Ten has announced the return of legendary rugby caller Gordon Bray to the commentary box, beginning with the upcoming Lions tour.