DUBLIN: The Wallabies believe they can counter Ireland's "crafty and old school" lineout tactics with set-piece smarts to avoid back-to-backs for the first time in almost a decade.
Australia's Test selectors face some interesting questions before the Indian series.
The prospect of the Cummings name attached to a two-year-old stepping out before Christmas has been rare in recent years, particularly if searching for one listed alongside Bart's name rather than Anthony's.
Grahame Begg has announced he will close his Randwick stables next month after 25 years in the training business.
Resurrect by name, resurrect by nature. Away from the Kensington track, that is. Which is why you can understand Scott Aspery's trepidation about a return to the much maligned inner track at Randwick with a horse which has positively flourished away from it.
The United Nations believes Australia will fail to meet its 2020 emissions target and has blamed the Abbott government's decision to replace carbon-pricing with a "Direct Action" scheme.
Reporters from The Age and the Warrnambool City Council have been interviewed by investigators.
The NRL was spreading the word about rugby league in Fiji this week.
Auckland gave Wellington an eight-wicket towelling, easily chasing down 168.
Julie Bishop has rejected Barack Obama's assertion that the Great Barrier Reef is under threat from climate change in a further sign of the Australian Government's displeasure with the US President's climate change speech, which overshadowed the G20 in Brisbane.