The Australian national rugby union team is the representative side of Australia in rugby union. The national team is nicknamed the Wallabies. Australia is one of the top rugby sides in the world and have won the Rugby World Cup two times (1991 and 1999) as well as appearing in the 2003 RWC final.
Australia international James O'Connor has expressed his desire to shift closer to the action in the absence of injured playmaker Quade Cooper.
Quade Cooper has been ruled out for at least six months after Australian Rugby Union confirmed he requires a knee reconstruction.
Erratic Australian playmaker Quade Cooper will be sidelined for at least six months with knee surgery after collapsing in agony during the World Cup bronze play-off, rugby officials said Sunday.
Australian media Saturday described as bittersweet the Wallabies victory over Wales in the Rugby World Cup bronze play-off, noting that it came too late and at great injury cost.
The wounded Wallabies limped home on Saturday with Quade Cooper on crutches and a hard-fought bronze medal to show for a World Cup campaign that failed to deliver on its rich promise.
Robbie Deans and Warren Gatland turned to face new challenges in their international coaching careers after Friday's bronze medal match at the World Cup.
Quade Cooper suffered a knee injury as the Wallabies ended their ill-fated World Cup with a fighting 21-18 victory over Wales to take third place.
Whilst most South Africans were left cursing Kiwi referee Bryce Lawrence after the Springboks' gut-wrenching quarterfinal loss to Australia two weeks ago, one South African-born player at the Rugby World Cup achieved something that the Boks did not in Wellington that day.
Wales' stand-in captain Gethin Jenkins was disappointed but proud after his team lost 21-18 defeat against Australia at the Rugby World Cup.
Australia won the consolation prize and take home the bronze medal after their 21-18 victory over Wales.
Australia overcame a crushing double injury setback to edge out battling Wales 21-18 and take the World Cup's bronze medal prize.
Australia captain James Horwill has highlighted Wales' significant contribution to the Rugby World Cup ahead of Friday's bronze medal match.
Toby Faletau will set a Wales World Cup record when he runs out against Australia in Friday's World Cup bronze medal match at Eden Park.
Australia flanker David Pocock insists he is focused on stopping Wales rather than the chance to pick up the IRB Player of the Year award.
Australia coach Robbie Deans has paid tribute to Wales ahead of Friday's World Cup bronze medal match between the countries at Eden Park.
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