Matt Giteau trains with new team Toulon

Big spending French Top 14 side Toulon’s two high-profile close-season signings, former Wallabies fly-half Matt Giteau and veteran England lock Simon Shaw, trained with their new team for the first time last week. Giteau, 29 and capped 92 times by Australia, was omitted from the Rugby World Cup squad and his experience was much missed … [Read the full story]

Waratahs might get Adam Ashley-‘Cooper-man’

Brumbies legend Stephen Larkham has backed Adam Ashley-Cooper to bounce back to form against New South Wales Waratahs tonight but speculation is mounting the star centre will follow it up by joining Phil Waugh’s side. Ashley-Cooper has indicated he will make a decision on his provincial future after the match, having signed with the Australian … [Read the full story]