Having “bagged a bit of meat” with just his second touch back in Super Rugby, Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins says he’s keen to get himself placed in Michael Cheika’s World Cup “handy group”.
The Western Force cult hero might have been on the losing side in Friday night’s clash with the Brumbies, but it was through no fault of his own.
Playing his first Super Rugby game since leaving for Japanese rugby eight months ago, Cummins wasted no time in putting himself back on the radar of Wallaby coach Cheika – scoring with just his second touch in the 27-15 loss.
Marika Koroibete will miss the Wallabies’ Spring Tour of Japan and the United Kingdom for personal reasons. Coach Dave Rennie confirmed on Sunday the star winger, who endured a frustrating Rugby Championship, will remain in Australia for family reasons. Promising prop Pone Fa’amausili will also miss the tour after aggravating a calf injury at training. […]
Australia’s former Sydney Roosters player Charlie Savala has found himself homing in on a dream of playing rugby union for Scotland against the Wallabies after switching rugby codes and moving to Edinburgh.