Powerhouse sprinter Trae Williams will add the X-factor of raw speed to the Australia rugby sevens squad after switching sports little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.
Kurtley Beale has dismissed talk of division within the Wallabies playing ranks, insisting the entire squad of Rugby World Cup hopefuls were happy campers.
Waratahs and Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu has been stood down by his Super Rugby club until a court appearance for alleged drink driving.
The rugby players' union (RUPA) is to set up a committee to review how players can express their faith and beliefs after the Israel Folau sacking saga.
There are just four rounds to go in Super Rugby's regular season, with a real race unfolding for the wild card playoff spots.