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Event Details

13.September.2008

Aust v New Zealand

Brisbane

10:05 PM

24-28

All Blacks have to do without MacDonald

Injured fullback Leon MacDonald will not be risked in New Zealand's next two Tests.
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Players can get back up - Deans

Down but not out - That's the attitude Wallabies coach Robbie Deans is taking into the final Philips Tri Nations encounter in Brisbane in 12 days time.
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We need to lead from the outset - Smith

Hitting the lead early against Australia has been identified as crucial as the All Blacks turn their attention to the battle of Brisbane.
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Tuqiri picking a lively encounter

Action aplenty - that's Australian wing Lote Tuqiri's summation of what can be expected in Saturday night's Tri Nations decider in Brisbane against the All Blacks.
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Wallabies make five changes for Brisbane

There are five changes to the Wallabies starting XV which has been named today for Saturday night's Philips Tri Nations clash against the All Blacks in Brisbane.
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Yoda prepares to say farewell

It seems only an injury crisis in the propping ranks will avert Greg Somerville's farewell to Test rugby in Saturday's Philips Tri Nations decider.
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Ashley-Cooper wants some silverware

By his own admission, Wallabies fullback Adam Ashley-Cooper did not have his best game against South Africa 11 days ago.
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Dream comes true for Thorn

As a kid, Brad Thorn used to tear onto Ballymore as his rugby heroes trudged off the ground.
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Wallabies ready for Carter assault

For Wallabies fullback Adam Ashley-Cooper, the biggest triumph was escaping coach Robbie Deans' selection axe after the Johannesburg debacle.
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Preview: Australia v New Zealand

Whenever the two great trans-Tasman rivals come together, it's bound to be a spectacle.
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