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Next goal for Australia - the Bledisloe Cup

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has had a long wait between drinks celebrating victories over the All Blacks – his last was in 2015 – but there was much to be satisfied in Saturday's 23-18 win in Brisbane.
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OPINION: There’s still life in the trans-Tasman contest

This time there was no Houdini act; no great escape conjured in the final few minutes to see the All Blacks snatch victory from the Wallabies as they did in Dunedin.
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Australia knock All Blacks off their game

A 55m penalty goal with three minutes left by Australia wing Reece Hodge set his side up for a long-awaited 23-18 win over the All Blacks in their Bledisloe Cup Test at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium on Saturday.
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Read expects Australia to be toughest yet

All Blacks captain Kieran Read is expecting Australia to be their best prepared of the season for the third Bledisloe Cup game of 2017 when they meet in Brisbane on Saturday.
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Farr-Jones queries Wallabies' mental toughness

Australian rugby great, World Cup-winning halfback and captain Nick Farr-Jones has questioned whether the Wallabies have the mental toughness required to beat the All Blacks.
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Time the best measure for emerging All Blacks

Adjusting to life as an All Black wasn't always a quick process and both first five-eighths Lima Sopoaga and flanker Liam Squire said it had taken time to feel comfortable with their place in the side.
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Coles, Naholo reflect concussion understanding

Concussion issues have been prominent in the 2017 season and with first five-eighths Beauden Barrett out of Saturday's Bledisloe Cup Test in Brisbane, team-mates Waisake Naholo and Dane Coles had sympathy for his situation.
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Cheika aware of Sopoaga's ability

Australian coach Michael Cheika won't fall into the trap of believing Beauden Barrett's absence will make the All Blacks more vulnerable in Saturday's Bledisloe Cup Test in Brisbane.
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Plenty riding on Brisbane performance

It didn't matter that the Bledisloe Cup was out of the contest in Brisbane on Saturday because any New Zealand v Australia game had plenty in it and both teams were reasonably desperate.
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Hansen farewells long-time rugby mate

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen paid a fulsome tribute to his long-time rugby comrade-in-arms, both as a player and coach, Wayne Smith, who ends his active coaching stint with New Zealand after Saturday's Bledisloe Cup Test in Brisbane.
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PREVIEW: All Blacks v Australia third Test

After a thriller in Sydney and a cliff-hanger in Dunedin, the All Blacks and Australia do battle for the final time in 2017 in Brisbane on Saturday night.
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Wallabies have absorbed the lessons of Dunedin

Australia are looking to build on their effort in the second Bledisloe Cup Test in Dunedin two months ago as they take on the All Blacks in Brisbane in their third encounter of the year on Saturday.
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Confident Wallabies a test for All Blacks

Nothing tangible may be riding on Saturday's dead Bledisloe Cup Test for supporters of the All Blacks and Australia in Brisbane but that's not how the players view the game.
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Foster pays tribute to retiring coach Wayne Smith

New Zealand assistant coach Ian Foster said it had been a privilege to work with retiring coach Wayne Smith in the All Blacks' environment.
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