World Rugby today announced the match official appointments for the 2017 Rugby Championship with 18 officials and five TMOs taking charge of the 12 matches and the standalone Bledisloe Cup match in October.
Australian Rugby Union has announced that for the first time in history, the Wallabies will wear an Indigenous jersey to commemorate the role of Indigenous Australians in rugby’s past, present and future. The jersey will be worn in the final 2017 Bledisloe Cup match.
The pool draw for Rugby World Cup 2019 will take place on Wednesday 10 May in the historic Japanese city of Kyoto at the iconic Kyoto State Guest House. Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa await which Pool they will be drawn into for the tournament.
The Wallabies showed their mettle to overcome a spirited French outfit 25-23 in a nailbiting match at Stade de France. David Pocock, leading the Wallabies as captain was instrumental forcing crucial turnovers and halting the French attack with his brick-wall defence.