MELBOURNE, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Australia coach Michael Cheika has named back-rowers David Pocock and Sean McMahon in a 31-man squad for the final Bledisloe Cup test against New Zealand in Auckland next week.
New Zealand open the 2016 Rugby Championship by humiliating Australia 42-8 in the Bledisloe Cup in Sydney.
World champions New Zealand retain the Bledisloe Cup with a 29-9 victory against Australia in Wellington.
WELLINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Former New Zealand rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens has been appointed coach of Samoa from next year, the Samoa Rugby Union said on Friday.
WELLINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Australia coach Michael Cheika has named the following side for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash against New Zealand at Wellington Regional Stadium: