Frustration? Yes. Surprise? No. A lot of what we previewed in the past fortnight unfolded on Saturday night.
Tom Decent All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says back-rower Jerome Kaino will be given all the time he needs after allegations of infidelity resulted in him flying home from Australia on Saturday.
Chris Dutton Sam Carter got the chance to see how strong Australian club rugby is, even if that meant getting booed.
Chris Dutton The Royals team of 2017 will go down as one of the greatest in John I Dent Cup history after a perfect season.
Stephen Samuelson The Wallabies are looking to stun the All Blacks in Sydney in game one of the Bledisloe Cup. Follow live for all the action from Sydney.
Tom Decent Alan Jones wants Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ian Narev to become the new boss of the Australian Rugby Union.
Malcolm Knox The pre-match hype around the Bledisloe Cup cannot paper over a code that is in decline.
Chris Dutton Bledisloe Cup: Wallabies 'brothers' Allan Alaalatoa and Scott Sio's Sydney homecoming
Chris Dutton Royals skipper Ben Johnston has extra motivation to chase another John I Dent Cup premiership on Saturday.
Tom Decent Wallabies debutant Curtis Rona says he has faith in his own ability and won't be worried if the All Blacks target him during the Bledisloe Cup opener on Saturday.
Local businesses are invited to network at Wauchope Country Club on Monday August 21 at 6.30pm.