Michael Cheika's future with the Wallabies is uncertain amid speculation he will be sacked before Christmas, but arguably his best player, David Pocock, is throwing his support behind the embattled coach.
The heat is on the Wallabies a year out from the Rugby World Cup, but coach Michael Cheika remains solid behind his coaching staff ahead of Bledisloe Cup game three in Tokyo.
The Wallaroos will get to share in the limelight with the Wallabies on Bledisloe Cup night when they play a double-header at Sydney's Olympic Stadium.
David Pocock has spent a year away from Australian rugby union. Now the former Wallabies captain returns — for however long he has left in his career.
The 28 female athletes selected for the tournament in Ireland say they play for the jersey, not money, but a businesswoman's $200,000 donation is a welcome boost for the players, most of whom not not paid for their efforts.