The Kurtley Beale texting saga took another intriguing turn with the revelation that he lied about having previously sent the offensive message.
The woman at the centre of the Kurtley Beale texting affair said she had been driven to near suicide by the scandal.
Brisbane City and Perth Spirit have booked their places in Australia's inaugural National Rugby Championship Final.
Wallaby James Horwill is reportedly on the verge of signing a big-money deal with English Premiership club Harlequins.
Wallaby star Kurtley Beale says he feels vindicated by the disciplinary process which saw him fined AU$45,000 (US$40,000).
BREAKING NEWS: New Wallaby coach Michael Cheika has laid down the law, blocking Kurtley Beale's return to the Wallabies.
Brisbane City have booked a spot in the inaugural National Rugby Championship final following a 32-26 win over the NSW Country Eagles.
The Wallabies left Friday for a five-match European tour, relishing the chance to escape the dramas and turmoil that have swamped them in Australia.
UPDATED: Disgraced utility back Kurtley Beale has been fined, but will rejoin the Wallaby team at the weekend.
Wallabies and fullback Israel Folau has been handed the ultimate honour in Australia, after being named the John Eales Medallist for 2014.
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