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Christy Doran Christy Doran is one of Australia's eminent rugby journalists. After a brief stint at Rugby Australia's independent website, he has returned to Fox Sports, where he was previously their rugby correspondent for five years and a prolific news breaker during the 2019 Rugby World Cup. He also regularly features in The Australian newspaper.

Christy Doran

European tour a lot tougher for French-stocked Wallabies

Without Quade Cooper and Samu Kerevi, the Wallabies have a massive challenge ahead of them.

INTERVIEW
Christy Doran

Rejuvenated James O'Connor primed for jersey dogfight

James O'Connor is returning to where he turned his life around.

Christy Doran

Steve Hansen's push for positive rugby

Steve Hansen explains why he's thrown his support in behind World 12s.

Christy Doran

What's next for the Wallabies' backline artillery?

All of a sudden, the Wallabies have a wealth of players to accommodate in their backline.

Christy Doran

Final Bledisloe Cup battle worth more than a win for Wallabies

Sunday's clash between the Wallabies and All Blacks will have far-reaching consequences.

Christy Doran

Many options but no miracle cure for Australia's struggles

Mooted changes to the Giteau Law would address only one of Rugby Australia's current struggles.

Christy Doran

Against-the-odds win breathes life into Wallabies

The Wallabies will have taken some massive lessons and belief out of their series-win over France.

Christy Doran

Why the Wallabies must lay down a marker against France

A series with a depleted France presents Dave Rennie's Wallabies the chance to get back on track.

Christy Doran

Big Will Skelton remains the Wallabies' one that got away

Despite interest from Australia, Will Skelton has signed a mammoth contract to remain in France.

Christy Doran

The game behind the game

World Cup Wallabies assistant Shaun Berne knows how cut-throat the coaching industry can be.

Christy Doran

Time to go it alone?

Super Rugby AU has been a roaring success in Australia - should it be part of long-term planning?

Christy Doran

Ready as they'll ever be

The trans-Tasman bubble is at long last open and Australia’s NZ counterparts may be licking their lips.

Christy Doran

The Force awakens

Being culled in 2017 has made the Western Force a stronger club.

Christy Doran

The blame game

The Waratahs are in chaos and its origins can be traced back to one decision in 2019.

Christy Doran

Channel surfing

A buzz is in the air as Super Rugby Australia kicks off with a new host broadcaster this week.

Christy Doran

Taking the hot seat

Andy Marinos has jumped from Sanzaar to Rugby Australia with plans to rebuild the game and the Wallabies.

Christy Doran

Doing the right thing

Dan Mckellar was set to join the Wallabies last year, until he decided the Brumbies needed him more.

Christy Doran

Mending a broken heart

No one in Australia rated Jake McIntyre in 2017. That might change in 2021 now he’s signed with the Western Force.

Christy Doran

World Cup wild card

By 2023, Fiji could be a team with the potential to cause a major surprise at the World Cup.

Christy Doran

The lost art of winning

Rugby in Australia isn't going to boom again until the Wallabies rediscover the art of winning consistently.

Christy Doran

Seventh wonder

Sevens could be the tool to rebuild the Wallabies into the world force they once were.

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