The coach had come under fire over his team's recent losing streak, as well as a text message row that has made Australia the laughing stock of rugby.
Pat McCabe and Nathan Charles being injured has left the Australian rugby team with few lineup choices.
Bernard Foley kicked a penalty a minute from time to give the Waratahs their maiden Super Rugby title with a 33-32 victory over the Crusaders.
Uruguay's Luis Suarez could face a lengthy ban if an investigation by Fifa proves allegations he bit Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini are true.
English football club Liverpool will offer captain Steven Gerrard a new contract to keep him at Anfield for at least the next two years.
A rampant Australia sealed a 5-0 Ashes series sweep by skittling England out for 166 to claim a 281-run victory on Sunday.
Rugby's new scrum law could simply see the crooked feed replace the collapse as the source of contention.
Kimi Raikkonen drove a brilliant race to win the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday as the Formula One season opened with a thriller at Albert Park.
Michael Hussey has ended his test career on a high when Australia beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third test, to sweep the series 3-0.
Mike Hussey scored an unbeaten 115 to drive Australia towards a declaration at 450 for five on the second day of the first test against Sri Lanka.