Mar 8, 2014: The Melbourne Rebels were brought crashing back to earth in brutal fashion on Saturday night with a shock 32-7 Super Rugby loss to the Western Force in Perth
Mar 6, 2014: Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has a welcome No.8-shape headache given the early form of Scott Higginbotham, Wycliff Palu, Jake Schatz, Ben McCalman and Ben Mowen
The Greg Growden Medal
Mar 3, 2014: No prizes for guessing Melbourne Rebels and New South Wales Waratahs players feature prominently among the votes this week, but who joins Scott Higginbotham in the latest count
The Growden Report
Mar 3, 2014: Greg Growden writes in praise of old-fashioned fire and brimstone, and a dollop of discipline, after watching impressive Rebels and Waratahs wins in Super Rugby round three
Feb 28, 2014: The Melbourne Rebels delivered on a pre-season of promise as they opened their Super Rugby season with a stunning 35-14 win over the Cheetahs
Feb 15, 2014: Super Rugby battlers Melbourne Rebels have promised life will be different under Tony McGahan after completing an impressive pre-season clean sweep.
Jan 31, 2014: Melbourne Rebels skipper Scott Higginbotham says his side won't be satisfied with just blowing out the cobwebs in their Super Rugby trial against NSW on Saturday,
Jan 31, 2014: Scott Higginbotham concedes off-field incidents disrupted Melbourne Rebels last year
Jan 24, 2014: Melbourne Rebels captain Scott Higginbotham believes his team finally is ready to challenge for honours, saying "we are really looking to make inroads"
Jan 9, 2014: Quade Cooper could take one of sport's most remarkable transformations to another level after Ben Mowen's shock decision to quit Australian rugby
Dec 9, 2013: Melbourne Rebels have announced Scott Higginbotham as team captain for the 2014 season after he filled in for the injured Gareth Delve numerous times in 2013
Nov 14, 2013: Scott Higginbotham is confident Melbourne Rebels will cover the loss of Kurtley Beale and James O'Connor during the 2014 Super Rugby season
Sep 15, 2013: Scott Higginbotham eyes the Wallabies Test against England at Twickenham in October after returning to training earlier than he had expected
Jul 23, 2013: Nothing can be taken for granted as Ewen McKenzie is running a fine-toothed comb over every Wallabies position in plotting for Australia's first Bledisloe Cup success in 11 years
Jun 5, 2013: Australia have suffered a fresh blow ahead of their showdown with the British & Irish Lions with the news that flanker Scott Higginbotham will miss the entire series with a shoulder injury
Greg Growden writes ...
Jun 3, 2013: The most depressing moment for Australian fans on the weekend was not the sight of the Waratahs deflating in Christchurch, or Quade Cooper's giddy roller-coaster in Brisbane, but Scott Higginbotham's injury
Super Rugby Round 16 - Reds v Rebels
Jun 2, 2013: Melbourne Rebels are confident Jarrod Saffy will miss only the Brumbies game after the ferocious contest in Brisbane, but the prognosis is less encouraging for Hugh Pyle and Scott Higginbotham
Australian Rugby - Wallabies v British & Irish Lions
Jun 2, 2013: Robbie Deans calls up Nick Phipps, Kane Douglas and Ben McCalman due to injuries affecting Digby Ioane, Scott Higginbotham and Sitaleki Timani
Super Rugby Round 16 - Reds v Rebels
Jun 1, 2013: Quade Cooper shows why he should be picked for the Wallabies against the British and Irish Lions as Queensland Reds defeat Melbourne Rebels; and, perhaps, why he should not
May 28, 2013: Scott Higginbotham, Aaron Cruden, Coenie Oosthuizen and Jason Woodward headline Brett McKay's Super Rugby team of the week. Who caught your eye in round 15?