Rugby Union

Sun 24 May 2020

Rugby Championship ‘hub’ in Australia on the cards

premium_icon Rugby Championship ‘hub’ in Australia on the cards

NEW Rugby Australian chief executive Rob Clarke opens up on the key issues facing rugby, and reveals why he’s confident the game will bounce back.

Fri 22 May 2020

Mutiny twist: Rodda to defect to Super Rugby rival

premium_icon Mutiny twist: Rodda to defect to Super Rugby rival

Wallabies lock has fallen out with Queensland coach Brad Thorn, with the man at the centre of the controversial Reds mutiny set to join a Super Rugby rival.

Tue 19 May 2020

‘Grave error’: Wallabies legend slams Reds rebels

premium_icon ‘Grave error’: Wallabies legend slams Reds rebels

Australian Rugby has again been thrown into turmoil, with a trio of Reds stars blocked from training after refusing to accept agreed pay cuts.

Sun 17 May 2020

Kiwis could come to rescue with Bledisloe spectacular

premium_icon Kiwis could come to rescue with Bledisloe spectacular

New Zealand’s handling of the coronavirus may give the All Blacks an edge over the Wallabies this year as the rivals contemplate a four-game Bledisloe Cup.

Thu 14 May 2020

Rugby’s feelgood story must not be exploited

premium_icon Rugby’s feelgood story must not be exploited

With players like Harry Wilson and Liam Wright, the Wallabies' future is bright but Tahs coach Rob Penney has warned against ‘pushing them too hard too soon’.

Wed 13 May 2020

Force waiting for invite to new competition

premium_icon Force waiting for invite to new competition

Rugby Australia wants Western Force to be part of a rebooted competition in place of Super Rugby, but the club insists they haven’t been invited.

Tue 12 May 2020

Rugby puts Reds at risk with flu jab stance

premium_icon Rugby puts Reds at risk with flu jab stance

Rugby Australia is on a collision course with the Queensland government as its soft stance over players taking the flu shot threatens to heavily impact the Reds.

Beale quits Waratahs for French rugby

premium_icon Beale quits Waratahs for French rugby

Kurtley Beale will join compatriot Luke Jones in lining up for Paris-based Racing 92 next season after deciding to end his time with the NSW Waratahs.

Rugby’s drastic five-team comp revealed

Rugby’s drastic five-team comp revealed

An Australian rugby organisation has been resurrected after years in exile as Rugby Australia reportedly pursues a split from Super Rugby.

Merciless NRL to pick at carcass of rugby

premium_icon Merciless NRL to pick at carcass of rugby

With Rugby Australia on the brink of insolvency, NRL clubs are set to launch cross-code raids to snare the 15-a-side game’s established stars and elite rookies.

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