Rugby Union

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Power Rankings: RWC reaches sudden death

premium_icon Power Rankings: RWC reaches sudden death

With 12 teams heading home, rugby writer JIM TUCKER has updated his Power Rankings on just how each team is tracking towards the ultimate prize.

Sun 13 Oct 2019

Japan keep dream alive after weekend of chaos

premium_icon Japan keep dream alive after weekend of chaos

You’d call it one of rugby’s great boilovers but it's not. Japan beat Scotland on form and superior play.

Wallabies to stick with running game

Wallabies to stick with running game

Michael Cheika committed to Wallabies' running style of play, but whether it will work against England in a Rugby World Cup quarter-final remains to be seen.

Wallabies to play as though careers on the line

premium_icon Wallabies to play as though careers on the line

Will Genia knows that after some patchy pool play and fiddling with positions, it’s time for Australia to step up as England and Eddie Jones loom large.

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Rugby World Cup farce as chaos reigns

Rugby World Cup farce as chaos reigns

The game’s showpiece tournament is officially unfair and the eventual winner of the trophy may forever have to carry an asterisk.

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Key Wallabies told to rest up for England

premium_icon Key Wallabies told to rest up for England

With all due respect to Georgia, the Wallabies have a bigger plan in mind, so, with a quarter-final against England booked, some stars are getting a break

Folau alleges Rugby Australia betrayal

Folau alleges Rugby Australia betrayal

Israel Folau has responded to Rugby Australia’s court claims that he admitted fault with a new claim the sporting body ignored a key term in his contract.

Massive storm forces RWC into historical first

Massive storm forces RWC into historical first

Rugby World Cup organisers have taken the ‘very regrettable decision’ to cancel two huge pool games on Saturday as Super Typhoon Hagibis bears down on Japan.

Pocock could miss start in RWC quarter-final

premium_icon Pocock could miss start in RWC quarter-final

David Pocock is no certainty to start the Wallabies’ Rugby World Cup quarter-final after coach Michael Cheika threw down the gauntlet to the side’s backrowers.

NRL clubs can forget about signing Semi

premium_icon NRL clubs can forget about signing Semi

Radradra is the hottest property in world rugby after a blistering World Cup for Fiji - and that’s bad news for rugby league clubs chasing his signature.

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