Rugby Union

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Beefed-up Waratahs shake up pack for ‘true test’

Beefed-up Waratahs shake up pack for ‘true test’

The Waratahs will unleash a power pack against the Lions on Friday night in a match that coach Daryl Gibson has branded as the team’s ultimate test

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Besieged Folau threatened to quit

Besieged Folau threatened to quit

WALLABIES star Israel Folau has doubled-down on his anti-gay comments, revealing he offered to walk away from rugby union over his views.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Folau ready to quit rugby for his religious beliefs

Folau ready to quit rugby for his religious beliefs

ISRAEL Folau’s future in Australian rugby remains on tenterhooks after the Wallabies star reinforced his controversial comments on homosexuality and revealed his...

Sat 14 Apr 2018

Rebels blow lead in loss to Jaguares

Rebels blow lead in loss to Jaguares

Melbourne's second-half woes have continued to plague their Super Rugby season with the Jaguares surging to a 25-22 win in their AAMI Park clash

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Smith opens up on Tokyo nightmare

Smith opens up on Tokyo nightmare

Wallaby great George Smith has spoken for the first time about being held in isolation for 20 days in a Tokyo police cell while he fought for his freedom

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Stannard blow brings Aussies closer together

Stannard blow brings Aussies closer together

HE narrowly avoided being yet another hard luck story but Maurice Longbottom says the adversity buffeting the Australian men's sevens team will only make them...

Folau ‘proud’ of anti-gay views

Folau ‘proud’ of anti-gay views

ISRAEL Folau has said he’s “proud of what he stands for”, refusing to commit to toning down his controversial social media comments.

Sykes is fit and ready for Games

Sykes is fit and ready for Games

WITH more than a year under the green and gold banner, Emma Sykes says there will be no excuses for under-performing on the Commonwealth Games stage

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Folau admits flaws in social media use

Folau admits flaws in social media use

ISRAEL Folau has admitted he could have conveyed his religious views on gay people in a more positive way, according to Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle.

‘That’s hate speech’: Bozza’s serve for Folau

‘That’s hate speech’: Bozza’s serve for Folau

Mark Bosnich has urged Rugby Australia and the Waratahs to take decisive action on the Israel Folau controversy, accusing the Wallaby of hate speech

Mon 9 Apr 2018

‘Persecuted’ Folau’s cryptic posts amid backlash

‘Persecuted’ Folau’s cryptic posts amid backlash

ISRAEL Folau appears to be positioning himself as persecuted in the debate around the views he expressed on gay people, before a meeting with rugby bosses.

‘Over the edge’: Why Folau’s post went too far

‘Over the edge’: Why Folau’s post went too far

GAY referee Nigel Owens has penned a highly personal column criticising Israel Folau, saying the Wallabies superstar’s infamous “HELL” Instagram post had the...

Head knock could turn sevens heaven to hell

Head knock could turn sevens heaven to hell

AUSTRALIAN rugby sevens player Nicky Price's bittersweet Commonwealth Games debut could be in danger after he suffered a concussion.

Thu 5 Apr 2018

Rugby bosses call Folau meeting after ‘upsetting’ gay comments

Rugby bosses call Folau meeting after ‘upsetting’ gay...

The bosses of Rugby Australia and the Waratahs will meet with Wallabies superstar Israel Folau after his declaration gay people are destined to go to hell

Wallabies sponsor pressured over Folau’s homophobic slur

Wallabies sponsor pressured over Folau’s homophobic slur

Rugby Australia’s major sponsor Qantas has responded to Wallabies star Israel Folau’s latest controversial comment that gay people are headed to hell

Wed 4 Apr 2018

A ‘beautiful night’ that went horribly wrong

A ‘beautiful night’ that went horribly wrong

CHARLOTTE Caslick has told of the “beautiful night” that went horribly wrong when Australian rugby sevens captain James Stannard was coward punched.

Harris signs in Japan but still in World Cup frame

Harris signs in Japan but still in World Cup frame

FORMER Wallabies playmaker Mike Harris hasn’t closed the door on Australian rugby despite signing a two-year deal with Japanese Top League club Brave Lupus.

Parahi to lead Aussie men at Comm Games

Parahi to lead Aussie men at Comm Games

JESSE Parahi will captain Australia’s sevens team at the Comm Games following the withdrawal of James Stannard who suffered a broken jaw from a coward punch.

Tue 3 Apr 2018

Teenager eager to get amid the action for Aussie sevens side

Teenager eager to get amid the action for Aussie sevens side

"We're going out there to perform at our best and in our minds we're going to win it...but as long as we perform at our best I'm sure we'll do everyone proud."

Mon 2 Apr 2018

Coward punch victim ‘heartbroken’

Coward punch victim ‘heartbroken’

Australian rugby sevens captain James Stannard has spoken for the first time since being coward punched on Good Friday

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