Rugby Union

Fri 19 Jul 2019

Harsh post-Folau Wallabies truth exposed

Harsh post-Folau Wallabies truth exposed

South Africa’s coach has revealed a post-Israel Folau reality that will be hard for the Wallabies to swallow ahead of the World Cup.

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Wallabies cast wide net in search for new coach

premium_icon Wallabies cast wide net in search for new coach

The wheels are in motion to find a successor for coach Michael Cheika should the Wallabies not win the Rugby World Cup later this year.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Ultimate Guide to 2019 Rugby Championship

Ultimate Guide to 2019 Rugby Championship

The 2019 Rugby Championship will serve as a tasty entree to the World Cup as Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina again square off.

Wallabies relive moment ‘Thor’ was mugged

premium_icon Wallabies relive moment ‘Thor’ was mugged

The eight burly Wallabies front-rowers felt pretty safe walking down a dark Johannesburg street — until one was robbed — this is what happened.

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Wallabies bonus as Pocock lines up pre-Cup return

premium_icon Wallabies bonus as Pocock lines up pre-Cup return

He may not be ready to play in the Rugby Championship but David Pocock is giving every indication he will be fit for Wallabies' World Cup assault in September.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

Parramatta Eel vows to crush All Blacks in shock code switch

premium_icon Parramatta Eel vows to crush All Blacks in shock code switch

The Wallabies haven’t won the Bledisloe Cup in 16 years, but Parramatta Eels star Tepai Moeroa plans to change that next year when he switches codes

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Favourite Wallaby to bow out at his ‘real home’

premium_icon Favourite Wallaby to bow out at his ‘real home’

Popular Wallaby Will Genia will get a farewell to remember when he steps out for the final occasion at the stadium he still calls home.

Genia, Cooper join player exodus

premium_icon Genia, Cooper join player exodus

The Wallaby player drain continues with Quade Cooper and Will Genia to continue their careers in Japan after Rugby World Cup.

Exciting rookie named to start in centres

premium_icon Exciting rookie named to start in centres

The hometown hero of the 2018 Brisbane 10s overtime thriller has been named to make her Australian Rugby debut.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

O’Connor’s shock lifeline in World Cup bid

premium_icon O’Connor’s shock lifeline in World Cup bid

James O’Connor’s World Cup dream has been resuscitated after Wallabies coach Michael Cheika summoned the 44-Test utility to South Africa.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Wallabies head for South Africa to begin World Cup charge

Wallabies head for South Africa to begin World Cup charge

After doing the hard yards in Australia, the Wallabies have headed overseas excited about the rugby carrots dangling before them in a World Cup year.

All Blacks coach caught out for domestic violence comments

All Blacks coach caught out for domestic violence comments

New Zealand rugby coach Steve Hansen is under fire for attempting to justify the selection of a player charged over domestic violence.

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Incredible numbers behind rookie’s Wallabies rise

premium_icon Incredible numbers behind rookie’s Wallabies rise

Reds flanker Liam Wright may be warming the seat for David Pocock’s return but Michael Cheika simply couldn’t ignore the 21-year-old’s mind-blowing statistics.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Lealiifano gets Wallabies nod as Quade misses out

Lealiifano gets Wallabies nod as Quade misses out

Christian Lealiifano is back but Quade Cooper is not as the Wallabies get ready to embark on the first leg of what promises to be a hectic three-month schedule.

Wed 3 Jul 2019

Exiled star takes first steps in Wallabies rebirth

premium_icon Exiled star takes first steps in Wallabies rebirth

Enigmatic Australian rugby star James O’Connor is emerging as the unlikeliest hero in a doomed World Cup campaign, but the playmaker is making key moves to revive...

Tue 2 Jul 2019

James O'Connor returning to Wallabies fold

James O'Connor returning to Wallabies fold

James O'Connor, the second-youngest Wallaby of all time, will once again be eligible to play for the national side six years after last taking the field

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Brumbies' season ends with a whimper

Brumbies' season ends with a whimper

The Brumbies were blown away in a lacklustre opening 40 minutes as the Jaguares booked a place in the Super Rugby decider in emphatic fashion

Rugby boss: gay employees could sue

Rugby boss: gay employees could sue

Rugby Australia’s chairman has slammed Israel Folau and claimed the game would have no sponsors — and more litigation — if it had failed to act

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Folau fundraiser 'paused' by Christian Lobby

premium_icon Folau fundraiser 'paused' by Christian Lobby

The Australian Christian Lobby’s fundraiser for Israel Folau has been put on hold after donations hit a whopping $2 million.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Community digs deep for hit-and-run victim's family

Community digs deep for hit-and-run victim's family

TRIBUTES are flying in for Tim Watkins and his family after the 22-year-old was killed in a hit and run

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