Rugby Union

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Folau to be terminated for gay posts

Folau to be terminated for gay posts

Rugby Australia plans to drop the hammer on Israel Folau following his social media posts on Tuesday that caused a wave of backlash.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Reds make four starting changes for clash in Pretoria

Reds make four starting changes for clash in Pretoria

Aidan Toua is on the wing for the Queensland Reds, after Brad Thorn's unveiling of two changes to his starting backline and two to his pack to face the Bulls.

‘They have to act’: Horan, Mortlock take on Folau firestorm

‘They have to act’: Horan, Mortlock take on Folau firestorm

Wallabies greats Tim Horan and Stirling Mortlock believe Israel Folau's latest social media outburst will Rugby Australia to take action

Sat 6 Apr 2019

Crusaders charge over the top of Brumbies

Crusaders charge over the top of Brumbies

The Crusaders have scored five tries in the second spell to overrun the Brumbies 36-14 in a Super Rugby game of two halves

Reds coach has big plans for rejuvenated Salakaia-Loto

Reds coach has big plans for rejuvenated Salakaia-Loto

Brad Thorn has backed a rejuvenated Lukhan Salakaia-Loto to be among the men to lead a depleted Queensland on their tour of South Africa

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Wallabies issued World Cup warning as Wales win Grand Slam

Wallabies issued World Cup warning as Wales win Grand Slam

Wales claimed a record third Six Nations Grand Slam of coach Warren Gatland’s reign Saturday as Gareth Anscombe kicked 20 points to help beat Ireland 25-7.

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Second-half comeback delivers Reds victory in Tokyo

Second-half comeback delivers Reds victory in Tokyo

The Queensland Reds has come back from a 21-5 half-time deficit to post their first Super Rugby win of the year with a 34-31 win over the Sunwolves in Tokyo

‘Respect and solidarity’: Rugby cancelled

‘Respect and solidarity’: Rugby cancelled

A New Zealand Super Rugby grudge match between the Christchurch-based Crusaders and Highlanders has been called off

Thu 14 Mar 2019

He’s back: Honey Badger’s World XV rugby return

He’s back: Honey Badger’s World XV rugby return

Nick Cummins and a trio of World Cup-winning All Blacks have been named as part of a World XV outfit to take on the Western Force in Perth on March 22.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

All Blacks great admits end is nigh

All Blacks great admits end is nigh

Former All Black Dan Carter admits his rugby career is nearing an end after failing a medical that annulled his contract with French club Racing 92.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Back-to-back champs the Crusaders cruise to another win

Back-to-back champs the Crusaders cruise to another win

The Crusaders are unbeaten in 19 matches after smashing domestic rivals the Chiefs 57-28 in Christchurch for their fourth straight win to start 2019

Quade called into Wallabies training camp

Quade called into Wallabies training camp

Melbourne Rebels playmaker Quade Cooper is set to be included in a Wallabies training squad after helping his Super Rugby side to an unbeaten start

Fox wins ‘biggest sporting event of 2019’

Fox wins ‘biggest sporting event of 2019’

Fox Sports has secured broadcast and streaming rights to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan and will for the time deliver a dedicated 24-hour World Cup channel

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Shocked Hooper hopes there's nothing in match-fixing claims

Shocked Hooper hopes there's nothing in match-fixing claims

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper was "shocked” to learn of claims the team had been investigated for match fixing after losing a Test they were favoured to win

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Revealed: World Rugby’s plans for new championship

Revealed: World Rugby’s plans for new championship

World rugby chiefs have revealed plans for an annual Nations Championship that would see northern and southern hemisphere teams compete in a global tournament

NRL legend’s harrowing childhood

NRL legend’s harrowing childhood

Former NRL star Luke Lewis has made an emotional appeal on TV in a bid to stop bad behaviour, explaining how he saw his mother beaten.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Ex-Rebels star eyes World Cup despite vicious assault charge

Ex-Rebels star eyes World Cup despite vicious assault charge

Ex-Melbourne Rebels backrower Amanaki Mafi has been called into Japan’s extended Rugby World Cup training squad despite facing an assault charge

Mon 4 Mar 2019

Star’s tragic death shocks world rugby

Star’s tragic death shocks world rugby

The tragic death of 23-year-old rugby player Mike Tamoaieta has rocked the sport as teams from around the world pay tribute to the star.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Aussies seal sevens quarters spot ahead of Fiji showdown

Aussies seal sevens quarters spot ahead of Fiji showdown

Australia have progressed to the quarter-finals of the men’s World Rugby Sevens leg in Las Vegas after beating Wales and Scotland on the opening day of action

Rebels coach likes what he sees

Rebels coach likes what he sees

Melbourne coach Dave Wessels said a bad moment turned into the best moment in the Rebels' Super Rugby win over the Highlanders

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