Rugby Union

Tue 3 Sep 2019

All Blacks respond to ‘cheats’ tag

All Blacks respond to ‘cheats’ tag

The gamesmanship has begun ahead of rugby’s World Cup but the All Blacks could not care less about those slandering their game.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Bledisloe decider: can Wallabies weather storm, history?

Bledisloe decider: can Wallabies weather storm, history?

Australia will have to overcome history and wild weather set to descend on Auckland if it is to wrest the Bledisloe Cup off New Zealand

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Wallabies stick with winning formula

Wallabies stick with winning formula

History is well and truly against the Wallabies on Saturday night, but after a historic victory they’re sticking to their guns against New Zealand.

Big names dropped in All Blacks team

Big names dropped in All Blacks team

The reaction to New Zealand’s heavy defeat against the Wallabies in the Bledisloe Cup opener has been brutal as a senior trio was axed.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Folau reactivates social media accounts

Folau reactivates social media accounts

Israel Folau has reactivated his Twitter and Instagram accounts after shutting them down a day before his $10 million unfair dismissal fight reaches court

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Bittersweet weekend for Folau, wife

Bittersweet weekend for Folau, wife

Israel Folau and his wife Maria endured vastly different fortunes on the weekend as the rugby outcast’s plight was highlighted in brutal fashion.

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Bledisloe Cup war of words erupts

Bledisloe Cup war of words erupts

The 2019 edition of the Bledisloe Cup has started with extra spice as both the Wallabies and All Blacks fire sledges across the ditch

Fri 2 Aug 2019

NZ media tells Sonny Bill Williams to ‘shove it’

NZ media tells Sonny Bill Williams to ‘shove it’

Sonny Bill Williams is under pressure to hold his All Blacks spot for the World Cup and the blowtorch has been applied by the Kiwi press

Thu 25 Jul 2019

Beale’s Wallabies bonus in fullback switch for Pumas

Beale’s Wallabies bonus in fullback switch for Pumas

Kurtley Beale’s shift to fullback could solve more than one selection conundrum as Wallabies coach Michael Cheika continues to experiment ahead of the World Cup

Shock change as All Blacks shift Barrett

Shock change as All Blacks shift Barrett

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen’s World Cup trump card could be on show in Wellington when Beauden Barrett starts a Test at fullback for first time in six years.

Tue 23 Jul 2019

No more Tuesday night parties for James O'Connor

No more Tuesday night parties for James O'Connor

A current and former Wallabies teammate has lifted the lid on just how much talented back James O’Connor used to party on the weekly night off

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Folau’s church an ‘isolated hate group’

Folau’s church an ‘isolated hate group’

An insider has exposed the radical teachings of Israel Folau’s church and its belief most Christians — including our PM — are going to hell

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.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

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.

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

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

Tue 25 Jun 2019

Netball stares down sponsor pressure over Folau

Netball stares down sponsor pressure over Folau

Netball NZ has released a statement on Israel Folau’s wife Maria after a major sponsor raised concern over her support of her husband

Controversial bishop hits out over Folau

Controversial bishop hits out over Folau

The Anglican archbishop of Sydney says the “loud and intolerant” campaign against Israel Folau has exposed a “new and ugly Australia”

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