Rugby Union

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Wallabies star’s sister caught in ugly fan incident

premium_icon Wallabies star’s sister caught in ugly fan incident

AN emotional Lukhan Tui has told Wallabies teammates he will take a break from rugby for the rest of the year after an ugly incident

‘Abhorrent’: Wallabies physically attacked by fans

‘Abhorrent’: Wallabies physically attacked by fans

AUSTRALIAN rugby has been shocked by the ugly scenes of star Wallabies coming to blows with livid fans on the Gold Coast.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Pocock admits his neck has to be managed in the long term

Pocock admits his neck has to be managed in the long term

After stunning the Springboks last weekend, Australia welcome back their two biggest stars for their Rugby Championship clash with Argentina on Saturday night

‘He’s our Michael Jones’: Wallabies skipper remains unsung

‘He’s our Michael Jones’: Wallabies skipper remains unsung

A FORMER World Cup winner believes injured Wallabies captain Michael Hooper is coming close to matching Jones’ feats.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Super surprise! All Blacks legend returns to Blues

Super surprise! All Blacks legend returns to Blues

All Blacks legend Ma’a Nonu, a two-time World Cup winner, will make a surprise return to Super Rugby for the 2019 season, signing a one-year deal with the Blues

Folau back for Wallabies, but with a twist

Folau back for Wallabies, but with a twist

ISRAEL Folau is fit again but is making a surprise shift for Saturday night’s Test against the Springboks.

Springboks change playmaker for All Blacks Test

Springboks change playmaker for All Blacks Test

HANDRE Pollard has regained the Springboks No 10 jersey from Elton Jantjies in one of three changes to play the All Blacks in Wellington on Saturday.

Re-signed Wallaby’s lofty ambition

Re-signed Wallaby’s lofty ambition

FORMER NRL star Marika Koroibete has committed to the Wallabies’ World Cup campaign with the winger signing a new Rugby Australia deal.

Wallabies relishing taking on former mentor

Wallabies relishing taking on former mentor

THE Wallabies hope they are still profiting from lessons learnt under their former forwards coach Mario Ledesma.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Tourist found not guilty of assaulting Aussie sevens skipper

Tourist found not guilty of assaulting Aussie sevens skipper

A young Englishman has been cleared of flooring Australia’s former rugby sevens captain with a king hit during an argument outside a Sydney kebab shop

‘The Quiet Man’: France captain’s dark fall from grace

‘The Quiet Man’: France captain’s dark fall from grace

A former French rugby captain who served seven years in prison for murdering his wife while drunk has been ordered back behind bars

SBW setback: All Blacks policy goes under the microscope

SBW setback: All Blacks policy goes under the microscope

THE All Blacks’ policy around not training is under the microscope after Sonny Bill Williams went down with illness ahead of their Test against the Springboks.

Thorn lands his man: Rising Wallaby signs with Reds

Thorn lands his man: Rising Wallaby signs with Reds

EMERGING Wallabies lock Izack Rodda has re-signed with Rugby Australia and the Queensland Reds for two more seasons.

World Cup will give southern exposure

World Cup will give southern exposure

THE battle to host the women’s Rugby World Cup in 2021 is between just Australia and New Zealand meaning it will be the first time the event his held in the...

Rugby stars: players rated on grand final performance

premium_icon Rugby stars: players rated on grand final performance

OUR sports editor has analysed the Wollongbar-Alstonville and Lennox Head teams and has scored the players out of 10

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Why Wallaby Samu hid from haka

premium_icon Why Wallaby Samu hid from haka

NEW Wallabies backrower Pete Samu has admitted he had to hide when facing the All Blacks’ haka but not because of any intimidation factor.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Maybe Wallabies not so woeful after all

premium_icon Maybe Wallabies not so woeful after all

SICK to death of the unflattering comparisons with the All Blacks? Well, maybe it’s time to give the Wallabies some due recognition after a flawed but brave win...

Wallabies brace for Ledesma’s rebuilding Pumas

Wallabies brace for Ledesma’s rebuilding Pumas

MICHAEL Cheika would normally expect to have his buttons pushed ahead of a clash against a team coached by one of his former assistants - but not this week.

Sun 9 Sep 2018

Cheika backs playmaker partnership

Cheika backs playmaker partnership

WALLABIES boss Michael Cheika will continue with his new Kurtley Beale-Matt Toomua midfield against Argentina on Saturday night after what he rated a promising...

Huge injury blow for rampant All Blacks

Huge injury blow for rampant All Blacks

THE All Blacks look set to be without injured star forward Brodie Retallick for the rest of the Rugby Championship.

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