Rugby Union

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Door open for Izzy to chase Olympic dream

premium_icon Door open for Izzy to chase Olympic dream

Rugby Australia Sevens officials are prepared to offer Israel Folau a special deal to compete at next year’s Tokyo Olympics if he is serious about the idea.

Pocock’s major admission about his playing future

premium_icon Pocock’s major admission about his playing future

Star Wallaby David Pocock is gearing up for another World Cup campaign but admits he has ‘no real plans’ beyond the end of the year.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Injury blow for Reds ahead of Tokyo clash

premium_icon Injury blow for Reds ahead of Tokyo clash

The winless Queensland Reds must find a new flyhalf with Bryce Hegarty ruled out of Saturday’s redemption mission in Tokyo.

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.

Genia to captain, Cooper a must for Wallabies

premium_icon Genia to captain, Cooper a must for Wallabies

Coach Michael Cheika is running out of time to get his spluttering machine in gear or risk being crushed by the heavyweights at the Rugby World Cup. T

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Hulking 120kg beast is the new Jonah Lomu

Hulking 120kg beast is the new Jonah Lomu

A hulking behemoth is being likened to the most terrifying winger rugby has ever seen after a scary performance that put the world on notice.

Sun 10 Mar 2019

Jones eager to settle score with Scotland

Jones eager to settle score with Scotland

England coach Eddie Jones says he has a score to settle with Scotland in rugby’s Six Nations after their overzealous celebrations of 12 months ago.

NRL to hold urgent talks over SCG turf crisis

premium_icon NRL to hold urgent talks over SCG turf crisis

Friday’s NRL blockbuster between the Sydney Roosters and South Sydney has been thrown into turmoil over fears of the state of the SCG playing surface.

Same old story for Reds in Sydney

premium_icon Same old story for Reds in Sydney

There was bravery and there were counter-punches but the Reds still suffered a 10th straight knockout at the hands of arch-rivals.

‘Frieko’ Ioane scores four as Blues break duck

‘Frieko’ Ioane scores four as Blues break duck

Winger Rieko Ioane has become the 18th player to score a record equalling four tries in a Super Rugby match.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Ugly Waratahs score perfect 10 in derby

premium_icon Ugly Waratahs score perfect 10 in derby

All the talk was about NSW’s flashy backline stars, but the Waratahs made it 10 straight wins against Queensland with ugly, determined defensive grit.

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

Honey Badger named ambassador for Rocky's rich barra event

premium_icon Honey Badger named ambassador for Rocky's rich barra event

Buy a raffle ticket for your chance to win a $24,000 Polycraft 410 Challenger boat

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

Rugby Australia deny Wallabies match fixing probe

Rugby Australia deny Wallabies match fixing probe

Australian rugby’s governing body has strongly denied that they carried out an investigation into a Wallabies match result several years ago.

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

Folau reveals his Tokyo Olympics quest

premium_icon Folau reveals his Tokyo Olympics quest

Rugby league, AFL, rugby union ... Olympian? Wallabies superstar Israel Folau could be in for another switch - one that would take him to the Tokyo Olympics.

Reds make shock call at fullback

premium_icon Reds make shock call at fullback

The Queensland Reds have made an ambitious call to throw a young gun in at fullback for their heated clash against the Waratahs on Saturday.

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