Rugby Union

Sun 9 Jun 2019

Broken Tahs admit huge cost of Folau debacle

premium_icon Broken Tahs admit huge cost of Folau debacle

As their season spluttered to an embarrassing finish, the Waratahs finally admitted to the toll of the Israel Folau saga which crippled their hopes this year.

Wallabies insider spills on Folau chaos

Wallabies insider spills on Folau chaos

One Wallaby has admitted to being disappointed with the entire Israel Folau saga as Rugby Australia faces an ongoing crisis over the sacked star

Thu 6 Jun 2019

Can fans step up to keep Kerevi in Red?

premium_icon Can fans step up to keep Kerevi in Red?

Samu Kerevi will keep fans guessing ahead of what might be his last game at Suncorp Stadium for the Queensland Reds on Friday night.

Folau launches legal action against rugby bosses

Folau launches legal action against rugby bosses

Israel Folau is taking legal action against Rugby Australia, saying: “No Australian of any faith should be fired for practising their religion.”

Folau preparing for legal battle

premium_icon Folau preparing for legal battle

Israel Folau is not letting his playing career go without a fight, and has engaged top lawyers as he looks to return to the field.

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Reds draft in rookie against Blues

premium_icon Reds draft in rookie against Blues

Reds coach Brad Thorn has handed halfback Scott Malolua his first Super Rugby start against the Blues after Tate McDermott was sidelined with an ankle injury.

Folau to fight ‘unlawful’ ARU dismissal

Folau to fight ‘unlawful’ ARU dismissal

A landmark legal battle is set to unfold with Israel Folau engaging a law firm who have labelled his dismissal by the ARU unlawful and unfair.

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Fatal mistake that crucified Israel Folau

premium_icon Fatal mistake that crucified Israel Folau

Israel Folau had been expertly side stepping a crucial question while under intense cross examination from Rugby Australia’s top lawyer.

Mon 3 Jun 2019

Wallabies, Reds to lose Australia’s ‘best centre’

premium_icon Wallabies, Reds to lose Australia’s ‘best centre’

Australian rugby could lose Wallabies’ midfield linchpin Samu Kerevi next year, with the Queensland Reds captain set to link with an overseas club in January.

Sun 2 Jun 2019

‘You’ll go to hell’: How Folau’s fate was sealed by dad

premium_icon ‘You’ll go to hell’: How Folau’s fate was sealed by dad

Israel Folau was close to saving his Rugby Australia career before he made one last phone call that guaranteed he would never pull on a Wallabies jersey again.

Sat 1 Jun 2019

Horror streak continues for Reds’ 100-Club members

premium_icon Horror streak continues for Reds’ 100-Club members

It was supposed to be a night of celebration for Reds hardman Scott Higginbotham but the Queensland attack once again failed to fire.

When the ref’s heart stopped, rugby mates swung into action

premium_icon When the ref’s heart stopped, rugby mates swung into action

Rugby referee Peter Woods was clinically dead for nine minutes after he keeled over while officiating a match last weekend

Brumbies close in on conference top spot with win in Tokyo

Brumbies close in on conference top spot with win in Tokyo

The Brumbies have moved a step closer to sealing top spot on the Australian conference after securing a vital 42-19 win over the Sunwolves in Tokyo

Beaten Rebels hold on to hope of making the finals

Beaten Rebels hold on to hope of making the finals

Rebels blow chance against Tahs but coach Dave Wessels says he will go all out against the Crusaders to secure a finals berth as early as possible

Fri 31 May 2019

Winning could prove real financial burden for Rebels

Winning could prove real financial burden for Rebels

Melbourne Rebels chief executive denies the club is on the brink of insolvency after revelations they may not be able to afford to host a Super Rugby home final

Wallabies flyer bucks Brumbies for Reds

premium_icon Wallabies flyer bucks Brumbies for Reds

Henry Speight’s century-long run with the Brumbies is over after the World Cup winger inked a two-year deal with the Queensland Reds.

Tue 28 May 2019

World Cup tragedy looms for Wallabies

World Cup tragedy looms for Wallabies

Losing Israel Folau after his social media stance was a big blow for the Wallabies, but this one might be the death knell for their World Cup hopes

Pocock ends Super time to improve Cup chances

premium_icon Pocock ends Super time to improve Cup chances

With his body ravaged by injuries, David Pocock has made a huge call on prolonging his career as he targets a Wallabies spot at the upcoming World Cup.

Mon 27 May 2019

Cheika moving World Cup pieces from shadows

premium_icon Cheika moving World Cup pieces from shadows

Nothing happens in Australian rugby without a good conspiracy theory and there may be more reason to certain selections around the country than we think.

Colts, Biloela in epic rugby union battle

premium_icon Colts, Biloela in epic rugby union battle

Goal-kicking proves the difference in 12-try thriller

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