Rugby Union

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Wallabies head for South Africa to begin World Cup charge

Wallabies head for South Africa to begin World Cup charge

After doing the hard yards in Australia, the Wallabies have headed overseas excited about the rugby carrots dangling before them in a World Cup year.

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.

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Incredible numbers behind rookie’s Wallabies rise

premium_icon Incredible numbers behind rookie’s Wallabies rise

Reds flanker Liam Wright may be warming the seat for David Pocock’s return but Michael Cheika simply couldn’t ignore the 21-year-old’s mind-blowing statistics.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Lealiifano gets Wallabies nod as Quade misses out

Lealiifano gets Wallabies nod as Quade misses out

Christian Lealiifano is back but Quade Cooper is not as the Wallabies get ready to embark on the first leg of what promises to be a hectic three-month schedule.

Wed 3 Jul 2019

Exiled star takes first steps in Wallabies rebirth

premium_icon Exiled star takes first steps in Wallabies rebirth

Enigmatic Australian rugby star James O’Connor is emerging as the unlikeliest hero in a doomed World Cup campaign, but the playmaker is making key moves to revive...

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

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Folau fundraiser 'paused' by Christian Lobby

premium_icon Folau fundraiser 'paused' by Christian Lobby

The Australian Christian Lobby’s fundraiser for Israel Folau has been put on hold after donations hit a whopping $2 million.

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

Queensland Reds move for former Maroons star

premium_icon Queensland Reds move for former Maroons star

The Reds have identified a former Broncos and Maroons star - who then forged a career in English rugby - as the man to replace superstar Samu Kerevi at the club.

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”

Anti-Folau mob’s worst fear comes true

Anti-Folau mob’s worst fear comes true

Comment: GoFundMe underestimated one thing all Aussies have in common and Israel Folau is reaping the benefits in spectacular fashion

Mon 24 Jun 2019

GoFundMe shuts down Israel Folau’s page

GoFundMe shuts down Israel Folau’s page

GoFundMe removed Israel Folau’s fundraising page from its website and is issuing refunds to all his donors, saying the campaign breached its terms of service.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Injured Brumby’s finals hope after skipping semi

premium_icon Injured Brumby’s finals hope after skipping semi

Pete Samu was noticeably missing when Brumbies teammates left for the airport as they begin their Super Rugby semi final mission in Argentina.

Netball Australia refuses to back Folau's call for handouts

Netball Australia refuses to back Folau's call for handouts

Both Netball Australia and Netball SA have issued statements on Maria Folau in relation to her social media posts in support of her husband Israel.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Barnstorming Brumbies surge into semis

Barnstorming Brumbies surge into semis

The Brumbies continued their hot winning streak to smash past the Sharks and set up a Super Rugby semi-final with the Jaguares.

Why Folau doesn’t deserve your money

Why Folau doesn’t deserve your money

Lots of people need handouts from the Australian public, but they don’t include Israel Folau. So please Australia, stop enabling this man, writes Paul Johnson

Jaguares beat Chiefs to secure Super Rugby semi in Argentina

Jaguares beat Chiefs to secure Super Rugby semi in Argentina

The Jaguares will host a historic Super Rugby semi-final in Buenos Aires after coming from behind to beat the Chiefs 21-16

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