Rugby Union

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Wales play mind games with wounded Wallabies

premium_icon Wales play mind games with wounded Wallabies

WALES has lost 13 straight Test matches to the Wallabies dating back to 2009, but coach Warren Gatland says their confidence to break the streak is sky high.

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Commentator explains ‘drunk’ TV mess

Commentator explains ‘drunk’ TV mess

ENGLAND star James Haskell has explained on social media why he sounded drunk during commentary of the Poms’ win over South Africa.

Sun 4 Nov 2018

Jordan rules as Ireland whip Italy in Chicago

Jordan rules as Ireland whip Italy in Chicago

FULLBACK Jordan Larmour scored a hat-trick of tries as Ireland’s experimental side outclassed Italy’s second stringers 54-7 at Soldier Field in Chicago.

The man to solve Wallabies dilemma? Tour squad named

The man to solve Wallabies dilemma? Tour squad named

FIJIAN-BORN powerhouse Isi Naisarani’s potential to solve Australia’s back-row dilemma has been underlined, with his naming as a development player.

Wales shake off rust as Wallabies loom large

Wales shake off rust as Wallabies loom large

WALES warmed up for their impending showdown with the Wallabies by comfortably beating Scotland.

England beat Boks after late TMO drama

England beat Boks after late TMO drama

ENGLAND’S new-look rugby side has delivered a performance full of character to withstand an early onslaught and come back to beat South Africa 12-11.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Australian Army to help Wallabies prepare for World Cup

premium_icon Australian Army to help Wallabies prepare for World Cup

THE Australian Army’s elite special forces will help prepare the Wallabies for next year’s World Cup under a new formal alliance between Rugby Australia and the...

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Rebels add young gun to star studded backline

Rebels add young gun to star studded backline

THE Rebels continue to add backline firepower to their 2019 Super Rugby arsenal, signing former Reds centre/wing Campbell Magnay.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Toomua’s shock at veteran’s return

Toomua’s shock at veteran’s return

MATT Toomua has welcomed returning veteran Adam Ashley-Cooper’s competition as much as his guidance in the Wallabies backline, a year out from the World Cup.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Wallabies strongman signs big extension

Wallabies strongman signs big extension

WALLABIES scrum cornerstone Allan Alaalatoa has signed a four-year contract extension, keeping him in Australian rugby through to the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Genia has confidence in forward-thinking tactics

premium_icon Genia has confidence in forward-thinking tactics

WILL Genia is certain an overdue grasp of tactical changes, to better involve the team’s big boppers, will pay off before Japan’s Rugby World Cup.

Ashley-Cooper makes shock Wallaby return

premium_icon Ashley-Cooper makes shock Wallaby return

ADAM Ashley-Cooper’s selection for the Wallabies’ tour will have fascinating measuring stick because teen Jordan Petaia will be competing for the same spot.

Sun 28 Oct 2018

Kerevi back with a bang but problems persist

premium_icon Kerevi back with a bang but problems persist

Michael Cheika’s erratic Wallabies have again proved they are masters of solving one problem only to be torpedoed by another.

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Barrett masterclass sinks Wallabies' hopes

Barrett masterclass sinks Wallabies' hopes

The Wallabies' threat of an upset against the All Blacks was dashed by Kiwi star Beauden Barrett, who led New Zealand to a 37-20 victory in Japan

Petaia shows class as Qld Country loses NRC grand final

premium_icon Petaia shows class as Qld Country loses NRC grand final

One moment of Jordan Petaia brilliance on Saturday highlighted why he will go to Europe with the Wallabies despite Queensland Country’s NRC grand final loss

Desperate Folau gamble ignites SBW war

Desperate Folau gamble ignites SBW war

A roll of the dice will pit Israel Folau against Sonny Bill Williams as the Wallabies try to avoid more humiliation against the Kiwis

Wallabies need to make a statement

Wallabies need to make a statement

The Bledisloe Cup may be lost, but there's so much more to be gained for the Wallabies in this afternoon's Test against the world champions.

Fri 26 Oct 2018

Chance to dislodge All Blacks from summit

premium_icon Chance to dislodge All Blacks from summit

The Wallabies can end New Zealand’s nine-year reign at the top of the rugby rankings. All they have to do is defeat the All Blacks by 16 points on Saturday

All Blacks coach’s incredible Cheika defence

All Blacks coach’s incredible Cheika defence

NEW Zealand coach Steve Hansen has launched an impassioned defence of Wallabies rival Michael Cheika, pointing to how Manchester United stuck with Alex Ferguson

Thu 25 Oct 2018

Try machine quits rugby to chase NFL dream

Try machine quits rugby to chase NFL dream

Christian Wade, the third-highest try-scorer in English Premiership history, has retired from the sport at age 27 amid rumours of a move to the NFL

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