Rugby Union

Sat 9 Mar 2019

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

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.

NRL legend’s harrowing childhood

NRL legend’s harrowing childhood

Former NRL star Luke Lewis has made an emotional appeal on TV in a bid to stop bad behaviour, explaining how he saw his mother beaten.

Wed 6 Mar 2019

Brutal reason why Folau rejected Reds

premium_icon Brutal reason why Folau rejected Reds

He was once Queensland’s favourite son but Israel Folau has revealed the real reason he turned down a tempting offer to return home.

Only way to end Reds’ interstate nightmare

premium_icon Only way to end Reds’ interstate nightmare

Beating the Waratahs used to be an annual event for the Reds but the tables have turned and after nine straight losses Queensland is desperate.

Reds have burning desire to beat Tahs

premium_icon Reds have burning desire to beat Tahs

Beating NSW is key for all Queenslanders, so it’s easy to understand why Angus Scott-Young is burning to end the Reds' losing streak against the Waratahs.

It’s time! Reds great demands end to Tahs dominance

premium_icon It’s time! Reds great demands end to Tahs dominance

Former Reds captain Peter Slattery insists it’s way overdue for Queensland rugby to emerge from the ‘horrific darkness’ of playing second fiddle to NSW.

Banished Hunt’s chance for sweet revenge

premium_icon Banished Hunt’s chance for sweet revenge

Karmichael Hunt wants to do his talking on the field when he lines up for the Waratahs against Queensland Reds - the team that shut the door in his face.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Ex-Rebels star eyes World Cup despite vicious assault charge

Ex-Rebels star eyes World Cup despite vicious assault charge

Ex-Melbourne Rebels backrower Amanaki Mafi has been called into Japan’s extended Rugby World Cup training squad despite facing an assault charge

Aussie skipper banned over ‘disgusting’ bite

Aussie skipper banned over ‘disgusting’ bite

The captain of the Australian women’s rugby team has copped a six-week suspension after pleading guilty to an unspeakable act.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

Rugby bosses call meeting after Pacific Nations axing rumours

Rugby bosses call meeting after Pacific Nations axing...

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has called a meeting to discuss the future of the game at international level.

Star’s tragic death shocks world rugby

Star’s tragic death shocks world rugby

The tragic death of 23-year-old rugby player Mike Tamoaieta has rocked the sport as teams from around the world pay tribute to the star.

Pacific Island players mulling bombshell World Cup boycott

Pacific Island players mulling bombshell World Cup boycott

Members of a Pacific Island players’ support group in Europe are considering boycotting the Rugby World Cup.

Sun 3 Mar 2019

Tight-lipped Cheika stays quiet on power battle

premium_icon Tight-lipped Cheika stays quiet on power battle

Australia coach Michael Cheika is giving nothing away after being stripped of most of his powers after overseeing the worst Wallabies’ season in 60 years.

Reds’ big injury blow as Crusaders dish out lesson

premium_icon Reds’ big injury blow as Crusaders dish out lesson

After a strong showing in their first encounter the Reds were taught a brutal lesson in Super Rugby at the elite end by the Crusaders.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Aussies seal sevens quarters spot ahead of Fiji showdown

Aussies seal sevens quarters spot ahead of Fiji showdown

Australia have progressed to the quarter-finals of the men’s World Rugby Sevens leg in Las Vegas after beating Wales and Scotland on the opening day of action

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