Rugby Union

Tue 21 May 2019

Rugby players' association announces 'faith review'

Rugby players' association announces 'faith review'

The rugby players’ union has announced plans for a “faith and beliefs” review in a first step to extinguish fears of a Polynesian player boycott

All Black accused of inappropriately touching woman

All Black accused of inappropriately touching woman

A Cape Town woman has accused All Blacks and Crusaders playmaker Richie Mo'unga of inappropriately touching her and earlier spitting beer at her and her friends

Kerevi out of crucial clash as Reds stare at abyss

premium_icon Kerevi out of crucial clash as Reds stare at abyss

A failed bid for the finals and a loss to arch rivals NSW has been magnified for Samu Kerevi who will be a helpless spectator for the Reds’ next game.

Crusaders accused of homophobic slur in Cape Town

Crusaders accused of homophobic slur in Cape Town

The Crusaders say they can't believe an innocent late-night exchange in Cape Town has ended in accusations of homophobia, which they continue to refute

Wallabies great George Smith retires from the game at 38

Wallabies great George Smith retires from the game at 38

Former Wallabies flanker George Smith has retired from rugby, ending a career notable for its quality and longevity

Latu grilled over alleged drink driving

premium_icon Latu grilled over alleged drink driving

Tolu Latu is facing further disciplinary action after being grilled by Rugby Australia’s integrity unit for being ­ charged with ­allegedly drink driving.

Folau’s sacking isn’t a win for gay Australians

premium_icon Folau’s sacking isn’t a win for gay Australians

As a gay man and avid rugby fan, you’d think I’d be cheering to see Israel Folau lose his job. But actually, I’m terrified, writes Simon Copland.

Mon 20 May 2019

‘No confidence:’ Folau rejects chance to appeal sacking

premium_icon ‘No confidence:’ Folau rejects chance to appeal sacking

Israel Folau’s Australian rugby career is officially over, after the disgraced star opted against appealing his sacking. But the saga is far from finished.

Folau silent as appeal window slams shut

Folau silent as appeal window slams shut

ISRAEL Folau has failed to even contact Rugby Australia during his 72-hour appeal window, forcing the governing body to take immediate action.

Shock Folau revelation as D-Day looms

Shock Folau revelation as D-Day looms

Israel Folau is running out of time to launch his appeal to Rugby Australia’s termination, but the star may be right where he wants to be.

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