Rugby Union

Thu 6 Jun 2019

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.”

Raiders go down in an absolute thriller

premium_icon Raiders go down in an absolute thriller

Proserpine-Whitsunday go down to Kuttabul in the dying minutes of the game in Mackay.

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.

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.

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

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.

Wed 29 May 2019

Raiders right on top

premium_icon Raiders right on top

Proserpine-Whitsunday claim the top spot after a dominant display at home shuts out Slade Point.

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.

Sun 26 May 2019

Genia miracle can cure Rebels’ finals headache

premium_icon Genia miracle can cure Rebels’ finals headache

Melbourne Rebels will make an 11th hour fitness call on superstar Will Genia as the club chases a maiden Super Rugby finals appearance.

Sat 25 May 2019

Rebels win big in Tokyo but Genia knocked out

Rebels win big in Tokyo but Genia knocked out

Melbourne have piled on seven tries to crush the Sunwolves 52-7 in their Super Rugby match, but the win has come at a cost with halfback Will Genia knocked out.

Coach Brad Thorn ‘proud’ despite Reds' heartbreaking losses

Coach Brad Thorn ‘proud’ despite Reds' heartbreaking losses

Brad Thorn has allowed himself to imagine what the Super Rugby season would have looked like if the Queensland Reds had grabbed three games there for the taking

‘Outstanding’ Lealiifano stakes World Cup claim

‘Outstanding’ Lealiifano stakes World Cup claim

Brumbies coach Dan McKellar believes in-form Christian Lealiifano should be recalled to wear the Wallabies No.10 jersey at the World Cup

Wed 22 May 2019

Folau moves towards court showdown

Folau moves towards court showdown

Israel Folau is hoping to add some high-profile firepower to his legal team as the rugby players' association calls for clarity from Rugby Australia

Wallaby stood down ahead of DUI court appearance

premium_icon Wallaby stood down ahead of DUI court appearance

Tolu Latu has conceded he should have notified NSW coaching staff about his drink-driving charge before they discovered it via the media.

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