Rugby Union

Fri 2 Aug 2019

NZ media tells Sonny Bill Williams to ‘shove it’

NZ media tells Sonny Bill Williams to ‘shove it’

Sonny Bill Williams is under pressure to hold his All Blacks spot for the World Cup and the blowtorch has been applied by the Kiwi press

Reds gun returns to lift Uni’s hopes

premium_icon Reds gun returns to lift Uni’s hopes

University head into their sudden-death minor semi-final against Easts at Ballymore having received a big boost.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Wallabies’ World Cup hell in jungle paradise

premium_icon Wallabies’ World Cup hell in jungle paradise

The Wallabies will take their pre-World Cup camp to the island paradise of Noumea but Michael Cheika’s team can expect to be pushed to the limit in the jungle.

Tue 30 Jul 2019

The missing ingredient Wallabies must find

The missing ingredient Wallabies must find

Former Wallabies captain John Eales says Australia must build on confidence gained from win over Argentina to make an impact at this year’s Rugby World Cup.

Beale recommits to Waratahs

premium_icon Beale recommits to Waratahs

Kurtley Beale has withstood the elite talent drain from Australian rugby after he extends contract with Waratahs and Wallabies in World Cup boost.

Mon 29 Jul 2019

Mackay Rugby Union grand final: Enter the Redmen

premium_icon Mackay Rugby Union grand final: Enter the Redmen

City Coach: "We've been to six grand finals and have always done it the hard way, the Redman way.”

GPS Rugby 2019: Round Two results

premium_icon GPS Rugby 2019: Round Two results

Check out the scores of every GPS fixture from the weekend gone, from the First XV to the 11Fs.

Sun 28 Jul 2019

Cheika to unleash Pocock on park footy players

premium_icon Cheika to unleash Pocock on park footy players

Michael Cheika will resist the temptation to throw David Pocock in the Bledisloe cauldron as he desperately searches for a way to get him on the field.

Thu 25 Jul 2019

Lealiifano back on top after cancer battle

premium_icon Lealiifano back on top after cancer battle

A moment to rival any of the great sporting comebacks will unfold when Christian Lealiifano caps his inspiring return from leukaemia to play for the Wallabies.

Beale’s Wallabies bonus in fullback switch for Pumas

Beale’s Wallabies bonus in fullback switch for Pumas

Kurtley Beale’s shift to fullback could solve more than one selection conundrum as Wallabies coach Michael Cheika continues to experiment ahead of the World Cup

Touching tribute to club man ‘Lukey Blue’

premium_icon Touching tribute to club man ‘Lukey Blue’

LUKE Howard, who died while fishing off a jet ski earlier this year, will be immortalised with a touching tribute at the rugby club where he became a legend.

Shock change as All Blacks shift Barrett

Shock change as All Blacks shift Barrett

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen’s World Cup trump card could be on show in Wellington when Beauden Barrett starts a Test at fullback for first time in six years.

O’Connor returns after six years in Wallabies wilderness

premium_icon O’Connor returns after six years in Wallabies wilderness

Six years after last playing a Test for the Wallabies, new Reds signing James O’Connor is back in the green and gold this weekend. Check out the full team here.

Wed 24 Jul 2019

No more winging it for Koroibete

premium_icon No more winging it for Koroibete

A desperate Wallabies side needs unpolished diamond Marika Koroibete to finally deliver on his enormous potential - and the winger is primed to perform.

Wallabies star: ‘I’ll donate my brain’

premium_icon Wallabies star: ‘I’ll donate my brain’

A senior Wallaby who has suffered seven serious head knocks is the latest player to pledge to help the research effort.

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Deja-vu surrounds rugby union finals

premium_icon Deja-vu surrounds rugby union finals

Could history be repeating itself in this year's A-Grade rugby union final? Whitsunday/Proserpine Raiders hope not.

No more Tuesday night parties for James O'Connor

No more Tuesday night parties for James O'Connor

A current and former Wallabies teammate has lifted the lid on just how much talented back James O’Connor used to party on the weekly night off

Mon 22 Jul 2019

White’s night points to an O’Connor comeback

premium_icon White’s night points to an O’Connor comeback

When James O’Connor runs out for the Wallabies in Brisbane on Saturday night he can thanks fellow comeback kid Nic White for paving the way.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Folau’s church an ‘isolated hate group’

Folau’s church an ‘isolated hate group’

An insider has exposed the radical teachings of Israel Folau’s church and its belief most Christians — including our PM — are going to hell

Fri 19 Jul 2019

The seven ways Wallabies have changed their game

premium_icon The seven ways Wallabies have changed their game

The Israel Folau saga is damaging but it’s not going to kill Australian rugby – poor ball handling and bad skills from the Wallabies will, writes Jim Tucker.

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