Rugby Union

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

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

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

Mon 20 May 2019

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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