Rugby Union

Sat 11 May 2019

Rebels kick clear at top but may lose concussed Cooper

Rebels kick clear at top but may lose concussed Cooper

Getting separation from their Australian conference rivals took some doing for the Melbourne Rebels in their local derby win over the Queensland Reds

Fri 10 May 2019

21kgs in 18 months: shredded Skelton’s World Cup sacrifice

21kgs in 18 months: shredded Skelton’s World Cup sacrifice

Wallabies lock Will Skelton admits turning his back on a crack at the Rugby World Cup to re-sign with Saracens has been the toughest decision of his career

Thu 9 May 2019

Wallabies star shuts down Alan Jones

Wallabies star shuts down Alan Jones

Former Wallabies star Clyde Rathbone says Israel Folau is “extremely ignorant” and has shut down Alan Jones after the broadcaster’s on-air spray.

Wed 8 May 2019

Disputed claim at heart of Folau storm

Disputed claim at heart of Folau storm

After Israel Folau was found guilty of breaching his contract, he has privately raised concerns about a claim from Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle.

Tue 7 May 2019

Tahs urge RA to settle as Folau hearing drags on

Tahs urge RA to settle as Folau hearing drags on

As Israel Folau’s Code of Conduct hearing begins its third day, the Waratahs have called for the case to be resolved “quickly”.

‘Beyond ridiculous’ Folau hearing gunned

‘Beyond ridiculous’ Folau hearing gunned

The battle grounds have been moved for the fourth day of the Israel Folau code of conduct hearing, triggering condemnation of Rugby Australia.

Sat 4 May 2019

Folau leaves Rugby HQ after frustrating result

Folau leaves Rugby HQ after frustrating result

RUGBY Australia's Folau decision puts nothing short of the code’s survival on the line.

Cheika makes surprise appearance at Folau's conduct hearing

Cheika makes surprise appearance at Folau's conduct hearing

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made an intriguing appearance at Rugby Australia headquarters in Sydney as Israel Folau fights to save his career

Fri 3 May 2019

Folau backlash faced in Christian Tongan communities

Folau backlash faced in Christian Tongan communities

As rugby superstar Israel Folau’s fate gets decided, the fallout from his social media antics still runs deep

2.05m teenage giant joins Brumbies from Crusaders

2.05m teenage giant joins Brumbies from Crusaders

Rising teenage rugby star Nick Frost has joined the Brumbies after a stint at one of the best nurseries in the sport

Thu 2 May 2019

Dusting off their jerseys

Dusting off their jerseys

Echidnas Old Boys Day will have retired players coming from far and wide to put their footy boots back on.

Lifelong Echidna supporter bleeds blue and white

Lifelong Echidna supporter bleeds blue and white

Justin Garvie has been playing for the Echidnas since 1991 and still has a run on the field every now and then.

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Popular rugby referee dies after on-field heart attack

Popular rugby referee dies after on-field heart attack

THE Northern Rivers rugby community is in mourning after the shock death of "friend, mentor, coach and referee" Ian Hooper.

Fri 26 Apr 2019

Teammate’s big Israel Folau worry

Teammate’s big Israel Folau worry

KURTLEY Beale has addressed a worrying concern about Israel Folau that’s largely gone unspoken of since his homophobic Instagram post.

Fri 19 Apr 2019

Foley reveals Folau distraction has hurt Tahs

Foley reveals Folau distraction has hurt Tahs

Long-time teammate Bernard Foley says Israel Folau has hurt the Waratahs after the superstar was stood down by the NSW Rugby Union after a social media storm

Thu 18 Apr 2019

Surprise Folau supporter emerges

Surprise Folau supporter emerges

Israel Folau has found support in an unlikely place; from gay Liberal MP Tim Wilson, who has issued a warning to Rugby Australia.

Tue 16 Apr 2019

Israel Folau may get lifeline from England

Israel Folau may get lifeline from England

A potential code switch back to rugby league was swiftly denied by the NRL, but disgraced Wallaby Israel Folau could find a home in the 13-man game overseas

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Echidnas' blow over wheatmen

Echidnas' blow over wheatmen

Echidnas' remain victorious after hard and physical slog in Dalby at the weekend.

FOLAU: Ablett embroiled in mess as coach speaks out

FOLAU: Ablett embroiled in mess as coach speaks out

GEELONG champion Gary Ablett and Carlton midfielder Matt Kennedy have been embroiled in the Instagram scandal that is set to end Israel Folau's rugby career.

Sat 13 Apr 2019

Beaten Rebels plan to throw everything at Waratahs

Beaten Rebels plan to throw everything at Waratahs

Frustrated Melbourne Rebels coach demands stern response from his team against the Waratahs after their lacklustre effort in Friday night's loss to the Stormers

Newer Older