Rugby Union

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Hottest property in world rugby has a huge call to make

Hottest property in world rugby has a huge call to make

Joe Schmidt says whether he stays on as Ireland rugby coach after next year’s World Cup or moves on, probably to the All Blacks, will be decided by his family

Carter, Giteau linked to breakaway comp

Carter, Giteau linked to breakaway comp

Billionaire mining magnate Andrew Forrest says star players from around the world are banging down the door to ask about his Global Rapid Rugby competition.

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Jones ready for Wallabies scrap

Jones ready for Wallabies scrap

Coach Eddie Jones has warned England to be wary of his native Australia when they face a Wallabies side coached by “street-fighter” Michael Cheika.

All Blacks coach declares Ireland world No.1

All Blacks coach declares Ireland world No.1

Ireland is the team to beat at next year’s Rugby World Cup — at least according to All Blacks coach Steve Hansen after the Irish shocked New Zealand.

Sun 18 Nov 2018

Now for the Wallabies: ‘Seduced’ England overcome Japan

Now for the Wallabies: ‘Seduced’ England overcome Japan

Eddie Jones said his team “played like England” after they came from behind to beat Japan 35-15 at Twickenham. Next up are the Wallabies in London.

Springboks storm Murrayfield to down the Scots

Springboks storm Murrayfield to down the Scots

South Africa became the first visiting team in a year to storm Murrayfield after beating Scotland 26-20 in their rugby international.

‘Beyond belief’: Outrage in Wallabies win

‘Beyond belief’: Outrage in Wallabies win

ITALY'S coach has unleashed on the referee following a controversial snub that paved the way for the Wallabies to finally record a victory.

Sat 17 Nov 2018

‘It’s insane’: radio hos blows up at racist caller

‘It’s insane’: radio hos blows up at racist caller

A New Zealand sports radio host has delivered an epic take-down of a “racist” listener who rang in to air some controversial views

How Cooper won over Rebels coach

How Cooper won over Rebels coach

Despite his domination at club level, there were doubts over ex-Wallabies star Quade Cooper. So Rebels coach Dave Wessels flew to meet the one-time bad boy

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Cooper backed to make Wallabies comeback

Cooper backed to make Wallabies comeback

Melbourne Rebels coach believe a season out of Super Rugby has been a good thing for their star recruit Quade Cooper and that he play for the Wallabies again

Alan Jones savages ’unwatchable’ Wallabies

Alan Jones savages ’unwatchable’ Wallabies

Ahead of the important Test against Italy, former Wallabies coach Alan Jones has unloaded a brutal smackdown on the current side

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Shake-up: Umaga demoted as Blues Super Rugby coach

Shake-up: Umaga demoted as Blues Super Rugby coach

Tana Umaga has been demoted to an assistant role at the Blues Super Rugby team, with Leon MacDonald taking charge as head coach

‘Destructive’: Karmichael Hunt opens up on mental demons

‘Destructive’: Karmichael Hunt opens up on mental demons

Broncos premiership winner Karmichael Hunt has opened up on the issues that forced him out of rugby league and have haunted his sporting career since

Wallabies coach Cheika safe until World Cup: Castle

Wallabies coach Cheika safe until World Cup: Castle

Under-siege Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is safe from the axe, Rugby Australia chief says despite admitting “universal frustration” over results

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Controversy in All Blacks stunner

Controversy in All Blacks stunner

ENGLAND’S Sam Underhill was denied a late try as the world champions All Blacks continue their winning ways.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

All Blacks’ horror season-ending injury

All Blacks’ horror season-ending injury

THE All Blacks will be without some of their biggest muscle for the rest of the season after a gruesome training accident.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Meet the ‘coach whisperer’ behind the Roosters’ success

Meet the ‘coach whisperer’ behind the Roosters’ success

Bradley Charles Stubbs, "the coach whisperer", has shown off a shiny NRL premiership ring given to him for his secret role in the Roosters’ grand final win

Wed 7 Nov 2018

Beale confident of extending Welsh misery

Beale confident of extending Welsh misery

KURTLEY Beale is confident the Wallabies can extend their decade-long dominance over Wales this weekend despite the team’s poor recent run of form.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Toomua’s shock at veteran’s return

Toomua’s shock at veteran’s return

MATT Toomua has welcomed returning veteran Adam Ashley-Cooper’s competition as much as his guidance in the Wallabies backline, a year out from the World Cup.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Wallabies strongman signs big extension

Wallabies strongman signs big extension

WALLABIES scrum cornerstone Allan Alaalatoa has signed a four-year contract extension, keeping him in Australian rugby through to the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

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