Rugby Union

Wed 11 Jul 2018

‘Rooted in racism’: former Springboks star speaks out

‘Rooted in racism’: former Springboks star speaks out

Former South African winger — who stormed off a TV show alleging he was a victim of racism from other pundits — vows to complain to the human rights commission

Waratahs bracing for Brumbies onslaught

premium_icon Waratahs bracing for Brumbies onslaught

THE Brumbies only have a slim chance of making the Super Rugby playoffs but there’s still the incentive of sending the Tahs into the finals with a loss.

Smith ruled out of his own Super farewell

Smith ruled out of his own Super farewell

GEORGE Smith will miss his own Super Rugby farewell party after it was decided not to risk his knee in Friday night’s Queensland Reds match.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Exiled Reds: One down, three to go

Exiled Reds: One down, three to go

THE Reds have offloaded one member of their unwanted Wallabies quartet after halfback Nick Frisby signed a two-year deal with the Glasgow Warriors.

Sorovi hoping to inspire next wave

Sorovi hoping to inspire next wave

HALFBACK Moses Sorovi will proudly wear his Reds Indigenous Round jersey against the Sunwolves, a symbol for two Queensland schoolboys stars striving to reach the...

Mon 9 Jul 2018

Rebels maintain finals hope

Rebels maintain finals hope

HOW can the Melbourne Rebels still make the Super Rugby finals for the first time ever despite two losses in a row?

Red sheds light on Wallabies mix

Red sheds light on Wallabies mix

WALLABIES great George Smith is certain the David Pocock-Michael Hooper partnership can be a force at next year’s World Cup and has annointed an abrasive young No.6...

Aussies aim to lift standards at World Cup

Aussies aim to lift standards at World Cup

THEY are the World Series champions, but Australia’s women’s sevens team say they haven’t been up to standard and aim to rectify that at the World Cup.

Is this George Smith’s final goodbye?

Is this George Smith’s final goodbye?

GEORGE Smith’s knee trouble has settled and the decorated flanker will get the farewell night he deserves in Australian rugby at Suncorp Stadium.

Sun 8 Jul 2018

Tahs destroy Sunwolves to set up home quarter-final

Tahs destroy Sunwolves to set up home quarter-final

THE Waratahs have secured a home quarter-final after smashing Japan’s Sunwolves by a record score of 77-25 at Allianz Stadium.

Sat 7 Jul 2018

Brumbies’ season looks over after controversial finish

Brumbies’ season looks over after controversial finish

The Brumbies’ late season surge towards the Super Rugby finals seems forlorn after their 24-19 loss to the Chiefs in Hamilton

Urwin: 'If they can't score, they can't win'

premium_icon Urwin: 'If they can't score, they can't win'

It was hammer time at Albert Park as both the Gympie Hammers men and women side's were played for that important victory.

Finals test awaits ‘naughty’ Rebels after their loss to Reds

Finals test awaits ‘naughty’ Rebels after their loss to Reds

After losing in Brisbane the Melbourne Rebels must pull off a tough assignment in New Zealand, but will regain two of their big names

Thu 5 Jul 2018

Rugby team's Tunisian hotel spat takes a turn

Rugby team's Tunisian hotel spat takes a turn

Tunisian rugby federation criticises Zimbabwean national team for unsporting behaviour in sleeping on the street in protest at their allocated hotel

Why Waratahs are on clear path to Super final

premium_icon Why Waratahs are on clear path to Super final

IT’S been a season riddled by bad luck, dodgy decisions, suspensions and missed chances but somehow the Waratahs have given themselves a golden opportunity to make...

Super Rugby finals race: What your team needs to do

Super Rugby finals race: What your team needs to do

WITH just two rounds of the regular season to go, the Super Rugby finals race is heating up and there are three Australian teams in the mix. Here’s what the...

Reds move to secure Thorn for 10-year reign

Reds move to secure Thorn for 10-year reign

THE spluttering Queensland Reds are exploring a better alignment with Rugby Australia so Brad Thorn gets the back-up to be a 10-year coach at the club.

Hammers bone to pick with Nambour

premium_icon Hammers bone to pick with Nambour

It has been eight to nine years since the Hammers held the "Bone” in their hand and the focus will be to win it on home soil this weekend.

Wed 4 Jul 2018

Test rugby team ends up sleeping on the street

Test rugby team ends up sleeping on the street

Rugby Africa and the Tunisia Rugby Union have apologised to Zimbabwe after its players slept on the street before a World Cup qualifier

Tue 3 Jul 2018

Hooper hopeful of Super Rugby return

Hooper hopeful of Super Rugby return

Injured Wallabies and Waratahs captain and fidgety spectator Michael Hooper hasn’t given up hope of returning before the end of the Super Rugby season

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