Rugby Union

Thu 25 Oct 2018

‘I’m happy to cover up’: Folau wishes he never got inked

‘I’m happy to cover up’: Folau wishes he never got inked

Not only is Israel Folau happy to cover up his tattoos in Japan, he wishes he never got them in the first place

WATCH: Bombay's Byron Bay 7s solo effort goes viral

WATCH: Bombay's Byron Bay 7s solo effort goes viral

IT WAS the swan dive that shook the Earth, and now it's been seen right around the world.

Wed 24 Oct 2018

Religious saga almost made Folau walk away from rugby

Religious saga almost made Folau walk away from rugby

ON the day he all but confirmed he’s staying put in Australian rugby, Wallabies superstar Israel Folau has revealed just how close he came to walking away.

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Outside shot! Folau set to play at No. 13 in Bledisloe III

Outside shot! Folau set to play at No. 13 in Bledisloe III

ISRAEL Folau will all but certainly play his first Test in the No.13 jersey for the Wallabies against the All Blacks in Japan on Saturday.

Quade’s Super-sized swipe at Thorn

Quade’s Super-sized swipe at Thorn

QUADE Cooper is on the way to the Melbourne Rebels but he’s taken a first and pointed public swipe at Reds coach Brad Thorn for forcing him out of Queensland.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Aussies rocked in World Series opener

Aussies rocked in World Series opener

THE Australian women’s rugby sevens world series title defence is off to a rocky start after a quarter-final loss to the US in the opening event in Colorado.

Folau to answer Wallabies injury SOS

Folau to answer Wallabies injury SOS

A FRACTURED ankle for Reece Hodge will likely force Israel Folau to fill in at outside centre for the Wallabies against the All Blacks in Yokohama.

Country through to NRC final after wet and wild semi

Country through to NRC final after wet and wild semi

QUEENSLAND Country overcame a lightning stoppage to secure a berth in the National Rugby Championship final against Fijian Drua in Lautoka, Fiji on Saturday.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Bledis-blow: Ankle break for Wallabies star

Bledis-blow: Ankle break for Wallabies star

THE Wallabies have suffered a cruel injury blow with backline utility Reece Hodge ruled out of the spring tour after fracturing an ankle.

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Samu to find his feet in Sevens

Samu to find his feet in Sevens

SAMU Kerevi is to make a hit-and-run trip to the Byron Bay Sevens on Saturday for a fast-paced comeback before flying to Japan with the Wallabies.

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Heavyweight battle for Australian Rugby's highest honour

Heavyweight battle for Australian Rugby's highest honour

WILL Genia is a slight favourite to deny the inspirational David Pocock and land his first John Eales Medal, Australian rugby’s highest individual honour.

Cheika names squad to take on All Blacks

Cheika names squad to take on All Blacks

JACK Dempsey and Samu Kerevi have been recalled to the Wallabies for the final Bledisloe Cup match against New Zealand in Japan after recovering from injury.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Beale wants indigenous jersey at World Cup

Beale wants indigenous jersey at World Cup

KURTLEY Beale says wearing the indigenous jersey at the World Cup could help galvanise the team for big games.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Crunch calls loom as Cheika finalises tour plans

Crunch calls loom as Cheika finalises tour plans

THE Wallabies are unlikely to include any new faces in their squad to face New Zealand in their third Bledisloe Cup clash in Japan or for their European tour

Wallaby coming home — but what about Quade?

Wallaby coming home — but what about Quade?

MELBOURNE remain tight lipped about securing Reds discard Quade Cooper but have formally announced that lock Luke Jones is returning to the Super Rugby club.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Injured Wallabies prop in race for World Cup

Injured Wallabies prop in race for World Cup

WALLABIES prop Tom Robertson is to undergo knee reconstruction surgery but he’s not being ruled out of next year’s Rugby World Cup.

Broken neck to thumbs up: Good news for All Blacks star

Broken neck to thumbs up: Good news for All Blacks star

ALL Blacks star Sam Cane is up and walking around after having surgery to repair a broken bone in his neck and is expected to make a full recovery.

Tue 9 Oct 2018

The unlikely key to unlocking Wallabies attack

The unlikely key to unlocking Wallabies attack

BERNARD Foley believes Australia’s best attacking return in nearly a year shows there are plenty of points in the Wallabies if they get their defence right.

Now for the All Blacks: What miracle win means for Wallabies

Now for the All Blacks: What miracle win means for Wallabies

MICHAEL Cheika has declared it’s up to Wallabies players, not him, to ensure their miracle win over Argentina proves a defining moment in their evolution.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Cheika’s spray inspires Wallabies comeback

Cheika’s spray inspires Wallabies comeback

WALLABIES coach Michael Cheika blasted his players at half-time and whatever he said, it worked as Australia produced a record comeback to role Argentina.

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