Rugby Union

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Folau out as Wallabies crisis continues

Folau out as Wallabies crisis continues

ISRAEL Folau has joined David Pocock on the sidelines for the South Africa Test, prompting a three-position reshuffle for the Aussies

Fri 7 Sep 2018

‘Illegal and very dangerous’: the failure to protect Pocock

‘Illegal and very dangerous’: the failure to protect Pocock

David Pocock has been ruled out of the Test against the Springboks with a serious neck injury inflicted by the All Blacks, and David Campese has teed off

Quade Cooper set to complete rockstar Rebels backline

Quade Cooper set to complete rockstar Rebels backline

Quade Cooper appears set for a Super Rugby lifeline as the Melbourne Rebels circle the Queensland Reds' out-of-favour playmaker

Fri 31 Aug 2018

Alan Jones' personal attack sparks backlash

Alan Jones' personal attack sparks backlash

Radio shock jock and former Wallabies coach Alan Jones has come under fire for a stunning, unprovoked attack on a female rugby reporter

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Dwyer absolves Cheika, blames Wallabies' fitness levels

Dwyer absolves Cheika, blames Wallabies' fitness levels

Bob Dwyer, the man who coached Australia to its first Rugby World Cup win in 1991, has taken aim at the Wallabies' poor fitness levels

Mon 27 Aug 2018

Kiwi slams Aussies who trashed his Airbnb

Kiwi slams Aussies who trashed his Airbnb

A BUNCH of Australians stayed in this Auckland house on Bledisloe Cup game night. Things got very out of hand.

Sat 25 Aug 2018

World champion Black Ferns rout Wallaroos

World champion Black Ferns rout Wallaroos

The Wallaroos have played second fiddle to the world champion Black Ferns for a second straight week, losing their women’s rugby Test in Auckland 45-17

Wallabies respond to snub accusation

Wallabies respond to snub accusation

The Wallabies have hit back at their Kiwi counterparts after they were accused of a disrespectful snub in the first Bledisloe Test.

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Former Wallaby blames players, not coach

Former Wallaby blames players, not coach

WALLABIES great Jeremy Paul has defended coach Michael Cheika and believes the blame for the latest Bledisloe Cup meltdown lies with the outclassed players.

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Candidates to fill Folau’s fullback jersey revealed

Candidates to fill Folau’s fullback jersey revealed

ISRAEL Folau’s injury has left Wallabies coach Michael Cheika with a huge decision to make ahead of Saturday’s must-win Bledisloe Test against the All Blacks.

Sun 19 Aug 2018

‘Thank you, David’: All Black applauds Pocock’s classy touch

‘Thank you, David’: All Black applauds Pocock’s classy touch

AS the career of an All Blacks star hangs in the balance, Wallabies warrior David Pocock has earned praise after coming to the stricken player’s aid.

Cheika reveals extent of ‘rare’ Folau injury

Cheika reveals extent of ‘rare’ Folau injury

THE Wallabies will be without Israel Folau when they try to win in Auckland for first time since 1986 and avoid a 16th straight year of Bledisloe Cup despair

‘Scrappy’ Springboks avoid shock upset

‘Scrappy’ Springboks avoid shock upset

SOUTH Africa scored four tries in the second half to come from behind and beat Argentina 34-21 in the Rugby Championship.

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Wallabies thrashed in Bledisloe disaster

Wallabies thrashed in Bledisloe disaster

THE All Blacks have shattered more records and broken the Wallabies' hearts to record another crushing Bledisloe Cup win in Sydney.

Wallabies suffer Thor-sized Bledisloe blow

Wallabies suffer Thor-sized Bledisloe blow

THE Wallabies have suffered a major blow ahead of tonight’s Bledisloe Cup match with rampaging prop Taniela Tupou ruled out.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

All Black ‘indulgence’ — how an Aussie feels facing the haka

All Black ‘indulgence’ — how an Aussie feels facing the haka

Former All Black Andrew Mehrtens believes peripheral aspects to the haka have become a “circus act” and a trio of former Wallabies have weighed in on the debate

Origin star hints at switch to rugby

Origin star hints at switch to rugby

NSW State of Origin star Angus Crichton is toying with the idea of a return to rugby, saying he would love to play for the Wallabies at a World Cup

Wallaby skipper’s battle plan for Bledisloe glory

Wallaby skipper’s battle plan for Bledisloe glory

WALLABIES captain Michael Hooper has declared he can “make a difference” in Bledisloe Cup opener but the openside flanker admits he may not last the distance.

Rugby star fined, apologises for wild night

Rugby star fined, apologises for wild night

England's Danny Cipriani was fined £2000 ($A2500) after pleading guilty to common assault following an incident at a nightclub on the island of Jersey

Major blow as Wallabies lose key forward

Major blow as Wallabies lose key forward

THE Wallabies are going to have to be at the top of their game if they are to take down a star-studded All Blacks team in Sydney on Saturday night.

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