Rugby Union

Wed 10 Oct 2018

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.

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Cheika makes late change ahead of Pumas clash

Cheika makes late change ahead of Pumas clash

Rory Arnold has been dropped from the Wallabies squad to play Argentina after coach Michael Cheika opted to bring a specialist backrower onto the bench

Thu 4 Oct 2018

Cool your jets, chaps: World Rugby reins in TMO powers

Cool your jets, chaps: World Rugby reins in TMO powers

World Rugby has reined in the power of television match officials for the end-of-year internationals in Europe and handed back more control to on-field referees

Fri 28 Sep 2018

Brumbies snap up redemption seeking Wallabies veteran

Brumbies snap up redemption seeking Wallabies veteran

FORMER Wallabies and Reds prop James Slipper, unwanted by Queensland coach Brad Thorn after he was banned for cocaine use, has signed with the Brumbies

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Karmichael Hunt comes clean on his struggles

Karmichael Hunt comes clean on his struggles

On the comeback trail, Karmichael Hunt has addressed his mental health struggles, battle with the bottle, and rugby dreams in an exclusive interview

Mon 24 Sep 2018

Foley must fight for run-on return: Cheika

Foley must fight for run-on return: Cheika

WALLABIES coach Michael Cheika says he won’t manufacture an opening for Bernard Foley to return to the run-on side against South Africa on Saturday.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

SBW snubs Gallen for Bachelorette brawl

SBW snubs Gallen for Bachelorette brawl

Sonny Bill Williams will deny Paul Gallen a massive boxing payday, instead making his professional comeback against a contestant Bachelorette winner Stu Laundy

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Wallabies fans right to be angry: Cheika

Wallabies fans right to be angry: Cheika

TALK is cheap and Wallabies coach Michael Cheika knows the only way to placate an increasingly agitated Australian fanbase is through actions on the field.

Sun 16 Sep 2018

‘Abhorrent’: Wallabies physically attacked by fans

‘Abhorrent’: Wallabies physically attacked by fans

AUSTRALIAN rugby has been shocked by the ugly scenes of star Wallabies coming to blows with livid fans on the Gold Coast.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Pocock admits his neck has to be managed in the long term

Pocock admits his neck has to be managed in the long term

After stunning the Springboks last weekend, Australia welcome back their two biggest stars for their Rugby Championship clash with Argentina on Saturday night

‘He’s our Michael Jones’: Wallabies skipper remains unsung

‘He’s our Michael Jones’: Wallabies skipper remains unsung

A FORMER World Cup winner believes injured Wallabies captain Michael Hooper is coming close to matching Jones’ feats.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Super surprise! All Blacks legend returns to Blues

Super surprise! All Blacks legend returns to Blues

All Blacks legend Ma’a Nonu, a two-time World Cup winner, will make a surprise return to Super Rugby for the 2019 season, signing a one-year deal with the Blues

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Tourist found not guilty of assaulting Aussie sevens skipper

Tourist found not guilty of assaulting Aussie sevens skipper

A young Englishman has been cleared of flooring Australia’s former rugby sevens captain with a king hit during an argument outside a Sydney kebab shop

‘The Quiet Man’: France captain’s dark fall from grace

‘The Quiet Man’: France captain’s dark fall from grace

A former French rugby captain who served seven years in prison for murdering his wife while drunk has been ordered back behind bars

Sun 9 Sep 2018

Wallabies stun in heart-stopper

Wallabies stun in heart-stopper

THE Wallabies have won a thriller with an “incredibly gutsy” performance that was saved with the last play of the game.

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

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