Rugby Union

Fri 22 May 2020

Mutiny twist: Rodda to defect to Super Rugby rival

premium_icon Mutiny twist: Rodda to defect to Super Rugby rival

Wallabies lock has fallen out with Queensland coach Brad Thorn, with the man at the centre of the controversial Reds mutiny set to join a Super Rugby rival.

Tue 12 May 2020

Rugby’s drastic five-team comp revealed

Rugby’s drastic five-team comp revealed

An Australian rugby organisation has been resurrected after years in exile as Rugby Australia reportedly pursues a split from Super Rugby.

Merciless NRL to pick at carcass of rugby

premium_icon Merciless NRL to pick at carcass of rugby

With Rugby Australia on the brink of insolvency, NRL clubs are set to launch cross-code raids to snare the 15-a-side game’s established stars and elite rookies.

Sun 10 May 2020

Worst blunder in sporting negotiation history

premium_icon Worst blunder in sporting negotiation history

The breakdown of a longstanding relationship with Fox Sports, followed by an economy-killing virus, has left rugby with no friends.

Thu 7 May 2020

Bright light at end of another tumultuous day for rugby

premium_icon Bright light at end of another tumultuous day for rugby

Rugby Australia has finally arrived at a position of hope, with one of the country’s leading rugby administrators taking on the job of interim CEO.

Mon 4 May 2020

Speculation grows on rugby’s new boss

premium_icon Speculation grows on rugby’s new boss

Matt Carroll reported to be replacing Raelene Castle as Rugby Australia CEO.

Sun 3 May 2020

Old guard retains control of World Rugby

premium_icon Old guard retains control of World Rugby

Challenger Agustin Pichot has failed in his bid to unseat incumbent Bill Beaumont as the boss of World Rugby.

Wed 29 Apr 2020

Rugby’s billionaire is ‘force’ of nature game needs

premium_icon Rugby’s billionaire is ‘force’ of nature game needs

Rugby Australia must call on the man who is “key to uniting and repairing the game with his resources and acumen”.

Mon 27 Apr 2020

Trans-Tasman comp set to erase Super Rugby forever

premium_icon Trans-Tasman comp set to erase Super Rugby forever

The mooted trans-Tasman series could become the permanent norm.

Sun 26 Apr 2020

Cross-code star calls time on eventful journey

premium_icon Cross-code star calls time on eventful journey

It would be bending the truth to say that the coronavirus scourge prematurely ended his enduring career.

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