Rugby Union

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Thorn takes aim at 'soft' send-off

Thorn takes aim at 'soft' send-off

EXASPERATED Reds coach Brad Thorn has sided with former All Black Tony Brown in bemoaning rugby going soft in the wake of the ridiculous Ed Quirk send-off.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Rebels face nervous wait after heartbreaking loss

Rebels face nervous wait after heartbreaking loss

A virtuoso display by Reece Hodge wasn’t enough as the Rebels fell 43-37 to the Highlanders, leaving the Aussie side's Super Rugby finals hopes teetering

Ref blasted by coaches after sending Sunwolves player off

Ref blasted by coaches after sending Sunwolves player off

Sunwolves flanker Ed Quirk's farcical red card on Friday night has renewed concerns that rugby union has gone "soft", according to players and coaches

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Super Rugby: Tahs unchanged, Brumbies to start twin towers

Super Rugby: Tahs unchanged, Brumbies to start twin towers

NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has the luxury of naming an unchanged line-up from the one that slaughtered the Sunwolves 77-25 last weekend

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

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...

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