Rugby Union

Sun 27 May 2018

14-man Brumbies buck Bulls in famous win

14-man Brumbies buck Bulls in famous win

THE Brumbies have snapped their five-game losing streak in incredible fashion, running down the Bulls in Pretoria despite only having 14 men for the last quarter of...

Thorn draws line at Slipper’s cocaine use

premium_icon Thorn draws line at Slipper’s cocaine use

STRAIGHT-SHOOTING Reds coach Brad Thorn said he had compassion for James Slipper’s personal issues but zero-tolerance on his cocaine use, saying ‘you just can’t...

Tahs blow another lead in NZ

Tahs blow another lead in NZ

THE Waratahs took it all the way to the wire against the Chiefs on Saturday night but errors proved costly.

Fri 25 May 2018

Day I asked Slipper if he used cocaine

Day I asked Slipper if he used cocaine

JAMES Slipper had a frontrow view of the damage Karmichael Hunt’s cocaine saga had on the Reds and the man himself, which is why this situation is so hard to...

Thu 24 May 2018

Super Rugby teams: Shaken Reds name 2.06m teen

Super Rugby teams: Shaken Reds name 2.06m teen

A SHAKEN Reds outfit will field one of the youngest lock pairings in Super Rugby history against the Highlanders. The team announcement comes after news that Reds...

Veteran Wallaby stood down after being busted for cocaine

Veteran Wallaby stood down after being busted for cocaine

VETERAN Wallaby James Slipper has been stood down from rugby for two months and fined $27,500 after twice testing positive for cocaine. Slipper has been battling...

Rebels win battle for future Wallaby

premium_icon Rebels win battle for future Wallaby

JACK Maddocks had never set foot in Melbourne before he signed his maiden deal with the Rebels. But the young gun will now call his adopted state home for another...

Wed 23 May 2018

Cheika may make exception for departing winger

Cheika may make exception for departing winger

RAMPAGING Waratahs winger Taqele Naiyaravoro is in contention for the Wallabies to play Ireland despite not being available for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

‘Paying a guy that much, he should be under the bright lights’

‘Paying a guy that much, he should be under the bright...

ROOKIE Reds coach Brad Thorn wants to introduce a State of Origin attitude to his team, which explains the absence of Quade Cooper says All Black Lima Sopoaga.

Folau firestorm is not a distraction: Cheika

Folau firestorm is not a distraction: Cheika

WALLABIES coach Michael Cheika insists Israel Folau’s views on homosexuality won’t be a distraction during the upcoming Test series against Ireland.

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