Rugby Union

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Kiwis add more women’s rugby sevens pain

Kiwis add more women’s rugby sevens pain

New Zealand have rubbed salt in the wounds of the Australian women’s rugby sevens team - first defeating them in the latest world series tournament in Japan then...

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Injury concerns add to Rebels third straight defeat

Injury concerns add to Rebels third straight defeat

THE Rebels missed a golden opportunity to take back top spot on the Australian conference as they went down to the Bulls 28-10 in Pretoria on Saturday night.

Reds buckle early as Kiwi stranglehold continues

Reds buckle early as Kiwi stranglehold continues

THE pre-game honour guard of 40 Queensland rugby legends was by far the best thing about the Reds in the opening 30 minutes when the Chiefs ran riot at Suncorp...

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Terrible Tahs sink to historic new low

Terrible Tahs sink to historic new low

The Waratahs have created an unwanted piece of history with a woeful franchise-first never before seen in their 303-game Super Rugby lifespan

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Frizell sinks Blues with hat-trick for Highlanders

Frizell sinks Blues with hat-trick for Highlanders

A hat-trick of tries to Shannon Frizell, the younger brother of NRL sensation Tyson, featured in the Highlanders' 34-16 smashing of the Blues in Super Rugby

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: The fall of Israel

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: The fall of Israel

VIDEO: Should Israel Folau have been kicked out of rugby for his anti-gay slur on social media?

Thu 19 Apr 2018

121-week ban for five Spanish players after RWC qualifier

121-week ban for five Spanish players after RWC qualifier

Five Spain rugby internationals have been banned for between 14 and 43 weeks for abusing a match official at the end of a Rugby Europe Championship match

Look who’s back for Reds’ 1000th match

Look who’s back for Reds’ 1000th match

WALLABIES great George Smith will make his comeback for the Queensland Reds in a historic fixture for the club but luckless Wallaby gun Lukhan Tui is headed to...

Irish rugby duo sacked despite being cleared of rape

Irish rugby duo sacked despite being cleared of rape

Flyhalf Paddy Jackson is unlikely to play for Ireland again after his and teammate Stuart Olding's sacking despite being cleared in a rape trial

Dominant 'Tahs leave war of words to Queensland

Dominant 'Tahs leave war of words to Queensland

QUEENSLAND fired some shots but NSW won't be returning as the Super W final between the two fierce rivals quickly approaches.

Gibson wants a final season with Tahs

Gibson wants a final season with Tahs

DARYL Gibson says he would like to extend his tenure as head coach of the Waratahs for one more season, before moving on at the end of 2019.

More Folau backlash as All Blacks star hits out

More Folau backlash as All Blacks star hits out

ANOTHER high-profile rugby player has condemn Israel Folau for his controversial views on homosexuality, taking to Twitter to add his thoughts to the controversial...

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Gay rugby champs invite Folau to visit

Gay rugby champs invite Folau to visit

The world champions of gay rugby have made an offer for Wallabies star Israel Folau to attend a training session at the club

Beefed-up Waratahs shake up pack for ‘true test’

Beefed-up Waratahs shake up pack for ‘true test’

The Waratahs will unleash a power pack against the Lions on Friday night in a match that coach Daryl Gibson has branded as the team’s ultimate test

Gay referee’s sobering plea to Folau

Gay referee’s sobering plea to Folau

ONE of the game’s highest profile identities, gay referee Nigel Owens, has delivered a message to Israel Folau warning of the dangers of airing his homophobic and...

‘Disgusts me’: Kiwi tears strips off Folau

‘Disgusts me’: Kiwi tears strips off Folau

A NEW Zealand rugby star has teed off at Wallaby Israel Folau, unleashing his disgust following a fresh move to keep Folau on the field.

Reds boosted by return of Taniela Tupou

Reds boosted by return of Taniela Tupou

THE return of explosive prop Taniela Tupou will enliven a Reds side that desperately needs to pull the trigger in attack with greater confidence to upset the...

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Wallabies legend defends Izzy’s rights

premium_icon Wallabies legend defends Izzy’s rights

High-profile Christians are wary of being publicly shamed for their beliefs after the fallout from Wallaby star Israel Folau’s statement on gays

Besieged Folau threatened to quit

Besieged Folau threatened to quit

WALLABIES star Israel Folau has doubled-down on his anti-gay comments, revealing he offered to walk away from rugby union over his views.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Folau ready to quit rugby for his religious beliefs

Folau ready to quit rugby for his religious beliefs

ISRAEL Folau’s future in Australian rugby remains on tenterhooks after the Wallabies star reinforced his controversial comments on homosexuality and revealed his...

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