Rugby Union

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Mariners to spend most of the season on the road

premium_icon Mariners to spend most of the season on the road

The addition of Wynnum and Caboolture in first, reserve and Colts divisions will make for bigger competitions than ever.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Shake-up: Umaga demoted as Blues Super Rugby coach

Shake-up: Umaga demoted as Blues Super Rugby coach

Tana Umaga has been demoted to an assistant role at the Blues Super Rugby team, with Leon MacDonald taking charge as head coach

Australia loses out to NZ in bid to host women’s World Cup

premium_icon Australia loses out to NZ in bid to host women’s World Cup

Australian rugby’s year from hell has continued after the nation’s bid to host the 2021 women’s World Cup was pipped by our arch rivals.

‘Destructive’: Karmichael Hunt opens up on mental demons

‘Destructive’: Karmichael Hunt opens up on mental demons

Broncos premiership winner Karmichael Hunt has opened up on the issues that forced him out of rugby league and have haunted his sporting career since

Wallabies coach Cheika safe until World Cup: Castle

Wallabies coach Cheika safe until World Cup: Castle

Under-siege Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is safe from the axe, Rugby Australia chief says despite admitting “universal frustration” over results

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Cheika set to wield axe as pressure mounts

premium_icon Cheika set to wield axe as pressure mounts

Bernard Foley could pay the price for Australia’s loss to Wales with the Waratahs veteran set to be dumped ahead of the Wallabies clash against Italy

Rookie has his ‘Where’s Wally’ moment

Rookie has his ‘Where’s Wally’ moment

Rookie Wallaby tourist Jordan Petaia has narrowly avoided team punishment for losing team mascot Wally on their spring tour.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Wallabies players hurting, says Genia

premium_icon Wallabies players hurting, says Genia

Wallabies halfback Will Genia says fans are feeling only a fraction of the disappointment the players themselves are enduring after a 10th defeat in 13 games.

Dempsey ready to put stamp on Wallabies

premium_icon Dempsey ready to put stamp on Wallabies

JACK Dempsey endured some “lonely” times during his rehab from a horror injury but, now healthy, he’s ready to push for Wallabies flanker position.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Controversy in All Blacks stunner

Controversy in All Blacks stunner

ENGLAND’S Sam Underhill was denied a late try as the world champions All Blacks continue their winning ways.

How Wallabies blew golden chances

premium_icon How Wallabies blew golden chances

WALLABIES captain Michael Hooper admits he made a mistake ignoring kicks at goal after Australia lost to Wales for the first time in a decade.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

All Blacks’ horror season-ending injury

All Blacks’ horror season-ending injury

THE All Blacks will be without some of their biggest muscle for the rest of the season after a gruesome training accident.

Two new teams to add more challenges to the Mariners' season

premium_icon Two new teams to add more challenges to the Mariners' season

The introduction of two new clubs will not have a major effect on Fraser Coast Mariners' season.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Meet the ‘coach whisperer’ behind the Roosters’ success

Meet the ‘coach whisperer’ behind the Roosters’ success

Bradley Charles Stubbs, "the coach whisperer", has shown off a shiny NRL premiership ring given to him for his secret role in the Roosters’ grand final win

Can Wales achieve their Wallabies mission impossible?

premium_icon Can Wales achieve their Wallabies mission impossible?

Wales have rocketed to third in the world rankings and peeled off six straight Test victories, but it's a long time since they've beaten the Wallabies

Wed 7 Nov 2018

Beale confident of extending Welsh misery

Beale confident of extending Welsh misery

KURTLEY Beale is confident the Wallabies can extend their decade-long dominance over Wales this weekend despite the team’s poor recent run of form.

Fighting Whiting, M'boro, to play at first gala night

premium_icon Fighting Whiting, M'boro, to play at first gala night

Hervey Bay will be the scene when the region's junior rugby union landscape makes its biggest step.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Veteran eyes unfinished business with Wallabies

premium_icon Veteran eyes unfinished business with Wallabies

VETERAN Adam Ashley-Cooper has revealed the driving force behind his return to the Wallabies squad after having not worn the gold jersey for over two years.

Wales play mind games with wounded Wallabies

premium_icon Wales play mind games with wounded Wallabies

WALES has lost 13 straight Test matches to the Wallabies dating back to 2009, but coach Warren Gatland says their confidence to break the streak is sky high.

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Commentator explains ‘drunk’ TV mess

Commentator explains ‘drunk’ TV mess

ENGLAND star James Haskell has explained on social media why he sounded drunk during commentary of the Poms’ win over South Africa.

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