Rugby Union News

  • All Blacks coach Foster takes pay cut
    by AAP on March 28, 2020 at 1:40 am

    Ian Foster’s first significant act as All Blacks coach has been to take a pay cut. Foster said a complete lack of rugby globally had put the sport in a …

  • Tahs getting digital instead of physical
    by AAP on March 27, 2020 at 4:58 am

    Digital has replaced physical as the method of keeping the NSW Waratahs connected, though at least one prop jokingly admits he’s going a bit crazy missing his regular scrummaging sessions. …

  • England coach Eddie Jones to take pay cut
    by AAP on March 26, 2020 at 7:34 pm

    England rugby union coach Eddie Jones has agreed to a pay cut in excess of 25 per cent during the coronavirus shutdown. The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is facing revenue …

  • Cheika reveals his Wallabies regrets
    by AAP on March 26, 2020 at 4:34 pm

    Regrets? He’s got a few – but Michael Cheika otherwise has the fondest of memories from his five years as Wallabies coach. Typically honest to a fault, Cheika has peeled …

  • Eddie Jones asked to take pay cut by RFU
    by AAP on March 26, 2020 at 11:16 am

    England head coach Eddie Jones will be asked to emulate the Rugby Football Union’s executive team by taking a pay cut in excess of 25 per cent. The RFU is …

  • Bulls appoint ex-Springboks coach White
    by AAP on March 25, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    South African Super Rugby side the Bulls have appointed Word Cup winner Jake White as their new Director of Rugby. White replaces Alan Zondagh after the latter resigned in the …

  • All Blacks accept pay cuts ‘inevitable’
    by AAP on March 23, 2020 at 9:18 pm

    All Blacks stars are bracing for pay cuts as an inevitable consequence of the sport’s inactivity in rugby-mad New Zealand over the coming weeks and months. Veteran Test hooker Dane …

  • All change as rugby postpones new comp
    by AAP on March 23, 2020 at 9:36 am

    Players will have to go without scrum and lineout practice and resort to “old school” training methods, after Rugby Australia (RA) postponed the domestic competition slated to replace Super Rugby. …

  • NZ Rugby to assess July Tests viability
    by AAP on March 23, 2020 at 5:56 am

    New Zealand Rugby concede a decision will need to be made soon on July’s Test window after the prospect of any further Super Rugby matches this year took a body …

  • NZ Super Rugby competition halted by virus
    by AAP on March 23, 2020 at 4:22 am

    New Zealand Rugby has been forced to suspend plans for a custom-built domestic competition after the country’s alert status was raised to a more restrictive level to counter the coronavirus. …

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