Rugby Union News

  • Jones backs Rennie to revive Wallabies
    by AAP on June 3, 2020 at 3:16 am

    Eddie Jones is sure the Wallabies will improve under Dave Rennie and hopes the new-look Rugby Australia management can also hit higher standards to help resuscitate the sport. England head …

  • Stop-start rugby too much like NFL: Jones
    by AAP on June 3, 2020 at 12:10 am

    England coach Eddie Jones says rugby union has turned into a stop-start visual product similar to the NFL and is calling for at least two fundamental changes to speed up …

  • NZ Super Rugby introduces golden point
    by AAP on June 2, 2020 at 9:28 am

    New Zealand’s domestic Super Rugby competition will introduce a golden point tiebreaker among a handful of key law changes when the sport returns to action next week. Super Rugby Aotearoa, …

  • Cockbain hopes Japan not lost to Rugby
    by AAP on June 2, 2020 at 8:26 am

    World Cup winning Wallaby Matt Cockbain hopes Japan isn’t lost to Super Rugby permanently. The Sunwolves, who have been part of Super Rugby since 2016, will be cut from the …

  • Ben Hyne in timely return to Brumbies
    by AAP on June 2, 2020 at 4:36 am

    Versatile forward Ben Hyne has made a timely return to the Brumbies following the omission of the Sunwolves from the revamped Australian Super Rugby competition. Hyne made his Super Rugby …

  • RA seeks Rugby Championship hub in Aust
    by AAP on June 2, 2020 at 2:28 am

    Interim CEO Rob Clarke says Rugby Australia are in discussions with New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina about establishing a hub in Australia for a condensed version of the Rugby …

  • Jaguares stars told to take overseas deals
    by AAP on June 1, 2020 at 8:28 am

    Argentina’s rugby union has encouraged Jaguares players to take deals overseas amid an uncertain outlook for Super Rugby due to the coronavirus pandemic. Super Rugby has been suspended since March …

  • Massive job cuts as Rugby Aust rebuilds
    by AAP on June 1, 2020 at 7:20 am

    Rugby Australia will shed one-third of its workforce as well as cut salaries as it looks to save $5.5 million in phase one of a brutal wholesale restructure announced on …

  • Sunwolves ruled out of Aust rugby comp
    by AAP on June 1, 2020 at 12:56 am

    Rugby Australia and the Sunwolves have decided the Tokyo-based team won’t take part in next month’s Australia-based Super Rugby AU competition. The two organisations announced on Monday that, despite their …

  • Read honoured for services to NZ rugby
    by AAP on May 31, 2020 at 8:12 pm

    A man who led the All Blacks into battle 52 times and a man who composed their battle-cry have been honoured in New Zealand. Former New Zealand captain Kieran Read …

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