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2020 January
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    Coach John Manenti says his team "continue to improve" despite losing their last two games to finish fourth in the NZ round of the women's rugby world sevens.
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    Queensland coach Brad Thorn has encouraged his young backline to continue their enterprising approach to the game as they target a Super Rugby finals return.
  • Sun, Jan 26, 2020
    Australia have given their Olympic men's rugby sevens preparations a boost by bagging bronze at the men's world sevens series tournament in New Zealand.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    Australia's hopes of winning the New Zealand leg of the men's rugby sevens world series appear to be dashed after going down 19-12 to defending champions Fiji.
  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
    A disappointing trial loss to Queensland has ensured a busy week for Waratahs coach Rob Penney ahead of their Super Rugby season opener against the Crusaders.
  • Fri, Jan 24, 2020
    New mother Emilee Cherry's return to the Australian women's sevens team will hold plenty of intrigue at the inaugural New Zealand world series event.
  • Fri, Jan 24, 2020
    Liam Wright's "follow me" style of rugby has impressed Michael Hooper, who will aim to keep the Wallabies' No.7 jersey from the new Reds captain this year.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    NSW Waratahs coach Rob Penney has hailed the attitude of his Test backrower Jack Dempsey while Wallaby Kurtley Beale has likened a new teammate to Israel Folau.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    New Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has answered questions on a wide range of topics in his first Australian media conference since being appointed.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    Jordan Petaia will be taken off ice for the Queensland Reds after being named at outside centre in their final Super Rugby trial game against the Waratahs.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle says negotiations for a new broadcast deal for the code will get underway soon, as the new Super Rugby season looms.
  • Wed, Jan 22, 2020
    Michael Hooper has stood down from the NSW Waratahs captaincy and will be replaced by Rob Simmons, but he wants to continue as Wallabies skipper.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Being one of many new faces at the Waratahs is helping former Parramatta NRL forward Tepai Moeroa adjust to his new role as a rugby union centre.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    New Wallabies coach Dave Rennie is meeting with key Rugby Australia staff as part of a packed schedule after being officially welcomed to the organisation.
  • Sat, Jan 18, 2020
    Exciting emerging NSW Waratahs back Mark Nawaqanitawase has people talking after an exciting trial performance on Friday.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    Nick Malouf replaces Lewis Holland as captain of the Australian rugby sevens outfit as coach Tim Walsh yearns more consistency ahead of the Olympic Games.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    Filipo Daugunu scored five tries but a red card meant Queensland coach Brad Thorn was hardly complementary despite a big Super Rugby trial defeat of Melbourne.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    NSW Waratahs have defeated the Highlanders 40-21 in a Super Rugby trial at Sydney's Leichhardt Oval with teenager Mark Nawaqanitawase playing a starring role.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    The Brumbies have lost 157 Test caps in David Pocock, Christian Lealiifano, Henry Speight, Rory Arnold and Sam Carter during the Super Rugby off-season.
  • Thu, Jan 16, 2020
    Coming off the equivalent of back-to-back pre-seasons after a knee injury, Karmichael Hunt will lead the NSW Waratahs in their first 2020 rugby trial.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    Angus Blyth is one of many vying for a start in the Queensland Reds backrow, and hopes to press his case in a Super Rugby trial against the Rebels on Friday.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    Melbourne Rebels recruit Andrew Kellaway says he's disappointed by the departure of Jack Maddocks even if it helps him break into their Super Rugby line-up.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    The Queensland Reds will be without star man Samu Kerevi this season but in James O'Connor and Jordan Petaia boast an alternative route to success.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    Wallabies utility Jack Maddocks will play for NSW Waratahs this Super Rugby season after securing a transfer from Melbourne Rebels.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    Liam Wright, at just 22, has been named as the new captain of the Queensland Reds to replace the departed Samu Kerevi for this year's Super Rugby season.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    Wallaby Jack Maddocks could shift from the Melbourne Rebels to the NSW Waratahs ahead of the Super Rugby season if the teams can agree on a swap deal.
  • Sun, Jan 05, 2020
    Super Rugby franchise the Brumbies will move their training base to Newcastle because of the hazardous air quality in Canberra from the bushfires.
2019 December
  • Wed, Dec 18, 2019
    Former Wallaby Lopeti Timani hopes Anamaki Mafi's guilty plea for the assault on him in Dunedin will bring closure after struggling with his mental health.
  • Sun, Dec 15, 2019
    Australia's women have topped their pool at the Cape Town leg of the World Sevens Series to reach the quarter-finals, but the men's team missed out.
  • Sat, Dec 14, 2019
    Australia's men's side has lost the opening match of the Cape Town leg of the Rugby Seven World Series to Ireland but the women thumped England 32-0.
  • Tue, Dec 10, 2019
    The all-encompassing Israel Folau storm and a Rugby World Cup campaign that never got going made 2019 a forgettable year for Australia.
  • Thu, Dec 05, 2019
    Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle believes sacked superstar Israel Folau would not sign a player contract to return to the code under the current terms.
  • Thu, Dec 05, 2019
    Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle is standing by the decision to settle with axed Wallabies star Israel Folau, saying it was right for the game.
  • Wed, Dec 04, 2019
    Rugby Australia's settlement with former Wallabies star Israel Folau is like Christmas coming early, according to former Test star Greg Martin.
  • Wed, Dec 04, 2019
    Israel Folau believes his settlement with Rugby Australia has vindicated him, but now he wants the federal government to bring in religious freedom laws.
  • Wed, Dec 04, 2019
    Australian sevens men's coach Tim Walsh says he isn't putting any pressure on ex-sprinter Trae Williams in his world series sevens debut in Dubai.
  • Tue, Dec 03, 2019
    Sacked Wallaby Israel Folau and Rugby Australia have failed to reach an agreement after 12 hours of talks, but negotiations will resume over the phone..
  • Mon, Dec 02, 2019
    Former Wallabies defence coach Nathan Grey will become Rugby Australia high performance coach advisor and Sunwolves Super Rugby technical director.
  • Mon, Dec 02, 2019
    Steve Hansen has taken up a part-time coaching consultant role with Japan club Toyota Verblitz, his first job since finishing as All Blacks coach.
2019 November
  • Fri, Nov 29, 2019
    With no more Bernard Foley, veteran playmaker Kurtley Beale is in line for a return to five-eighth for the NSW Waratahs during the 2020 Super Rugby season.
  • Fri, Nov 29, 2019
    Super Rugby's Crusaders won't change their name in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings but they have ditched their medieval logo.
  • Thu, Nov 28, 2019
    An injured Charlotte Caslick will miss round two of the rugby sevens world series in Dubai, as the Australian side looks to overtake the US for first place.
  • Wed, Nov 27, 2019
    RU CEO Raelene Castle reportedly penned an apology letter to World Rugby chiefs over the behaviour of members of the Wallabies group at the recent World Cup.
  • Wed, Nov 27, 2019
    Israel Folau claims the Wallabies would have put in a "superior performance" at the 2019 Rugby World Cup if he was selected and seeks $14 million in damages.
  • Tue, Nov 26, 2019
    Former All Blacks star Andrew Mehrtens suspects New Zealand rugby chiefs won't be impressed about the Wallabies' benefiting from Dave Rennie's intelligence.
  • Tue, Nov 26, 2019
    Melbourne Rebels flyer Jack Maddocks is set to put his Test rugby ambitions on hold to try to win selection for Australia's Olympic Sevens squad for Tokyo.
  • Tue, Nov 26, 2019
    Former Wallabies skills coach Scott Wisemantel is a step closer to a return to the national set-up after ending his stint as England's attack coach.
  • Mon, Nov 25, 2019
    The battle for the Bledisloe Cup will return to Melbourne with Marvel Stadium to host the first clash in 2020 between the Wallabies and All Blacks.
  • Mon, Nov 25, 2019
    Melbourne Rebels utility Matt Toomua wants to stake an early claim for the vacant Wallabies No.10 jersey with a number of Test playmakers shifting overseas.
  • Thu, Nov 21, 2019
    More changes could follow after Rugby Australia unveiled New Zealander Dave Rennie as the new Wallabies coach, days after RA chairman Cameron Clyne stood down.
  • Wed, Nov 20, 2019
    Rugby Australia is making a concerted effort to produce home-grown talent to coach the Wallabies after appointing Kiwi Dave Rennie to replace Michael Cheika.
  • Wed, Nov 20, 2019
    Michael Cheika's replacement as Wallabies coach has been confirmed with Kiwi Dave Rennie signing a deal through to 2023 Rugby World Cup.
  • Wed, Nov 20, 2019
    Former Wallabies coach John Connolly says there needs to be realistic expectations placed on Australia's incoming head coach, New Zealander Dave Rennie.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    An outbreak of measles in Fiji has resulted in Australia A's game against Tonga at the Oceania Rugby Women's Championships being cancelled.
  • Mon, Nov 18, 2019
    Chairman Cameron Clyne said there was too much negativity surrounding his role at Rugby Australia which is why he will end his tenure in March.
  • Fri, Nov 15, 2019
    Marika Koroibete, the first winger awarded the Wallabies' prized John Eales Medal, has paid tribute to former coach Michael Cheika for moulding him as a player.
  • Tue, Nov 12, 2019
    Australia looks like it will have the influential backing of England to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup after supportive words from RFU boss Bill Sweeney.
  • Sun, Nov 10, 2019
    New Chiefs coach Warren Gatland has pulled off a Super Rugby coup by securing the services of former All Blacks No.10 Aaron Cruden on a one-season deal.
  • Fri, Nov 08, 2019
    The nature of Warren Gatland's unusual Super Rugby contract has been defended by the Chiefs after criticism from departing All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.
  • Thu, Nov 07, 2019
    Australia have put in two commanding performances to begin an Oceania rugby sevens campaign they hope ends in qualification for Tokyo's Olympics next year.
  • Tue, Nov 05, 2019
    Australia will roll out one of their strongest teams in years as they seek victory in Fiji to lock up a men's rugby sevens berth at Tokyo's Olympics.
  • Sat, Nov 02, 2019
    South Africa have claimed their third Rugby World Cup, beating England 32-12 at the International Stadium in Yokohama.
  • Fri, Nov 01, 2019
    The Wallabies will face Ireland at the Sydney Cricket Ground for the first time in more than three decades next July.
2019 October
  • Sun, Oct 27, 2019
    Western Force have wrapped up the National Rugby Championship title and appear to be in a stronger place now without being a Super Rugby franchise.
  • Sun, Oct 27, 2019
    Some are calling for Eddie Jones to return as Wallabies coach, 14 years after he was sacked, after he led England to a World Cup victory over New Zealand.