Rugby Union

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Wallabies’ rising star cops cruel season-ending blow

premium_icon Wallabies’ rising star cops cruel season-ending blow

In the latest gutpunch for the brightest young star in Australian rugby, Queensland Reds star Jordan Petaia has suffered another devastating injury setback.

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Slack: Rugby needs to move with the times

premium_icon Slack: Rugby needs to move with the times

Rugby fans seem to be getting less play for their buck and it’s time to stop the stop-start in rugby. Andrew Slack has a solution.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Israel Folau’s new life before Super League debut

premium_icon Israel Folau’s new life before Super League debut

Israel Folau has found a perfect new life in the south of France before he plays his first footy game with the Catalans Dragons. But not everyone is impressed by his...

Peter FitzSimons lashes Roosters' Luke Keary over concussion

Peter FitzSimons lashes Roosters' Luke Keary over concussion

Television personality Peter FitzSimons has put Luke Keary in the gun and not held back with a savage assessment of the star Rooster's claims

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Rebels snap Waratahs hoodoo to open account

Rebels snap Waratahs hoodoo to open account

Melbourne Rebels have secured their first win of the Super Rugby season, breaking the shackles in the final 10 minutes to defeat the winless Waratahs

Queensland's top 50 rugby union players: Part five

premium_icon Queensland's top 50 rugby union players: Part five

The ever changing landscape of rugby union is highlighted by the fact three of QLD’s top 10 talents didn’t even make the top 50 in 2019.

Thu 13 Feb 2020

Cancer takes Wallaby at 60

premium_icon Cancer takes Wallaby at 60

The noted hardman played 33 games for Queensland in the 1980s. The late Shane Nightingale is remembered fondly, writes Jim Tucker.

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Queensland's top 50 rugby union players: Part three

premium_icon Queensland's top 50 rugby union players: Part three

A Rockhampton young gun that’s leaving the code, a bloke who wasn’t even in the top 50 ten days ago, and a junior Wallabies skipper on the road to glory.

Mon 10 Feb 2020

Queensland's top 50 rugby union players: Part One

premium_icon Queensland's top 50 rugby union players: Part One

A living highlights reel from Downlands, a former Easts battler tearing it up for Japan, and a Marist College graduate playing for Scotland...

Sun 9 Feb 2020

Brave Reds fall short against Lions

premium_icon Brave Reds fall short against Lions

The match was there for the taking but Queensland instead digested a tough 27-20 loss to the Lions in wet conditions in Johannesburg.

Sat 8 Feb 2020

South Africa in secret talks set to exit Rugby Championship

South Africa in secret talks set to exit Rugby Championship

South Africa currently hold the Rugby Championship and the World Cup, but they could be competing in a new Seven Nations tournament by 2024

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Rugby on its knees after $285m blow

Rugby on its knees after $285m blow

If you thought the Israel Folau saga hurt rugby in Australia, it’s nothing compared to what a code in crisis faces after this hammer strike.

Mon 3 Feb 2020

Speight’s Grand Slam: Aussie’s incredible Super record

premium_icon Speight’s Grand Slam: Aussie’s incredible Super record

Australian speedster Henry Speight has trumped Israel Folau by becoming the first player in Super Rugby history to complete a “try Grand Slam”

Sun 2 Feb 2020

Rugby risks player safety in 40 degree clash

premium_icon Rugby risks player safety in 40 degree clash

Playing a Super Rugby game in sweltering conditions in the middle of summer is risking the safety of both teams, writes Andrew Slack.

10 rookies who provide big hope for Aussie rugby

premium_icon 10 rookies who provide big hope for Aussie rugby

The start to the Super Rugby season wasn’t a kind one for Aussie teams but the emergence of a handful of young guns will surely ease the pain a bit.

Sat 1 Feb 2020

Waratahs crushed by Crusaders as NSW youngsters emerge

premium_icon Waratahs crushed by Crusaders as NSW youngsters emerge

Waratahs opened their Super Rugby season with a loss to the Crusaders but unearthed a future star in the process.

Fri 31 Jan 2020

Tonga coach says he may pick Folau

Tonga coach says he may pick Folau

Sacked Wallabies fullback Israel Folau will be considered for Tonga selection if he performs well for Catalan Dragons, coach Kristian Woolf says.

Kafer: Blowtorch on Aussie Super Rugby battlers in 2020

premium_icon Kafer: Blowtorch on Aussie Super Rugby battlers in 2020

Super Rugby 2020: Fox Sports commentator and former Wallaby Rod Kafer analyses the teams ahead of the season’s start.

Red redemption: How JOC came back from the dead

premium_icon Red redemption: How JOC came back from the dead

James O’Connor speaks of having a “dark wolf” inside of him. The wolf that caused so much trouble in his early years.

Tue 28 Jan 2020

Rugby Sevens women back in great shape for gold

premium_icon Rugby Sevens women back in great shape for gold

Shannon Parry says Aussie women’s Rugby Sevens in ‘great shape’ for Tokyo 2020.

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