Australia to trial blue card system
The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) will trial a 'Blue Card' system in the ACT and Newcastle competitions in the coming weeks in a bid to step up its efforts in concussion management.
Ghosts of sacked Tahs coaches hover over Gibson
He's less than two years in the job, but Daryl Gibson has already discovered like many others that coaching the Waratahs can be the most confounding of occupations -- Greg Growden writes.
Cooper suspended for three matches
Queensland Reds flyhalf Quade Cooper will spend three weeks on the sidelines after he was suspended for a dangerous tackle in the Reds loss to the Lions in Johannesburg.
Bristol announce Morahan signing
Aviva Premiership strugglers Bristol have announced the signing of Australia international back Luke Morahan for next season.
ARU responsible for Australian conference 'abomination'
The Australian Super Rugby conference is an abomination. And who is to blame? The Australian Rugby Union. The country's five franchises are performing like the walking dead - Greg Growden writes.
Slipper season over with ruptured Achilles
Skipper James Slipper will return home from Queensland's tour of South Africa and Argentina after suffering a ruptured Achilles tendon in the Reds' disastrous Super Rugby loss to the Lions.
World Rugby reveals details of new global calendar
World Rugby has released details of the post-2019 global calendar, which it says will increase matches between Tier One and Two nations by 39 percent.
Exeter sign Australia international White
Exeter have announced the signing of Australia international scrum-half Nic White.
Tahs, Brumbies to contest Vickerman Cup
Saturday's Super Rugby clash between NSW Waratahs and the Brumbies will carry added significance this year, with the introduction of the Dan Vickerman Cup.
How unbeaten England stack up against history
One way to get some perspective on the achievement of Eddie Jones's England in winning 18 straight international matches is to consider the record marks set by other rugby nations.
Super Rugby set to downsize to 16 teams
Cheetahs CEO Harold Verster insists his side will retain their Super Rugby status but that the competition will be reduced from 18 to 16 teams for next season.
Beale-Kerevi midfield offers respite from Aussie woe
Australian sides still boast just the one win against cross-conference opposition after Super Rugby Round 3. The outlook is glum, but there is some good news in a potential Wallabies midfield.
Aussie Sevens through to Vancouver quarters
Australia's men's rugby sevens team are through to the quarter-finals of the Vancouver tournament, after two wins and a loss in the pool stage on Sunday (AEDT).
Two-year deal brings Beale back to Waratahs
Wallabies star Kurtley Beale is returning to NSW Waratahs, after turning his back on another season with English club Wasps.
O'Connor to front French rugby disciplinary
James O'Connor has been summoned to face a French rugby disciplinary hearing this month over his alleged cocaine possession.
Beale set for Wasps departure
Wasps have confirmed that Kurtley Beale will return to Australia at the end of the season, following the conclusion of his one-year deal with the Aviva Premiership club.
Australian rugby's 11th hour arrives in London
The time has come for ARU officials to rediscover their backbone at board level with the SANZAAR meeting in London critical to the survival of the game in Australia -- Greg Growden writes.
ARU confident June Test window will be moved
The Australian Rugby Union is extremely confident World Rugby will agree to shift the June Test window - a move which could fix a major bugbear about Super Rugby.
NZ women thump Aussies for Vegas Sevens crown
The Black Ferns Sevens have thumped Australia four tries to one for a 28-5 win in the final of the Las Vegas women's rugby sevens tournament.
Beale has Wallabies' career to think about
Wasps director of rugby Dai Young hopes to find out within the next week if star Australian full-back Kurtley Beale will stay on at the club beyond his current one-season deal.
Aussie Sevens both into Las Vegas quarters
Australia's men's and women's rugby Sevens teams have won through to the quarter-finals of the Las Vegas round of the world series.
Brumbies succumb to late Sharks attack
An 81st minute try has sealed 27-22 win for the Sharks over the Brumbies in Canberra to leave the Australian franchise winless after two rounds of the 2017 Super Rugby season.
Crusaders snatch victory from Highlanders
The Crusaders have crossed for two tries in the final four minutes to snatch a thrilling 30-27 victory in their Super Rugby encounter against the Highlanders.
Hurricanes run riot over sorry Rebels
The Hurricanes put on an absolute masterclass over the Rebels, winning 71-6 scoring 11 tries to none in an abysmal display from the Australian side.
Brumbies re-sign Carter; Fardy opts for Leinster
Australian rugby has received some mixed news with Scott Fardy announcing he will move to Ireland at the end of 2017 while his Brumbies teammate Sam Carter has re-signed for two more years.
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