Lions gun for Super Rugby home comforts
Super Rugby returns this weekend for the South African, Argentine, and Japanese sides. KweséESPN previews the final three rounds in the regular season for the six South Africam teams.
Ballin: Retiring from NRL a difficult decision.
After suffering lengthy injury set-backs at the Tigers, Matt Ballin has decided to make a 'difficult' decision to retire from NRL.
Brooks: Tigers need to break torrid losing streak.
Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks believes his side have become accustomed to losing, something they need to snap out of.
Ballin refusing to rule out coaching role.
Retired NRL player Matt Ballin says he has not ruled out returning to the competition one day as a coach.
Warriors sweep aside the Dogs.
The New Zealand Warriors were in full control as they beat the Canterbury Bulldogs in the NRL.
Thurston: I'm shattered over season-ending injury.
An emotional Johnathan Thurston says he is 'shattered' after a shoulder injury picked up against the Blues ended his representative career.
Thurston out of Origin Game III.
Queensland's Johnathan Thurston is out of Game III against NSW Blues after it was revealed he would need surgery on a shoulder injury.
Wallabies need only look at predecessors for inspiration
At a dire time when Australian rugby on and off the field is rudderless, the Wallabies have received advice from every corner, but some of the most inspirational of messages can be found from within their own ranks - past and present, writes Greg Growden.
Walters slams 'referee manipulating' Daley.
Queensland coach Kevin Walters has criticised Blues boss Laurie Daley for trying to manipulate refereeing decisions in Game I.
Daley urges Blues to capitalise on home advantage.
NSW Blues coach Laurie Daley believes his side can draw inspiration from their 2014 campaign as they look to clinch the series at home in Game II.
Bill Pulver survives ARU EGM
Bill Pulver will remain as Australian Rugby Union chief but the identity of which Australian franchise will be cut from Super Rugby remains a mystery following an emergency general meeting at ARU headquarters in Sydney.
Titans to struggle after injuries.
Brett Kimmorley thinks the bottom of the ladder Tigers should beat the Titans at a cold Campbelltown Stadium.
Warriors to upset Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs looked good against a declining Dragons side, but a trip to New Zealand could see their demise says Brett Kimmorley.
Moylan magic to upset Cowboys.
Brett Kimmorley thinks the Panthers can upset the Cowboys on a weekend following such a big State of Origin clash.
Kimmorley: Maroons can't win Origin II.
New South Wales are set to enter a period of dominance as Queensland's superstars wind down their careers says Brett Kimmorley.
Wallabies' Cheika speaks with viral fan
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has reached out to the rugby supporter whose drunken social media critique of the Wallabies went viral.
ARU chief Pulver will resign if necessary
Maligned Australian Rugby Union chief executive Bill Pulver will reportedly resign immediately from his role at Tuesday's emergency general meeting if everyone agrees he is no longer the man for the job.
Bellamy: Myles experience can improve Storm.
Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy believes new signing Nate Myles can improve the squad with his experience in NRL.
Morris keen to avoid Suncorp decider.
NSW Blues player Brett Morris insists that his side are desperate to beat Queensland in Sydney in front of their own fans.
Force veteran Matt Hodgson retires
Matt Hodgson has announced his retirement from professional rugby, after 12 seasons with Western Force.
Rebels start search for new coach
The Melbourne Rebels have already fielded inquiries from within Australia and abroad to replace coach Tony McGahan, who will leave at the end of the Super Rugby season.
Graham: Blues wary of Hess' threat.
NSW Blues player Wade Graham says his side are wary of the threat posed by Queenslands' Coen Hess going into Game II.
Trbojevic: Blues must win in Sydney.
NSW Blues player Jake Trbojevic believes that their victory at Suncorp only matters if they beat Queensland in Sydney.
Maroons stronger for changes.
Brett Kimmorley looks at the State of Origin squads for Game 2 and says the Blues are going to have to play even better to win this time.
Moses and the Eels to beat Dragons.
The Dragons were poor against the Bulldogs last week and Brett Kimmorley thinks the Eels will beat them at ANZ Stadium.
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