Former Bok Spies calls time on rugby career
Former South Africa international Pierre Spies has announced his retirement from rugby, bringing to an end an injury-plagued career that never quite lived up to its potential.
Ulster sign Lealiifano on short-term deal
Christian Lealiifano will step up his remarkable return from cancer with a five-month spell with Ulster in the PRO14.
Titans sack Neil Henry.
The Gold Coast mentor Neil Henry is the latest coaching casualty in the career of Titans' Jarryd Hayne.
WA government threaten to bankrupt ARU
The Australian Rugby Union's attempt to save $6 million a year could end up bankrupting them after the Western Australian government threatened to sue the rugby governing body for more than $100 million.
Wallabies were 'dysfunctional robots' - Growden
The Wallabies were nothing more than dysfunctional robots during the horror Bledisloe Cup loss to the All Blacks, and pressure is mounting on all aspects of Australian rugby -- Greg Growden writes.
Thousands rally against Western Force cull
An estimated 10,000 Western Force fans have rallied in Perth against the Super Rugby club's axing by the Australian Rugby Union.
High performance, grassroots complicated beasts.
The decision to axe the Western Force should free up some funds for grassroots rugby and high performance but both areas of Australian rugby will need some streamlining, Greg Growden and Sam Bruce agree.
Souths to inflict more pain on Warriors.
Brett Kimmorley still doesn't expect much from the frustrating Warriors despite many players now fighting for their careers.
Sea Eagles to embarrass Bulldogs.
Manly are leaking way too many points, but up against a team with absolutely no attack, Brett Kimmorley thinks they can win comfortably.
Raiders to cause big upset.
Canberra are finally performing up to expectations and Brett Kimmorley thinks they can beat the unimpressive Panthers.
Cowboys won't win another game.
Injuries have crippled the Cowboys and Brett Kimmorley thinks they'll struggle again this week against the Sharks.
Roosters to win entertaining clash.
The Tigers were great last week at Leichhardt Oval, but Brett Kimmorley thinks they'll struggle against the Roosters.
Storm to have the edge over Knights.
Newcastle had Melbourne rattled last time they played and Brett Kimmorley expects another great game.
Broncos to put another nail in Dragons' season.
The Dragons simply have to play well this week, but Brett Kimmorley doesn't think it will be enough against a red-hot Broncos side.
Eels to beat Hayne-less Titans.
The Eels didn't show the Knights enough respect last week and Brett Kimmorley expects them to bounce back against the basket-case Titans.
ARU axe affecting mental health of players
Former Wallaby Matt Hodgson says the mental health of Western Force players has been severely affected by the ARU's decision to axe the Super Rugby franchise.
Rebels keen to approach Wessels
Melbourne Rebels are stepping up the hunt for a new coach, and it's no secret they want to sign Dave Wessels from Western Force should the Perth-based franchise's legal bid to stay in Super Rugby fail at the next hurdle.
Lealiifano eager for full Super Rugby return
A grateful Brumbies star Christian Lealiifano says he has set his sights on a full return to Super Rugby.
Genia joins Rebels as part of new ARU deal
Wallabies scrum-half Will Genia has returned to Australian rugby for the next two seasons, but he will start a new Super Rugby chapter with the Melbourne Rebels.
Annesley: Henry and Hayne spat damaging for Titans.
Gold Coast Titans' Graham Annesley wants a solution to the in-fighting in the Gold Coast squad.
Finucane wary of Knights threat.
Melbourne Storm's Dale Finucane believes Newcastle Knights' recent form means they can't be taken for granted.
Gold Coast crisis talks begin.
Gold Coasts' coaching staff and players have met with the board to hold crisis talks to seek a resolve between Neil Henry and Jarryd Hayne.
Force woes won't scare NRL away from Perth
Rugby League is set to significantly increase its footprint in Perth following the impending demise of the Western Force.
Western Force win injunction against ARU axing
RugbyWA have won a court injunction against the ARU, preventing them from sacking or relocating players until the issue is sorted.
Tearful Force players left in rugby limbo
Western Force coach Dave Wessels says some of his players were reduced to tears following the ARU's decision to axe the franchise, but he's urging them not to jump ship just yet.
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