Springboks' Jantjies arrested at airport after 'incident'
South Africa flyhalf Elton Jantjies was arrested for "malicious damage to property" after an incident on an Emirates airlines flight from Dubai to Johannesburg on Sunday, police said.
World Rugby unveil 'legacy' priorities to ramp up profile of the women's game over a decade
World Rugby this week unveiled the host countries for the next decade of World Cups, and with the reveal, they announced their 10-year "legacy" plan to ramp up the women's game and increase the profile of the sport around the world.
Why rugby is making a big bet on bringing the World Cup to the United States
The Rugby World Cup is coming to the United States as the sport makes its biggest attempt yet at cracking its "north star."
Rebels pipped by Chiefs in Super thriller
Melbourne's quest for Super Rugby Pacific redemption has fallen just short, with the Rebels going down to the Chiefs 33-30 in a Sunday afternoon thriller.
'A reality check': Second-half conditioning a worry for beaten Waratahs
The Waratahs' pursuit of a home quarterfinal hit a second-half roadblock on Saturday night, as they became the second Australian team to be run down by the Hurricanes this season.
Hurricanes roar to Super win over Waratahs
Skipper Ardie Savea has saved the day for the Hurricanes with a late try securing a 22-18 win over the Waratahs in a pulsating Super Rugby Pacific clash in Sydney.
Reds cop Super thrashing at hands of Blues
A second-half Blues' blitz has consigned the Queensland Reds to a fourth straight Super Rugby Pacific loss, the visitors beaten 53-26 at Eden Park.
Drua beat Moana in Super Pacific battle
Fijian Drua have prevailed in their inaugural clash with Moana Pasifika, winning 34-19 in Parramatta.
Show us the money, say women's rugby stars
Wallaroos captain Shannon Parry expects more money for female players as Rugby Australia cashes in on hosting the men's and women's World Cups in 2027 and 2029.
Rennie confident as Tupou decision looms
Taniela Tupou says he's nearing a decision on his rugby future as he weighs up a rich overseas move, but Wallabies coach Dave Rennie is confident he won't leave.
Waratahs' Bell: Players learning despite card numbers
With the lowest number of cards handed out last weekend since Round 3, and the first red card-free round since Round 4, Waratahs prop Angus Bell believes players throughout Super Rugby Pacific are beginning to get the message World Rugby is sending.
Hooper buoyed by Super results but wary of England dominance
As the Wallabies edge towards their 2022 Test season, captain Michael Hooper says he's been buoyed by Australia's trans-Tasman results during Super Rugby Pacific in recent weeks but also remains grounded ahead of the England series in July.
NZ view: Genuine progress, or another false dawn for Aussie rugby?
Optimism in Australian rugby is rising as fast as sea levels. No matter the Wallabies fortunes, confidence never seems in short supply. Is this latest swagger of buoyancy justified, or merely another false dawn?
Japan duo return to boost Waratahs
With reinforcements arriving from Japan in the form of seasoned veterans Ned Hanigan and Paddy Ryan, the Waratahs say a home final is "critical" to their Super Rugby Pacific title ambitions.
Lolesio spurns Japan, re-signs with Brumbies
Noah Lolesio has set his sights on the 2023 Rugby World Cup after re-signing with the Brumbies and Rugby Australia for a further two years.
COVID-hit Crusaders brace for hot Brumbies
Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has praised his team's ability to overcome adversity as the 12-time champions gear up for a season-defining clash with the Brumbies on Friday.
McDermott unloads after costly Reds loss
The Queensland Reds' horror run against New Zealand opponents has continued, coughing up a 12-point lead to hand the Highlanders just their third win of the Super Rugby Pacific season.
Blues give Rebels Super Rugby lesson
Melbourne have been given an attacking lesson by the Super Rugby Pacific front-running Blues, who delivered a 71-28 thrashing in Auckland.
Wallabies position in focus: Are wingers clambering for one spot?
The countdown to the Wallabies' much-anticipated series with England is on, with the opening Test, at Perth's Optus Stadium, now under two months away. So who looks set to start on the wing and will Marika Koroibete be brought back from Japan?
Rennie: Stats reflect Aussie Super improvement
The improved results of Australian Super Rugby Pacific teams may have surprised many but not Wallabies coach Dave Rennie, who said the signs were there.
The win 25 years in the making: Two Blues' cultural shift paying dividends
It was a moment 24 years in the making, Western Sydney Two Blues ending what seemed a never-ending 42-game winless run against one of Shute Shield giants, Sydney University, in another sign of the cultural shift underway at the club.
Rugby Real or Not: MCG should host the 2027 World Cup final
Australia's successful Rugby World Cup bid will be confirmed next week and there can be no better place to host the final than Melbourne. It's too early to tell whether the Australian franchises have really turned a corner. It's Rugby Real or Not.
Rennie's praise for 'outstanding' McReight
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie says Fraser McReight will get his Test chances this year as he continues to push skipper Michael Hooper for a starting jersey.
Kiwi defeats raise Bledisloe confidence
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie is counting on growing confidence in Australian players against Kiwi opposition to help snap a 19-year Bledisloe Cup drought.
Aussies win world title in Sevens power shift
Australian coach Tim Walsh has cheekily suggested the balance of power in women's rugby sevens has shifted after a thrilling defeat of New Zealand iced his team's drought-breaking World Series title.
Wallabies to play midweek Melbourne Bledisloe
The Wallabies will play their first mid-week Test in 28 years, attempting to wrest back the Bledisloe Cup from the All Blacks on a Thursday night in Melbourne.
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