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Rebels rue late miss as Reds pinch Super win

Matt Toomua has missed a shot at goal with the last kick of the game that would have pinched Melbourne Rebels an upset win over the Queensland Reds in a penalty-laden Super Rugby AU clash.

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6dSam Bruce

Takeaways from opening night of Super Rugby AU

Super Rugby AU began with a bang on Friday night as the Reds and Brumbies lived up to their preseason tip as competition front-runners. There was also the first red-card replacement, an impressive NSW No. 7 and some excellent broadcast analysis.

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Reds run riot over Waratahs in Super AU opener

Nine minutes of brilliance were all the Queensland Reds needed to spark the new-look Super Rugby AU season into life during a crushing 41-7 home win over the NSW Waratahs.

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9dSam Bruce

Would a Wallabies fly-half please stand up?

Super Rugby AU returns with a double-header as players from across the competition look to make an early Wallabies impression. There could be as many as four fly-half contenders, the stage set for one man to step up and make the position his own.

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Super Rugby AU Top 10 players to watch

After a nice summer break, Super Rugby AU 2021 is finally here and there's plenty to be excited about for this year's rendition. With just three days until kick-off we look at the Top 10 players you need to keep an eye on this season.

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11dSam Bruce

Why Suliasi Vunivalu could be among elite Aussie code-hoppers

Suliasi Vunivalu's debut is arguably the biggest attraction for this weekend's opening round of Super Rugby AU. The latest in a string of Australian code-hoppers, Vunivalu has heavyweight backing to be among the best of the bunch.

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11dSam Bruce

Super Rugby AU 2021 preview: Can anyone dethrone the Brumbies?

The second season of Super Rugby AU is upon us, the competition set to reach a swathe of new eyeballs with the broadscast partnership between Nine and Stan. The big question is: Can anyone stop the Brumbies going back-to-back?

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Vunivalu enjoys solid debut in Reds' trial loss

Former NRL star Suliasi Vunivalu showed glimpses of class in his first rugby game for the Queensland Reds, but finished on the losing side as the NSW Waratahs prevailed 45-33 in a preseason trial in Narrabri.

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Young Tahs bring flair as they eye Super AU trophy

With less than two weeks until the Super Rugby AU 2021 season kicks off with a grudge match between the Waratahs and Reds in Brisbane, new Tahs captain Jake Gordon says his young side are ready to bring flair and speed to the competition.

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30dSam Bruce

The storylines to watch in Australian rugby in 2021

The official start of the Australian rugby season is now just three weeks away, but things are already moving both on and off the field. Here are some of the key storylines to follow in 2021.

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Vunivalu off and running with Reds

The sight of the Queensland Reds' prized recruit Suliasi Vunivalu prowling on the wing at Ballymore has instantly excited Wallabies playmaker James O'Connor.

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Super Rugby AU trial match cancelled

Australian Super Rugby teams have chosen to reduce trial matches to just one each ahead of the Super Rugby AU season kick-off in February due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Salakaia-Loto rubbed out of Reds' 2021 openers

Wallabies lock Lukhan Salakaia-Loto has been hit with a four-week ban for his dangerous tackle on Pumas back-rower Santiago Grondona in Saturday's Tri Nations finale.

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RA release Super Rugby AU 2021 fixtures

Rugby Australia have released the fixtures for the second season of Super Rugby AU, with a double-header to kick off the season and their new broadcast rights deal with the Nine Network and Stan.

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Rugby AU embarks on new era with Nine, Stan

Rugby Australia has severed its 25-year association with Foxtel and embarked on a new era by signing its broadcast rights over to the Nine Network and its streaming service Stan.

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Thorn extends Reds stay through 2021

Reds coach Brad Thorn has agreed to a one-year extension at Ballymore, giving him the opportunity to see through the work that has set Queensland up for a potential period of great success.

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Super AU final: Lolesio gives Rennie a handy headache

The Brumbies claimed the inaugural Super Rugby AU with a gripping 28-23 triumph over the Reds on Saturday night, but it was the performance of Noah Lolesio, in his first game back from injury, that really set tongues wagging.

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Reds have momentum, arsenal, to edge Super decider

The Brumbies have the ability to smother teams at home but a trip to Canberra should hold few fears for a Reds side riding a wave of momentum and self-belief. The Super Rugby AU decider promises to be incredibly tight.

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New Wallabies era begins, Rennie names squad

The new era of Wallabies' rugby has officially begun with incoming Wallabies coach Dave Rennie releasing his first squad ahead of this year's Bledisloe Test series and Rugby Championship.

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Injury carnage as Reds into Super final

Dave Rennie's Wallabies stocks have taken a beating as the Queensland Reds beat the Melbourne Rebels 25-13 to book their spot in the Super Rugby AU final.

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Preview: Reds deserved favourites but hope for Rebels

Queensland Reds are the form team of Super Rugby AU and have conceded only two tries in their last three games. But the Rebels have shown they too can be a quality team, one with plenty of big-game experience.