Australian Rugby

Gordon joins Wallabies squad for Irish series decider

SYDNEY (AFP) -<p>NSW Waratahs scrum-half Jake Gordon has joined the Wallabies squad for the final Test against Ireland after Will Genia had surgery on a fractured arm, team officials said Monday.<p>Gordon returned from Japan on Monday after playing for the Waratahs in an exhibition game against NEC Green …

NSW Waratahs

Waratahs halfback Jake Gordon called into Wallabies squad ahead of series decider against Ireland in Sydney

WARATAHS halfback Jake Gordon has been called into the Wallabies squad ahead of Saturday’s series decider against Ireland in Sydney.<p>His late …

Sport (Australia)

Wallabies fuming over 'hit' as Will Genia breaks arm

A broken arm to Will Genia and suspected fractured cheekbone to Adam Coleman have piled the pressure on Australia heading into the series decider …

Sport (New Zealand)

Watch: Michael Cheika accuses Irish prop of 'king-hit' on Will Genia after Wallabies loss

Wallabies halfback Will Genia will undergo surgery after allegedly being "king- hit" early in their Test against Ireland.<p>In a massive blow for the …

Sport (New Zealand)

Wallabies lose Genia, Coleman cleared for Irish decider

MELBOURNE – The Wallabies suffered a major Test series blow against Ireland on Sunday with scrum-half Will Genia ruled out with a broken arm.The …

Sport (South Africa)

Brumbies, Tahs rolled by Japanese opponents

The NEC Green Rockets have stunned the Waratahs with a 29-26 win and there were similar fortunes for the Brumbies, who fell 28-26 to Suntory in Tokyo.<p>…


Forrest calls for Force review

MINING magnate Andrew Forrest has called for a re-examination of Rugby Australia’s involvement in the axing of the Western Force following a <i>Sunday</i> …

Melbourne Rebels

Brumbies name big guns for Suntory showdown

They may be missing their current Wallabies stars but six capped internationals will start for the Brumbies on Sunday when they face Suntory in Tokyo.<p>…


One-punch victim Stannard announces forced retirement from rugby

The Australian sevens captain was forced to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games after the incident.

Rugby Union

Myth of the brumbies: From ‘menace’ to heritage icon

Brumbies in their environment. Photo: Karleen Minney<p>Brumbies in the high grasslands near Kiandra in the Snowy Mountains. Picture: Fairfax file …

Brumbies | LIVE: Beachcomber World Club 10s - Day 2

Eight teams - including two from South Africa - will do battle at this weekend's Beachcomber World Club 10s in Mauritius.

Sport (South Africa)

Western Force v Crusaders 22 June 2018

Just has a look on Ticketmaster and there seem to be plenty of seats still available all over …

Super Rugby

Isi Naisarani set for Brumbies exit in wake of Pete Samu signing

Loading<p>McKellar wouldn't confirm if Naisarani was headed for the door but said he felt confident with his back-row stocks moving forward.<p>"Isi …


Kenya's Simbas ready to challenge for World Cup ticket

Kenya's national rugby team, the Simbas, fancy their chances of securing a first-ever World Cup appearance when the qualifiers begin next week.<p>Kenya …


Why do brumbies evoke such passion? It's all down to the high country's cultural myth-makers

Brumby activists and environmentalists seem fundamentally unable to understand one another, despite having a lot in common. They share a love of the …


Victorian rugby star Pete Samu never saw Wallabies coming

Even playing in one of the world’s elite club sides didn’t make Samu think he could progress any further, but his play caught the eye of Wallabies …

New Zealand All Blacks | Waratahs wing heading north to Europe

Northampton Saints have announced that Australian and Waratahs wing Andrew Kellaway will join the Premiership club for the 2018/19 season.

Sport (South Africa)

SANZAAR announces 2019 Super Rugby draw

The 2019 Super Rugby draw has been announced, with this year's competition still yet to wrap up.<p>SANZAAR sprung the announcement on Tuesday morning, …


Michael Cheika orders Wallabies to seek and destroy good mate Johnny Sexton

IRISH saviour Johnny Sexton never expected his good mate “Cheik” to rough him up until he learnt the hard way he’ll be target practice for the …


Brumbies fall short but finish strong in historic clash against Fiji

Burrows, 40, played in both fixtures and with her career winding down the veteran hooker said she was savouring these moments.<p>"It was so exciting to …


Stadiums business cases: second best at ANZ and bumper events at Moore Park

According to the business case prepared by KPMG, a redeveloped ANZ Stadium would not meet the requirements of the Australian Rugby League Commission …

Australian News

The Bledisloe Cup of bad dancing: NZ politician horrifies country with bum boogie on Dancing With the Stars - but was it worse than Bill Shorten’s effort?

• <b>A New Zealand politician has shocked the nation after he twerked on stage</b>• <b><br>David Seymour twerked on Dancing with the Stars in a fluro singlet and …


One Percenters: Mogg moving on, no rest day for Wallabies

With the Wallabies, Australian Sevens sides and the Junior Wallabies all in action, it's fair to say there was a bit happening in the world of rugby …


Melbourne Rebels win out in heated ‘homecoming’ WSR fixture against Western Force

A Melbourne Rebels outfit stacked with former Western Force players were made to fight, but triumphed 28-12 in the WSR clash at nib Stadium.

Melbourne Rebels

Josh Frydenberg urged to step in to save national park from NSW brumby plan

Conservationists have called on the federal environment minister, Josh Frydenberg, to intervene to protect the Kosciuszko national park from brumbies after a New South Wales bill was passed giving heritage protection to the feral horses.<p>The Australian Conservation Foundation says the federal …


Force vs Rebels

The Western Force play their third World Series Rugby match on Saturday night, against the Rebels.<p>After wins over the Fiji Warriors and a Tonga side, …

World Series

England squad verdict: Elliot Daly, Nathan Hughes, Brad Shields, Danny Cipriani and Dan Robson

Three Wasps players were selected for England's first Test with South Africa but the half-back partnership of Dan Robson and Danny Cipriani were …

Melbourne Rebels

Rugby - From trash to treasure, Paenga-Amosa strikes gold with Wallabies debut | Reuters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Having made ends meet as a garbage collector while dreaming of a professional rugby career, hooker Brandon Paenga-Amosa is looking forward to getting his hands dirty when he makes his Wallabies debut in Saturday’s series-opener against Ireland.<p>In the space of a year, the …

Sport (UK)

Watch: Baby Blacks' smallest player Vilimoni Koroi drops Junior Wallabies back with bone-crunching hit

New Zealand have cemented their spot in the World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final with a thrilling final pool match win, 27-18, over arch-rivals …

Sport (New Zealand)

Brumbies face euthanasia in the ACT amid water quality concerns

Brumbies protected from lethal culling in NSW will be killed if they cross the border into the ACT.

National Parks