Michael Cheika

Ireland grand slam the Six Nations

Ireland’s three-test series against the Wallabies in June has taken on a new meaning for Michael Cheika. Overnight the men in green downed defending …

Rugby World Cup

England awaits as ‘scummy’ Ireland swoop on Twickenham

Eddie Jones’s controversial remarks will cease to matter once the game begins

Dylan Hartley

Will Genia on why he has a point to prove and his best is yet to come

The Rebels' evergreen halfback, Will Genia, dishes on his favourite player, favourite game and why his best is yet to come.

Super Rugby

Rugby Australia To Phase Out Foreigners from Super Rugby Teams

Foreign players to begin to be phased out of Super Rugby sides by Rugby Australia<p><b>Rugby Australia To Phase Out Foreigners from Super Rugby Teams</b><p>After …

Rugby Union

Wallaby great Giteau acknowledges end of international career | Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Former Australia inside centre Matt Giteau has acknowledged his international career is over but the 35-year-old is not quite ready to officially retire.<p>Australia's Matt Giteau scores a try during their rugby union test match against England in Sydney June 19, 2010. REUTERS/Mick …

Saturday Selection: Adam Doueihi’s unusual journey to NRL debut for South Sydney v Penrith Panthers

AT 5.30pm on Saturday, Adam Doueihi will run onto Panthers Stadium to make his NRL debut.<p>Less than 24 hours later, technically in the same city but …

Sport (Australia)

Hodge's wise words for Maddocks

As a fellow Mr Fixit, Reece Hodge has some wise words for Rebels young gun Jack Maddocks.<p>Maddocks' breakout 2017 preceded a stellar start to 2018, in …

Six Nations Wales v France Preview

The key battle areas ahead of the Six Nations curtain closer in Cardiff<p><b>Six Nations Wales v France Preview</b><p>This is the last game of this year’s Six …

Rugby Union

Eddie Jones Exclusive, Vincent Browne, Paul Kimmage & Michael Cheika

The Cauliflower: Castle has work cut out restoring 'building blocks'

Raelene Castle charms the grassroots, the Wallabies' best sleeper and Lewis Holland speaks his mind.

Buenos Aires

Rugby - Folau undecided on Wallabies future ahead of World Cup | Reuters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Wallabies fullback Israel Folau is undecided on whether he will commit to Michael Cheika’s team next year, despite the lure of a second World Cup appearance in Japan.<p>Rugby Union - Australia vs Scotland - Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney, Australia - June 17, 2017 - Australia's …

New South Wales

'Options on the line': Israel Folau in no rush to decide his future

The Australian and NSW fullback, who has chalked up 62 Tests for the Wallabies since debuting in 2013, is keeping his cards close to his …

Sport (Australia)

Rebels play the bigger back-row hand at AAMI Park

The Force-fed Rebels are thriving under Dave Wessels down in Melbourne. Despite the eleven-hour flight and a six-day turnaround after their win over …

Wallabies great Matt Giteau says Quade Cooper is being wasted on the sidelines

WALLABIES great Matt Giteau says Quade Cooper and his mega contract are being wasted on the sidelines and, at the very least, the shunned star should …

Sport (Australia)

Australia must reassert itself at World Rugby table

Mar 15, 2018<p>After more than 30 years with The Sydney Morning Herald and Fairfax Media in Australia, Greg Growden now writes exclusively online for …

Rugby World Cup

Folau Faingaa goes from concreter to ACT Brumbies starter in seven months

ACT Brumbies hooker Folau Faingaa is set to make his Super Rugby run-on debut on Saturday.

Super Rugby

'Male, pale and stale': In-form Rebels look to widen supporter base

“We have been happy with the support from the community and that will continue to build while we have a number of commercial discussions at the …

Australian Rugby

Boost for Brumbies as Wallaby-in-waiting Tom Banks re-signs with club

AFTER an underwhelming start to the season, the Brumbies have received some welcomed news with Wallaby-in-waiting Tom Banks extending his contract …

Sport (Australia)

No.8 battle offers Cheika frustration, hope

11:53 PM BST<p>Sam Bruce<p>ESPN Associate Editor<p>Sam was brought up on long drives and the dusty fields of north-west New South Wales, where he developed …

Rugby World Cup

One Percenters: Ireland could spring surprise squad in June

With the launch of Buildcorp Super W, all four Australian Super Rugby clubs in action and the Six Nations reaching a crescendo, there was plenty of …

Joe Schmidt

Wallabies turn to soft power in pursuit of greater influence

"If we don't start by going to the meetings and doing the stuff, we can't expect to have any influence further up the chain," Cheika said.<p>Anyone with …

Rugby World Cup

Waratahs optimistic about keeping big guns beyond World Cup

With growing interest in the idea, Australia could go it alone in Super Rugby or persuade New Zealand to launch a trans-Tasman competition in 2021, …

Buenos Aires

Reds re-sign Tupou, add another Smith

Taniela Tupou isn't going anywhere, putting pen to paper on a deal that will keep him at Ballymore until the end of 2020.<p>The boom 133kg prop, who …


Brad Thorn supersizes Queensland’s centre pairing, drops 2017 standout Duncan Paia’aua

BRAD Thorn continues to put his own stamp on the Queensland Reds by supersizing his centres with the shock call to drop 2017 standout Duncan Paia’aua.<p>…

Sport (Australia)

NSW Waratahs make a call on Kurtley Beale, drop Andrew Kellaway for Jaguares match

In other favourable news for the Waratahs, Gordon, the team’s first-choice halfback, has pulled through as well. He had to undergo return to play …

Sport (Australia)

Eddie Jones wanted by Australia to replace Michael Cheika in 2019

England head coach Eddie Jones sounded out Australian officials about returning to the Wallabies job before signing a contract extension with the RFU, according to reports Down Under.<p>Rugby Australia have already commenced a search for a replacement for Michael Cheika, the current head coach, who …

Rugby Union

The Talk of Rugby: Declan Kidney and Les Kiss join forces again at Premiership strugglers London Irish

Declan Kidney, who led Ireland to their Six Nations Grand Slam in 2009, is to make a shock return to top-flight coaching as part of major overhaul at Premiership strugglers London Irish. Kidney will be joined by former Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss in a new-look coaching team, which is expected …

Rugby Union

Eddie Jones Would Make Shortlist for Wallabies Job

Current England coach Eddie Jones has been name-checked by an ARU official as a dream candidate for the Wallabies job, should Michael Cheika quit in …

Rugby Union

England coach Eddie Jones in Wallabies frame to replace Michael Cheika

IN a shock development, gun coach Eddie Jones remains in Rugby Australia’s crosshairs to replace Michael Cheika as Wallabies boss despite being …

Sport (Australia)

Why Michael Hooper is the Tahs' best ever Super Rugby forward

The Super Rugby tournament is not even a month old, and the pressure is already starting to show.<p>Twenty minutes into the Waratahs' match against the …

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