Rugby Union

Thu 24 May 2018

Super Rugby teams: Shaken Reds name 2.06m teen

Super Rugby teams: Shaken Reds name 2.06m teen

A SHAKEN Reds outfit will field one of the youngest lock pairings in Super Rugby history against the Highlanders. The team announcement comes after news that Reds...

Veteran Wallaby stood down after being busted for cocaine

Veteran Wallaby stood down after being busted for cocaine

VETERAN Wallaby James Slipper has been stood down from rugby for two months and fined $27,500 after twice testing positive for cocaine. Slipper has been battling...

Wed 23 May 2018

Cheika may make exception for departing winger

Cheika may make exception for departing winger

RAMPAGING Waratahs winger Taqele Naiyaravoro is in contention for the Wallabies to play Ireland despite not being available for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

‘Paying a guy that much, he should be under the bright lights’

‘Paying a guy that much, he should be under the bright...

ROOKIE Reds coach Brad Thorn wants to introduce a State of Origin attitude to his team, which explains the absence of Quade Cooper says All Black Lima Sopoaga.

Folau firestorm is not a distraction: Cheika

Folau firestorm is not a distraction: Cheika

WALLABIES coach Michael Cheika insists Israel Folau’s views on homosexuality won’t be a distraction during the upcoming Test series against Ireland.

Tue 22 May 2018

Rebels without Genia for Sunwolves showdown

Rebels without Genia for Sunwolves showdown

THE Rebels are likely to welcome Wallaby Dane Haylett-Petty backto the fold but they’re likely to again be without Will Genia for clash against the Sunwolves.

Forgotten winger in running for Reds return

Forgotten winger in running for Reds return

COACH Brad Thorn loves players who will do anything to wrestle back a Reds jersey and forgotten winger Izaia Perese could not have made more of a statement.

Mon 21 May 2018

How the Wallabies can get their ‘swagger’ back

How the Wallabies can get their ‘swagger’ back

WALLABIES coach Michael Cheika reveals how he plans to overcome a limited preparation as he looks to roll world No.2 Ireland in the June Test series.

Five Wallabies bolters in Cheika’s sights

Five Wallabies bolters in Cheika’s sights

WHAT selection surprises will Michael Cheika spring on May 30 when he names his Wallabies squad to play Ireland?

Ban costs Arnold Wallabies spot

Ban costs Arnold Wallabies spot

AUSTRALIA lock Rory Arnold has been banned for three weeks, ruling him out of contention for the first Test against Ireland in Brisbane on June 9.

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