Australia

Wallabies great George Smith announces retirement

Wallabies great George Smith has announced retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.
21 May 2019

Rugby Australia terminate Israel Folau's contract

Rugby Australia has confirmed the contract termination of Wallabies fullback Israel Folau following his controversial social media anti-gay posts.
17 May 2019

Israel Folau guilty of 'high level breach' of Rugby Australia's player code of conduct

Wallabies full-back Israel Folau has been found to have committed a 'high-level breach' of Rugby Australia Code of Conduct' for his recent anti-gay post in social media.
8 May 2019

David Pocock to continue to remain on sidelines

Australia and Brumbies flanker David Pocock will continue to remain on the sidelines for at least one more week after failing to make sufficient recovery from a calf injury.
2 May 2019

Michael Cheika confirms Israel Folau will not be selected for Australia

Australia head coach Michael Cheika slammed Israel Folau for his recent controversial comments and insisted that the full-back will not be selected in the national squad for the World Cup scheduled in Japan later this year.
15 April 2019

RFU to meet Billy Vunipola after his comments in support of Israel Folau

The Rugby Football Union and Gallagher Premiership club Saracens have condemned the comments of Billy Vunipola after the England number eight came in support of Israel Folau's controversial social media anti-gay post.
13 April 2019

Israel Folau in danger of losing Rugby Australia and New South Wales Rugby Union contracts

Full-back Israel Folau has landed himself in trouble once again with Rugby Australia and New South Wales Rugby Union intending to terminate his contract following another controversial social media post
11 April 2019

Australia to face Samoa in Sydney warm-up game ahead of World Cup

Australia will prepare for their World Cup 2019 campaign in Japan with a warm-up game against Samoa in Sydney.
18 March 2019

Australia to retain 60-cap rule for overseas based players

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle said the board has no plans of scrapping the Giteau Law ahead of the upcoming World Cup later this year.
27 February 2019

Full-back Israel Folau signs four-year deal with Australia

Full-back Israel Folau will remain with Australia and Super Rugby club Waratahs at least until 2022 after signing a new contract.
9 February 2019

Stephen Larkham removed from assistant coach role of Australia

Rugby Australia has announced the sacking of Wallabies assistant coach Stephen Larkham with immediate following a review conducted by the board.
4 February 2019

Australia internationals Nick Phipps and Curtis Rona to join London Irish next season

Australian internationals Nick Phipps and Curtis Rona will be joining English club London Irish ahead of the 2019/20 season.
1 February 2019

Tom Banks commits his immediate future to Rugby Australia and Brumbies

Full-back Tom Banks has committed his immediate future with Rugby Australia and Brumbies after signing a three-year deal.
18 January 2019

The move back home which kick-started Charlie McKill's rugby career

When Charlie McKill sits down in his parents’ home on in Australia during this festive period, the up-and-coming rugby talent can reflect on a brilliant 2018.
18 December 2018

Post Michael Cheika's survival, what's next for the Wallabies

After Australia head coach Michael Cheika survived the axe, we're starting to get a clearer picture of what the 2019 Wallabies coaching team will look like. Although, the vital question is how will things function in a high-stakes Rugby World Cup in Japan next year?
18 December 2018

Rugby Australia decline approach from Jake White

Rugby Australia has declined an approach from former South African coach Jake White as speculations increase over Michael Cheika's role as head coach.
29 November 2018

England secure 37-18 win over woeful Australia with second-half surge

England secured their sixth successive victory over Australia with a 37-18 win at Twickenham to complete a successful autumn series.
24 November 2018

David Pocock ruled out of Test against England

Australia have been dealt a major blow ahead of their final Test of the European tour against England at Twickenham with back-row David Pocock sidelined after failing to make a sufficient recovery from a neck injury.
23 November 2018

Australia receive David Pocock boost ahead of Twickenham battle against England

Australia have received much needed boost ahead of their Twickenham clash against England with David Pocock declared fit.
23 November 2018

Manu Tuilagi named on England bench for final autumn international Test against Australia

Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi is set to make his first appearance for England in over two years after he was named on the bench for the final autumn international game against Australia to be played at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
22 November 2018