Australia

Geoff Parling, Melbourne Rebels and Super Rugby AU

With Super Rugby returning in Australia on Friday, TRU caught up with Melbourne Rebels' Geoff Parling to discuss life down under and his excitement ahead of this weekend.
2 July 2020

Waratahs release Kurtley Beale with immediate effect

New South Wales Waratahs have confirmed that Australia international Kurtley Beale has been released from the club with immediate effect.
23 June 2020

Australia international Izack Rodda to join Lyon ahead of 2020/21 season

Lyon have confirmed the signing of Australia international Izack Rodda ahead of the 2020/21 season.
18 June 2020

Kyle Godwin to feature for Western Force after leaving Connacht

Western Force have confirmed the signing of Australia international Kyle Godwin for the upcoming Super Rugby AU competition.
15 June 2020

Australia to introduce new laws for Super Rugby AU

Rugby Australia has introduced new laws to be trialled in the upcoming Super Rugby AU competition that kicks-off on 3rd July.
12 June 2020

Australia's Super Rugby competition to kick-start on 3rd July

Rugby Australia has confirmed that their domestic Super Rugby competition will begin on 3rd July.
10 June 2020

Australia bars top players from club rugby ahead of local Super Rugby competition

Rugby Australia have issued a directive to premier clubs in their respective States that top rugby players will be ineligible to represented lower-grade clubs ahead of their local revamped Super Rugby competition.
5 June 2020

Rugby Australia exploring option of hosting Rugby Championship

Rugby Australia said they are exploring the option of hosting a condensed Rugby Championship tournament later this year with the government.
2 June 2020

Rugby Australia begins restructuring as they slash one-third of staff

Rugby Australia on Monday has announced the axing of one-third of its full-time staff along with 30 casual workers to deal with the financial crisis created by the pandemic coronavirus.
1 June 2020

Dave Rennie upbeat about Australian role

Incoming Australia head coach Dave Rennie reckons his experience with Glasgow Warriors will keep him successful in the Wallabies role.
31 May 2020

Wanted to leave Australian job before World Cup - Michael Cheika

Former Australia coach Michael Cheika admitted that he should have left the Wallabies role before the World Cup.
24 May 2020

Australia's Super Rugby competition to begin in July

Australia might kick-start their local Super Rugby competition in July after the ongoing season was disrupted by the pandemic coronavirus.
10 May 2020

Rugby Australia appoint Rob Clarke as interim CEO

Rugby Australia has confirmed Rob Clarke as the new interim chief executive after director Peter Wiggs resigned from his post earlier in the day.
6 May 2020

Former Australia international Berrick Barnes announces retirement

Former Australia international Berrick Barnes has announced his decision to retire from professional rugby with immediate effect on medical grounds.
27 April 2020

Raelene Castle was a victim of bullying by "faceless people" - Rugby Australia chairman Paul McLean

Rugby Australia chairman Paul McLean reckons Raelene Castle's resignation from chief executive role was a result of bullying by "faceless people".
24 April 2020

Raelene Castle resigns from chief executive role of Rugby Australia

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle has announced her resignation from the role with immediate effect.
23 April 2020

Australian players agree to 'significant reduction in pay'

The wage dispute negotiations between Rugby Australia (RA) and the players’ association (RUPA) has finally reached a conclusion with the Australian players agreeing to a 'significant reduction in pay'.
20 April 2020

No bailout package for SANZAAR countries following pandemic coronavirus - Agustin Pichot

World Rugby vice-chairman Agustin Pichot said the governing body will not guarantee a bailout package if any of the Southern Hemisphere team falls out financially following the pandemic coronavirus.
15 April 2020

Dave Rennie 'absolutely committed' to Australia role - Raelene Castle

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle stated that Dave Rennie is 'absolutely committed' to take up the Wallabies job despite the coronavirus pandemic.
14 April 2020

Rugby Australia and Players' Association fail to reach agreement on pay dispute

The wage dispute negotiations between Rugby Australia and the players’ association failed to reach a breakthrough during their meeting on Saturday.
12 April 2020