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

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle takes additional pay cut

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle has agreed to take an additional 15 per cent salary cut to help the board overcome the financial instability caused following the outbreak of the coronavirus.
10 April 2020

Raelene Castle set to face axe from Rugby Australia role - Reports

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle will face the challenge to retain her place in the board according to media reports.
4 April 2020

Michael Cheika urges Rugby Australia to be more transparent

Farmer Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has urged Rugby Australia to make effective communication with Rugby Union Players Association following the potential pay cut announced.
2 April 2020

Rugby Australia to reconsider retention of four Super Rugby teams in long-term

Rugby Australia Chief Executive Raelene Castle announced on Monday that the board would not be able to guarantee retention of four teams in the Super Rugby competition in the long-term.
30 March 2020

Michael Cheika regrets finishing Australian job on a low

Former Australia head coach Michael Cheika regretted on not finishing the Wallabies role on a high during his five-year stint.
27 March 2020

World Sevens Series: Sydney Preview

Last weekend in Hamilton, we saw New Zealand’s men and women win their home legs of the World Series, helping to consolidate both teams at the top of their respective competitions.
31 January 2020