Australia

Rob Simmons commits to Australia and New South Wales Waratahs

Wallabies lock Rob Simmons has committed his immediate future with Rugby Australia and New South Wales Waratahs after signing a new two-year contract.
3 July 2019

James O'Connor set for Wallabies return after six years following long-term contract signing with Reds

Fly-half James O'Connor is set to resume his Australia career after a six-year hiatus when head coach Michael Cheika announces the squad for the upcoming Rugby Championship tournament.
2 July 2019

David Pocock set to miss Australia's Rugby Championship opener against South Africa

Australia are set to miss the services of David Pocock for the Rugby Championship opening game against South Africa in Johannesburg after failing to make sufficient recovery from a calf injury.
30 June 2019

France defend World Rugby U20 Championship title after edging out Australia 23-24

France have successfully defended their World Rugby U20 Championship title as they edged out Australia 23-24 in the final at Racecourse Stadium on Saturday.
23 June 2019

Rugby Rumours: AWJ in the Prem, Genia to Japan, Scotland for Kwagga and Morgan moves on

AWJ in the Prem, Genia to Japan, Scotland for Kwagga and Morgan moves on
21 June 2019

Shaun Berne joins Australia's coaching panel

Australia have confirmed Shaun Berne as their new attack coach with less than three months left for the World Cup scheduled in Japan.
21 June 2019

Highlights of World Rugby U20 Championship - Semi-finals

Australia successfully overcame a red card to Michael McDonald as they defeated Argentina 13-34 in the semi-final while France resisted South Africa in the other knock-out game as the finalists were confirmed in the World Rugby U20 Championship. Here are highlights from the semi-finals.
19 June 2019

Australia beat Argentina 13-34 despite McDonald's red-card to reach final of World Rugby U20 Championship

Australia successfully managed to overcome a red card to Michael McDonald as they defeated Argentina 13-34 to reach the final of the World Rugby U20 Championship.
18 June 2019

Samu Kerevi to feature in Japanese Top League post World Cup

Australia international Samu Kerevi will head to Japan to feature in the Top League for Suntory Sungoliath following the conclusion of the World Cup scheduled later this year.
14 June 2019

Tonga offers Israel Folau lifeline with a potential 2023 World Cup spot

Israel Folau could be seen in international rugby once again after Tonga offered him a lifeline with a potential chance of featuring in the 2023 World Cup.
13 June 2019

England U20 punish 14-men Australia with 56-33 win

England U20 ran an eight-try riot as they defeated a 14-men Australia 56-33 in their World Rugby U20 Championship encounter at Club De Rugby Ateneo Inmaculada on Wednesday.
13 June 2019

Australia U20 book semi-final berth with 45-17 win over Ireland

Ryan Baird's red-card proved costly for Ireland as Australia went on to complete a 45-17 win in the second round of the World Rugby U20 Championship at Club De Rugby Ateneo Inmaculada on Saturday.
9 June 2019

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