Australia

Steve Hansen wants Australia to revamp their domestic structure

Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen feels the domestic structure in Australian rugby needs to be overhauled to make it more competitive.
21 August 2021

New Zealand Rugby chief executive hits back at Dave Rennie

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson has slammed Australia coach Dave Rennie over his remarks following the All Blacks' decision to pull out of the Rugby Championship game against the Wallabies.
21 August 2021

South Africa offers to host remainder of Rugby Championship

South Africa has sent a proposal to host the remainder of the Rugby Championship games after New Zealand's decision to withdraw from the Perth game against Australia and the home matches against the Springboks.
20 August 2021

Australia head coach Dave Rennie slams New Zealand for their decision to withdraw from Perth game

Australia head coach Dave Rennie has slammed New Zealand for their decision to pull out of the second round Rugby Championship game to be played in Perth on 28th August.
20 August 2021

Scott Higginbotham on why axing the ‘Giteau Law’ is the ‘way forward’ for the Wallabies

Talking Rugby Union’s Joe Harvey spoke to former Wallaby back-row Scott Higginbotham about why scrapping the Giteau Law and having access to all Australia’s best players would make them more competitive.
19 August 2021

Second round Rugby Championship game between New Zealand and Australia in doubt

The third Bledisloe Cup Test between New Zealand and Australia scheduled to be played in Perth on 28th August is in doubt following the new restrictions imposed by the Western Australian government.
18 August 2021

Removing 'Giteau law' will benefit Australia - Matt Giteau

Former Wallabies international Matt Giteau has urged Rugby Australia make changes to their selection policy for overseas bound players.
17 August 2021

Australia slip below Argentina in World Rugby Rankings

Australia have suffered another setback following their back to back defeats in the Bledisloe Cup clashes against New Zealand as they slip to seventh position in the World Rugby Rankings.
16 August 2021

Rugby Australia to review 'Giteau Law'

Rugby Australia chief executive Andy Marinos said the board will be looking to review the "Giteau Law" following their back to back defeats against New Zealand at Eden Park.
15 August 2021

New Zealand played 'exceptional rugby' - Michael Cheika

Former Australia head coach Michael Cheika had high praises for New Zealand as they went on to claim the Bledisloe Cup for the 19th consecutive year.
15 August 2021

Michael Hooper urges Australia to be 'optimistic' after Bledisloe Cup defeat

Australia skipper Michael Hooper insists the Wallabies must remain optimistic despite losing the Bledisloe Cup for the 19th consecutive year.
15 August 2021

New Zealand retain Bledisloe Cup for 19th consecutive year

New Zealand ran an eight try riot as they went on to defeat Australia 57-22 in the Rugby Championship opener at Eden Park on Saturday.
14 August 2021

Australia unfazed by New Zealand's Eden Park dominance says Michael Hooper

Australia captain Michael Hooper said they are not intimidated by New Zealand's dominance at Eden Park as the two teams face each other on Saturday in the Rugby Championship opener.
13 August 2021

Will Jordan named in New Zealand's starting line up against Australia

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has made one change to the starting line up for the Rugby Championship opener against Australia to be played at Eden Park on Saturday.
12 August 2021

Marika Koroibete returns to Australia line up for Rugby Championship opener

Australia winger Marika Koroibete has returned to the starting line-up for the must-win Bledisloe Cup game against New Zealand to be played at Eden Park on Saturday.
12 August 2021

Australian hooker Jordan Uelese believes pressure is on New Zealand ahead of Rugby Championship opener

Australia hooker Jordan Uelese feels New Zealand's dominating record at Eden Park will add to their pressure ahead of the Rugby Championship opener on Saturday.
11 August 2021

Australia tour in 2025 could ‘breathe new life’ into the Lions

After defeat against South Africa, how will the British and Irish Lions look in Australia in 2025? TRU's Joe Harvey has analysed a couple of key questions.
10 August 2021

Marika Koroibete set to return for Australia for Rugby Championship opener

Melbourne Rebels winger Marika Koroibete is set to be part of the second Bledisloe Cup game for Australia to be played at Eden Park on Saturday.
10 August 2021

Sam Whitelock urges New Zealand to improve discipline in second Bledisloe Cup game

New Zealand captain Sam Whitelock urged his side to improve discipline as they face Australia in the Rugby Championship opener at Eden Park on Saturday.
10 August 2021

'We didn't finish well' - New Zealand head coach Ian Foster

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster said he was disappointed with the All Blacks conceding two late tries in the Bledisloe Cup opener against Australia played at Eden Park on Saturday.
7 August 2021