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Preview – Springboks v Australia

The Wellington test is now in the history books and it should stay there now with the Springboks facing the Australian team in PE...

Tupou start for Aussies against Springboks

Taniela Tupou’s elevation to Australia‘s side is one of four personnel changes to the starting team in a pivotal Test against South Africa. Lukhan Tui (family) and...

Barrett masterclass sink Aussies

There is not other way to describe it as a proper hammering the Aussies got on Saturday from the All Blacks when they got...

Preview – All Black v Australia

It is the second week of Rugby Championship and as expected the All Blacks and South Africans won the first round of test against...

Sack Michael Cheika and his Wallabies staff now, says Australian rugby writer

One of Australia's longest serving rugby writers has called for Wallabies coach Michael Cheika and his staff to be axed immediately. Cheika and his side head to Auckland's...

Bonus point win for All Blacks as Aussies fade in second half

Australia led at halftime just to fade away in the second half to give the All Blacks a bonus point win on Saturday. The Aussies...

Bring on the Bledisloe: Hooper ready for all Blacks

Michael Hooper is confident he can make a difference to the Wallabies after nearly two months out with injury. Hooper injured his hamstring in the...

Preview – Australia v New Zealand

The Rugby Championship kicks off in Australia again this year when the Aussies host the All Blacks on Saturday. The Aussies had a better lead-up...

Larkham joins Hall of Fame club

Rugby Australia has today offered its congratulations to current Qantas Wallabies’ Assistant Coach Stephen Larkham on being inducted into the World Rugby Hall of...

Cheika pick six uncapped for Rugby Championship squad

Wallaby coach Michael Cheika has showed his hand for the up coming Rugby Championship in naming six uncapped players in his 36-man squad. The Aussies...

Two changes for Aussies final test against Ireland

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made two changes to his starting XV ahead of the Ireland Test series decider, to be played in Sydney...

Aussie prop banned for using cocaine

Wallabies prop James Slipper was on Thursday banned for two months after testing positive for cocaine, with the apologetic Reds skipper revealing he was...

Folau undecided on Wallabies career

Israel Folau is yet to decide whether he will play for the Waratahs and Australia beyond the 2018 season. The fullback’s contract with Rugby Australia...

Hodge to flyhalf and Beale to fullback for Aussies against Japan

Qantas Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has been forced to reshuffle his backline ahead of Saturday afternoon's clash with Japan in Yokohama. Bernard Foley (illness), Karmichael...

Phipps to captain the Wallabies with Folau on the wing

Qantas Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named Israel Folau on the wing in what will be his last game of 2017, with Karmichael Hunt to play...

Billionaire behind Force

Billionaire Andrew Forrest says he will fight the Australian Rugby Union if they try and remove the Western Force from Super Rugby. The ARU will...

Blessing or curse, Hooper Aussies new captain

As we expected Michael Hooper was named the new full-time captain of the Wallabies with Moore also early decided to step down from test...

Moore retire from test rugby

Wallabies skipper Stephen Moore will retire from international rugby at the end of the year and is handing over the captaincy to Michael Hooper...

More than conditioning needed for Aussies to compete

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has assembled a 38-man squad ahead of the of this years Rugby Championship, seems it not all bad when you...

Aussies win after big scare from Italians

Australia had a massive scare from the Italians with 8 minutes to go but scored two quick tries in the last few minutes to...

Scotland stun poor Aussies

Scotland finally got one back over the Aussies after some close losses in recent years with a brilliant win of 24-19 on Saturday Both teams...

Action packed Rugby Weekend

We moving into the second week of the June Internationals and we have some great exciting test matches to look forward to as well. Last...

Aussies beat Fiji

Australia got their June international campaign off to an impressive start on Saturday as they saw off Fiji 37-14 at AAMI Park in Melbourne. Tries...

Preview: Weekend’s International

The week see the start for the June Internationals and we have a few great matches to look forward to throughout the weekend. The major...

Eddie – Get rid of Force and Rebels

England head coach Eddie Jones thinks Australia should reduce their Super Rugby representation down to three teams in the near future. The former Brumbies boss,...

Brumbies to face Crusaders without Sio

The Brumbies will have to be without Scott Sio when they start their Super Rugby season against the Crusaders this weekend. Sio was unable to...

ARU mourns another rugby great

Australian Rugby Union (ARU) and the Rugby Union Players' Association (RUPA) are shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the tragic passing of former...

Reece Hodge commits to Australian rugby

Rising star Reece Hodge has re-committed to Australian Rugby and the Melbourne Rebels, signing through until the end of 2020. The 22-year old enjoyed a...

O’Conner wants to play for Australia again

Australian James O'Connor is looking forward to playing for Australia again soon. The 26 year old has been developing his trade for the past few...

Has Australia fallen out of love with rugby union?

Australia were well beaten by England on Saturday but the sport is facing bigger troubles at home, where participation, investment and interest are falling By...

Skelton signs for Saracens

Australian international second-row Will Skelton has joined Saracens on a short-term deal, the Premiership champions announced on Tuesday. The Allianz Park side confirmed that the...

England beat Aussies to end perfect season

England were able to keep their incredible winning run going after beating Australia 37-21 at Twickenham on Saturday. It has been a sensational year for...

Circus is in Town…Preview England v Australia

The lead up to the much anticipated test between England and Australia has been all about the coaches this week as the two Aussies...

Ausies keep winning ways against France

Australia went a step closer to securing an unbeaten end-of-year tour as they got the better of France 25-23 at the Stade de France. A...

Test Preview – France v Australia

One good and one not so good but two wins out of two for the Aussies is something Cheika will take any day of...

Force announce 2017 Squad

The Western Force have confirmed their 36-man squad for the 2017 Super Rugby season, which includes 14 new signings. Among the new faces are 68-time...

SPIRO: Rugby is booming everywhere, except in Australia. Why?

World Rugby has just finished its third Rugby Conference and Exhibition (ConflEx) in London. The overall theme of the ConflEx, according to World Rugby,...

Cheika add eight players to Aussies tour group

Cheika have added eight players to his touring sqaud over the weekend as they try and get the Gran Slam this year. Lance will join...

Aussies comes from behind to win against Scotland

Australia came back from 16-22 down to claim a hard fought victory over Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday, reports Planet Rugby In an entertaining and...

Test Preview – Wales v Australia

Wales start their November Test programme with what promises to be an entertaining clash against Australia in Cardiff on Saturday, reports Planet Rugby With encounters...

Fainga’a returns to Brumbies

The Brumbies have announced that they have signed experienced centre Anthony Fainga’a on a one-year contract for the 2017 season. Currently playing with Kintetsu Liners...

Eddie Jones mocking Michael Cheika as ‘Cheika The Clown’.

Oh no. It has taken Eddie Jones, England’s coach, less than a week to start mocking Michael Cheika as ‘Cheika The Clown’. By Spiro Zavos,...

Cheika wants Grand Slam

Australian coach Michael Cheika are going full out for the Grand Slam which they last completed in 1984. It is no easy task to go...

Larkham to transition to full-time Wallabies role

Qantas Wallabies assistant and Brumbies Head Coach Stephen Larkham will move permanently into the Qantas Wallabies coaching team at the end of the 2017...

Rogue Cheika tarnishes the Wallabies once again

Spiro ZavosSpiro Zavos, a founding writer on The Roar, was long time editorial writer on the Sydney Morning Herald, where he started a rugby...

Wallabies end of year squad

Marika Koroibete named among three rookies for the Spring Tour, Qantas Wallabies Coach Michael Cheika has named a 32-man squad for the Spring Tour for...

Australia beat Argentina in London

Australia scored four tries to take the win over Argentina and second place in the Championship with a final score of 33-21. A disappointing crowd...

Preview – Argentina v Australia

The last test of this year's Rugby Championships moves to Twickenham when Argentina and Australia meet in the British Capital. It is a first for...

Two changes for Aussies to face Argentina

Arnold and Timani in as Cheika makes two changes for final Rugby Championship clash Qantas Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has made two changes to his starting...

Preview – Springboks v Australia

Allister Coetzee Springboks can ill afford another lost in this years Castle Rugby Championship as they face the Aussies in Pretoria on Saturday. With three...