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Cheika says Beale won’t join Wallabies

Kurtley Beale will not be joining the Wallabies’ squad for their European spring tour, despite being eligible for selection following his code of conduct hearing. The NSW Waratahs’ back on Friday night was found guilty of a serious...

Beale Europe-bound after $45k fine

Wallaby back Kurtley Beale is immediately eligible to join the European tour squad despite being fined $45,000 for a serious violation of the Australian Rugby Union code of conduct. He avoided suspension following a marathon hearing at ARU...

Kurtley Beale fined $45,000 by ARU

Wallaby back Kurtley Beale has been fined $45,000 by the Australian Rugby Union (ARU), but has avoided suspension and having his contract terminated following a marathon code of conduct hearing on Friday. The hearing at ARU headquarters in Sydney...

Kurtley Beale ARU conduct hearing finishes

Wallaby Kurtley Beale’s code of conduct hearing at the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) has finished. The Friday night hearing lasted almost four hours but there was no immediate outcome from the proceedings. Beale faced a charge of breaching...

Brisbane through to NRC final

Brisbane City have recorded a 32-26 comeback win over the NSW Country Eagles at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford to secure the first spot in the inaugural National Rugby Championship grand final. City threw caution to the wind from the outset, as...

Cheika one of the great coaches: Folau

Israel Folau ranks Michael Cheika alongside NRL super coach Wayne Bennett and says he is “absolutely” the man to the lead Australia to Rugby World Cup glory next year. It was Cheika who stole Folau from under the noses of Parramatta in...

Wallabies eye clean sweep in Europe

The Wallabies are en route to London with high hopes of ending their turbulent season with a rare European clean sweep. Not since 1996 under the late Greg Smith have the Wallabies won all four Tests on a spring tour, but Wednesday’s...

Awards confirm McMahon’s rugby status

Israel Folau won the biggest prize but Melbourne Rebels backrower Sean McMahon confirmed his growing status by collecting the most gongs on the major awards night of the Australian rugby calendar. While dazzling fullback Folau won the John Eales...

Folau wins John Eales rugby Medal

Game-breaking fullback Israel Folau’s huge value to rugby union has been underlined after he beat warm favourite and Wallabies captain Michael Hooper for the John Eales Medal on Thursday. In just his second year in the 15-a-side code, Folau...

Folua wins John Eales rugby Medal

Game-breaking fullback Israel Folau’s huge value to rugby union has been underlined after he beat warm favourite and Wallabies captain Michael Hooper for the John Eales Medal on Thursday. In just his second year in the 15-a-side code, Folau...

Forgotten man Gill back for NRC finals

Forgotten Wallaby Liam Gill will bolster a highly-physical Brisbane City pack aiming for a Gosford ambush in Friday night’s NRC semi-final against NSW Country. Gill, completely overlooked by departed Test coach Ewen McKenzie this season, makes...

Kurtley Beale faces date with destiny

Michael Cheika is doing everything he can to keep Kurtley Beale in Australian rugby, but concedes he’ll have no bearing on the troubled playmaker’s fate at Friday’s code-of-conduct hearing. Beale’s immediate playing future...