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A NSW Supreme Court judge who’ll decide the fate of the Western Force rugby union team didn’t want to hear about claims the axed club had been ”dudded” during a …

Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper reckons booking a genuine Bledisloe Cup warm-up game could help rid the team of future rustiness. Despite a gruelling four-week pre-Rugby Championship training program designed to …

PREVIEW OF NRL ROUND 25 MATCHES (ALL TIMES AEST): THURSDAY, Aug 24 Brisbane v Parramatta at Suncorp Stadium, 7.50pm Head to Head: Broncos 31 Eels 20 drawn 1 Last clash: …

Almost six years after watching local junior Wade Graham leave the foot of the mountains, Penrith have unearthed a rookie replica in Tyrone May. That’s the belief of a number …

Jarryd Hayne says the tipping point in his relationship with sacked Gold Coast coach Neil Henry was a media report which said the mentor didn’t support signing him. Surprising journalists …

Fremantle coach Ross Lyon insists he’s not wobbling despite copping a wave of criticism in the wake of consecutive 104-point AFL losses. The Dockers’ rebuild was showing promise earlier this …

Forget moving the coach, Gold Coast should pack up and move to Brisbane. That’s the opinion of rugby league guru Phil Gould, who also believes Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga would …

Josh Jackson has rubbished suggestions uncertainty over the future of large swathes of the Canterbury playing group has contributed to their forgettable NRL season. The Bulldogs are believed to be …

Misfiring Brisbane No.7 Kodi Nikorima will remain at halfback for the NRL finals but will have to take a back seat after Wayne Bennett made no apologies for five-eighth Anthony …

Retiring showstopper Steve Johnson is no guarantee to deliver a Geelong encore, although Greater Western Sydney know his case for a recall is compelling. Saturday’s AFL clash at Simonds Stadium …

Allegations of staging have left Greater Western Sydney co-captain Phil Davis “bemused” while coach Leon Cameron has dubbed them silly, poor and disappointing. Premiership players David King and Cameron Ling …

Essendon coach John Worsfold has ruled out Michael Hurley for Sunday’s must-win AFL game against Fremantle as the defender recovers from a calf injury. Retiring star Jobe Watson is a …

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is set to opt for minor selection tweaks – not wholesale changes – as he attempts to keep the Bledisloe Cup series alive in Dunedin on …

There’s no suggestion the Super Rugby board ever agreed to cut the Western Force from its competition, a Sydney court has heard. Barrister Robert Newlinds SC told the NSW Supreme …

Western Force stalwart Matt Hodgson says the ARU is killing his love of rugby after the governing body rejected another offer to save the Perth-based franchise. On Tuesday, Billionaire Andrew …

Star halfback Shaun Johnson has still not fully recovered from his knee injury but hopes his return can give the Warriors a lift against Manly in the Auckland club’s last …

Australia have ended Ireland’s hopes of contesting the play-off for fifth spot at the Women’s Rugby World Cup with a 36-24 win in Belfast. The game was in the balance …

Brisbane winger Jordan Kahu has been ruled out of Thursday night’s NRL clash with Parramatta due to a groin injury. Broncos coach Wayne Bennett said Kahu had been nursing the …