Rugby Union News

New Zealand and world rugby colossus Colin Meads has died, aged 81. The former lock hailed as New Zealand’s greatest rugby player of the 20th century, succumbed to a year-long …

CAREER OF ALL BLACKS LEGEND COLIN MEADS WHO HAS DIED FROM CANCER, AGED 81. OVERVIEW All Blacks debut: v NSW, Sydney (May 18, 1957) Test debut: v Australia, Sydney (May …

The All Blacks have revealed the secret behind their record-setting start to the Rugby Championship: keeping things simple. While Australian rugby great Michael Lynagh is lamenting the Wallabies’ galling lack …

Ghana-born winger Raymond Rhule scored his first international try as South Africa claimed a 37-15 victory over Argentina in their Rugby Championship opener. The Springboks dominated the physical contest and …

Michael Cheika is vowing to stick by defensive coach Nathan Grey despite the Wallabies leaking eight tries against the All Blacks for the first time in 81 years. Cheika condemned …

Australian rugby legend Michael Lynagh has savaged the Wallabies’ “schoolboy” skills and revealed how his offers to help have fallen on deaf ears. Commentating on Saturday night’s Bledisloe Cup opener …

The All Blacks have crushed the Wallabies 54-34 in a record-setting start to the Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship. The rampant world champions piled on eight tries – including six …

All Blacks flanker Jerome Kaino has flown home from Sydney to deal with a personal matter, New Zealand Rugby says. Australian media reports of an extra-marital affair have triggered the …

Former ARU board member Geoff Stooke says West Australians will never again embrace a professional rugby union team if the Western Force are axed. The Force are on the verge …

Kieran Read just wants to play rugby after becoming the first All Blacks captain in history to be asked to give evidence in a criminal court case on the eve …

Wallabies superstar Israel Folau is urging fans to get behind their bold bid for a morale-boosting victory over the All Blacks amid fears of the worst Bledisloe Cup turnout ever …

Former Wallabies coach Alan Jones wants outgoing Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ian Narev to fill the shoes of departing Australian Rugby Union boss Bill Pulver. Jones took a swipe at …

FIVE REASONS WALLABIES FANS CAN HOPE FOR A BLEDISLOE BOILOVER IN SYDNEY 1) Kurtley Beale’s return for his first Test start since the 2015 World Cup should galvanise the backline …

The Wallabies are pledging to play traditional running rugby in pursuit of a Bledisloe Cup boilover against the All Blacks on Saturday night. Raging underdogs, the Australians believe the only …

Australia will battle for fifth place at the women’s Rugby World Cup after they beat Japan to secure their first win of the tournament in Ireland. The Wallaroos held off …

He grew up idolising the All Blacks, but Wallabies debutant Curtis Rona has pledged his wholehearted allegiance to the green and gold ahead of the Bledisloe Cup opener in Sydney. …

The Wallabies are daring the All Blacks to target code-hopping Curtis Rona after handing the first-year rugby convert a Bledisloe Cup baptism of fire. Coach Michael Cheika has pinned his …

Desperate to retain the Bledisloe Cup for a 16th straight year, the All Blacks remain wary of an ambush in Sydney on Saturday despite having lost just three of their …