Rugby Union News

Coach Michael Cheika has lamented the Wallabies’ inability to put together a complete 80-minute performance after a second-half slump against England at Twickenham. Leading 16-13 after an excellent first-half display, …

The Wallabies have been sunk 37-21 by England at Twickenham to end their 2016 season in hugely disappointing fashion. The home side ran in four tries to Australia’s two to …

The Australian men’s sevens team have maintained an unbeaten run on the first day of the Dubai 7s defeating Japan, France and Kenya to top Pool D. The series of …

England coach Eddie Jones believes Australia will present a far greater threat at Twickenham on Saturday (Sunday 0130 AEDT) than in his side’s 3-0 Test series whitewash earlier this year. …

South Africa captain Adriaan Strauss underwent back surgery on Thursday and like Springbok winger Ruan Combrinck will miss the start of next year’s Super Rugby competition. Strauss returned from South …

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has called on his team to put the mind games of him and Eddie Jones out of their own heads and focus on ending England’s hopes …

Under-pressure Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has moved on from attacking England coach Eddie Jones by turning his attentions to another former Randwick teammate: Glen Ella. Ella told the Daily Mail …

A proposal by Queensland to host rugby union’s first state of origin game in next year’s mid-season Super Rugby break is reportedly being considered by NSW. But the clash would …

Eddie Jones has hit out at Wallabies coach Michael Cheika for revealing he stormed out of a meeting with referees during the June series in Australia earlier this year. The …

Argentina prop Enrique Pieretto has received a seven-week ban for stamping during the Pumas’ Twickenham defeat against England last Saturday. Substitute Pieretto was sent off by French referee Pascal Gauzere …

England coach Eddie Jones has brushed aside Michael Cheika’s claims that he has tarnished his legacy in Australia and insists he’s never been disrespectful about his native country. Cheika launched …

Michael Cheika says he’s unlikely to join England coach Eddie Jones at his meeting with referee Jaco Peyper on Friday with the frosty relations between the two former Randwick teammates …

ENGLAND V AUSTRALIA AT TWICKENHAM 2.30PM SATURDAY (0130 SUNDAY AEDT) Head to head: Played 47, Australia 25, England 21, Drawn 1 PAST TEN MEETINGS: June 25 2016: Australia 40 England …

Sefanaia Naivalu and Kane Douglas have been rewarded for impressive form with starting roles in the Wallabies’ European rugby tour finale against England. Coach Michael Cheika has made four changes …

Fiji-born No.8 Nathan Hughes will start for England for the first time in the season-ending rugby Test against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday. In England’s other change from the 27-14 …

Few rugby people know better what makes Eddie Jones tick than Wallabies assistant coach Stephen Larkham. The former Wallabies’ five eighth, who played under Jones at the Brumbies from the …

Coach Andy Friend is looking to stamp his authority on a new-look Australian men’s side when the 2016-17 World Rugby Sevens series kicks off in Dubai on Friday. After inheriting …

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika fears more Australia players will be lost to cashed-up European club sides with the ARU facing a battle to keep some of the country’s best young …