Rugby Union News

The Western Force remain hopeful they will survive in Super Rugby with chief executive Mark Sinderberry urging the Australian Rugby Union to consider more than financial factors. It was announced …

The ARU insists scrapping the Melbourne Rebels or Western Force is in Australian rugby’s best interests because it’s bleeding money and simply can’t sustain five teams. CEO Bill Pulver revealed …

ARU chief Bill Pulver believes he remains the best man to lead Australian rugby out of its state of turmoil and has no plans to stand down. World Cup-winning Wallabies …

The Western Force and Melbourne Rebels will learn within three days which of them is to be axed, Australian Rugby Union chairman Cameron Clyne says. Clyne says the decision on …

NSW Waratahs prop Sekope Kepu has been given a one-game Super Rugby ban after receiving his third yellow card of the season. He was penalised for a late and high …

The Prime Minister has weighed in on Sonny Bill Williams’ decision to cover up a bank sponsor’s logo during a game, saying it’s hard to understand why one player would …

Western Force chief executive Mark Sinderberry is urging fans to put their money where their mouth is as the franchise attempts to stave off extinction. SANZAAR ended months of speculation …

Either the Western Force or the Melbourne Rebels are to be axed from Super Rugby after this season, but the Brumbies appear to be in the clear. SANZAAR announced on …

Players’ union boss Ross Xenos says the “short-sighted” decision to cull an Australian Super Rugby team will limit the growth of the game in this country for generations. Xenos did …

Three Super Rugby teams, including one from Australia, are to be axed after this season, governing body SANZAAR has announced. The Western Force are widely tipped to get the axe …

A dark cloud may be hovering over the Western Force and Southern Kings, but it didn’t stop the two endangered franchises from producing a 12-try thriller in Sunday’s Super Rugby …

Sonny Bill Williams has put himself back in the news by taping over a bank sponsor’s logo on his Blues jersey in his Super Rugby comeback. A New Zealand Rugby …

The Chiefs have been outgunned 34-26 by the Stormers in Cape Town, ending New Zealand’s dominant start to the Super Rugby season. Kiwi teams had won their first 15 matches …

The Brumbies are likely to play a more attacking style after their six-tries-to-one Super Rugby demolition of the Queensland Reds. Coach Stephen Larkham’s side have the best defence in the …

Queensland Reds coach Nick Stiles says his side’s tough Super Rugby schedule has contributed to their horror start to the season after they slumped to a sixth consecutive loss. The …

The Brumbies have extended their unprecedented winning streak against Australian Super Rugby opposition to 10, with a 43-10 thrashing of the Queensland Reds. The six-tries-to-one drubbing gave the Canberra-based franchise …

Japan’s Sunwolves have beaten the three-time champion Bulls 21-20 to claim their first ever South African victim in their second season in the Super Rugby competition. The victory, their first …

Australia has finished top of their pool at the Hong Kong Sevens campaign, winning all three of their pool matches. They began things with a narrow 22-19 win over Samoa …