Union News

Hamilton's Wallaroo captaincy discovery

Hamilton's Wallaroo captaincy discovery

Newly named Wallaroos captain Grace Hamilton found out in an unexpected way that she would lead the squad in the two upcoming Tests. 25 Jun 2019
Folau begs fans to fund his $3m fight to keep his $4m contract

Folau begs fans to fund his $3m fight to keep his $4m contract

Millionaire rugby star Israel Folau has launched a $3m GoFundMe campaign to finance his fight to keep his $4m Wallabies pay deal – and still be able to make homophobic comments. 21 Jun 2019
Aussie 7s march on to Tokyo

Aussie 7s march on to Tokyo

The 2016 Rio gold medalist are set to defend their Olympic title after achieving automatic qualification for Tokyo next year. 17 Jun 2019
Aussies flying start in Biarritz

Aussies flying start in Biarritz

Australia has secured their spot in the quarter-finals in the final round of the Women’s Sevens World Series in Biarritz. 16 Jun 2019
Australia looking for gold in Biarritz

Australia looking for gold in Biarritz

Australia will be looking for their first gold medal of the 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series when they take to the field in Biarritz on Saturday. 15 Jun 2019
Aussie ready for Biarritz challenge

Aussie ready for Biarritz challenge

The last leg of the Women’s Sevens World Series is just around the corner and it's the last chance to automatically qualify for Tokyo 2020. 5 Jun 2019
Pocock to quit Super Rugby

Pocock to quit Super Rugby

Injured Brumbies flanker David Pocock is quitting Australia to join Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan at the end of this Super Rugby season. 28 May 2019
Folau: This was my Christian duty...

Folau: This was my Christian duty...

Israel Folau has hit back at rugby bosses for trying to silence him in the row over his homophobic social media posts that today led to him being cut from the sport in Australia. 17 May 2019
Rugby tears up Folau contract

Rugby tears up Folau contract

Rugby Australia today confirmed they had ripped up Israel Folau's $4m contract over his homophobic rant on social media. 17 May 2019
Aussies clinch silver at Canada Sevens

Aussies clinch silver at Canada Sevens

Australia has secured valuable points ahead of the last leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series after finishing second in Canada. 13 May 2019
Aussie 7s perfect day in Langford

Aussie 7s perfect day in Langford

Australia's Women’s Sevens team has kicked off the Canada Sevens in perfect fashion, going through the Pool stage undefeated. 12 May 2019
Do or die for Australia at Canada 7s

Do or die for Australia at Canada 7s

With just one leg left the Canada 7s this weekend in Langford, it is do or die for Australia's women's rugby sevens team. 10 May 2019
Labor promise Ballymore upgrade

Labor promise Ballymore upgrade

The Australian Labor Party (ALP) has promised federal funding for Ballymore if elected in the upcoming election. 9 May 2019
Valuable points to be won in Langford

Valuable points to be won in Langford

Australia's women's Sevens team will be chasing valuable series points when they head into the Canada Sevens in Langford. 3 May 2019
Graham makes history in wheelchair rugby

Graham makes history in wheelchair rugby

Shae Graham will become the first female to represent Australia in wheelchair rugby at a major international event. 2 May 2019
Aussies go down fighting in Kitakyushu

Aussies go down fighting in Kitakyushu

Australia has finished sixth at the Kitakyushu 7s after going down to New Zealand in the fifth-place final. 22 Apr 2019
Aussies through to Kitakyushu quarters

Aussies through to Kitakyushu quarters

Australia's rugby sevens team have booked their place in the Kitakyushu Sevens quarter-finals. 20 Apr 2019
Folau fights on...

Folau fights on...

Wallabies winger Israel Folau has vowed to fight on to keep his rugby career alive despite attempts to sack him over his homophobic rants on social media. 17 Apr 2019
Izzy sacked now? Almost...

Izzy sacked now? Almost...

Israel Folau edged closer to the Wallabies bin today after rugby bosses served him with a breach notice over his religious social media rant against homosexuality last week. 15 Apr 2019
Determined Murphy back in Aussie Sevens

Determined Murphy back in Aussie Sevens

Dual rugby star Mahila Murphy has been working hard to earn her spot back in John Manenti's squad. 13 Apr 2019
Izzy sacked yet?

Izzy sacked yet?

Rugby Australia and NSW Rugby Union have still to bring an end to Israel Folau’s Wallabies career despite the outrage over his homophobic hate speech on social media this week. 12 Apr 2019