Union News

ARU to "discontinue" the Western Force

ARU to "discontinue" the Western Force

As of the end of 2017, the Western Force will be no more. 11 Aug 2017
Michael Hooper becomes new Wallabies skipper

Michael Hooper becomes new Wallabies skipper

Michael Hooper has been confirmed as the new skipper of the Wallabies following the retirement of Stephen Moore. 2 Aug 2017
Aaron Mauger named new Highlanders boss

Aaron Mauger named new Highlanders boss

Former All Black Aaron Mauger has been confirmed as the new head coach of the Highlanders. 1 Aug 2017
Brumbies duo sign overseas deals

Brumbies duo sign overseas deals

Brumbies duo Tomas Cubelli and Chris Alcock will depart the club at the end of the 2017 Super Rugby season. 1 Aug 2017
Moore set to retire from the Wallabies

Moore set to retire from the Wallabies

Wallabies captain Stephen Moore has announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2017. 27 Jul 2017
World Rugby adds six law amendments

World Rugby adds six law amendments

The World Cup Executive Committee has announced the approval of six law amendments to the program of global law trials. 21 Jul 2017
Fekitoa confirms Toulon move

Fekitoa confirms Toulon move

Malakai Fekitoa has confirmed he is off to France at the end of the Super Rugby season. 21 Jul 2017
Cooper dropped as Cheika names Wallabies squad

Cooper dropped as Cheika names Wallabies squad

Quade Cooper has been left out the Wallabies extended 38-man training squad ahead of the upcoming Rugby Championship. 19 Jul 2017
Force captain announces retirement

Force captain announces retirement

Western Force skipper Matt Hodgson will hang up the boots at the end of the 2017 Super Rugby season. 16 Jun 2017
Australia's dream World Cup draw

Australia's dream World Cup draw

Australia has drawn a dream Pool for the 2019 World Cup in Japan. 11 May 2017
Fiji introduce $7 note in honour of sevens gold medal

Fiji introduce $7 note in honour of sevens gold medal

The Fiji government is issuing two million $7 banknotes to commemorate their gold medal victory in rugby sevens at last year’s Olympics. 21 Apr 2017
Jones unleashes on Aussie rugby supremo

Jones unleashes on Aussie rugby supremo

Broadcaster and former Wallabies coach Alan Jones has unleashed fury on ARU chairman Cameron Clyne in an extraordinary interview. 13 Apr 2017
Force or Rebels to be cut within days

Force or Rebels to be cut within days

ARU chairman Cameron Clyne says the Western Force or Melbourne Rebels will be cut from Super Rugby within days. 10 Apr 2017
More bad news for Force

More bad news for Force

Force halfback Ryan Louwrens is out for the season. 4 Apr 2017
Alan Jones outlines plan to save Australian rugby

Alan Jones outlines plan to save Australian rugby

Radio supremo and former Wallabies coach Alan Jones wants a trans-Tasman competition as an Australian Super Rugby team faces the chop. 3 Apr 2017
Secret document reveals Force are toast

Secret document reveals Force are toast

A top secret proposal reveals the ARU have proposed a 15-team Super Rugby competition without the Western Force. 31 Mar 2017
Force to be cut from Super Rugby

Force to be cut from Super Rugby

The Force are set to be banished from the Super Rugby competition. 28 Mar 2017
Wallaby injured as video stunt goes wrong

Wallaby injured as video stunt goes wrong

Wallabies star Adam Ashley-Cooper has pulled his hamstring after an attempt to make a viral video went horribly wrong. 15 Mar 2017
Australian Super Rugby team to be cut

Australian Super Rugby team to be cut

Cheetahs boss Harold Verster believes an Australian team will be cut from Super Rugby. 14 Mar 2017
Former Wallaby predicts death of Australian rugby

Former Wallaby predicts death of Australian rugby

Former Wallaby Brendan Cannon says rugby in Australia could be dead in a few years on the back of dwindling revenue. 9 Mar 2017
NRL Premiership-winner to start for England

NRL Premiership-winner to start for England

NRL Premiership-winner Ben Te’o is set to make his first start for England in the centres against Italy at Twickenham. 23 Feb 2017