Union News

Laughlin: Making up for lost time

Laughlin: Making up for lost time

Former NSW women’s rugby league representative Sandra Laughlin is proud to be making up for lost time, after putting her rugby league and rugby union careers on hold nine years ago. 11 Jul 2018
Off day could see Sevens team out of World Cup

Off day could see Sevens team out of World Cup

With the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 being played as a knock-out only tournament it means an off day for a team could see them out of contention for the crown. 10 Jul 2018
Boost for Aussie 7's ahead of World Cup

Boost for Aussie 7's ahead of World Cup

The countdown is officially on for the Rugby Sevens World Cup on July 20 in San Fransico with Australia's women's team getting a major boost. 30 Jun 2018
Stannard joins Women's Sevens team as assistant coach

Stannard joins Women's Sevens team as assistant coach

Retired rugby sevens men's star, James Stannard will continue to be involved in the game after being announced as the Assistant Coach of the Women’s Sevens squad until 2020. 29 Jun 2018
NZ Government willing to support 2021 Rugby World Cup

NZ Government willing to support 2021 Rugby World Cup

The New Zealand government have announced that they are committed to lifting the profile of women's sport and will financially contribute to the country's bid to the Women's Rugby World Cup in 2021. 28 Jun 2018
2021 Women's Rugby World Cup bidders announced

2021 Women's Rugby World Cup bidders announced

Australia has had their bid intentions confirmed by World Rugby for the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup. 13 Jun 2018
Aussies pick up awards after Sevens Series

Aussies pick up awards after Sevens Series

Three Australians have won big at the World Rugby Sevens Series 2018 Awards night in Paris this morning AEST. 11 Jun 2018
Bittersweet ending to Sevens Series

Bittersweet ending to Sevens Series

Australia's women's sevens team have had a bittersweet ending to the 2017–18 World Rugby Sevens Series. 11 Jun 2018
Women's Sevens take World Series crown

Women's Sevens take World Series crown

The Australian Women’s Sevens side have taken the Sevens World Series title after ensuring a place in the Final in Paris overnight. 10 Jun 2018
Aussies top pool in Paris

Aussies top pool in Paris

Australia has topped their pool in Paris and secured a place in the quarterfinals as they chase down the Sevens World Series trophy. 9 Jun 2018
Is this an Irish joke?

Is this an Irish joke?

The Irish Rugby Football Union has rejected an offer from Rugby Australia to host a three-test double header against the Wallabies and Wallaroos. 8 Jun 2018
Parry: "We are in control of our destiny"

Parry: "We are in control of our destiny"

The Aussie Sevens head into the last Sevens World Series event in Paris this weekend with eyes on two trophies up for grabs. 7 Jun 2018
Brumbies Women host Fiji

Brumbies Women host Fiji

The Brumbies Women will be lacing up their boots once again and taking to the field to face the Fiji Women’s team in an exhibition match. 6 Jun 2018
Aussie 7s team announced for Paris leg

Aussie 7s team announced for Paris leg

Australia have named their team for the final Sevens World Series event in Paris this weekend in what could be the deciding event for the trophy. 4 Jun 2018
Manenti announced as Women's 7s coach

Manenti announced as Women's 7s coach

Interim Aussie 7s coach John Manenti has been unveiled as the new head coach until 2021. 1 Jun 2018
Loving the game, inspiring the next generation

Loving the game, inspiring the next generation

Marita Shoulders is living proof she’s still young enough to excel, being able to play union at the top level into her mid-30’s. 31 May 2018
Uni 7s Series has expanded

Uni 7s Series has expanded

The University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney will be joining the University Sevens Series in 2018 with University of Western Australia set to follow in 2019. 30 May 2018
Sydney 7s coming to the West

Sydney 7s coming to the West

The Sydney 7s will be heading out west for 2019 with the World Series event set to be played at Spotless Stadium. 25 May 2018
Wallabies prop fails drug test

Wallabies prop fails drug test

Wallabies and Queensland Reds' prop James Slipper has been sanctioned for testing positively to cocaine. 24 May 2018
Aussie 7s settle for silver in Canada

Aussie 7s settle for silver in Canada

Australia's Sevens team had to settle for a silver medal in the Langford 7s World Series tournament this morning after a record loss to New Zealand. 14 May 2018
Aussie 7s undefeated in Langford

Aussie 7s undefeated in Langford

Australia have finished their first day at the Langford Sevens in Canada undefeated and are headed to the quarter-finals. 13 May 2018