As the Wallabies took on the Azzurri in Brisbane, I was fortunate to be one of many Waratahs who went back and played in the Shute Shield for our clubs. It was a terrific reminder of the strength of the rugby community and another step in the revital
NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson says it is difficult for Michael Cheika and Stephen Moore to declare Super Rugby players are not fit enough when they come into Wallabies camp but has thrown his full support behind the alignment of national and state
Michael Cheika's gripes about fitness are valid, but they are not new and it is just one area where the national coach is fighting with one hand tied behind his back.
A crackerjack weekend or rugby league concludes with the St George Dragons playing the Newcastle Knights and the Cronulla Sharks taking on the Manly Sea Eagles. Follow all the live scores, stats and commentary.
Shocking footage has emerged of parents brawling at a children's sporting match. The vision was captured on the sidelines of an under-7's rugby league game in Sydney's south.
Captain Stephen Moore said the training intensity must lift at Super Rugby level in a concerning evaluation of fitness levels of Wallaby players ahead of Tests.
Brumbies halfback Tomas Cubelli looks set to be used off the bench when he returns to Super Rugby, with Joe Powell likely to retain the No. 9 jersey.
The Wallabies are given a huge scare before beating Italy 40-27 in an error-strewn display in the rugby Test in Brisbane.
A country rugby league group president reckons 'lazy' parents and 'soft' kids are ruining the game.
Canberra's rugby league community is rallying behind Eli Chatfield, who's had a brain tumour removed.
The Wallabies have been world rugby's most ill-disciplined side when it comes to conceding yellow cards since the World Cup and are spending almost a tenth of their matches a man down.
A man who found a wallet containing cash and a treasured photo on the floor of a rugby stadium in Auckland, NZ, 12 years ago is on a quest to return it to its rightful owner.
For the student of rugby league, the game's appeal lies in how it embraces the whole curriculum: physics, psychology, history, and ultimately, and miserably if you are from New South Wales, mathematics.
Australia's cricketers have been warned cricket is at risk of falling into the same hole as rugby if players do not give up the revenue-share model.
The emphasis on tackling at the expense of skills in Aussie rules is a blight on the modern game, the Australian Football Hall of Fame's newest legend says.
New Zealanders need to wake up to what All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has been saying all along - they are about to collide with a serious rugby team at Eden Park on Saturday.
Former rugby league player Craig Izzard has been found corrupt by the Independent Commission Against Corruption for agreeing to accept bribes in exchange for not investigating unlawful asbestos dumping during his employment as an anti-dumping inves
The late arrival of the Lions bus at Waikato stadium barely 60 minutes before kick off was clearly because New Zealand motorists had been changing lanes in front of it and running illegal blocking manoeuvres.
Bill Pulver will remain chief executive of the Australian Rugby Union, for now, with chairman Cameron Clyne saying his position was not discussed at an emergency general meeting on Tuesday.
Bill Pulver will remain chief executive of the Australian Rugby Union, for now, with chairman Cameron Clyne saying his position was not discussed at an emergency general meeting on Tuesday afternoon.
The Wallabies centre, back in rugby via league and AFL, says the emergence of Angus Crichton and Brodie Croft show the challenges for rugby in securing the best and brightest talents.
It follows an 800-word Facebook post which accused the Australian rugby side of lacking passion.
St Helens hope to expedite Ben Barba's rugby league return after the English Super League club confirmed it would appeal his 12-game cocaine ban.
A trip to Australia 35 years ago to play rugby for his school is, in a roundabout way, the reason why new Melbourne City coach Warren Joyce has ended up as boss at Bundoora.
Australian rugby needs to batten down the hatches and weather the storm before it can emerge as a world force again.
Former rugby star Joe Roff has been named as the new chief executive of the John James Foundation.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika admits the supporter whose social media critique of the team went viral rose some relevant issues and said he shared the same emotions.
A distraught Australian rugby fan's passionate online post venting his anger at the Wallabies' latest slip up has gone viral with rugby fans worldwide offering their messages of support.
Former Wallabies coach and World Cup winner Bob Dwyer says lack of leadership is ruining Australian rugby and calls for major change to Super Rugby rather than culling teams.
A self-described 'pleb' who wrote a late-night, beer-fuelled rant criticising Australia's Rugby Union side, the Wallabies, is shocked by the viral success of his post.
Australian Rugby Union boss Bill Pulver says he will step down from his role if he is asked by everyone in Tuesday's emergency general meeting to do so.
It is easy to kick a sport when it is down, but you don't have to put on the steel-capped boots when considering Australian rugby, writes Offsiders columnist Richard Hinds.
It's time for the NRL to shorten the season and put all three Origins on standalone weekends.
New Brumbies coach Dan McKellar could call on the experience of three former Super Rugby mentors.
The Wallabies take on Scotland again, after their last two encounters have both been decided by just one point. Follow live for all the action.
The shell-shocked child survived the fall from the fifth floor after her neighbour, named only as Pat, plucked her from the sky 'like a rugby ball'.
Could it be that the perfectly imperfect Australian Rugby League Commission is about to become as acceptable as is the fusion of pineapple chunks with shaved ham, melted mozzarella and tomato sauce?
In the early 1990s, John Quayle and Ken Arthurson discussed setting up a 24-hour rugby league station.
Incoming ACT Brumbies coach Dan McKellar gets first crack at the helm in Singapore next week.
Fiji-born winger Eto Nabuli, the one-time hotel porter identified by rugby league legends Andrew Johns and Brad Fittler, will make his Wallabies debut on Saturday against Scotland in Sydney.
Melbourne Rebels coach Tony McGahan will depart the Super Rugby club at the end of the season.
The NRL will throw open its books to club powerbrokers on Thursday as they descend on Rugby League Central for assurances they will receive the funding they require to remain viable.
Instead of dispersing to kick off the under-20s world championships semi-final clash in Georgia, the New Zealand and French sides refused to budge and eye-balled each other for 80 seconds.
New Zealand under-20s will face England in the world rugby championships final after beating France 39-26 on Tuesday in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Clubs will have to cough up $20 million if they are to make the constitutional reforms required to give them a say on the independent commission after the Queensland Rugby League named its price to support the process.
Australian rugby legend George Smith is back in the Wallabies camp but says he is only there to help in a mentoring capacity rather than push for a comeback match in a gold jersey.