Rugby Union

Wed 23 May 2018

Cheika may make exception for departing winger

Cheika may make exception for departing winger

RAMPAGING Waratahs winger Taqele Naiyaravoro is in contention for the Wallabies to play Ireland despite not being available for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

‘Paying a guy that much, he should be under the bright lights’

‘Paying a guy that much, he should be under the bright...

ROOKIE Reds coach Brad Thorn wants to introduce a State of Origin attitude to his team, which explains the absence of Quade Cooper says All Black Lima Sopoaga.

Folau firestorm is not a distraction: Cheika

Folau firestorm is not a distraction: Cheika

WALLABIES coach Michael Cheika insists Israel Folau’s views on homosexuality won’t be a distraction during the upcoming Test series against Ireland.

Tue 22 May 2018

Rebels without Genia for Sunwolves showdown

Rebels without Genia for Sunwolves showdown

THE Rebels are likely to welcome Wallaby Dane Haylett-Petty backto the fold but they’re likely to again be without Will Genia for clash against the Sunwolves.

Forgotten winger in running for Reds return

Forgotten winger in running for Reds return

COACH Brad Thorn loves players who will do anything to wrestle back a Reds jersey and forgotten winger Izaia Perese could not have made more of a statement.

Mon 21 May 2018

How the Wallabies can get their ‘swagger’ back

How the Wallabies can get their ‘swagger’ back

WALLABIES coach Michael Cheika reveals how he plans to overcome a limited preparation as he looks to roll world No.2 Ireland in the June Test series.

Five Wallabies bolters in Cheika’s sights

Five Wallabies bolters in Cheika’s sights

WHAT selection surprises will Michael Cheika spring on May 30 when he names his Wallabies squad to play Ireland?

Ban costs Arnold Wallabies spot

Ban costs Arnold Wallabies spot

AUSTRALIA lock Rory Arnold has been banned for three weeks, ruling him out of contention for the first Test against Ireland in Brisbane on June 9.

Sun 20 May 2018

All Blacks make shock changes

All Blacks make shock changes

ALL Blacks coach Steve Hansen has ushered a changing of the guard at loose forward in announcing his squad to face France in June.

Crusaders beat Blues to go top of Super Rugby

Crusaders beat Blues to go top of Super Rugby

THE Blues’ woeful record in Kiwi Super Rugby derbies has continued with a bruising 32-24 loss as the Crusaders reclaim top spot.

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