All is not right in Australian rugby with Michael Cheika's carry-on and the circus surrounding Owen Franks' alleged eye-gouge reflecting the Wallabies' frustrations -- Craig Dowd writes.
Quade Cooper has confirmed the worst kept secret in rugby, the playmaker set to lead Queensland Reds' Super Rugby recovery after inking a three-year deal to return to Ballymore.
It may be a tough prospect for Australian fans to contemplate, but Steve Hansen's remark he's desperate not to lose the Bledisloe 'on his watch' could actually end up far worse for the Wallabies.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is facing some selection headaches with centre Matt Toomua battling to overcome concussion suffered in the first Bledisloe Cup match in Sydney.
Alex Horan, son of Wallabies great Tim Horan, has linked with NRC club UC Vikings for the 2016 season.
Star fly-half Beauden Barrett has spurned the advances of the Blues and cashed-up northern hemisphere clubs to recommit to the Hurricanes for another three years.
Injured All Black Sonny Bill Williams wasted no time firing a twitter barb at Wallabies coach Michael Cheika after Australia fell to their fifth straight loss of 2016.
Argentina centre Matias Orlando applauded his side's last-gasp victory over South Africa on Saturday, saying it has 'been a long time coming'.
Michael Cheika insists he doesn't feel his job's under pressure as the Wallabies begin picking up the pieces from a disastrous Bledisloe Cup campaign.
Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias kicked a late penalty as Argentina gained revenge for last week's Rugby Championship defeat to South Africa by claiming a 26-24 victory in Salta.
Australia netball coach Lisa Alexander has had the chance to visit several international sports training sessions, but she believes it's both sides who benefit from the experience.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has vowed that Australia will have the right mindset when they face the arduous task of keeping the Bledisloe Cup alive against the All Blacks in Wellington.
Wasps director of rugby Dai Young admits he considered Kurtley Beale's chequered past carefully before making him the highest paid player in Premiership history.
Australia and South Africa will each lose one Super Rugby franchise if a review proposal presented to the Australian Rugby Union is adopted.
Quade Cooper will only "enhance" the Wallabies' chances for Saturday's second Bledisloe Cup Test in Wellington, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says.
The All Blacks were nothing short of awesome in Sydney on Saturday, but just how they improve on that again will show the measure of this new-look squad -- Craig Dowd writes.
Australia's Olympic gold medal winning Women's Rugby Sevens team will feature in a tournament at next year's Sydney Sevens event.
Lienert-Brown was called into squad as cover after Sonny Bill Williams' injury at the Olympics, and further injuries to Ryan Crotty, George Moala and Waisake Naholo see him start in Wellington.
Quade Cooper will play Test rugby for the first time since the Wallabies defeated Uruguay 65-3 in their second pool match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, starting at fly-half against New Zealand
Kurtley Beale admitted to first-day nerves as he joined up with his new Wasps teammates but hopes he can bring an "X-factor" that pushes the club towards European glory.
Can NZ repeat their nigh-on perfect Sydney showing? Can Australia possibly be as bad again? Andy Withers, Sam Bruce & Rupert Guinness break down the Bledisloe Cup.
The All Blacks are ensuring there will be no complacency heading into the second Bledisloe Cup Test by imagining how they would feel had they suffered such a comprehensive defeat.
World Rugby will be taking a listening device 'seriously', while Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said he wouldn't be focused on fears betting syndicates were targeting the Wallabies.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has called in five rookies after losing three more players to injury ahead of the second clash with the Wallabies in Wellington on Saturday.
Fiji's Olympic rugby sevens champions have been given an incredible welcome home from Rio, with fans lining the streets to catch a glimpse of their national heroes.
Wallabies defensive coach Nathan Grey insists there is an easy fix to the tackling frailties that allowed the All Blacks to score six tries in their 42-8 Bledisloe romp on Saturday night.
Matt Giteau's Wallabies career has ended in despair, with scans revealing the 103-Test warrior has a broken ankle.
A day that began in controversy ended in complete embarrassment for Australian rugby as the Wallabies suffered one of their worst defeats on record.
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has paid Dane Coles the ultimate compliment after the hooker was again forced to play with a painful rib injury in the win over Australia.
Michael Cheika is reluctant to heed fresh calls to shift Israel Folau to the centres as the Wallabies travel to Wellington striving to arrest their worst losing streak in more than a decade.
Disgusted by his side's inept defence, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika couldn't find a single positive in the immediate aftermath to Australia's humiliating 42-8 loss to the All Blacks.
A hidden listening device has been discovered in an All Blacks' hotel room in Sydney ahead of Saturday night's Australia-New Zealand Test match, with police investigating.
South Africa scored two tries in the final 10 minutes in Nelspruit to recover from 10 points down and secure a 30-23 win against Argentina.
Former Wallabies winger Cam Shepherd joins Andy Withers and Sam Bruce to break down Australian rugby's woes, and attempt to find some solutions to the current crisis.
Club rugby has a pulse. A powerful, healthy pulse, despite it being continually neglected. But as was shown at the Shute Shield grand final, it provides a vital core to the game.
All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams opens up on his life, his hero and how he feels about the Rio Olympics.
It's not often you see a Test player picking up rubbish or running the touchline at your local club match. Then again, not everyone is Tatafu Polota-Nau either -- Greg Growden writes.
Australian teams aren't the only ones failing to cut the mustard in Super Rugby, and Craig Dowd has a couple of left-field ideas that may help right a competition that seems to have lost its way.
For years Tom Carter has been provoking rugby foes and opposing fans. But he doesn't regret it for one minute, though there is far more to him than just sledging, as Greg Growden learned.
If SANZAAR is serious about finding a Super Rugby team for the Pacific Islands, the commercial support available in Hawaii could make it a suitable location, Craig Dowd writes.
As far as learning curves go, Daryl Gibson was always going to face a steep one in his first job as a head coach. But after making some mistakes, he may just be turning the corner at NSW.
England have strangled and bullied the Wallabies this June, but Australia are also paying the price for diluting their playing resources across five Super Rugby franchises -- Craig Dowd writes.
In spite of a sea breeze, you never really feel relaxed at Coogee Oval, the home of the Randwick, Australian rugby's most serious nursery and sticklers of the running game -- Greg Growden writes.
New Zealand's biggest sporting stars came face to face on Wednesday when the All Blacks received a visit from NBA star Steven Adams.
This wide receiver convert never thought rugby would trump football, but now Perry Baker has all but sealed a trip to the Rio Olympics with the USA Men's Eagles Sevens.
If you're wondering why it's near impossible to rattle Gordon Bray, the ever composed 'Voice of Rugby', it's because he learnt from day one to expect the unexpected.
Israel Dagg has proved himself worthy of an All Blacks recall, but the Crusaders full-back will consider himself a winner even if he doesn't face Wales in June.
Greg Growden heads out on the road to the tiny town of Rugby in southern New South Wales, discovering a little gem as rich in history as any other from across the state.