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Hooper has no regrets over Folau saga

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper says he is unaware of players being gagged during the Israel Folau saga and doesn't believe the episode was disruptive to Australia's World Cup campaign.

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Crusaders launch program to produce future Australian rugby stars

The Crusaders alongside the University of Wollongong have launched their Global Rugby Program in Sydney in a bid to foster young Australian and international rugby talent, with an aim to grow the game, not just produce future Crusaders.

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Crusaders great sees life in Aussie rugby yet

All Blacks and Crusaders great Reuben Thorne believes Australian rugby has a bright future with Dave Rennie at the Wallabies and several young stars making an impression in the opening rounds of Super Rugby.

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Round table: Is James O'Connor Australia's best No. 10?

James O'Connor has been one of the standouts from the Australian franchises this season but is he ready for a return to No. 10 at Test level? And is it time Super Rugby brought back neutral referees?

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Reds fall short in brave Lions loss

Down two men and forced to make double the tackles, Queensland glimpsed sight of an incredible Super Rugby victory against the Lions before losing 27-20 in Johannesburg.

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Injured Petaia to miss Reds' Jaguares test

A shoulder injury at training has ruled gun centre Jordan Petaia out of winless Queensland's clash with the Jaguares in Argentina on Sunday.

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Round table: How has Castle handled broadcast talks?

Is it make or break for the Rebels, Waratahs and Reds in Round 3 of Super Rugby? How has Raelene Castle handled the broadcast negotiations? Sam Bruce and Brittany Mitchell debate the key talking points from the week in rugby.

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Super W edges closer to player payday

Australia's female national rugby union stars will be paid for the first time this year and Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle believes it is only a matter of time before Super W follows suit.

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Brumbies crowds puzzle amid win streak

Frustrated Brumbies chief executive Phil Thomson says the players are doing their part as the club desperately searches for ways to bring back Super Rugby crowds.

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No All Blacks-style rest protocols for Wallabies

As the debate around player management policies and rest weeks continues across the Tasman, Wallabies management are taking a different approach to their All Blacks counterparts, writes Sam Bruce.

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Noah steers Brumbies' ship in Super start

Aided by an in-form pack and feeding off the Brumbies' home ground Super Rugby start, Noah Lolesio has become the early pacesetter as new Wallabies coach Dave Rennie assesses his playmaker stocks.

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Wallabies returning to Newcastle for Pumas clash

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper will potentially return to where his illustrious Test rugby career started, when Newcastle hosts its first Rugby Championship match later this year.

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Breaking down Australian rugby's TV troubles

Australian rugby finds itself at the crossroads. Needing to sign off on its next five-year deal, ensuring the code's financial security in the process, Rugby Australia is enduring its toughest negotiation yet.

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Rugby Australia looks for new pay tv deal

Rugby Australia is looking for a new broadcasting partner with Fox Sports reportedly pulling the pin on their deal at the end of 2020.

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Folau signing to prompt Super League rule change

Rugby's Super League has accepted that Israel Folau has been registered as Catalan Dragons player but says it has taken steps to be able to stop controversial signings.

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Professional rugby in New York City? This Aussie is loving it

Fancy playing professional rugby in New York City? What may seem a wild dream is former Sydneysider Harry Bennett's reality. As Major League Rugby prepares to start its third season, Bennett reveals what life is like in one of rugby's newest frontiers.

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Aussie women take Sydney 7s bronze

Australian captain Sharni Williams says their side's wet weather win against France to claim bronze at the Sydney Sevens went a way to proving their mettle after their collapse against Canada earlier in the day.

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Aussie men slump to sixth at Sydney 7s

The Olympics are six months away but Tim Walsh insists time is still on his side despite Australia's limp Sydney finish extending their world sevens rugby series title drought beyond two years.

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Caslick stars in rugby 7s return from injury

Charlotte Caslick has dominated in an emphatic return from injury to rugby, proving almost untouchable as Australia notched twin shut-out wins on day one of the Sydney Sevens.

2019 RankingsRugby Championship

  • AUS2nd
    Tries Scored 1st South Africa : 11 Tries Scored
  • AUS2nd
    Points Difference 1st South Africa : 51 Points Difference