The NSW Waratahs are on high alert for their Weary Dunlop Shield clash with the RaboDirect Rebels on Saturday night, and whilst they are confident they can deliver a polished performance, Adam Ashley-Cooper is adamant the Melbourne side present a real challenge up front.
Qantas Wallabies centre Tevita Kuridrani will come back into the Aquis Brumbies starting lineup as the Canberra side look to roll the dice against the Highlanders on Friday night. Stephen Larkham has made a sweep of changes to his backline, with Jesse Mogg named at fullback, Robbie Coleman to play inside centre and Henry Speight to shift out to right wing.
The Australian Rugby Union has officially launched its Anzac weekend, with the unveiling of a new Rugby exhibition at The Rugby Club in Sydney this week.
The Australian Rugby Union has locked away two key members of the Qantas Wallabies forward pack with the re-signing of experienced Queensland Reds duo James Slipper and Rob Simmons.
Saturday represents 100 years of the landing of ANZAC troops at Gallipoli in 1915. While our Australian Men's Sevens team will travel to Canberra to attend the Anzac Dawn Service on 25 April, the Women's side will have the opportunity to commemorate 100 years of ANZAC spirit when they attend Camp Gallipoli at Sydney's Centennial Park.
Western Force prop Pek Cowan will play his 100th Asteron Life Super Rugby game for the Perth franchise, when he runs out against the Chiefs on Friday night.
The Australian public can now request tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the first Olympic Games to be held in South America and the first to feature Rugby Sevens.
The NSW Waratahs and Australian Rugby Union have today announced the re-signing of lock Dave Dennis until the end of 2017.
The Australian Rugby Union today announced changes to its Player Contracting Policy by allowing an elite group of overseas-based players to be eligible for Qantas Wallabies selection.
The RaboDirect Rebels take on the NSW Waratahs this Saturday night at ANZ Stadium, as the Melbourne side look to spring an upset against the defending Asteron Life Super Rugby Champions.