With the Asteron Life Super Rugby season wrapped up in Australia for 2015, find out who made theTeam of the Year.
With the Asteron Life Super Rugby season wrapping up in Australia, we look at Australian Team of the Year, Second Team
He was one of the more controversial selections in the Wallabies train-on squad but Michael Cheika has a specific plan for Karmichael Hunt.
The Qantas Wallabies Test season is just around the corner, as we look at Michael Cheika's Number 8 options ahead of the opening Test against the Springboks.
Kurtley Beale will miss Saturday night’s semi-final against the Highlanders after being ruled out with a quad injury.
What a win for the Brumbies in Cape Town! Twenty-point victors over the South African Conference Champions, now they’ll face the Hurricanes in Wellington.
But here are ‘The Talking Points’
The Brumbies might not be the bookies favourites but they have plenty of stats on side! We take a look at some of the best of them ahead of their Qualifying Final against the Stormers in Cape Town.
A tough year for the Brisbane faithful with just four wins and 12 losses while the Reds were forced to say farewell to some club legends.
Just one point separated the Brumbies and Stormers a month ago and with this game set to follow the same script, we look at where it’ll be won and lost.
ARU Media look back at the Western Force season. The highs, the lows, MVP and what's next!
There were a few bolters in Michael Cheika’s first train-on squad, none more so than Rebels prop Toby Smith.
ARU Media look back at the Melbourne Rebels season. The highs, the lows, MVP and what's next!
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has fuelled the flame surrounding the international eligibility of Waratahs star Taqele Naiyaravoro.
Sam Carter’s knee injury has a host of young (albeit tall) locks around the country salivating over a World Cup spot.
Experienced Qantas Wallabies and Aquis Brumbies prop Ben Alexander will continue his career in Australia after signing a new one-year contract extension through until the end of 2016.
The ARU is encouraging fans, players and stakeholders to join the conversation on the future of the game by completing The Australian Rugby Survey. Feedback from the survey will be incorporated into Australian Rugby's next five year strategy.
The Australian Rugby Union and Victorian Rugby Union today confirmed they have entered into an exclusive Heads of Agreement with Imperium Group.
Melbourne Rebels lock Luke Jones has talked down his side’s chances of a maiden finals appearance ahead of its Round 14 clash with the Queensland Reds.
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 NSW Waratahs and Australian Rugby Union have today announced the re-signing of lock Dave Dennis until the end of 2017.
The Aquis Brumbies are coming off a heart breaking loss to the Blues last weekend, after a penalty kick to win after the siren was missed by halfback Nic White.
Nikki and Gemma Etheridge will play together in the Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens Team for the first time in almost a year, when they tackle the inaugural Canada Sevens in Langford, British Columbia this weekend (19-20 April).
The Australian Youth Sevens Training Squads for the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games gathered at the Sydney Academy of Sport in Narrabeen over the weekend, with boys and girls enjoying a three-day selection camp.
The Australian Rugby Union today announced BMW Australia as the Official Vehicle partner of the Qantas Wallabies, effective 1 April 2015.
The Hong Kong Sevens tournament was first played in 1976, with 12 teams competing in front of a small crowd of 3,000 people at the HK Football Club.
Round six of Asteron Life Super Rugby sees a top of the table clash between the NSW Waratahs and the Aquis Brumbies, with bragging rights at stake for the Qantas Wallabies coaching team.
The Australian Under 20s Barbarians have edged out a powerful Tongan Under 20s side 40-36 at Viking Park in Canberra in the opening match of the 2015 National Australian Under 20s Championship.
RugbyWA, in conjunction with the Australian Rugby Union, is set to host the very first girls’ Rugby competition in Western Australia for players (13-18 years of age).
Fancy yourself as the next Amy Perrett? Well, you’re in luck. Pymble Ladies' College is hosting a Level 1 NSW Foundation Referees Course for females only!
Qantas Australian Sevens player, Shannon Walker, will play his first tournament in over a year when he lines up for the National Indigenous side at this weekend’s National Sevens Championships in Narrabeen, Sydney.
179 days after Bernard Foley kicked the decisive penalty goal to seal a maiden Super Rugby title for the New South Wales Waratahs, captains and coaches from each Australian franchise today gathered at Sydney’s iconic Opera House to launch the 2015 Asteron Life Super Rugby season.
Qantas Wallaby and three time Super Rugby Champion Radike Samo will join the RaboDirect Rebels for the 2015 Asteron Life Super Rugby season.
The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens team has qualified for the Cup Quarter-Finals at the South Africa Sevens in Port Elizabeth and will play series leaders Fiji on Sunday evening (AEDT).
Qantas Australian Women's Sevens Head Coach Tim Walsh is set to hand World Rugby Sevens World Series debuts to two players after naming an extended 13-strong party for the season opener in Dubai next week.
At just the tender of 20, Melbourne Rebels star Sean McMahon is very much the poster boy of the Australian Rugby Union’s Pathways program.
Sportscraft, the iconic Australian brand that has been outfitting the Qantas Wallabies since 2010, have been named as Official Supplier of Opening Ceremony and formal uniforms to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team.
Queensland-based Super Rugby referee Rohan Hoffmann will take on the new role of Match Officials Development Manager - Queensland, in a joint venture between Australian Rugby Union (ARU) and Queensland Rugby.
Over 500 young men and women had the opportunity to show off their skills and athleticism yesterday, as the Australian Rugby Union’s Search for a Star took place across the country looking to identify players who may have the potential to represent their country in Rugby Sevens.
An independent Code of Conduct Tribunal has tonight found Qantas Wallaby Kurtley Beale guilty of a serious violation of the ARU Code of Conduct, and handed down a $45,000 fine, for sending an offensive photograph to an ARU employee.
Qantas Wallabies and New South Wales Waratahs fullback Israel Folau has been handed the ultimate honour in Australian Rugby after tonight being named the John Eales Medallist for 2014.
On Thursday night, the ARU will be hosting its prestigious John Eales Medal awards ceremony in Sydney, an evening which identifies and congratulates the men and women who have shown true capability both on and off the field in Australian Rugby.
The Australian Schoolboys side has won its first match of its three match tour of New Zealand with a 50 to 15 victory against Fiji Schools.
Australian Rugby Union is delighted to announce the finalists for HSBC Volunteer of the Year, HSBC Lifetime Volunteer of the Year and HSBC Young Volunteer of the Year (U25).
The Australian Rugby Union today announced the five additional sites that will roll out the new Non-Contact version of Rugby Sevens across regional New South Wales – an initiative to encourage more people to take up the game and capitalise on its profile as an Olympic sport.
Kellie Kaczorowski from the Hawkesbury Valley Junior Rugby Union is one of the humble coaches nominated for Asteron Life Community Coach of the Year – an initiative aimed at recognising the efforts of coaches who have given incredible service to Rugby Union in Australia.
Australian Rugby Union is pleased to announce the winning schools who participated in National Rugby Week, an initiative to engage students in all things Rugby, including the new, safe, fast-paced game of Non-Contact Sevens.
Qantas Wallabies hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau will celebrate his milestone 50th Test for Australia during Saturday night’s Castrol EDGE Rugby Championship clash against Argentina at Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast.
Australian Rugby Union’s new domestic competition, the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship, continues tonight with the Macquarie University North Harbour Rays hosting the Charles Sturt University NSW Country Eagles at Brookvale Oval.
Australian Rugby today announced the signing of NSW netballer and Touch Football representative Tanisha Stanton to the Rugby Sevens Program.
Round two of the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship has wrapped up with a total of 30 tries being scored across the four matches.
The Australian Rugby Union today welcomed former Rugby League and AFL star Karmichael Hunt to Australia’s Super Rugby ranks, after signing with the Queensland Reds on a three year contract.
The Australian Rugby Union today announced significant changes to its player contracting protocols in a move that will help retain Australia’s best Rugby talent.
The Qantas Wallabies have been defeated by the All Blacks 51 to 20 at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday night.
The Australian Rugby Union has announced Allianz Australia as an official competition partner of the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship and official NRC Referees Partner.
The Australian Women’s Youth Olympic Rugby Sevens team reserved its best performance for the Gold Medal match as they demolished a brave Canadian outfit (38-10) in Nanjing today.
Australian Rugby was saddened to learn of the passing of former Waratahs scrumhalf Eric “Nookie” Tindall, who passed away last Monday at the age of 69.
National Women’s Head Coach Tim Walsh praised the character of his side after the Australian Youth Olympics Rugby Sevens girls team dramatically came from behind to beat China and end matchday one in Nanjing with two wins from two.
Rugby officially returns to the Olympic program after a 90-year absence on Sunday at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing – and the Australian Women’s Sevens team will be right in the thick of the action.
The Australian Youth Olympic Women’s Rugby Sevens side has had its first major hit out since landing in China for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. And the team made it count.
Qantas Wallabies playmakers Nic White and Matt Toomua will today take the students of Bondi Public School through their paces as part of a special training session for National Rugby Week.
Nine teams. Four states and one territory. Eighteen venues. A free-flowing, tough, attractive game that will connect with the heartland of Australian Rugby. This is the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship.
This is Australian Rugby Unleashed.
The Australian Rugby Union today announced the launch of a new Non-Contact version of Rugby 7s to encourage more people to take up the game and capitalise on its profile as an Olympic sport.
Today [5 August 2014] is an exciting day for the Olympic movement as it marks two years until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The Australian Youth Olympics Women’s Sevens management team of Tim Walsh and Scott Bowen has announced Brooke Anderson and Tiana Penitani as co-captains for the Women's Rugby Sevens team that will depart for Nanjing on 13 August.
The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team begins its quest for Olympic qualification in Rio with Dubai first up in the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series in December.
The Australian Rugby Union today announced the launch of four Rugby Sevens national competitions split over two weekends in Sydney in February and March 2015.
Australian Men's Sevens Head Coach Geraint John praised the desire of his side after overcoming Semi-Final disappointment to demolish Samoa in the Bronze Medal match at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The Australian Rugby Union is delighted to announce Buildcorp as the Official Naming Rights Partner of Australian Rugby’s new domestic competition, the National Rugby Championship.
Australian Rugby Union (ARU) today reaffirmed its commitment to enhancing the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people through Rugby, as Australians come together this week to mark NAIDOC Week.
The Australian Rugby community has congratulated Australia’s oldest Wallaby, Gordon Stone, on achieving the wonderful milestone of 100 years of age at the third Test of the Castrol EDGE France Tour in front of a record crowd of 43 188 people at Allianz Stadium in Sydney on Saturday.
Australian Rugby Union has announced that tickets for the rest of the home international season will be on sale to the general public from Tuesday, 24 June at 9am via Ticketek.
NSW Waratahs enforcer Will Skelton will make his Test debut for the Qantas Wallabies as they target a clean sweep of the French in the final match of the 2014 Castrol EDGE France Tour at Allianz Stadium on Saturday afternoon (kickoff 3:00pm).
The 2013/14 season proved a breakthrough season for the Australian Women’s Sevens side. New Head Coach and former Australian Sevens player Tim Walsh turned around the fortunes of a side that had an indifferent 2013 Rugby Sevens World Cup in Moscow into genuine World Series contenders. Elsewhere, Australia can now proudly boast that it has the best Women’s Sevens player in the world as it motors full-steam ahead towards the 2014/15 season and hopefully the Olympics in Rio in 2016.
Qantas Wallabies and Queensland Reds scrumhalf Will Genia will be sidelined for up to eight weeks with the 55-game Test veteran to undergo surgery on his right ankle on Tuesday.
The Australian Under 20s side to play Samoa this Sunday 15 June in the first Fifth Place semi-final in the IRB Junior World Championship has been named with Head Coach Adrian Thompson rewarding form players with selection.
Australian Rugby Union today announced the appointment of Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician Dr Ryan Kohler to the position of Concussion Specialist.
It’s been a huge season for the Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team, starting the season so promisingly, a dip in form mid-season, the centralisation of the Rugby Sevens program in Sydney at the turn of the year, a change of Head Coach before being involved in one of the most memorable Cup Finals in recent memory against New Zealand at Twickenham.
The Qantas Wallabies have continued where they left off from the 2013 Spring Tour winning their fifth match in row after defeating France 50-23 at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night.
The Australian Under 20s side which will take on England this Friday in the IRB Junior World Championship has been announced by Head Coach Adrian Thompson.
The Australian Under 20s side to take on Argentina in the opening match of the IRB Junior World Championship has been named with Melbourne Rebels Forward, Sean McMahon to captain the side.
The Australian Under 20s have continued their excellent preparation for the IRB Junior World Championship with a 53-5 victory over the NSW Country Cockatoos in front of a passionate crowd at Chatswood Oval in Sydney’s North on Saturday night.
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Qantas Wallabies and ACT Brumbies scrumhalf Nic White has committed his future to Australian Rugby after signing a new two-year deal that will take him through until the end of 2016.
Qantas Australian Women's Sevens Head Coach Tim Walsh has named the 12-strong squad that he hopes will bring home the country's first ever IRB Sevens World Series title.
Qantas Wallabies playmaker Matt Toomua has signed a new three-year deal with the Australian Rugby Union and ACT Brumbies that will take him through until the end 2017.
ASICS, the True Sport Performance brand, today unveiled the new 2014 Qantas Wallabies jersey inspired by iconic jerseys of the past and infused with modern technology. It will be worn for the first time when the Qantas Wallabies take on France in Brisbane on June 7th.
The Qantas Australian Men’s team head to a sold-out Twickenham this weekend looking to end the 2013/14 HSBC Men’s Sevens World Series on a high at the London Sevens.
The Australian Under 20s squad will include seven players with Super Rugby experience when they head to the IRB Junior World Championships in Auckland next month.
Fans of top quality international Rugby will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to watch the Qantas Wallabies take on 2011 World Cup Finalists France next month from 9am tomorrow, Tuesday, 6 May.
The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens team slipped to defeats against a powerful New Zealand outfit and an inspired England side on Day Two to finish their Glasgow Sevens campaign in joint-seventh place at Scotstoun
The Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens side has recovered from an indifferent start to safely progress to the Cup Quarter-Finals after Day One at the Glasgow Sevens in Scotland.
The Australian Under 20s have got their 2014 campaign off to a winning start with a convincing 34-5 victory over the Samoa Under 20s at Bond University on the Gold Coast on Wednesday.
ACT Brumbies rookie Tom Staniforth has been given the honour of captaining the National Australian Under 20s side in their first international fixture of 2014 against Samoa Under 20s at Bond University on Wednesday April 30 (kick-off 3:00pm).
Qantas Australian Sevens star Con Foley has warned his side they face a tricky opening day on Day One of the penultimate leg of the 2013/14 HSBC sevens World Series season.
Australia will send a Women’s Sevens representative team to two high-profile invitational tournaments in October and November, the ARU has confirmed.
Lausii Taliauli is set to make his HSBC World Series debut after being declared fit for Glasgow by ARU medical staff.
Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens Head Coach Michael O’Connor has named his 12-man squad that will travel to Glasgow for the penultimate leg of the 2013/14 HSBC Sevens World Series next week.
The Australian National Under 20s side has intensified its preparation for the IRB Junior World Championships with a special training session with former Qantas Wallabies captain, George Gregan at Bond University on the Gold Coast today.
Australian Rugby Union today announced a new partnership with InteractSport Pty Ltd, to deliver an interactive online system for competition and membership management for Rugby in Australia.
The Lloyd McDermott Rugby Development team enjoyed a thoroughly successful fundraising dinner on Wednesday night. The annual event is the premier evening in the Lloyd McDermott Rugby Development team calendar.
Australian Rugby Union today announced the dates for the Qantas Wallabies 2014 Spring Tour, with fixtures against Six Nations Champions Ireland and next year’s Rugby World Cup hosts England once again on the itinerary.
NSW Waratahs fullback Israel Folau has been ruled out of tonight's match against the Western Force in Perth by Australian Rugby Union, following further medical advice regarding his throat injury.
Australian Rugby Union CEO Bill Pulver today confirmed Australian Rugby will strengthen its commitment and resolve to eliminate discrimination in the sport by implementing an Inclusion Policy by August this year.