Young RaboDirect Rebel halves Bryce Hegarty and Nic Stirzaker have both spoken about the intense nature of their first pre-season underneath new Head Coach Tony McGahan and his team.
Rugby made its way onto the beach on Sunday in Perth in the inaugural Beach Rugby tournament at Scarborough Beach. Twenty teams competed in the six-a-side tournament across the men’s and women’s tournament.
Rising Australian referee Matt O’Brien has been elevated to the referee squad for the 2014 Super Rugby season.
The NSW Waratahs have issued a call to action to their members, fans, sponsors and media partners to help support the NSW communities whose lives are being devastated by the bushfires.
The Emirates Western Force’s discussions with James O’Connor on a possible return to the club in 2014 have come to an end following his decision to take up a playing opportunity in Europe.
The NSW Waratahs will travel to Albury in 2014, to face interstate rivals the RaboDirect Rebels in the first trial match of the season at the Albury Sports Ground on Saturday 1 February 2014.
Former Qantas Wallabies Captain John Eales AM has urged all Victorians to get behind their professional Rugby team, the RaboDirect Rebels, and sign up as Members of the Club.
The Emirates Western Force has re-signed powerful Wallabies winger, Nick Cummins for the 2014 and 2015 Super Rugby seasons.
The Emirates Western Force has continued its recruitment focus on powerful forwards for the 2014 season with the signatures of Rory Walton (lock), Adam Coleman (lock) and Robbie Abel (hooker).
The 2014 Super Rugby season will get underway in South Africa with the Cheetahs and Sharks scheduled to host back-to-back matches on Saturday February 15.