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Israel Folau's ban a formality after he misses appeal deadline

Rugby May 20, 2019

Israel Folau's ban a formality after he misses appeal deadline

Rugby Australia has closed its code of conduct case against Israel Folau after the star fullback missed a deadline to appeal against the termination of his contract. Folau had 72 hours to appeal after his four-year contract was terminated last Friday, 10 days after an ...

Rugby May 18, 2019

Rugby World Cup ticket sales resume for all matches

General ticket sales for this year's Rugby World Cup resumed Saturday evening, when tickets to all 48 matches at the month-long tournament in Japan are made available. Sales of the tickets on a first-come, first-serve basis began on the official website at 6 p.m. Japan ...

Sunwolves' errors ruthlessly exploited by Brumbies

Rugby May 12, 2019

Sunwolves' errors ruthlessly exploited by Brumbies

The Sunwolves fell to their 10th Super Rugby loss of the season Sunday as they went down 33-0 to the Brumbies at Canberra's GIO Stadium. The victory leaves the Brumbies on top of the Australian Conference with four rounds remaining, while the Sunwolves, who were ...

Israel Folau found guilty of breach of conduct over anti-gay tweet

Rugby May 7, 2019

Israel Folau found guilty of breach of conduct over anti-gay tweet

A disciplinary hearing ruled Tuesday that Wallabies fullback Israel Folau committed a "high-level breach" of Rugby Australia's code of conduct when he used social media to criticize gays. "The panel has today provided a judgment that Israel Folau committed a high-level breach of the Professional ...

Penalties prove costly in Sunwolves' defeat to Reds

Rugby May 3, 2019

Penalties prove costly in Sunwolves' defeat to Reds

Indiscipline once again cost the Sunwolves as they went down 32-26 to the Queensland Reds on Friday night at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium. Tony Brown's side was given five yellow cards, one of which was turned into a red, to ensure the Sunwolves spent 40 minutes ...

Rugby May 1, 2019

Sam Whitelock signs new deal with All Blacks

Veteran lock Sam Whitelock has signed a new four-year contract with New Zealand Rugby, with a clause which will allow him to play for a season in Japan while still being selected for the All Blacks. The deal marks a departure from New Zealand's long-standing ...