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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 ...

Highlanders pulverize Sunwolves in Super Rugby beatdown

Rugby Apr 26, 2019

Highlanders pulverize Sunwolves in Super Rugby beatdown

The Sunwolves surrendered eight tries in a humiliating 52-0 Super Rugby defeat on Friday night to the New Zealand-based Highlanders. Playing in chilly rain at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground, the Sunwolves' pack was overpowered at every opportunity as the Highlanders' forwards made a mockery ...