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Capacity crowd not expected for Bledisloe Cup test

Rugby Oct 26, 2018

Capacity crowd not expected for Bledisloe Cup test

New Zealand already own the Bledisloe Cup after winning the series' first two games, but the Wallabies will still be fully motivated for Saturday's test. Despite both sides promising intensity on the pitch, the test is not expected to fill Nissan Stadium. A spokesman for ...

Waratahs pounce on winless Sunwolves in try-fest

Rugby Apr 7, 2018

Waratahs pounce on winless Sunwolves in try-fest

New South Wales Waratahs defeated the Sunwolves 50-29 in a try-fest on Saturday as the home team fell well short in its latest bid for a first Super Rugby win this season. On a chilly afternoon, the Sunwolves (0-6) were let down by errors all ...

Flanker Hooper appointed Wallabies captain

More Sports / Rugby Aug 2, 2017

Flanker Hooper appointed Wallabies captain

Flanker Michael Hooper has replaced Stephen Moore as captain of the Wallabies after the veteran hooker elected to step down ahead of his retirement from international rugby at the end of the season. Hooper would lead the rebuilding team into back-to-back tests against the All ...

Sunwolves get thrashed in home finale

More Sports / Rugby Jul 2, 2016

Sunwolves get thrashed in home finale

The Waratahs hammered the Sunwolves 57-12 on Saturday in Mark Hammett's final game as coach in Japan and the Tokyo team's last home game of the season. Playing the same dazzling 15-man rugby that saw it put the Chiefs to the sword before the June ...

More Sports / Rugby Oct 6, 2015

Australia's Hooper suspended for Pool A decider

Michael Hooper has been suspended for one match and will miss Australia's Pool A decider against Wales on Saturday at the Rugby World Cup. The Wallabies flanker pleaded guilty to foul play after being cited for charging into a ruck without using his arms in ...