Wallabies trio heading to Top League

Rugby Jul 12, 2019

Wallabies trio heading to Top League

Wallabies flyhalf Bernard Foley said Friday he was leaving the NSW Waratahs to head overseas, reportedly joining Quade Cooper and a retiring Will Genia in accepting a lucrative Top League club contract. Foley, a 68-test veteran who is part of Australia's squad for the 2019 ...

Rugby Jun 24, 2019

Israel Folau's GoFundMe appeal shut down

Online donation website GoFundMe has shut down the page of Wallabies fullback Israel Folau who sought to raise $3 million to meet the legal costs of his challenge to his sacking by Rugby Australia. GoFundMe will issue refunds to 7,000 donors who had contributed more ...

Christian Lealiifano to leave ACT Brumbies for Japan

Rugby Jun 17, 2019

Christian Lealiifano to leave ACT Brumbies for Japan

Wallabies utility back Christian Lealifano will end his 12-year career with the ACT Brumbies at the end of the Super Rugby season to play in Japan from next season. The 31-year-old has played 148 matches for the Brumbies and, as captain, has led them to ...

Wallabies to wear indigenous-themed jersey at Rugby World Cup

Rugby May 30, 2019

Wallabies to wear indigenous-themed jersey at Rugby World Cup

The Wallabies will wear an indigenous-themed jersey for at least one Rugby World Cup match, it was revealed Thursday. Australia has donned a shirt paying tribute to Aborigines' role in rugby twice before — at home against the All Blacks in 2017 and away to ...

Wallabies great George Smith, who earned 111 test caps, retires

Rugby May 21, 2019

Wallabies great George Smith, who earned 111 test caps, retires

Wallabies great George Smith announced his retirement Tuesday after a stint with Bristol in the England Premiership, retiring after nearly 20 years playing rugby. The veteran Australian flanker, who made his Super Rugby debut for the ACT Brumbies in 2000 and went on to win ...

Rugby Dec 15, 2018

Wallabies shake up leadership ranks

Michael Cheika will survive the ax as Wallabies coach but his powers will be curtailed with Scotland-based Scott Johnson appointed director of rugby above him, a report said Friday. Cheika has faced a mounting backlash from dismayed fans and former players after winning just four ...

All Blacks get best of Wallabies

Rugby Oct 27, 2018

All Blacks get best of Wallabies

by Andrew McKirdy

New Zealand completed a Bledisloe Cup clean sweep of Australia on Saturday with a 37-20 win at the venue where the 2019 Rugby World Cup final will be held. The world champion All Blacks, who had already clinched the series by the time they arrived ...

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 ...