Rugby Union

Mon 1 Jun 2020

77 gone as Rugby Australia slashes jobs

premium_icon 77 gone as Rugby Australia slashes jobs

A third of Rugby Australia’s full-time staff have been sacked on a shocking day for the struggling organisation.

Rugby union's ugly blueprint to survival

premium_icon Rugby union's ugly blueprint to survival

Rugby Australia is one giant step closer to being able to continue operating after it was ruled a going concern by its accountants KPMG but there could be a heavy cost...

Fri 22 May 2020

Mutiny twist: Rodda to defect to Super Rugby rival

premium_icon Mutiny twist: Rodda to defect to Super Rugby rival

Wallabies lock has fallen out with Queensland coach Brad Thorn, with the man at the centre of the controversial Reds mutiny set to join a Super Rugby rival.

Tue 12 May 2020

Rugby clubs given ballpark start date for 2020 season

premium_icon Rugby clubs given ballpark start date for 2020 season

A new subcommittee will work together to decide when the season will resume.

Rugby’s drastic five-team comp revealed

Rugby’s drastic five-team comp revealed

An Australian rugby organisation has been resurrected after years in exile as Rugby Australia reportedly pursues a split from Super Rugby.

Merciless NRL to pick at carcass of rugby

premium_icon Merciless NRL to pick at carcass of rugby

With Rugby Australia on the brink of insolvency, NRL clubs are set to launch cross-code raids to snare the 15-a-side game’s established stars and elite rookies.

Sun 10 May 2020

Worst blunder in sporting negotiation history

premium_icon Worst blunder in sporting negotiation history

The breakdown of a longstanding relationship with Fox Sports, followed by an economy-killing virus, has left rugby with no friends.

Thu 7 May 2020

Bright light at end of another tumultuous day for rugby

premium_icon Bright light at end of another tumultuous day for rugby

Rugby Australia has finally arrived at a position of hope, with one of the country’s leading rugby administrators taking on the job of interim CEO.

Mon 4 May 2020

Speculation grows on rugby’s new boss

premium_icon Speculation grows on rugby’s new boss

Matt Carroll reported to be replacing Raelene Castle as Rugby Australia CEO.

Sun 3 May 2020

Old guard retains control of World Rugby

premium_icon Old guard retains control of World Rugby

Challenger Agustin Pichot has failed in his bid to unseat incumbent Bill Beaumont as the boss of World Rugby.

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