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Larkham sacked as Wallabies assistant coach

Stephen Larkham sacked as Wallabies assistant coach It had to happen. The fallout after the Wallabies dismal 2017 and even worse 2018 did not end...

Reds Pay Cooper to be a Rebel

Reds Pay Cooper to be a Rebel Quade Cooper is one of the most divisive rugby players on the planet. Either you like him and love his unorthodox approach to the game and life in general, or you do not....

Long-Term Contract for Folau

Long-Term Contract for Folau Whilst Rugby Australia itself is habitually running at a financial loss and is desperately seeking new sources of income, they continue to throw the big bucks at their star players, a system which has already caused...

Michael Hooper pens new deal with Rugby Australia

Michael Hooper pens new deal with Rugby Australia A While back I wrote of the strange spending habits of Australian Rugby. I mentioned their penchant for pouring money over the top three or four players in the country while spending...

Michael Cheika Reveals His Rugby Championship Squad

Michael Cheika Reveals His Rugby Championship Squad Michael Cheika has recalled hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau and added six uncapped rookies to his 36-man Wallabies squad for this month's Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship opener against the All Blacks. Returning from a stint...

Kuridrani Out, Cheika’s Headache!

Kuridrani Out, Cheika's Headache! Just a week ago the Aussie Roar website were singing the praises of Tevita Kuridrani as they nicknamed him the “K-Train” and spoke of his return to form just in time to solve something of a...

Wallaby Squad Announcement

Wallaby Squad Announcement Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has named five uncapped players in his 32-man squad to take on Ireland in their three-Test series in Australia in June. Reds back-row Caleb Timu, Brumbies full-back Tom Banks, Melbourne Rebels utility back...

James Slipper Banned For Two Months.

James Slipper Banned For Two Months. Wallabies and Reds front-row and sometime captain, James Slipper has been banned for two months after returning two positive tests for cocaine, between February and May this year. Under Rugby Australia’s Illicit Drugs policy the...

Quade’s Yesterdays, and Karmichael’s Tomorrows.

Quade’s Yesterdays, and Karmichael’s Tomorrows? The Reds lost to the Waratahs on Saturday. This was no fault of their forwards, who put in a solid day’s graft at the office. But, oy, that back division is poor! They have been...

How To Blow a Career..

How To Blow a Career.. Wallaby and Reds player, KARMICHAEL Hunt is likely to face an independent code of conduct hearing to determine his future in rugby union, despite Monday’s police decision to drop a cocaine charge. He offered a...

The Twiggman starts a Forrestfire….

The Twiggman starts a Forrestfire…. Aussie Billionaire and Rugby Enthusiast Andrew Twiggy Forrest is confident his Indo-Pacific Rugby Championship (IPRC) will go ahead even, if Rugby Australia (RA) does not approve it. The knight in shining armour who rode in to...

Wallaby Legend in Trouble

Wallaby Legend in Trouble Wallabies legend George Smith has been arrested in Japan for refusing to pay a taxi bill and then allegedly physically assaulting the driver. Smith is currently playing his club rugby for Tokyo-based Suntory Sungoliath who confirmed the...

Reds Dump Quade Cooper

Reds Dump Quade Cooper Quade Cooper’s sometimes controversial career is at yet another crossroads after he was told last week by new Reds coach Brad Thorn he wasn’t in his plans for 2018 despite having two years to run on...

Brumbies Focus on Defence

THE Brumbies have set themselves a goal of conceding under 20 points a game and becoming the best defensive unit in Super Rugby in 2018.

Karmichael Hunt in Trouble, Again…

Karmichael Hunt’s future in Australian rugby looks bleak if he is found guilty of drug possession in court later this month. Hunt is facing a second drug conviction if the charges are proven

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