Rugby Union

Thu 13 Feb 2020

Cancer takes Wallaby at 60

premium_icon Cancer takes Wallaby at 60

The noted hardman played 33 games for Queensland in the 1980s. The late Shane Nightingale is remembered fondly, writes Jim Tucker.

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Queensland's top 50 rugby union players: Part three

premium_icon Queensland's top 50 rugby union players: Part three

A Rockhampton young gun that’s leaving the code, a bloke who wasn’t even in the top 50 ten days ago, and a junior Wallabies skipper on the road to glory.

Mon 10 Feb 2020

Queensland's top 50 rugby union players: Part One

premium_icon Queensland's top 50 rugby union players: Part One

A living highlights reel from Downlands, a former Easts battler tearing it up for Japan, and a Marist College graduate playing for Scotland...

Sun 9 Feb 2020

Brave Reds fall short against Lions

premium_icon Brave Reds fall short against Lions

The match was there for the taking but Queensland instead digested a tough 27-20 loss to the Lions in wet conditions in Johannesburg.

Sat 8 Feb 2020

South Africa in secret talks set to exit Rugby Championship

South Africa in secret talks set to exit Rugby Championship

South Africa currently hold the Rugby Championship and the World Cup, but they could be competing in a new Seven Nations tournament by 2024

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Rugby on its knees after $285m blow

Rugby on its knees after $285m blow

If you thought the Israel Folau saga hurt rugby in Australia, it’s nothing compared to what a code in crisis faces after this hammer strike.

Mon 3 Feb 2020

Speight’s Grand Slam: Aussie’s incredible Super record

premium_icon Speight’s Grand Slam: Aussie’s incredible Super record

Australian speedster Henry Speight has trumped Israel Folau by becoming the first player in Super Rugby history to complete a “try Grand Slam”

Sun 2 Feb 2020

Rugby risks player safety in 40 degree clash

premium_icon Rugby risks player safety in 40 degree clash

Playing a Super Rugby game in sweltering conditions in the middle of summer is risking the safety of both teams, writes Andrew Slack.

10 rookies who provide big hope for Aussie rugby

premium_icon 10 rookies who provide big hope for Aussie rugby

The start to the Super Rugby season wasn’t a kind one for Aussie teams but the emergence of a handful of young guns will surely ease the pain a bit.

Sat 1 Feb 2020

Waratahs crushed by Crusaders as NSW youngsters emerge

premium_icon Waratahs crushed by Crusaders as NSW youngsters emerge

Waratahs opened their Super Rugby season with a loss to the Crusaders but unearthed a future star in the process.

Fri 31 Jan 2020

Tonga coach says he may pick Folau

Tonga coach says he may pick Folau

Sacked Wallabies fullback Israel Folau will be considered for Tonga selection if he performs well for Catalan Dragons, coach Kristian Woolf says.

Kafer: Blowtorch on Aussie Super Rugby battlers in 2020

premium_icon Kafer: Blowtorch on Aussie Super Rugby battlers in 2020

Super Rugby 2020: Fox Sports commentator and former Wallaby Rod Kafer analyses the teams ahead of the season’s start.

Red redemption: How JOC came back from the dead

premium_icon Red redemption: How JOC came back from the dead

James O’Connor speaks of having a “dark wolf” inside of him. The wolf that caused so much trouble in his early years.

Tue 28 Jan 2020

Rugby Sevens women back in great shape for gold

premium_icon Rugby Sevens women back in great shape for gold

Shannon Parry says Aussie women’s Rugby Sevens in ‘great shape’ for Tokyo 2020.

Sun 26 Jan 2020

Reds coach says let’s get show on the road

Reds coach says let’s get show on the road

Queensland Reds start their season with the arguably the longest road trip for a sporting team on the planet.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Michael Chooka: Ex-Wallabies boss joins NRL premiers

premium_icon Michael Chooka: Ex-Wallabies boss joins NRL premiers

Roosters coach Trent Robinson’s search for the edge over his rivals never stops.

‘Hungry’ O’Connor to rip into Reds comeback

premium_icon ‘Hungry’ O’Connor to rip into Reds comeback

He’s not a veteran yet – but at 29, James O’Connor possesses the knowledge and leadership skills that will be essential to Queensland’s Super Rugby campaign.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Hooper quits as Waratahs skipper on eve of season

premium_icon Hooper quits as Waratahs skipper on eve of season

Michael Hooper has shocked fans on the eve of the Super Rugby season by standing down as Waratahs captain.

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Reds punt on future flyhalf

premium_icon Reds punt on future flyhalf

Queensland coach Brad Thorn will reveal his blueprint for the Reds’ 2020 backline as he looks to transform Isaac Lucas into a long-term Reds flyhalf.

Tue 14 Jan 2020

Blyth ready to move mountains

premium_icon Blyth ready to move mountains

At 204cm, Angus Blyth probably doesn’t have to wait in line long – but given the competition in the Reds’ second row, even he is fighting to get noticed.

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