Super Rugby Playoffs Run

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The Super Rugby playoffs run home is back in focus this week, after the completion of the mid-year International Tests. The month of June saw the All Blacks retain their top ranking in World Rugby, the Wallabies slide down the list and the Springboks gain two spots on the ladder. Now attention shifts to the domestic […] READ MORE






Israel Folau story growing day-by-day

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Over the last month, the Israel Folau story is growing day-by-day. Aided by social media and public opinion, events over this week have seen Rugby Australia offer only a peace-meal verbal caution to the International player. Received rebuke from the public, commentators and now, players are displaying their disgust READ MORE


Israel Folau under enormous pressure for Public statements

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With the furore over reported statements and social media comments, Australian rugby player Israel Folau is under enormous pressure for his public opinion, that have placed his future under incredible scrutiny and pressure over their context and insensitivity. Rugby Australia and the New South Wales (NSW) Waratahs/Rugby Union will all be present at a meeting Tuesday, […] READ MORE



Ben Smith returns for Highlanders Pre-Season

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In positive news for fans of the Highlanders Super Rugby side, fullback and co-captain Ben Smith made his return from sabbatical, in a pre-season match. Played in Queenstown, the match saw the Highlanders defeat the Waratahs 55-29, to entertain fans and please new head coach Aaron Mauger. The player had taken the final tests of […] READ MORE