The Waratahs' emphatic win over the Reds proved Super Rugby AU has something the tournament being played on the other side of the Tasman doesn't - suspense, writes Sam Bruce.
Jake Gordon scored three tries in 17 minutes as the New South Wales Waratahs produced a blistering start to beat the Queensland Reds in their Super Rugby AU clash.
The Hurricanes beat the Chiefs in the penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa on Saturday and consigned the visitors to a ninth successive loss.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie hasn't given up on winning the tug-of-war for teen sensation Joseph Suaalii who's currently weighing up whether to sign with the NRL or with Rugby Australia.
The Rebels handed Super Rugby AU pacesetters the Brumbies their first defeat of the campaign with a convincing 30-12 victory at a rain-drenched Leichhardt Oval on Friday.
Warren Gatland says he would like to continue coaching at New Zealand's Chiefs next year if the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa is unable to go ahead due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rugby Australia is set to rebuff a proposal by its New Zealand counterpart for an eight-team competition featuring just two Australian teams. But Wallabies coach Dave Rennie is confident a solution will be brokered.
The South African Government has approved the return-to-play conditions for professional rugby in the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tongan Thor has a new sidekick with Baby Thor poised to make his Super Rugby AU debut when the Queensland Reds take on the NSW Waratahs in Saturday's SCG clash.
If Dave Rennie was picking a Wallabies starting XV tomorrow, how many positions could he sort with one swift swipe of the pen? There is an argument to be made that all 15 spots are open, adding extra weight to the second half of Super Rugby AU.
The scrapping of Super Rugby hasn't dimmed the fierce NSW-Queensland rivalry as the Waratahs promise to "take no prisoners" in a desperate bid to remain relevant in 2020.
England will play the final round of the Six Nations against Italy on Oct. 31, organisers announced on Wednesday.
Former Wallabies captain Phil Kearns shelves chief executive ambition -- for now -- as he looks towards 2027.
Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan announced Phil Kearns had been appointed executive director, seeming to rule the former hooker out of the running as the new chief executive.
The 33-year-old will join the Welsh side with immediate effect after seven years away which included a stint with South African side the Stormers.
The Crusaders are closing in on a fourth title in as many years, but only after they appeared to be the beneficiaries of a hugely fortunate call that again went against the Chiefs. Full Round 8 review here.
It had been earmaked as a potential Grand Final preview and virtual Wallabies trial and the Brumbies-Reds clash in Canberra certainly didn't disappoint, the performance of a dynamic Reds duo in particular.
Outspoken former Wallaby and NRL player Israel Folau has courted more controversy by declining to join teammates and opponents in taking a knee to acknowledge the Black Lives Matter movement in Super League's return on Sunday.
Finlay Christie scored an early try in each half as the Blues beat the Highlanders in their Super Rugby Aotearoa clash in Dunedin to keep the race for the domestic title still alive.