A student of all sports, Eddie Jones recognised the improved quality of action in the NRL after it made one simple rule change. He says rugby now resembles the NFL and needs far more continuity.
The Brumbies have signed Sunwovles loose forward Ben Hyne for Super Rugby AU after it was revealed the Japan-based franchise would not be participating in the domestic competition.
Rugby Australia is in talks with the government about allowing New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina's teams to enter the country and be based in a "hub" for a condensed Rugby Championship later in the year.
Rugby Australia has continued the difficult task of reducing costs across the business by confirming the departures of 47 fulltime staff, and a further 30 freelance contractors, on Monday afternoon.
Rugby Australia has at last signed off on its financial reports for 2019, just hours before the deadline was about to expire.
Incoming Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has called for an end to Australian rugby's warring factions and their public grievances.
A sudden shortage of locks in Australian rugby has opened the door for Matt Philip to reclaim his Wallabies jersey but the Melbourne Rebels forward says the uncertainties wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic have left him with a difficult choice.
World Rugby continues to baffle as an organisation. By making a series of law trials "optional" for national Unions they are virtually committing to no longer-term change for the game -- and Australian rugby will suffer even more as a result.
Western Force has officially signed on to join the four Australian Super Rugby teams in an Australia-based competition to be known as Super Rugby AU.
Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has said he should have quit the job in early 2019 after Rugby Australia (RA) brought in Scott Johnson as director of rugby and introduced a three-man selection panel.
Rugby Australia remain days away from announcing a format or fixtures list for a domestic Super Rugby competition proposed to kick off in early July.
The door back to Australian rugby has been slammed shut on Queensland Reds trio Izack Rodda, Isaac Lucas and Harry Hockings after Rugby Australia and the Reds terminated their contracts on Saturday morning.
Southern hemsiphere rugby body SANZAAR and the Six Nations have entered a consultation process aimed at creating an aligned global rugby calendar.
Queensland Reds trio Izack Rodda, Harry Hockings and Isaac Lucas have terminated their contracts with Rugby Australia and Queensland Rugby Union days after they were sensationally stood down by the QRU.
Japan's Sunwolves are unlikely to take part in Australia's stand-in domestic competition with the country's four Super Rugby teams and Western Force because of logistical problems, the CEO of the Melbourne Rebels says.
Given what he was building at Ballymore, how will Brad Thorn react to the dissenting Reds trio? And should the Sunwolves be involved in Australia's planned domestic Super Rugby tournament? Welcome to the Round Table.
You might think that Wallabies 18-year Bledisloe drought would earn some sort of sympathy in New Zealand, yet one politician certainly couldn't help himself when the prospect of some trans-Tasman play was raised.
Australia's director of rugby Scott Johnson is disappointed by the decision of the dissenting Reds trio as all three players are central to the game's future, while QRU chief David Hanham said the move went against what the franchise had been building.
Queensland Reds trio Izack Rodda, Isaac Lucas and Harry Hockings have all been stood down after refusing to agree to salary cuts and the club's participation in the Australian Government's JobKeeper scheme.
Rugby Australia have secured $14.2m emergency funding from World Rugby as part of its COVID-19 relief strategy, RA announced on Friday.
After a tumultuous six weeks that saw the resignations of CEO Raelene Castle and director PeterWiggs, Rugby Australia has a new figurehead - former News Corp and Channel Ten executive Hamish McLennan.
England coach Eddie Jones has wadded into Rugby Australia's [RA] current state of issues on Australian podcast The Rugby Ruckus suggesting RA focus on reviving club rugby to its former glory and avoid imitating other nation's structures.
Rugby Australia faces a litany of challenges amid the coronavirus pandemic, the latest of which is the threat of the NRL poaching its best young players. But there could be an answer in removing the already hotly-debated Giteau Law -- Sam Bruce writes.
Where does each major Aussie football code stand of flu shots? We've compiled a list of how they're handling vaccinations ahead of a return to play.
One of the worst kept secrets in Australian rugby has been confirmed, with French club Racing 92 announcing the signing of Wallabies veteran Kurtley Beale on a two-year deal.
- AUS2ndTries Scored 1st South Africa : 11 Tries ScoredSA1st911
- AUS2ndPoints Difference 1st South Africa : 51 Points DifferenceSA1st951