Rugby

South African Wessels takes coaching job at Melbourne Rebels

Sep 29, 2017

South African Dave Wessels says he's accepted the head coaching job at Super Rugby's Melbourne Rebels, shifting over from the now-disbanded Western Force in Perth

Rapper Macklemore wades into Australia's gay marriage debate

Sep 28, 2017

U.S. rapper Macklemore is wading into Australia's gay marriage debate by vowing to sing his marriage equality anthem "Same Love" during a weekend rugby final

Melbourne's Cameron Smith wins Dally M Medal in NRL

Sep 27, 2017

Melbourne's Cameron Smith becomes oldest man at 34 to win Dally M Medal

Cowboys, Storm to meet in National Rugby League grand final

Sep 23, 2017

After just making the National Rugby League playoffs as the eighth and last qualifying team, the North Queensland Cowboys are into the grand final against the first-place Melbourne Storm

Korczyk cut from Wallabies squad for South Africa, Argentina

Sep 22, 2017

Queensland Reds flanker Adam Korczyk has been dropped from the Wallabies squad to tour South Africa and Argentina for the next round of Rugby Championship matches

Australia beats Argentina 45-20 in Rugby Championship

Sep 16, 2017

Fullback Israel Folau scored a try in each half to lead Australia to a 45-20 win over Argentina on Saturday, the Wallabies' first win in the Rugby Championship

Cowboys beat Eels to advance to National Rugby League semis

Sep 16, 2017

The North Queensland Cowboys are into the National Rugby League semifinals after overcoming a 10-6 halftime deficit to beat the Parramatta Eels 24-16 in a second-round playoff match Saturday

Former Wallaby Higginbotham cleared over police incident

Sep 15, 2017

Former Australian test player Scott Higginbotham has been cleared over an incident involving Queensland state police after charges against him were dropped on Friday

Australia makes 1 change, Argentina 4 for Canberra match

Sep 14, 2017

Still searching for their first victory of the season in the Rugby Championship, Argentina made four changes to its starting XV and the Wallabies just one for Saturday's test match between the winless sides in Australia's national capital

Australian mining magnate plans 6-team rugby competition

Sep 13, 2017

Australian mining magnate Andrew Forrest his preparing to launch the Indo Pacific Rugby Championship, a six-team competition schedule to begin next August