Rugby Union

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Rebels rugby star now ripped without steroids

Rebels rugby star now ripped without steroids

Ryan Louwrens, once banned for taking steroids, has been turning heads this week after a photo of his ridiculously big biceps emerged.

Prodigal gun can lead Wallabies revival

premium_icon Prodigal gun can lead Wallabies revival

Former prodigy James O’Connor is a key cog in the Wallabies team that can kickstart a much needed rugby resurrection in Australia. Check out Jamie Pandaram’s full team...

The biggest eyesore in Australian sport

The biggest eyesore in Australian sport

The troubling sight of empty grandstands has been matched by plummeting TV ratings and ugly play on the field for a code in crisis.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Wallabies’ rising star cops cruel season-ending blow

premium_icon Wallabies’ rising star cops cruel season-ending blow

In the latest gutpunch for the brightest young star in Australian rugby, Queensland Reds star Jordan Petaia has suffered another devastating injury setback.

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Slack: Rugby needs to move with the times

premium_icon Slack: Rugby needs to move with the times

Rugby fans seem to be getting less play for their buck and it’s time to stop the stop-start in rugby. Andrew Slack has a solution.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Israel Folau’s new life before Super League debut

premium_icon Israel Folau’s new life before Super League debut

Israel Folau has found a perfect new life in the south of France before he plays his first footy game with the Catalans Dragons. But not everyone is impressed by his...

Peter FitzSimons lashes Roosters' Luke Keary over concussion

Peter FitzSimons lashes Roosters' Luke Keary over concussion

Television personality Peter FitzSimons has put Luke Keary in the gun and not held back with a savage assessment of the star Rooster's claims

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Rebels snap Waratahs hoodoo to open account

Rebels snap Waratahs hoodoo to open account

Melbourne Rebels have secured their first win of the Super Rugby season, breaking the shackles in the final 10 minutes to defeat the winless Waratahs

Queensland's top 50 rugby union players: Part five

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

The ever changing landscape of rugby union is highlighted by the fact three of QLD’s top 10 talents didn’t even make the top 50 in 2019.

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.

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