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7hCraig Dowd

Rugby must revisit the scrum amid current guessing game

While the refereeing in South Africa has raised some eyebrows across Super Rugby, it's the increasing amount of scrum resets and general uncertainty that is really upsetting fans - Craig Dowd writes.

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3dESPN staff

Israel Folau opts not to appeal contract termination

Israel Folau will have to commence legal action against Rugby Australia if he is to take his contract termination any further, after the window in which he had to appeal his sacking came to an end on Monday afternoon.

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Waratah Tolu Latu booted from Wallabies camp

Tolu Latu has some explaining to do, his NSW Waratahs coach says, after the hooker's failure to inform the Super Rugby club of an alleged drink driving offence that could ruin his World Cup aspirations.


Former Test coach Alan Jones slams Israel Folau call

While former Wallabies coach and radio broadcaster Alan Jones blasted Rugby Australia over its decision to sack Israel Folau, some Australian players used social media to show their love and support for their ex-teammate.

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6dSam Bruce

Uniting the Wallabies is Michael Cheika's greatest challenge yet

Michael Cheika has achieved little since he took the Wallabies to the World Cup final after just 10 months in charge. He can set about restoring his reputation by bringing together a Wallabies squad ripped apart by the Israel Folau saga.

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Australia's Coleman signs for Irish, joins Kepu

London Irish have signed Australia international Adam Coleman ahead of the 2019-20 season, joining Sekope Kepu, Waisake Naholo and Paddy Jackson in signing for the club this week.

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ASICS ditches Folau, legal bills mounting

Israel Folau says he's at peace as he weighs up the potentially crippling cost of his bitter legal battle with Rugby Australia (RA).

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Waratahs target Australian rivals for conference lead

They are coming last of the local Super Rugby sides, but a run of massive derby matches over the next few weeks have the NSW Waratahs believing they can still top the tightly-packed Australian conference.

2018 RankingsRugby Championship

  • AUS4th
    TRIES SCORED 1st New Zealand : 33 Tries Scored
  • AUS4th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st New Zealand : 93 Points Difference