Rugby Union


Cheika may shake up Wallabies

Possible switch: Reece Hodge could be shifted from the wing to inside centre for the third Bledisloe Cup Test against ...

The Wallabies have decided to keep the All Blacks guessing by delaying the naming of their team for Saturday's final Bledisloe Cup match at Eden Park and are considering a radical backline shake-up that would see Reece Hodge move to inside centre, Bernard Foley to No.10 and Quade Cooper dropped to the bench.

'Sit down and listen': Poidevin's warning to ARU

Firm: Former Wallabies legend Simon Poidevin wants the ARU to take a letter sent by himself and former players seriously.

Wallabies great Simon Poidevin has instructed Australian Rugby Union chief executive Bill Pulver to take a letter sent by he and a number of former players seriously or run the risk of a standoff that will "end in tears".

Pocock cleared to face to All Blacks

Comeback: David Pocock insists facing the All Blacks at Eden Park is 'a big challenge but that's exciting in sport'.

Wallabies star David Pocock is set to be unleashed on the All Blacks after passing a fitness test and says he cannot wait for the chance to break a 30-year drought against New Zealand at Eden Park.

The problem with Izzy

Gifted: Israel Folau needs to lift.

The fans want it, so do the pundits, and probably the player himself. Will Australian coach Michael Cheika ever give Israel Folau a taste of life in the Wallabies mid field?

The story behind Fiji's historic NRC move

Pacific neighbours: Ben Volavola of Fiji makes a break against Australia during the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Fiji's inclusion in the National Rugby Championship is the most meaningful gesture any tier one rugby nation has made to the Pacific Island nations. Here is the story behind Friday's historic announcement

Fiji to join NRC in 2017

 Vatemo Ravouvou

Fiji will play in Australia's National Rugby Championship next year in a historic development for the talent-rich Pacific Island nation.