Melbourne Rebels

Jack Debreczeni re-signs with Melbourne Rebels

3:26 PM   The Melbourne Rebels have re-signed exciting young five-eighth Jack Debreczeni until the end of 2017.

Union

Canberra Vikings cling to NRC finals hopes after being beaten by Melbourne Rising

Jerome Niumata of the Vikings is wrapped up by the Rising defence.

Chris Dutton   The Canberra Vikings are in danger of being bundled out of NRC finals contention.

Union

Burgess adds spark to Rising bench

Luke Burgess in action for Melbourne Rising.

Chris Dutton   Forgotten Wallaby Luke Burgess has put any thoughts of a Test recall on the backburner.

Rugby Union

Melbourne Rebels chief Rob Clarke hopes to secure private ownership deal

Melbourne Rebels at training.

Stathi Paxinos   Melbourne Rebels chief executive Rob Clarke is hopeful Super Rugby’s cellar dwellers could have new owners before the start of next season.

Rugby Union

Rebels laid low, still looking for the heights

Stathi Paxinos   The Melbourne Rebels season is not going as well as Tamati Ellison would have hoped but, even the prospect of an end-of-season tour to South Africa where the Rebels are yet to win a game, can dampen his enthusiasm.

Rugby Union

Retiring Melbourne Rebel Lachlan Mitchell has no bitterness at being cut from 2015 list

Lachlan Mitchell with teammate Jason Woodward.

Stathi Paxinos   Lachlan Mitchell may not have believed he would fulfil his childhood dream of becoming a professional rugby player until he did it, but the foundation player for Australia’s youngest Super Rugby team is satisfied with what he achieved in the time that he was there.

Rugby Union

Melbourne Rebels slump to another heavy loss as Reds dominate

Beau Robinson of the Reds on the charge.

Stathi Paxinos   The Melbourne Rebels' season of promise has been blown apart after they suffered their third consecutive heavy loss with the Queensland Reds dominating Friday night's game at AAMI Park winning 36-20.

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Rugby Union

Melbourne Rebels eye winnable run home to record best season

On deck: Melbourne's Luke Burgess returns from injury.

Stathi Paxinos   It was not that long ago that the Melbourne Rebels were not quite flying high, but they were in a satisfying place.

THE BREAKDOWN

Melbourne Rebels re-sign ex-All Black Tamati Ellison for two more years

Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson   The Rebels have pulled off a big coup with the re-signing of former All Blacks centre Tamati Ellison.

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Rebels-bound Shipperley joins Reds exodus

Heading south: Dom Shipperley.

Dom Shipperley has joined the long line of backs leaving the Queensland Reds at season's end, signing a two-year deal with Super Rugby rivals the Melbourne Rebels.

Rugby Union

Jason Woodward to leave Rebels

Jason Woodward.

Melbourne Rebels back Jason Woodward has agreed to a two-year deal with the Hurricanes, allowing him to pursue a childhood dream of representing New Zealand.

ACT Brumbies v Melbourne Rebels

Brumbies v Rebels live blog image.

David Polkinghorne   The Brumbies are hosting the Rebels at GIO Stadium in Canberra, kicking off at 7.40pm.

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Union

ACT Brumbies trounce Melbourne Rebels 37-10 to keep Super Rugby finals hopes alive

Matt Toomua scores for the Brumbies in Saturday night's win over the Melbourne Rebels.

Chris Dutton   The ACT Brumbies remain alive in the Super Rugby finals race after trouncing the Melbourne Rebels.

Union

Brumbies prop Ben Alexander to miss Wallabies' Tests, but Nic White and Matt Toomua stake their claims

Ben Alexander will miss the Wallabies' Tests against France.

David Polkinghorne   Injury has crippled ACT Brumbies prop Ben Alexander's hopes of helping the Wallabies beat France.

Rugby Union

Melbourne Rebel Laurie Weeks to join mates in Super Rugby milestone

Laurie Weeks leaves the field injured during a match against the Crusaders in March.

Stathi Paxinos   Rebel Laurie Weeks joins mates Lachlan Mitchell and Hugh Pyle with special milestone for the fledgling Super Rugby franchise on Saturday.

Union

Is Stephen Moore the next Wallabies captain?

Stephen Moore would be a "safe pair of hands" for the leadership reins.

Chris Dutton, David Polkinghorne   World Cup-winning captains, coaches and players have backed Stephen Moore as the man to lead the Wallabies into the future, Nick Farr-Jones declaring the ACT Brumbies hooker would be a "safe pair of hands" for the leadership reins.

Melbourne Rebels coach Tony McGahan helps Luke Jones raise his game

Rebels coach Tony McGahan.

Stathi Paxinos   There has been plenty of expectation on Luke Jones after he was recruited from high school to the Western Force then moved to Melbourne as a foundation player at the Rebels.

Rugby union

Tough to prepare for life after rugby

Scott Higginbotham.

Scott Higginbotham   Going straight from school into professional sport can often pose a few problems.

Union

Brumbies' Ben Alexander and Robbie Coleman under injury clouds, but Scott Sio re-signs

Prop forward Scott Sio has re-signed with the Brumbies.

David Polkinghorne   Injury and illness could see the ACT Brumbies start their must-win game against the Melbourne Rebels at Canberra Stadium on Saturday night without two of their stars, but prop Scott Sio has given the team a boost.