Midfield star Kurtley Beale will be rested from the Wallabies' three June Tests, making halfback Will Genia the only overseas-based player in the squad.
Bevan Moody's family and friends are mourning the loss of a young family man after the Waitohi rugby player died in Nelson hospital on Thursday.
Australian women's sevens star Ellia Green says it's an understatement to say she is excited to play on Australia Day at next year's revamped Sydney Sevens tournament and is behind the idea of BYO barbecues for the day.
Wallabies and NSW Waratahs forward Dean Mumm has announced he will retire from rugby at the end of the 2017 season.
The Brumbies have called international scrumhalf Tomas Cubelli into their Super Rugby touring squad.
The 31-year-old Canterbury Crusaders loose forward succeeded Richie McCaw as skipper after the side won their second successive World Cup, and third overall, in England in 2015.
Kurtley Beale should discover on Wednesday whether he will be fit for Saturday's English Premiership final.
Australia have placed sixth at the end of a disappointing men's rugby sevens world series after failing to bounce back from the Rio Olympics.
Wallabies great George Smith says he will never turn his back on a Test recall if coach Michael Cheika comes knocking.
Owen Finegan suggests Scott Fardy's decision to leave Australian rugby could come back to haunt him.
The Melbourne Rebels and Wallabies will be sweating to get an update on the injury status of Reece Hodge after the utility back copped a nasty head knock in his side's loss to the Waratahs on Sunday afternoon.
Sun-Herald rugby columnist Matt Burke sits down with Israel Folau to talk form and Super Rugby on the eve of the Waratahs' clash with the Melbourne Rebels.
It's arguable which charge is worse: the handling of the axing or the inability to deliver on it (though they might be one and the same thing).
For Melbourne Rebels captain Reece Hodge and all his teammates who hail from NSW, Sunday's match against the Waratahs will hold extra significance.
Ten debutants have been named in the Wallaroos squad for the three Test tour of New Zealand allowing new combinations to be tested ahead of the Women's World Cup.
The All Blacks will lose the services of long-serving and successful assistant coach Wayne Smith after this year's Rugby Championship.
The Queensland Reds are doing exceptional work in non-rugby regions but the battle the code faces in parts of the bush remain deeply challenging.
RUPA chief executive Ross Xenos has welcomed the idea of an earlier meeting between the ARU and stakeholders.
The university student, who was studying psychology, statistics and criminology, loved dogs and planned to be a police dog handler.
There is a pattern emerging with Hurricanes star Beauden Barrett but it is neither revelatory nor particularly worrisome.
In an incredible twist, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has raised the prospect of no Australian Super Rugby team being cut after all.
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has turned up the heat on the British and Irish Lions ahead of this summer's tour, warning the expectation on them will be "massive".
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says he feels for players at the Melbourne Rebels but has made the claim the club's footballers are the ones "in control of their own destiny" and are able to create certainty around their futures.
Two-time World Cup winner Tim Horan says the Wallabies need to seriously consider resting Kurtley Beale for the June Test series because without him they won't be able to beat New Zealand in the Bledisloe Cup later in the year.
Australian playmaker Matt Giteau will join Japanese champions Suntory Sungoliath for the 2017-18 Top League season after bringing to an end his six-year stint in France with Toulon.
Hard-hitting Rob Valetini wants to repay the faith of the Australian under-20s coaches.
Wallabies vice-captain Michael Hooper has "no idea" what life will be like without star back-rower David Pocock but is adamant he and his national teammates can wipe the slate clean on the back of a tumultuous year for Australian Super Rugby sides.
Why would the Australian coach endorse – even suggest – the recruitment of a 33-year-old rugby league player. I just can't understand it.
The Brumbies hope they can find some confidence on a two-game tour to South Africa and Argentina.
Plenty of soul searching might lay ahead but Cooper Cronk has made one big decision - he is not interested in rugby union.