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'Serious about safety': 191 kids shifted grades under new rugby union guidelines

'Serious about safety': 191 kids shifted grades under new rugby union guidelines

A year after Rugby Australia announced the "size-for-age" system, the program is being hailed as a success by clubs and parents across Sydney.

  • by Laura Chung and Sarah Keoghan

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How Dan Vickerman's death sparked a doctor's search for answers
Mental health

How Dan Vickerman's death sparked a doctor's search for answers

A former clubmate of Vickerman's and his business partner have developed a mental health tracking system specifically for athletes.

  • by Georgina Robinson
'It's not simple': Castle cools hype on World League
Rugby World Cup

'It's not simple': Castle cools hype on World League

Rugby Australia remains sceptical about the World League concept coming to reality despite being excited about what it could do for the game at home.

  • by Georgina Robinson
Waratahs to host Mitre 10 Cup winners Auckland in friendly
Super Rugby

Waratahs to host Mitre 10 Cup winners Auckland in friendly

The Waratahs will throw their emerging stars and Super Rugby regulars against the side that upset a decade of NPC history in New Zealand last year.

  • by Georgina Robinson
Rugby Australia's mission to attract newcomers to the sport

Rugby Australia's mission to attract newcomers to the sport

The ‘Get into Rugby Club’ program is set to be launched on Thursday with the long-term goal of increasing participation across sevens and XVs.

  • by Tom Decent
Pocock an option for No.7 at World Cup, says O'Connor

Pocock an option for No.7 at World Cup, says O'Connor

Newly announced Wallabies selector Michael O’Connor says the panel will give serious thought to playing David Pocock at No.7 for the World Cup instead of Michael Hooper.

  • by Tom Decent
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Rugby Australia confirms O'Connor as third Wallabies selector

Rugby Australia confirms O'Connor as third Wallabies selector

Dual international Michael O'Connor will act as a third Wallabies selector alongside coach Michael Cheika and new director of rugby Scott Johnson.

  • by Tom Decent
Michael O'Connor in frame to be third Wallabies selector

Michael O'Connor in frame to be third Wallabies selector

Michael O'Connor has been linked to the role of Wallabies selector.

  • by Tom Decent
Hunt to start at outside-centre for Waratahs against Sunwolves
Australia rugby

Hunt to start at outside-centre for Waratahs against Sunwolves

He's only played there five times at Super Rugby level but Karmichael Hunt will line up at No.13 for the Waratahs against the Sunwolves this weekend.

  • by Tom Decent
'Bad image': Beale addresses leaked videos ahead of season debut
Waratahs

'Bad image': Beale addresses leaked videos ahead of season debut

Following a controversial off-season, when he was forced to apologise for two amateur videos, Kurtley Beale is keen to return to the field for the Waratahs.

  • by Tom Decent
Connolly and Foley in the mix for Wallabies selector role
John Connolly

Connolly and Foley in the mix for Wallabies selector role

Rugby Australia is understood to have agreed on a third selector, with many tipping they have gone with a Queenslander to balance out the heavy NSW influence around the selection table.

  • by Georgina Robinson