Rugby Union

Thu 3 Sep 2020

Club ‘quietly confident’ ahead of match against top team

Premium Content Club ‘quietly confident’ ahead of match against top team

ALL the details of the Far North Coast Rugby Union major and minor finals this weekend.

Sun 23 Aug 2020

Redmen no match for rampaging Seahorses

Premium Content Redmen no match for rampaging Seahorses

A red hot Ballina Seahorses side ran riot over the Grafton Redmen with an entertaining 54-19 victory

Thu 20 Aug 2020

Transgender woman wants to play footy for local club

Premium Content Transgender woman wants to play footy for local club

THE president of the club said he would welcome the transgender player if the decision was approved by the "powers that be".

Mon 17 Aug 2020

RESULTS: How did your local team go this weekend?

Premium Content RESULTS: How did your local team go this weekend?

ALL the sporting results from the big games, including how Lismore Thistles took their first win of 2020.

Mon 10 Aug 2020

All the results from the weekend’s big games

Premium Content All the results from the weekend’s big games

BORDER closures have boosted some teams with players unable to play interstate running on for Northern Rivers clubs.

Thu 6 Aug 2020

Star's plea for young sporting prodigy

Star's plea for young sporting prodigy

After weeks of speculation, Joseph Suaalii has reportedly made a call on his playing future, but Peter FitzSimons wants him to reconsider.

Mon 27 Jul 2020

Redmen surrender commanding lead to Bangalow

Premium Content Redmen surrender commanding lead to Bangalow

Grafton couldn’t hold on in a greasy Far North Coast Rugby Union encounter on Saturday

Fri 24 Jul 2020

Why Byron Rugby 7s blew the whistle on 2020 event

Premium Content Why Byron Rugby 7s blew the whistle on 2020 event

EX-WALLABIES player George Smith is one of many people "devastated" by the decision.

Thu 23 Jul 2020

Rugby player reveals fears he would never walk again

Premium Content Rugby player reveals fears he would never walk again

'The first thought in my head was ‘what am I going to tell my wife?’ Henry Brads fractured his vertebrae in the opening match of the season at South Grafton.

Mon 22 Jun 2020

Beale’s greatest legacy came off the field

Premium Content Beale’s greatest legacy came off the field

Australian rugby fans should stop and count themselves lucky Kurtley Beale stuck with the game when he could easily have gone to a rival code.

Sun 21 Jun 2020

Wallabies legend backs White to save rugby

Premium Content Wallabies legend backs White to save rugby

Tim Horan believes Paul White can help haul the 15-a-side code out of the financial mire.

Wed 17 Jun 2020

Wallabies coach accused of World Cup ‘scam’

Wallabies coach accused of World Cup ‘scam’

A former Wallabies selector who was part of the inner sanctum at the ill-fated 2019 World Cup has revealed what really went wrong.

Tue 16 Jun 2020

John Howard brought in to save Australian Rugby

John Howard brought in to save Australian Rugby

Rugby Australia's new chairman, Hamish McLennan, has reached out to former prime minister John Howard to help with organisation's world cup bid

Sun 14 Jun 2020

Latest Wallaby defector clears path for NRL star

Premium Content Latest Wallaby defector clears path for NRL star

Melbourne Storm flyer Suliasi Vunivalu has reaffirmed his code switch to the Queensland Reds after Henry Speight's move.

Fri 12 Jun 2020

Why Super Rugby’s return will look like never before

Why Super Rugby’s return will look like never before

Super Time, goal-line dropouts and red card replacements are among seven new laws to be introduced as Super Rugby Australia tries to lure fans back to the game.

Mon 8 Jun 2020

How rugby can seal greatest weekend of sport in history

Premium Content How rugby can seal greatest weekend of sport in history

Rugby Australia is set to break with more than a century of tradition to play its part in creating the greatest weekend of sport in Australian history.

Thu 4 Jun 2020

Burgess says ‘snake’ ruined his career

Burgess says ‘snake’ ruined his career

Rabbitohs great Sam Burgess has ripped into the man he says used him as a “pawn” during England’s Rugby World Cup disaster.

Contract rebels prove final straw for fed-up Reds

Premium Content Contract rebels prove final straw for fed-up Reds

The QRU has foreign raiders in their sights after the messy departure of Izack Rodda, Isaac Lucas and Harry Hockings.

Tue 2 Jun 2020

Footy’s back: Morale high as rugby training resumes

Premium Content Footy’s back: Morale high as rugby training resumes

THERE’S no contact but lots of ball skills and fitness training as footy codes are allowed back on the ground.

Mon 1 Jun 2020

77 gone as Rugby Australia slashes jobs

Premium Content 77 gone as Rugby Australia slashes jobs

A third of Rugby Australia’s full-time staff have been sacked on a shocking day for the struggling organisation.

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