ARU won't back down on axing Super Rugby team

2017-06-20 12:29

The ARU has endorsed the decision to scrap one of the country's Super Rugby teams and stuck with its embattled chief executive Bill Pulver.

ARU hits 'roadblocks' in Super Rugby cull

2017-05-29 13:45

Australia's rugby board has promised to honour players' contracts if their franchise is axed from Super Rugby.

Rebels refuse to be cut from Super Rugby

2017-05-19 15:38

The Melbourne Rebels have played another card in their efforts to preserve their Super Rugby status for 2018.

Emergency ARU meeting over Super Rugby axe

2017-05-17 12:31

The ARU has agreed to an emergency meeting after the country's top players said the game was being damaged by "the fiasco" surrounding the axing of Super Rugby teams.

Aussies wanted SA out of Super Rugby - report

2017-04-11 07:04

NZ Rugby reportedly rejected the Australian Rugby Union's plan to form a new Super Rugby competition which excluded South Africa.

Bob Dwyer calls for head of ARU boss

2017-04-06 12:23

Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer has thrown his weight behind calls for Australian Rugby Union CEO Bill Pulver to resign.

Force deny they face Super axe

2017-03-28 09:00

The Force have dismissed concerns they face the axe from the troubled Super Rugby competition after a report suggested they will be scrapped in a revamped format.

Calls Down Under not to axe Super-franchise

2017-02-16 21:46

The Rugby Union Player's Association of Australia has urged the ARU to fight to keep all of its Super Rugby franchises.

Pulver supports public ownership model

2016-11-02 13:22

Australia rugby chief Bill Pulver has approved the Western Force's idea of making the franchise open to public ownership.

ARU still backing coach Cheika

2016-06-27 13:24

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika still has the backing of the Australian Rugby Union to turn things around


ARU chief offers to resign over Super Rugby impasse

2017-06-19 06:55

Australian Rugby Union chief Bill Pulver says he will resign immediately if an emergency general meeting this week calls for him to go, a report has said.

Oz to overhaul coaching system amid Super Rugby woes

2017-05-26 06:59

The ARU has unveiled plans for a national panel to oversee coaching development as it grapples with the fall-out of a demoralising Super Rugby season.

ARU defends Super Rugby cull handling

2017-05-18 07:27

Australia's beleaguered rugby chiefs insist they have not botched their efforts to reduce the country's Super Rugby presence.

Oz players demand answers on Super Rugby 'fiasco'

2017-05-17 09:58

Australia's top players say the game is being damaged by "the fiasco" surrounding the axing of Super Rugby teams.

Force or Rebels face Super Rugby axe

2017-04-10 07:26

The Australian Rugby Union says either the Rebels or Force face the axe from next year's Super Rugby competition.

Eddie Jones: Super 12 was the best format

2017-03-28 13:00

England coach Eddie Jones says the Super Rugby tournament was at its strongest when 12 teams participated.

Fardy to move to Leinster, Carter re-signs

2017-03-03 08:04

Scott Fardy is moving to Irish side Leinster after Super Rugby, and his Wallabies and Brumbies team-mate Sam Carter has signed a new two-year contract.

Pulver backs Cheika after poor season

2016-12-07 12:30

Australia coach Michael Cheika is not in danger of losing his job, despite losing nine Tests in 2016, says ARU boss Bill Pulver.

ARU wants to play a Test in Fiji

2016-10-14 16:30

Australian Rugby CEO Bill Pulver says playing a Wallabies Test in Fiji is a debt Australia owes the Pacific Island nation.

ARU strike deal to keep Force in Perth

2016-06-03 07:25

The ARU has announced a deal that will keep struggling Force in Perth following speculation about the fate of the Super Rugby club.

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