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 announces $7.6m deficit for 2015

2016-04-12 07:22

ARU has recorded a deficit of almost $7.6 million last year in its worst result in over a decade, the organisation has told stakeholders.

Douglas to play for Wallabies?

2015-07-23 16:05

Leinster have released Australian lock Kane Douglas from his contract with immediate effect after reaching a "suitable agreement".

Hooper to stay in Australia until 2018

2015-06-11 07:19

Wallabies flank Michael Hooper has signed a new contract with the ARU which will keep him at home until the end of the 2018 season.

ARU, Beale text woman settle

2015-05-05 09:58

A compensation claim against the ARU by a woman at the centre of the Kurtley Beale texting affair has been settled out of court.


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.

ARU chief desperate to keep Pocock

2016-02-11 07:16

ARU chief Bill Pulver says he is open to David Pocock taking a sabbatical and is not ruling out any option that allows him to retain top players.

Skelton commits to Wallabies

2015-07-15 09:18

Lock Will Skelton credited Wallabies coach Michael Cheika with unlocking his potential after signing up to stay until the end of 2017.

ARU close to freeing itself of Rebels

2015-05-15 09:57

The cash-strapped ARU are close to selling off the Rebels Super Rugby franchise, which will save them more than $2.41 million a year.

ARU announces huge deficit

2015-04-21 14:25

The Australian Rugby Union has announced that it sustained a A$6.3 million deficit for 2014.

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