The Brumbies are licking their wounds from a costly Super Rugby season-opening defeat to the Melbourne Rebels.
Wallabies front row stalwart Sekope Kepu predicts up to eight nations can have a decent crack at this year's World Cup.
NSW Waratahs recruit Karmichael Hunt says he's as ready as he'll ever be following a whirlwind preparation for his return to Super Rugby against benchmark side the Hurricanes in Sydney.
Rugby Australia has missed out on a rising star dubbed the "next Israel Folau" after boom schoolboy Joseph Suaalii opted to sign with South Sydney Rabbitohs.
NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson will go into the Super Rugby season this week with his contract extended to the end of 2020.
The Waratahs will again start favourites for the Australian Super Rugby conference, but with the Brumbies, Rebels and Reds all boasting improved squads, it promises to be a keenly fought division in 2019. Full preview here.
Israel Folau has officially extended his Wallabies and Waratahs careers, confirming a new four-year deal.
The other benefactor of the Giteau Law has called on Wallabies coach Michael Cheika to consider tweaking it as he assembles his Rugby World Cup squad this year.
Former Wallabies centre Anthony Fainga'a has quit rugby fearing for his long-term health after a series of heavy head knocks.
SANZAAR chief executive Andy Marinos is uncertain about if and when World Rugby will roll out an annual World League.
Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle admits it may take up to two months to replace axed Wallabies attack coach Stephen Larkham, lending weight to speculation of a move for Scotland assistant Matt Taylor.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has described Michael Cheika as a "Mickey Mouse" Wallabies coach and delivered a damning verdict on his emotional frailties.
Stephen Larkham has paid the price for the Wallabies' woeful attack across a 4-9 Test season in 2018, losing his job as Australia's attack coach.
A touted annual global championship has the in-principle support of all 12 leading rugby nations according to Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle, who hopes the initiative doesn't lose steam amid the red tape to come.
Billionaire mining magnate Andrew Forrest has decided to postpone his Global Rapid Rugby competition to 2020.
Western Force flyhalf Peter Grant has been forced to retire because of a series of head injuries.
"Gutted" coach Tim Walsh harbours hope Australia can repeat their heroics at this week's Sydney Sevens rugby tournament despite falling flat on the final day of the Hamilton round.
Quade Cooper's Melbourne Rebels debut was put on hold by an injury that forced him out of the 52-38 trial loss to the ACT Brumbies in Canberra.
It would be rugby's version of the incredible journey but Melbourne Rebels coach Dave Wessels says it's conceivable Quade Cooper will be Australia's starting five-eighth at the World Cup.
Rugby Australia has again opted not to sanction Wallabies star Kurtley Beale after a second video surfaced on social media showing him in the vicinity of alleged illicit drug use.
Kurtley Beale could find himself with more questions to answer from Rugby Australia after a second video emerged of the star back in a dubious situation.
Wallabies star Kurtley Beale will face no sanctions following the release of a video on social media that showed him present while another man snorted a white powder, believed to be cocaine.
Former Wallabies captain John Thornett MBE has reportedly died aged 83.
Rugby Australia may have finally unveiled plans for a centralised system, but there was little in Monday's announcements that will inspire optimism around the Wallabies' World Cup fortunes in the shorter term -- Sam Bruce writes.
Scott Johnson has been appointed Director of Rugby to oversee coach Michael Cheika, as part of a restructure aimed at boosting the struggling Wallabies going into the 2019 World Cup.
- AUS4thTRIES SCORED 1st New Zealand : 33 Tries ScoredNZL1st1633
- AUS4thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st New Zealand : 93 Points DifferenceNZL1st-5293