Rugby Union

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Folau fundraiser 'paused' by Christian Lobby

premium_icon Folau fundraiser 'paused' by Christian Lobby

The Australian Christian Lobby’s fundraiser for Israel Folau has been put on hold after donations hit a whopping $2 million.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Community digs deep for hit-and-run victim's family

Community digs deep for hit-and-run victim's family

TRIBUTES are flying in for Tim Watkins and his family after the 22-year-old was killed in a hit and run

Tue 25 Jun 2019

Queensland Reds move for former Maroons star

premium_icon Queensland Reds move for former Maroons star

The Reds have identified a former Broncos and Maroons star - who then forged a career in English rugby - as the man to replace superstar Samu Kerevi at the club.

Netball stares down sponsor pressure over Folau

Netball stares down sponsor pressure over Folau

Netball NZ has released a statement on Israel Folau’s wife Maria after a major sponsor raised concern over her support of her husband

Controversial bishop hits out over Folau

Controversial bishop hits out over Folau

The Anglican archbishop of Sydney says the “loud and intolerant” campaign against Israel Folau has exposed a “new and ugly Australia”

Anti-Folau mob’s worst fear comes true

Anti-Folau mob’s worst fear comes true

Comment: GoFundMe underestimated one thing all Aussies have in common and Israel Folau is reaping the benefits in spectacular fashion

Mon 24 Jun 2019

GoFundMe shuts down Israel Folau’s page

GoFundMe shuts down Israel Folau’s page

GoFundMe removed Israel Folau’s fundraising page from its website and is issuing refunds to all his donors, saying the campaign breached its terms of service.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Injured Brumby’s finals hope after skipping semi

premium_icon Injured Brumby’s finals hope after skipping semi

Pete Samu was noticeably missing when Brumbies teammates left for the airport as they begin their Super Rugby semi final mission in Argentina.

Netball Australia refuses to back Folau's call for handouts

Netball Australia refuses to back Folau's call for handouts

Both Netball Australia and Netball SA have issued statements on Maria Folau in relation to her social media posts in support of her husband Israel.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Barnstorming Brumbies surge into semis

Barnstorming Brumbies surge into semis

The Brumbies continued their hot winning streak to smash past the Sharks and set up a Super Rugby semi-final with the Jaguares.

Why Folau doesn’t deserve your money

Why Folau doesn’t deserve your money

Lots of people need handouts from the Australian public, but they don’t include Israel Folau. So please Australia, stop enabling this man, writes Paul Johnson

Jaguares beat Chiefs to secure Super Rugby semi in Argentina

Jaguares beat Chiefs to secure Super Rugby semi in Argentina

The Jaguares will host a historic Super Rugby semi-final in Buenos Aires after coming from behind to beat the Chiefs 21-16

Sold for $666: cheeky punter snaps up Folau's Wallaby jersey

premium_icon Sold for $666: cheeky punter snaps up Folau's Wallaby jersey

The Israel Folau saga may have divided Australia, but former Wallaby Peter FitzSimons has lightened the mood by sharing a hilarious tale about a Folau auction

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Reds skipper Samu Kerevi departs with top honours

premium_icon Reds skipper Samu Kerevi departs with top honours

Departing Queensland Reds powerhouse Samu Kerevi has joined an illustrious honour roll of two-time winners of the Pilecki Medal

The 7 best things I have read in Gympie sport this week

The 7 best things I have read in Gympie sport this week

There are another exciting three days of action-packed sports to follow starting tonight.

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson set to quit today

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson set to quit today

Waratahs coach and former All Black Daryl Gibson is set to announce his resignation following a dismal 2019 Super Rugby season

HIGHLIGHTS: Sunshine Coast school rugby finals' best plays

premium_icon HIGHLIGHTS: Sunshine Coast school rugby finals' best plays

See the highlight reels from four Sunshine Coast schoolboys rugby union finals

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Junior Wallabies locked and loaded for historic final

premium_icon Junior Wallabies locked and loaded for historic final

The Junior Wallabies will be at full strength for their history-making Under 20s World Cup final against France after two key players beat tribunal charges.

IT IS ON: Gympie has a bone to pick with Nambour

premium_icon IT IS ON: Gympie has a bone to pick with Nambour

It will be a strong battle and the best bunch of mates will win

World Rugby dumps Nations Championship plan

World Rugby dumps Nations Championship plan

SANZAAR has lamented a “missed opportunity” after World Rugby abandoned its plans to create a Nations Championship.

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