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# australia-2 - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Eddie Jones’ England to host South Africa and Australia in autumn 2021
# Tough Tests
# Tough Tests

Eddie Jones’ England to host South Africa and Australia in autumn 2021

Dec 8th 2020, 2:04 PM 2,334 Views 1 Comment

The 2019 World Cup runners-up are set for a busy autumn at Twickenham next year.

# australia-2 - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Son of Australia rugby legend signs for Queensland Reds
# Heir Apparent
# Heir Apparent

Son of Australia rugby legend signs for Queensland Reds

Nov 24th 2020, 6:25 PM 14,339 Views 0 Comments

Tom Lynagh, 17, has signed a two-and-a-half year deal until 2023.

# australia-2 - Saturday 31 October, 2020

New Zealand thrash Australia to retain Bledisloe Cup
# Emphatic
# Emphatic

New Zealand thrash Australia to retain Bledisloe Cup

Oct 31st 2020, 11:15 AM 12,750 Views 7 Comments

Richie Mo’unga bagged 23 points to ensure bragging rights went to the All Blacks.

# australia-2 - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Hooper backed to continue as Australia captain despite speculation
# Wallabies
# Wallabies

Hooper backed to continue as Australia captain despite speculation

Sep 23rd 2020, 8:20 AM 8,470 Views 2 Comments

Rugby Australia on the back foot as Qantas announce decision to end 30-year sponsorship of the Wallabies.

# australia-2 - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Ex-Wallabies coach Cheika hits out at World Cup criticism
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Ex-Wallabies coach Cheika hits out at World Cup criticism

Jun 18th 2020, 9:43 AM 6,312 Views 1 Comment

Michael Cheika quit in October after Australia’s quarter-final exit against England.

# australia-2 - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Ex-Ulster player and Wallabies winger joins French club Biarritz
# Henry Speight
# Henry Speight

Ex-Ulster player and Wallabies winger joins French club Biarritz

Jun 14th 2020, 12:18 PM 9,031 Views 1 Comment

Henry Speight has signed a three-year deal with the French second division outfit.

# australia-2 - Monday 30 March, 2020

Ireland's summer tour to Australia 'highly unlikely', concede Wallabies
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Ireland's summer tour to Australia 'highly unlikely', concede Wallabies

Mar 30th 2020, 10:01 AM 4,579 Views 7 Comments

Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has suggested that the Wallabies could travel to Ireland instead later in the year.

# australia-2 - Saturday 19 October, 2019

May's double sends England past Australia and into World Cup semi-final
# Powerful
# Powerful

May's double sends England past Australia and into World Cup semi-final

Oct 19th 2019, 10:06 AM 11,809 Views 15 Comments

Eddie Jones’ side flexed their muscle in the first of the quarter-final ties in Oita.

# australia-2 - Thursday 17 October, 2019

How are the teams shaping up entering the World Cup quarter-finals in Japan?
# Down To Business
# Down To Business

How are the teams shaping up entering the World Cup quarter-finals in Japan?

Oct 17th 2019, 9:30 PM 26,215 Views 14 Comments

As the Rugby World Cup enters the knock-out stages, we take a look at the health of the eight quarter-finalists ahead of a massive weekend in Japan.

'I trust him infinitely' - Aussies to unleash teen Petaia on England
# Teenage Kicks
# Teenage Kicks

'I trust him infinitely' - Aussies to unleash teen Petaia on England

Oct 17th 2019, 2:23 PM 9,287 Views 3 Comments

Michael Cheika has made five changes for the clash in Oita.

# australia-2 - Friday 11 October, 2019

Error-strewn Wallabies earn bonus-point victory over Georgia in tough conditions
# Job Done
# Job Done

Error-strewn Wallabies earn bonus-point victory over Georgia in tough conditions

Oct 11th 2019, 1:39 PM 8,828 Views 6 Comments

Australia will now turn their attention to the quarter-finals after today’s 27-8 win in Shizuoka.

# australia-2 - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Cheika rings changes in Australia side for Georgia clash with captain rested
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Cheika rings changes in Australia side for Georgia clash with captain rested

Oct 8th 2019, 2:43 PM 4,702 Views 1 Comment

Australia are eyeing up a World Cup quarter-final against England or France.

# australia-2 - Sunday 29 September, 2019

As it happened: Australia v Wales, Rugby World Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Australia v Wales, Rugby World Cup

Sep 29th 2019, 9:30 AM 76,433 Views 26 Comments

We followed all the action as the two heavyweights of Pool D clashed in Tokyo.

# australia-2 - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Wallabies wing Hodge handed three-match ban for dangerous tackle
# Act Of Foul Play
# Act Of Foul Play

Wallabies wing Hodge handed three-match ban for dangerous tackle

Sep 25th 2019, 1:02 PM 9,199 Views 10 Comments

The 25-year-old will miss Australia’s remaining Pool D games after today’s World Rugby ruling.

# australia-2 - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Australia's Hodge cited after escaping red in World Cup win over Fiji
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Australia's Hodge cited after escaping red in World Cup win over Fiji

Sep 22nd 2019, 9:40 AM 13,633 Views 9 Comments

Hodge will appear before an independent judicial committee, World Rugby say.

# australia-2 - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Success Down Under: Remembering Ireland's first Series win in Australia since 1979
# Onward
# Onward

Success Down Under: Remembering Ireland's first Series win in Australia since 1979

Sep 10th 2019, 10:02 AM 4,976 Views 0 Comments

Despite losing the first Test, the Six Nations champions defeated the Wallabies 2-1 in June 2018.

# australia-2 - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Rugby star Israel Folau claims anti-gay sacking a 'restraint of trade'
# Dispute
# Dispute

Rugby star Israel Folau claims anti-gay sacking a 'restraint of trade'

Aug 29th 2019, 3:29 PM 5,577 Views 17 Comments

The devoutly Christian fullback launched action against the governing body and NSW Rugby this month.

# australia-2 - Friday 16 August, 2019

'Old Blacks' - Aussies poke fun at 'ageing' New Zealand
# Mockery
# Mockery

'Old Blacks' - Aussies poke fun at 'ageing' New Zealand

Aug 16th 2019, 10:06 AM 16,388 Views 19 Comments

Their brazen confidence follows the team stunning the world champions 47-26 in Perth last weekend.

# australia-2 - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Hansen insists he's 'loving it' as top All Blacks axed
# Positivity
# Positivity

Hansen insists he's 'loving it' as top All Blacks axed

Aug 15th 2019, 2:25 PM 11,576 Views 5 Comments

The coach showed no mercy after last week’s thrashing in Sydney, dumping prop Owen Franks and wings Ben Smith and Rieko Ioane.

# australia-2 - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Beale skips Wallabies exodus to sign on with the Waratahs
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Beale skips Wallabies exodus to sign on with the Waratahs

Jul 30th 2019, 9:36 AM 5,748 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old has signed a new one-year contract to play for Australia beyond the World Cup.

# australia-2 - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Australia's prodigal son on the verge of a sensational return
# Comeback
# Comeback

Australia's prodigal son on the verge of a sensational return

Jul 9th 2019, 9:34 AM 12,882 Views 4 Comments

James O’Connor could join Michael Cheika’s World Cup squad six years after a string of off-field incidents saw him exiled.

# australia-2 - Friday 21 June, 2019

Ex-Leinster out-half Berne joins Australia's World Cup coaching staff
# Wallabies
# Wallabies

Ex-Leinster out-half Berne joins Australia's World Cup coaching staff

Jun 21st 2019, 11:32 AM 8,363 Views 16 Comments

The 40-year-old links up with his former head coach Michael Cheika.

# australia-2 - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Sacked Israel Folau expected to launch legal action this week - report
# Development
# Development

Sacked Israel Folau expected to launch legal action this week - report

Jun 5th 2019, 9:32 AM 4,024 Views 26 Comments

The devoutly Christian NSW Waratahs star had his contract terminated last month.

# australia-2 - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

I've lived my dreams: Wallabies' George Smith calls time on 20-year rugby career
# Bowing Out
# Bowing Out

I've lived my dreams: Wallabies' George Smith calls time on 20-year rugby career

May 21st 2019, 8:57 AM 6,208 Views 5 Comments

Veteran flanker won 111 caps for Australia.

# australia-2 - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Australia star Folau unrepentant and content to walk away from rugby
# Argument
# Argument

Australia star Folau unrepentant and content to walk away from rugby

Apr 14th 2019, 2:04 PM 23,324 Views 135 Comments

The international is expected to go through a code of conduct hearing amid reports that he may have a legal case for religious discrimination.

# australia-2 - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Australia star Folau breaks Super Rugby all-time try record
# History Maker
# History Maker

Australia star Folau breaks Super Rugby all-time try record

Apr 6th 2019, 11:06 AM 9,166 Views 21 Comments

The prolific fullback surpassed Doug Howlett’s 59 during his stints at the Highlanders, Hurricanes, and Blues between 1997-2007.

# australia-2 - Monday 25 February, 2019

'It's a moment I'll cherish' - How Ringrose thrived after being thrown in at the deep end
# Pressure Points
# Pressure Points

'It's a moment I'll cherish' - How Ringrose thrived after being thrown in at the deep end

Feb 25th 2019, 10:43 AM 105 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland centre was just 21 when he scored his first international try against Australia.

# australia-2 - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

'I was standing up at the altar, getting held up': Fainga’a shares frightening concussion experience
# Head Games
# Head Games

'I was standing up at the altar, getting held up': Fainga’a shares frightening concussion experience

Feb 6th 2019, 11:44 AM 7,768 Views 1 Comment

The Australian international has announced his retirement at the age of 32.

# australia-2 - Friday 14 December, 2018

Australia set to keep Cheika but appoint new director of rugby above him
# Wallabies
# Wallabies

Australia set to keep Cheika but appoint new director of rugby above him

Dec 14th 2018, 9:56 AM 8,372 Views 7 Comments

Scotland’s director of rugby Scott Johnson is set for a return home, according to the Sydney Daily Telegraph.

# australia-2 - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Eddie Jones' England end the year on a high with win over Wallabies
# November Tests
# November Tests

Eddie Jones' England end the year on a high with win over Wallabies

Nov 24th 2018, 5:32 PM 12,578 Views 19 Comments

Owen Farrell scored 22 points at Twickenham.

# australia-2 - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Wales score 50 unanswered second-half points to put Tonga to the sword
# Try-fest
# Try-fest

Wales score 50 unanswered second-half points to put Tonga to the sword

Nov 17th 2018, 4:31 PM 6,394 Views 0 Comments

That’s now eight straight wins for Warren Gatland’s side.

Koroibete's double downs Italy as Wallabies get back to winning ways
# November Tests
# November Tests

Koroibete's double downs Italy as Wallabies get back to winning ways

Nov 17th 2018, 4:16 PM 8,018 Views 0 Comments

Conor O’Shea’s Italy struggled to contain the visitors in Padova.

# australia-2 - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Wallaby fan confronts players after loss to Argentina
# Ugly Scenes
# Ugly Scenes

Wallaby fan confronts players after loss to Argentina

Sep 15th 2018, 9:34 PM 78,348 Views 32 Comments

The Pumas scored their first win over the Wallabies on Australian soil since 1983.

# australia-2 - Thursday 16 August, 2018

All Blacks stick with Barrett as Mo'unga misses out while injuries force Australia changes
# Team News
# Team News

All Blacks stick with Barrett as Mo'unga misses out while injuries force Australia changes

Aug 16th 2018, 9:20 AM 8,075 Views 8 Comments

The Australians are desperate for a win at ANZ Stadium in a fixture that doubles as the first Bledisloe Cup Test.

# australia-2 - Friday 10 August, 2018

Wallabies skipper Hooper signs 'historic' five-year deal ahead of World Cup
# Hoops
# Hoops

Wallabies skipper Hooper signs 'historic' five-year deal ahead of World Cup

Aug 10th 2018, 3:20 PM 11,764 Views 7 Comments

The flanker is set to earn a reported €3.8 million after renewing terms with Rugby Australia.

# australia-2 - Sunday 24 June, 2018

It's Sunday so here are 12 of our favourite images from the sporting week
# Review
# Review

It's Sunday so here are 12 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Jun 24th 2018, 9:03 PM 10,488 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a particularly memorable few days from an Irish perspective.

# australia-2 - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Ireland's leaders stand up when it matters to help complete magical season
# Player Ratings
# Player Ratings

Ireland's leaders stand up when it matters to help complete magical season

Jun 23rd 2018, 2:15 PM 21,337 Views 47 Comments

Sexton and Stander were both immense for Ireland in Sydney.

# australia-2 - Friday 22 June, 2018

'I didn't get stuck into players enough': Stockdale targets aerial improvement in Sydney
# Starter's Orders
# Starter's Orders

'I didn't get stuck into players enough': Stockdale targets aerial improvement in Sydney

Jun 22nd 2018, 1:39 PM 7,679 Views 23 Comments

The winger has been working on his aerial ability over the last two weeks ahead of his return to the Test arena.

# australia-2 - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'Nothing feels monumental when it’s one-all': Schmidt focused on winning series in Sydney
# All To Play For
# All To Play For

'Nothing feels monumental when it’s one-all': Schmidt focused on winning series in Sydney

Jun 17th 2018, 7:30 AM 11,402 Views 38 Comments

The Ireland head coach isn’t getting carried away, as he turns his attention to next week’s deciding Test.

# australia-2 - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Peter 'turnover' O'Mahony leads from the front as Ireland deliver their season's best
# Player Ratings
# Player Ratings

Peter 'turnover' O'Mahony leads from the front as Ireland deliver their season's best

Jun 16th 2018, 8:25 PM 48,252 Views 65 Comments

Here’s how we rated Joe Schmidt’s men in Melbourne.

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