South Africa will be without lock Bakkies Botha for the third Test against the British and Irish Lions on Saturday night (WA time) after his appeal against a two-week ban for a dangerous charge was rejected.July 3, 2009, 2:00 pm
Western Force recruit Matt Dunning is targeting a return to the international arena having overcome an Achilles injury that ruled him out of this year's Super 14 competition.July 3, 2009, 1:00 pm
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Australian rugby boss John O'Neill has denied he pursued a personal agenda against sacked Wallabies winger Lote Tuqiri.July 2, 2009, 1:15 pm
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Scrum-half Brett Sheehan is excited by the prospect of linking up with South African fly-half Andre Pretorius at the Western Force next season.July 2, 2009, 12:30 pm
The return of NSW Waratahs No.8 Wycliff Palu and the selection of the 21-year-old Queensland Reds halfback Will Genia highlight the 30-man Wallabies squad named this morning for the upcoming Tri Nations tournament.July 2, 2009, 9:30 am
The International Rugby Board has vowed to "eradicate" the "particularly heinous" act of eye-gouging.July 2, 2009, 8:30 am
Lote Tuqiri will launch immediate legal action against the Australian Rugby Union as a result of the shock termination of his lucrative contract.July 2, 2009, 7:45 am
Wallabies wrecking ball Wycliff Palu has declared himself physically and mentally refreshed to take on the All Blacks when the Tri-Nations series gets underway later this month.July 1, 2009, 7:15 pm
Lote Tuqiri's contract with the Australian Rugby Union has been terminated.July 1, 2009, 6:00 pm
Western Force has added loosehead prop Nic Henderson to its squad for next year's Super 14 campaign.July 1, 2009, 2:30 pm
Anyone doubting the physicality of modern-day rugby union must only look at the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa as witness to the brutal demands made on players' bodies.July 1, 2009, 12:00 pm
All Blacks lock Ali Williams will miss the entire international rugby season after learning he requires surgery on a reoccurring Achilles tendon injury.July 1, 2009, 11:45 am
French rugby was reeling on Tuesday following the news that disgraced centre Mathieu Bastareaud had been hospitalised with serious psychological problems following the New Zealand tour scandal.June 30, 2009, 6:30 pm
The Wallabies' extra match against the All Blacks in Tokyo this year is likely to be the last time a fourth Bledisloe Cup game is played before the 2011 Rugby World Cup.June 30, 2009, 3:45 pm
The fourth Bledisloe Cup Test between the Wallabies and the All Blacks will take place in Japan on October 31.June 30, 2009, 1:45 pm
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French rugby international Mathieu Bastareaud, who claimed he was attacked as he returned to his Wellington hotel, is receiving hospital treatment for psychological problems, according to a French media report.June 30, 2009, 8:15 am
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