Rugby Australia has struck an interim pay deal with the Rugby Union Players Association (RUPA) that will see players looked after until the end of the Super Rugby AU season.
The oldest rugby in Australian rugby has a distinctly vibrant look about it when the latest chapter is written on Friday night. In a new competition, with the game in yet another deep dark hole, the presence of youth shines through.
NSW Rugby boss Paul Doorn says he has received no indication from Waratahs players about potential strike action, a move that would be met with severe backlash after NSW Rugby revealed its staffing cuts on Tuesday.
Melbourne Rebels look set for an extended stay away from home after the Queensland Government handed down new restrictions for any of the state's football teams involved in a match with Melbourne-based opposition.
The results in Round 3 of Super Rugby Aotearoa went to plan, but the games were closer than many thought they would be. It also showcased two rising talents in New Zealand rugby, and the importance of good decision-making.
Fullback Will Jordan scored a try either side of halftime as the Crusaders outlasted the Chiefs 18-13 in the Super Rugby Aotearoa at a rain-drenched Christchurch Stadium on Sunday.
Venue: Orangetheory Stadium
3:05 AM, April 24, 2020