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A sudden shortage of locks in Australian rugby has opened the door for Matt Philip to reclaim his Wallabies jersey but the Melbourne Rebels forward says the uncertainties wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic have left him with a difficult choice.
Rugby Australia remain days away from announcing a format or fixtures list for a domestic Super Rugby competition proposed to kick off in early July.
Rugby Australia and the Rugby Union Player's Association have agreed to an interim pay deal according to RUPA CEO Justin Harrison.
Melbourne Rebels captain Dane Haylett-Petty has pointed to a rival code for their handling of the coronavirus-enforced cost cutting as talks between players and Rugby Australia (RA) go in circles.
It looks increasingly likely that the July Test series won't go ahead. Rugby Australia is desperate for some sort of content through the middle of the year, so why not stage a Wallabies trial series ... with a twist.
Dave Rennie has more playing options than you might think, and a decision to make on whether he opts for immediate overhaul or more gradual change. We've helped him out with either path using the 10-5 split.
Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle says ongoing government restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus could put extreme financial pressure on her organisation and they have suspended their media rights process.
If a resumption of Super Rugby proves too difficult due to ongoing border restrictions in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has confirmed a domestic tournament could run in its place.
A Super Rugby spectator at last weekend's Melbourne Rebels game has tested positive for coronavirus.
Melbourne continue to break new Super Rugby ground, collecting their maiden win over the Lions with an impressive 37-17 victory at AAMI Park on Saturday night.
The Giteau Law is reportedly under heavy discussion at Rugby Australia, but can the governing body really afford to loosen its Wallabies eligibility reins? And is Dan McKellar ready to make the jump to Test level? This and more in our weekly Round Table.
We're a third of the way through Super Rugby's regular season, so who has really impressed so far this season and who could be set for a rise up the ladder over the coming weeks?
Anaru Rangi has come a long was since his days as a part-time rugby player working in the mines near Perth, but he's now a mainstay of the Melbourne Rebels and has his eyes on the green and gold, writes Sam Bruce.
Australian franchises have now won two straight games in New Zealand and while that isn't cause to pop the champagne, the manner in which they have come suggests there is cause for hope later in the Test season. The Reds, meanwhile, continue to frustrate.
The Stormers' unbeaten start to the Super Rugby season came to a limp end as they slumped to a 33-14 home defeat at the hands of the Blues in a scrappy game at Newlands.
The Melbourne Rebels have dominated the Waratahs for a 24-10 victory to earn their first Super Rugby win of the season.
The Brumbies have won 10 straight games at home after dispatching the Melbourne Rebels in an Australian Super Rugby derby on Friday night.
Melbourne Rebels' Super Rugby campaign has kicked off in horror fashion, losing 36-27 to perennial battlers the Sunwolves in Japan.
In the shortest lead up to a Super Rugby season ever, season 25 kicks off in January with a full round of matches played from Friday night all the way through to Sunday morning. Here are the Round 1 team lists.
Round 6 sees Super Rugby's maiden regular season double-header taking place, with rugby fans in Wollongong treated to two matches for the price of one. Catch up with all the team news here!
Round 5 is headlined by a trans-Tasman clash between the Highlanders-Rebels, while the Reds play host to the high-flying Sharks.
Round 2 is headlined by two blockbuster derbies with Australian conference leaders the Brumbies playing host to the Rebels, while the biggest match of the round is sure to be the Chiefs hosting the Crusaders in Waikato. Here are the Round 1 team lists.
Round 7 sees a second Super Rugby regular season double-header taking place, with the Sunwolves hosting the Crusaders in Brisbane before the Bulls face the Reds. Catch up with all the team news here!
Round 4 is headlined with another New Zealand derby with the Crusaders hosting the Highlanders, while the Brumbies will travel away from home to take on the Chiefs. Here are the Round 4 team lists.
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