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Rugby Australia slams Folau ‘media campaign’ after leaked letter

Rugby Australia lashes out at Israel Folau for disrupting the sport after an explosive letter accusing the governing body of leaking details of his code of conduct hearing was made public.

Sacked Folau expected to launch legal action this week

Fired Wallabies rugby player Israel Folau asks that he be: "treated fairly and by the law."

Folau opts for ‘God’ over rugby on social media

Folau sending a cryptic message on social media ahead of his verdict.

Folau takes a hit in the pocket as his wait continues

Folau is quickly running out of options as his sponsorship with Asics was cancelled and a return to the rugby league is also unlikely.

Folau code of conduct hearing set for May 4

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has said he was unlikely to select Folau again.

Tennis great Court says Folau ‘persecuted’ over anti-gay post

Court says she was on the highway to hell when she was world No 1.

Folau’s comments ‘completely wrong’

Israel Folau created controversy for the second time in a year by using social media to express personal religious views.

Vunipola warned by club over support for Folau anti-gay rant

Vunipola liked Folau's post and called for people to "live their lives how God intended".

Former Aussie captain Horwill to hang up boots

James Horwill is set to retire stating his body had reached its limits after 13 years of successful rugby.

French rugby clubs vote against foreign coach for national team

The French Rugby team is not in favour of having a foreign coach for its national rugby team. 

Australia’s Folau fights for career after anti-gay row

Israel Folau is fighting for his career after he uttered insensitive comments towards the LGBT community.

French rugby federation ordered to pay 1 mln euros to sacked...

The industrial tribunal ruled that there had been an "abusive early termination of (Noves') employment contract without serious misconduct".

France crushes New Zealand’s Hong Kong Sevens cup race

The All Black's lost at the Hong Kong Sevens against France in its quarter-finals.

Gloomy return for Super Rugby after mosque attacks

Super Rugby teams pay respects to the fallen of the mosque attack in Christchurch.

‘What have we done?’ – Youngs slams toothless England

Youngs acknowledged England's familiar failing in games over the last 12 months.

England, Scotland draw 38-all in stunning Six Nations finale

England finish 2nd in the Six Nations standings on 18 points, 5 behind champions Wales.

Schmidt omits veteran star O’Brien for France clash

O'Brien from the Ireland rugby squad has been replaced by Josh van der Flier in the starting line-up.

Itoje, Robshaw named in England Six Nations squad

England are second in the Championship, two points behind Wales who beat Jones's side 21-13 in Cardiff last month.

Porn website to sponsor French rugby match

The club says they have already seen an increase in demand for tickets for the game on March 1.

History maker Schmidt to step down after World Cup, Farrell replaces...

The 53-year-old Schmidt - named coach of the year on Sunday - says he will take time out of coaching to prioritise his family.

This year’s pain will be Aussie’s gain in World Cup year,...

Cheika may have bemoaned the continual giving away of the ball in the second half but did not fault them for their effort and heart.

Fiji beat ‘pathetic’ France to claim historic victory

The teams have faced each other on 10 occasions in more than half a century and the Pacific Islanders finally claimed a memorable win in Paris.

Canada beat Hong Kong to secure last Rugby World Cup place

Canada secured their ninth consecutive appearance at the World Cup by sweeping three nations all trying to qualify for the first time.

Hastings starts at flyhalf as Scotland ring changes for Argentina test

The decision to give Hastings the number 10 jersey means Finn Russell, who started in the 26-20 loss to South Africa last weekend, will move to inside centre to partner Huw Jones.