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Israel Folau Begins Legal Action Against Rugby Australia & Waratahs

Israel Folau

Israel Folau has begun legal action against his former employers Rugby Australia and NSW Waratahs following his dismissal over homophobic social media posts. The former Wallabies star’s contract was terminated in May after he was found guilty of a high-level Code of Conduct breach relating to an Instagram post in which he said “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists …

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Huge Boost For Australian Rugby As Kurtley Beale Signs On

Kurtley Beale

Australian rugby have received a huge boost with the news that Kurtley Beale has signed on with the NSW Waratahs for another season.  Beale’s contract will keep him in Australia until the end of the 2020 season. The 30-year-old’s desire to remain with the Sydney based franchise will come as a huge relief to officials in Rugby Australia as many …

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Karmichael Hunt Given Second Chance With Waratahs Swap Deal

Karmichael Hunt

Disgraced fullback Karmichael Hunt was Monday given a chance to revive a rugby career overshadowed by a drug scandal, signing a one-year contract with the NSW Waratahs. Hunt, a former rugby league international who made his Wallabies debut in 2017, was stood down from all contractual obligations later that year over drug charges. The Queensland Reds star was fined Aus$10,000 and …

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Waratahs Confirm Signing Of Israel Folau’s Little Brother, John

John Folau

Wallaby Israel Folau’s younger brother John will join his superstar sibling at the NSW Waratahs next season after turning his back on rugby league, the club announced Saturday. The 24-year-old winger previously played with the Parramatta Eels and made one appearance in the league format for Tonga. But he decided to switch codes this season and has been playing for …

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Connacht Have Signed Their New Flyhalf From The NSW Waratahs

Connacht have been on the lookout for a new flyhalf since it was known that Marnitz Boshoff would be leaving Connacht early and returning to South Africa on compassionate grounds.  It should be an interesting season for the western province, an unprecedented injury crisis and the announcement of Pat Lam’s departure last season led to their disappointing finish but they will …

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Matching Aviva Premiership Teams To Their Super Rugby Equivalent

Premiership Super Rugby

After the conclusion of the thrilling Six Nations campaign, all attention has turned to the upcoming Lions tour of New Zealand. So, which Super Rugby sides can be most easily compared to an Aviva Premiership outfit? Australian Conference Brumbies/Wasps In the mid-2000s these teams were the greatest to ever grace their respective competitions, however a sudden spate of retirements resulted …

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Bernard Foley Wants to Have ‘Tom Brady Effect’ On His Waratahs Teammates

Wallabies and Waratahs fly-half Bernard Foley has said that he wants to have a ‘Tom Brady effect’ on his Waratahs teammates this season as he prepares to step into more of a leadership role under Daryl Gibson. The Waratahs have a number of debutantes in their backline this season with halfback Jake Gordon, inside centre Irae Simone and winger Harry Jones all set for …

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Australian Rugby Union Hoping Jarryd Hayne Will Join Wallabies

RLWC 2008 - Scotland v Fiji

Jarryd Hayne is mulling over numerous offers from both rugby union and league clubs. After sensationally quitting the San Francisco 49ers in an attempt to represent Fiji at this summer’s Olympics, Jarryd Hayne could be on the verge of making another massive career change. Although a plethora of Australian rugby league clubs have registered an interest in signing the cross code …

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Toulon To Trade Quade Cooper In Transfer Swap

Quade Cooper has been linked with a Toulon exit. Earlier this month we reported that after a difficult first season at the Stade Mayol, Toulon were going to release Quade Cooper this summer. Of course, The prospect of such an ignominious end to Cooper’s short stay at Toulon had been hinted at since the three time European Champions announced the capture …

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Australian Rugby Player Shares Horrific X-Ray Of Broken Nose

2014 Super Rugby: DHL Stormers v Waratahs

Benn Robinson suffered a broken nose during the Waratahs win over the Reds. In a bid to raise awareness of the dangers of concussion in rugby, Waratahs prop, Benn Robinson, has shared an x-ray illustrating the effects a decade of rugby has had on his nose and face. Robinson broke his nose during the Waratahs 30-10 win over the Reds …

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Kurtley Beale Set To Become The Premiership’s Highest Paid Player

Super Rugby Rd 19 - Reds v Waratahs

Wasps have offered Kurtley Beale a multi million pound salary. Reports emanating from Australia last night have suggested that Kurtley Beale will sign for Wasps in the coming days on a two year deal worth a little over £1.4 million. Such a salary would not only make the utility back the highest paid player in the Premiership, but the third most …

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Wasps Linked With Yet Another Australian Superstar

Wasps v Bath Rugby - Aviva Premiership

Wasps are looking to spend big ahead of next season. When The Telegraph last month reported that Wasps were willing to make David Pocock rugby’s highest paid player, fans across the world were taken by surprise. Indeed, for a few hours at least, it seemed that the Australian flanker would forgo his desire to study in England and instead sign for …

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New South Wales Coach Praises Kurtley Beale’s Growth And Maturity

New South Wales Coach Daryl Gibson has praised Wallabies utility Kurtley Beale for his ‘newfound growth and maturity’ since returning from last year’s World Cup. The 27-year-old has been selected at fly-half for this weekend’s Super Rugby opener against the Queensland Reds, after first-choice pivot Bernard Foley was ruled out through injury in the pre-season. Beale was mostly utilised from the …

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Australia Are Planning To Unleash This 123Kg Winger On England This Summer

Super Rugby Rd 18 - Waratahs v Reds

England’s wingers might want to bulk up ahead of their summer tour to Australia. Despite having a huge number of talented wingers at their disposal, Australia could be forced to turn to the inexperienced Taqele Naiyaravoro against England this summer. Such a scenario has come about because Michael Cheika will not be recalling Adam Ashley-Cooper and Drew Mitchell for the three match test …

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Waratahs Coach To Trial Folau In The Centres

First year New South Wales Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has said that he wants to give Wallabies fullback Israel Folau some time in the centres this season as New South Wales look to experiment with different combinations over the course of the pre-season. Folau, 26, is currently rehabilitating from post-World Cup ankle surgery and will likely return for the Waratahs final pre-season …

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