• Intrust Super Shute Shield: Hot Shots & Pie-Baggers

    We’re only three rounds into the new season, but the 2018 Intrust Super Shute Shield is living up to its reputation as the home of thrills, spills and great footy. The 18 clashes so far have produced an average of 54pts and eight tries per game, but who have been the shining lights on an individual basis in and around the opposition red zone?

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  • VIDEO: Walsh acclimatising to his new challenge

    The Singapore Men’s Sevens tournament takes place this weekend as the HSBC World Series ticks off destination number eight of 10. Head coach Tim Walsh takes the reins for the first time, after moving across from the hugely successful Women’s program that saw him oversee the run to Olympic Gold. But after only a few days with his new charges, it’s all about bedding in and helping recent recruits such as 23-year-old Lachie Miller prepare as best as possible for the challenges ahead – including the humidity.

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  • VIDEO: Ruru revelling in chance to shine for Rebels

    Rebels scrumhalf Michael Ruru stepped into the giant shoes of injured Wallaby Will Genia against the Bulls last week, and ended up making the SANZAR team of the week with his performance. With another chance to shine against the Stormers this weekend, he reflects on playing 80 minutes at altitude in Pretoria, life on tour with the Rebels, and ahead to the crucial clash in Cape Town.

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  • Hot Shots, Pie-Baggers and more: Australian Super Rugby

    We’re 10 rounds in and the 2018 Super Rugby competition is moving towards the crucial run home to the finals. From an Australian perspective, the NSW Waratahs are leading the way with five wins and a draw from their eight games to leave them in third spot on the ladder. While the Melbourne Rebels came flying out of the blocks in the early rounds but have fallen short in recent weeks. Their 50% win record sees them in 7th.

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  • Legend Habana calls time on stellar career

    Legendary South African speed machine Bryan Habana has announced his retirement from the game at the end of the current season.

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  • VIDEO: Skippers Hewson & Sefo reflect on memorable Super W final

    It was a game that will live long in the memory, and a fitting finale to an inaugural season of Super W that has done much to broaden the appeal of women’s rugby, and imbue the utmost respect for it’s superb competitors. NSW captain and match-winner Ash Hewson, and humble Queensland skipper Kirby Sefo, reflect on their experiences of the grand final from opposite ends of the spectrum, and their excitement about Super W season one, and what could lie ahead…

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  • SUPER W: Hewson kicks NSW Women to glory in dramatic grand final

    NSW Women have claimed the inaugural Buildcorp Super W title with a thrilling extra-time 16-13 victory over Queensland Women at Allianz Stadium. Veteran skipper Ash Hewson was the star, her penalty kick the golden point winner for the home side to back up the match-saving tackle she put in near her own goal-line in the closing minutes of regular time, in what was a terrific advert for women’s XV rugby in Australia.

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  • Waratahs frustrated by impressive Lions

    A run of four wins in a row has come to an abrupt end for the NSW Waratahs, beaten 29-0 at Allianz Stadium last night by a Lions side that looked every inch the two-time grand finalists they are.

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  • What they said… Gordon v Eastern Suburbs

    An opening day win over the highly-fancied West Harbour caused more than a few eyebrows to raise in the direction of Woollahra Oval in round one of the 2018 Intrust Super Shute Shield. So a full-time score of 52-0 over Gordon at Chatswood Oval last weekend won’t exactly have dampened the new-found enthusiasm building around Eastern Suburbs.

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  • Polished Beasts humble Highlanders

    It’s only early days in the 2018 Intrust Super Shute Shield competition, but Eastern Suburbs are serving due notice that they are a team to be taken seriously after racking up their second win in a row with a resounding 52-0 defeat of Gordon at the weekend.

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