Rugby Union

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Jones: Nine blunders that ruined rugby

Jones: Nine blunders that ruined rugby

Alan Jones has blasted a “delusional” Raelene Castle — not just for Rugby Australia’s treatment of Israel Folau but a long list of mistakes.

How RA boss’ 15-minute meeting could doom rugby

premium_icon How RA boss’ 15-minute meeting could doom rugby

It’s the Raelene Castle decision that could cost Rugby Australia much more than the Israel Folau settlement.

Thu 5 Dec 2019

‘Rolled over’: blowtorch turns on to rugby boss

‘Rolled over’: blowtorch turns on to rugby boss

Australian commentators have amplified calls for Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle to fall on her sword after the “costly debacle” with Israel Folau

Folau $8m settlement 'wrong', RA says

Folau $8m settlement 'wrong', RA says

Rugby Australia has rejected reports it will pay ex-Wallaby star Israel Folau $8 million in compensation as "wildly inaccurate"

Will Folau play again? Will Castle survive RA axe?

premium_icon Will Folau play again? Will Castle survive RA axe?

There are still many questions to be answered despite the multi-million settlement between Israel Folau and Rugby Australia on Wednesday.

‘NRL can’t stop clubs negotiating with Folau’

premium_icon ‘NRL can’t stop clubs negotiating with Folau’

NRL clubs claim their governing body – fearing a possible legal backlash – could backflip on their Israel Folau ban following his case with Rugby Australia.

$8 million for axed Wallaby Israel Folau

premium_icon $8 million for axed Wallaby Israel Folau

Israel Folau says he was vindicated by Rugby Australia’s dramatic cave-in, which included an apology to the former Wallaby and an $8 million settlement.

Why Reds’ Darling Downs trial match to offer boost tourism

premium_icon Why Reds’ Darling Downs trial match to offer boost tourism

THE upcoming Queensland Reds trial match in the Darling Downs could help generate a wave of sports tourism into the region, according to experts.

Wed 4 Dec 2019

Bravo, Izzy, my faith has been restored

premium_icon Bravo, Izzy, my faith has been restored

The former Wallaby fought, and won, against an organisation that battered him from pillar to post all while simply standing up for what he believes in.

What will happen to money donated to Folau

premium_icon What will happen to money donated to Folau

The feud between Israel Folau and Rugby Australia has been settled after a surprise resolution to his claims of unfair dismissal have avoided ending up in court

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