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Mal Meninga needs to get the Australian rugby league team to play like Queensland

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
As for the 13 Queenslanders in the squad for next weekend's Test against New Zealand, the Kangaroos jersey has been too often accepted with more of a sense of duty than with ferocious pride and passion.
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New Waratahs CEO Andrew Hore floats idea of six Australian Super Rugby teams in future

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
"First and foremost we have to make sure rugby union stays on the sporting map and is successful," Hore said. "Then, how can we globalise it, monetise it, so that maybe the next time around we're not just talking about having five [Australian teams ...
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No obvious answer to the dire standard of Australian Super Rugby, says Andrew Slack

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The status of club rugby, particularly in Sydney, has been a topic of fierce debate within rugby circles, with Eastwood president Brett Papworth scathing of the ARU's lack of funding for what he believes should be the core of the game's development ...
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If an Australian team is to challenge for the Super Rugby title the rot needs to stop now

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Perth does not have a strong enough rugby infrastructure in terms of schools and clubs to support a competitive Super Rugby franchise.
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Australian Rugby Union selects Perform's Opta as official data partner

Gaming Intelligence - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
It will supply live scores and statistically-driven insights. The four-year partnership will also see the ARU use the OptaPro professional services division to deliver team and player performance data to the Wallabies and Australian Super Rugby Teams.
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Can the Melbourne Rebels be the Leicester City of Super Rugby?

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
The good news is that an Australian team will host a 2016 Super Rugby quarter-final. The bad news is this team is likely to be the only Australian Super Rugby team in the finals this year. The 2016 Super Rugby format is loaded towards easing South ...

The lessons Australian rugby can learn from North America

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
On our travels to Toronto we did make a little diversion to Calgary where I caught up with a rugby colleague in Dave Lougheed.
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England rugby look to Leicester success 2 days ago International

ARU Rugby - ‎May 4, 2016‎
England fullback Mike Brown feels Leicester City's stunning Premier League football title triumph can inspire the national rugby union side to success in Australia. Brown also believes England have their very own Claudio Ranieri in the shape of head ...

Australian Rugby Shield kicks off

ESPN - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The Australian Rugby Shield is funded solely by the Australian Rugby Union and provides an important opportunity for the ARU to identify and unearth talented players nationally and for regional teams and developing unions to compete in a structured ...
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Kangaroos face Kiwis in climate of international rugby league indifference

The Guardian - ‎20 hours ago‎
While you can understand Radradra's motivations (“I want to be known as the best Fijian rugby player around the world and I want to be playing the top teams,” he said) the Australian selectors, who had plenty of other options, didn't have to pick him ...
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NEWS.com.au - ‎8 hours ago‎
Considering then his rich vein of form with French club Toulon early this year, many rugby fans will this week be scratching their heads at the decision made by Australian Sevens coach Andy Friend to cut Cooper from the selection pool for the final two ...

Inspired plan to reignite Australian rugby

ESPN - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Australian Rugby Union has announced an initiative to fuel the passions of Investec Super 14 fans. A new television ... We look forward now to on-field success for our teams and, as the television commercial says, to Reignite Rugby." Investec CEO Brian ...

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika holds key to Karmichael Hunt's steady redemption

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
During the week, the Queensland Reds left high-profile Japanese import Ayuma Goromaru out of their squad to play the Crusaders in Christchurch.

Super Rugby hits pause as European overlords call shots

The Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
But international rugby is different. No one country makes the rules, though for a long time, four of them, the Home Unions, conspired to do precisely that. A June Test window suits the northern hemisphere. The Six Nations is done and dusted by then ...
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Saturday serve: Game of Thrones or Four Corners in Brumbies drama with Michael Jones

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
In the end they got their way with Jones leaving, but it remains to be seen how much it will cost the brand and the club's bottom line. The ARU? The Brumbies were supposed to be Australian rugby's shining light this season, but they lost four of six ...

Kangaroos In Banana Hammocks Check Out The Down Undah Photos

TMZ.com - ‎May 3, 2016‎
These photos show members of the Australian Rugby League Team who in fact are called the KANGAROOS. It is the Australian Rugby Union Team (completely different sport) that is called the Wallabies. Please now publically apologize to TMZ you pathetic ...
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A-League promotion and relegation still firmly on agenda of FFA boss Steven Lowy

Herald Sun - ‎11 hours ago‎
All expansion options are on the table according to the Football Federation Australia chairman, who insists the national competition cannot reach its full potential with just 10 clubs. Adding teams to the current model was again discussed at FFA's most ...
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NSW Waratahs intent on maintaining momentum and improving home record

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
Away wins have substantially lifted morale but the NSW Waratahs know beating the Cheetahs at home is key if they are to maintain momentum and power towards topping the Australian Super Rugby conference. ... Reds was followed by losses to the ...

Macqueen backs push for fourth Australian team

ESPN - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
In previous seasons, the New Zealand Rugby Football Union has blocked any Australian push for a fourth team, but would now support an expanded competition if it was recommended mid-year by an independent consultant now examining the tournament.
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ASICS Launches 2016 Qantas Wallabies Jersey and Campaign

ARU Rugby - ‎May 3, 2016‎
... 2016 international Rugby season. A host of Wallabies squad members including Israel Folau, Kurtley Beale, Bernard Foley, Rob Horne and Nick Phipps were on hand with Coach Michael Cheika and ARU CEO Bill Pulver in Sydney today to reveal the latest ...
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