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Singapore slung as Maori All Blacks scrap game over pitch

Singapore slung as Maori All Blacks scrap game over pitch

Singapore's new National Stadium suffered fresh embarrassment Tuesday when the Maori All Blacks scrapped their November 15 match against Asia Pacific Dragons over the poor state of its pitch..

International News  | Published: 21 Oct 2014 07:31

Kiwis slam Aussie juniors' haka response

Kiwis slam Aussie juniors' haka response

New Zealand rugby league bosses have criticised Australia's "disrespectful" response to the traditional haka pre-match challenge after it almost sparked an all-in brawl at a junior international in Auckland..

International News  | Published: 20 Oct 2014 06:31

Cheika agrees to coach Wallabies - report

Cheika agrees to coach Wallabies - report

Super Rugby-winning coach Michael Cheika has agreed to take charge of the Wallabies after the shock resignation of Ewen McKenzie and is negotiating the details, a report said on Monday..

International News  | Published: 20 Oct 2014 06:31

Flower gets six-month ban for Grand Final attack

Flower gets six-month ban for Grand Final attack

Wigan's Ben Flower has been banned for six months over his shocking Super League Grand Final attack on St Helens' Lance Hohaia, the Rugby Football League (RFL) announced on Tuesday..

Rugby League News  | Published: 14 Oct 2014 21:31

Ten newcomers in Kangaroos' Four Nations squad

Ten newcomers in Kangaroos' Four Nations squad

Newcastle teenager Sione Mata'utia and South Sydney grand final heroes Alex Johnston and Dylan Walker were among 10 newcomers named in Australia's 24-man squad Tuesday for this month's Four Nations rugby league tournament..

International News  | Published: 14 Oct 2014 02:16

Aussie Smith agrees permanent Wakefield switch

Aussie Smith agrees permanent Wakefield switch

Australian scrum-half Tim Smith has joined Wakefield on a permanent basis for next season, the English Super League club announced on Monday..

Rugby League News  | Published: 13 Oct 2014 09:16

Wallabies get behind under-fire Beale

Wallabies get behind under-fire Beale

Senior Wallabies continued to back Kurtley Beale on Monday despite more revelations about offensive text messages which led to team business manager Di Patston resigning..

International News  | Published: 13 Oct 2014 04:16

Cooper back for Wallabies, Beale suspended

Cooper back for Wallabies, Beale suspended

Mercurial fly-half Quade Cooper earned a recall to the Australia set-up Friday but Kurtley Beale was sidelined as he awaits a hearing into claims he sent offensive texts about a staff member..

International News  | Published: 10 Oct 2014 04:16

All Blacks pick Pulu for Aussie Test squad

All Blacks pick Pulu for Aussie Test squad

The All Blacks drafted promising scrum-half Augustine Pulu into the squad for next week's Test against Australia on Friday to replace the injured Tawera Kerr-Barlow..

International News  | Published: 10 Oct 2014 02:31