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Network Ten bids for rugby union, Amazon also enters picture

Network Ten bids for rugby union, Amazon also enters pictureSkip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footerlong-standing sponsor Qantas ended its relationship with RA after 30 years last week.One of the challenges for sports codes is the coronavirus pandemic has allowed broadcasters to renegotiate the amount they pay to air sport. For years the cost…

Tuivasa-Sheck says no to union

2:37am, 22 September 2020Roger Tuivasa-Sheck will be at the Warriors next season, with his manager ending speculation linking the brilliant fullback to rugby union in 2021.And the 27-year-old NRL superstar and his partner Ash Walker have already made the decision to move their young family to Australia next year, if the Warriors are forced to…

‘Just like rugby union’: Raiders coach sprays referee for stop-start Warriors game

Cameron Spencer/Getty ImagesRaiders coach Ricky Stuart hit out after a "shocking game'' against the Warriors, which he said resembled rugby union. (File photo).Canberra coach...

Tests d’automne : La FFR accepte la réunion de conciliation proposée par la LNR

C'était la conciliation de la dernière chance. Comme nous vous le révélions mercredi, la LNR, via un courrier daté de mardi, signé de son président Paul Goze et adressé à Bernard Laporte, proposait à la FFR de s'asseoir autour d'une table avant lundi matin pour négocier sur les tests internationaux de l'automne. Sans réponse favorable…

Keresi Maya banned for 6 years

Fiji Rugby Union confirms Naitasiri Under-19 player, Keresi Maya has been banned from all levels of rugby in Fiji for 6 years. Maya punched referee, Peni Talemaivavalagi during an U19 match between Naitasiri and Tailevu on 29th August this year. FRU’s Chief Executive, John O’Connor says during the hearing, Fiji Rugby Union and the Fiji…

Ebrahim Rasool confirmed as new chairperson of WPRFU

Ebrahim Rasool (Gallo Images) The Western Province Rugby Football Union (WPRFU) confirmed the appointment of former Western Province Premier Ebrahim Rasool as chairperson of the Board of Directors.Zelt Marais, president of the WPRFU, revealed the unanimous decision following a board meeting on Friday, 4 September. "It is a deep honour and an exceptional challenge to accept…

World Rugby announces innovative Rugby World Cup 2021 Coaching Internship Programme

Transformational Rugby World Cup (https://www.WorldRugby.org) 2021 Coaching Internship Programme opens for all RWC 2021 participating unions; Programme will create quality deployment opportunities for aspiring elite female coaches in high-performance environments; Selected participants to be fully embedded for 12 months in RWC 2021 national squad management teams; Programme aims to address the lack of female coaches…

Loose Pass: Death by a thousand cuts

This week we will mostly be concerning ourselves with painful cuts and corrective surgery as rugby union reaches a tipping point… ‘Death by a thousand cuts’ is often the chilling idiom used to describe a slow and painful disassembly of a large organisation, but there are absolutely times when it has felt like rugby is…