Rugby Australia has confirmed that it will submit a bid for the 2027 World Cup which would be the third time the tournament is held in the country.
Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan is set to put forward a proposal to sell a share of the governing body’s commercial rights to private equity.
New Zealand Rugby and Rugby Australia have confirmed the final schedule for the upcoming Trans-Tasman competition with the proposed ‘Super Round’ of fixtures officially scrapped.
Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan would like Australia to host a ‘mini World Cup’ in July.
Controversial former Wallaby Israel Folau could be set for a sensational return to rugby union following his sacking by Rugby Australia back in 2019.
Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby have confirmed a six-week trans-Tasman tournament will take place next year following their respective domestic Super Rugby competitions.
The Reds will host the Waratahs in the 2021 Super Rugby AU season opener on 19 February at Suncorp Stadium.
Rugby Australia has responded to New Zealand Rugby’s unhappiness with the six-week Rugby Championship schedule released on Thursday.
Rugby Australia has officially handed in a request demanding that New Zealand Rugby relinquishes the hosting rights of the two Bledisloe Cup Tests set to be staged in New Zealand next month.
England coach Eddie Jones believes Super Rugby Aotearoa is pointing the way forward for any potential new southern-hemisphere franchise competition.