All Blacks coach Ian Foster says a future Vodacom Super Rugby tournament cannot carry weak links and should only include competitive and financially viable teams.
Former Australian rugby boss John O’Neill has labelled Steve Hansen’s claims as absurd and told the ex-All Blacks coach to ‘stick to his day job’.
Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan has offered New Zealand Rugby a larger share of any private equity investment in a trans-Tasman tournament as part of ongoing talks between the unions over the future of the game.
Ex-All Blacks coach Steve Hansen urged New Zealand Rugby to stand up for itself when it comes to deciding the format for Vodacom Super Rugby from next year onwards.
Australian players are threatening to go on a strike that could derail the Super Rugby AU competition just days before it’s due to kick off.
Wallabies utility back Kurtley Beale has been granted an early exit from his Waratahs contract ahead of next month’s Super Rugby AU competition.
Former Wallabies captain John Eales has been named on a strong advisory board to oversee Rugby Australia’s bid to host the 2027 World Cup.
Rugby Australia has confirmed its adapted five-team version of Vodacom Super Rugby will get under way on 3 July.
The Sunwolves’ time in Vodacom Super Rugby is over, after the franchise’s bid to compete in the proposed Australian domestic competition failed.
Incoming Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has asked Australian rugby factions to stop airing their differences through the media.