Posts Tagged "Rebels"

Melbourne Rebels will kick off pre-season preparations with a clash against Jake White’s Japanese powerhouse club Toyota as new coach Dave Wessels puts his stamp on the Super Rugby strugglers.

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With former Western Force coach Dave Wessels on board, the Melbourne Rebels are hoping the combined knowledge and talent of two success-starved Super Rugby clubs means a change in fortune next year.

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New Melbourne Rebels coach Dave Wessels is convinced Australian rugby is heading towards a golden era despite the game’s recent woes.

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Dave Wessels’ decision to remain in Australia and coach the Melbourne Rebels shows the measure of the great man that he is, and should put him front and centre to succeed Michael Cheika as Wallabies coach.

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The Melbourne Rebels have got their man, signing the in-demand David Wessels as coach for the next two seasons.

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Western Force losing their license shows that the ARU failed to capitalise on the popularity of rugby in Western Australia.

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When Curtis Rona likened Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest to Donald Trump earlier this week, was it because he thinks he’s the man to bring the “fire and fury” to the Western Force’s fight for survival?

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Each week we’ll be looking at the best of the best in Australian rugby and piecing together the top 15 players out of the Aussie Super Rugby sides from the round gone by.

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The Jaguares have finished their 2017 Super Rugby season – and their Australian tour – on a high, claiming a 32-29 win against a brave Rebels side in Melbourne.

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The Melbourne Rebels‘ season from hell comes to a close tonight at AAMI Park, and nobody will be upset at closing that chapter and turning focus towards next season, at least as much as off-field circumstances will allow.

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Zane Tetevano was hurriedly changing his baby’s nappy on the bonnet of his car in Woy Woy.

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The Melbourne Rebels will use the farewell match of coach Tony McGahan as a form of distraction while the franchise nervously awaits its Super Rugby fate.

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The Western Force overcame a double from Melbourne Rebels winger Marika Koroibete to post a 31-22 win in Super Rugby’s Battle of the Axe at nib Stadium.

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It will be an emotionally charged encounter on Friday night when the Western Force host the Melbourne Rebels in the last ever fixture between these two franchises. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match from 9:55pm AEST.

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Mystery surrounds the future of Western Force skipper Ben McCalman after the star back-rower failed to recover in time for Friday night’s Super Rugby clash with the Rebels in Perth.

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It may not seem like a seismic shift, but is the news that the Cheetahs and Southern Kings are set to join a European competition the first move in South Africa’s eventual exit from Super Rugby?

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With the mental health of players at the Western Force and Melbourne Rebels recently brought into question, where is RUPA in the Super Rugby scrap for survival?

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Melbourne Rebels coach Tony McGahan has paid the price for their worst ever Super Rugby season, with the club looking to replace him.

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Undoubtedly one of the most memorable moments of the 2015 World Cup, South Africa’s shock loss to Japan will forever live on in the memories of many as the greatest upset victory in the history of rugby – or at least until it happens again.

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The Brumbies have defeated the Rebels in an error-ridden affair in Canberra by 32 points to 3, scoring four tries in the process in front of 8,970 fans on a cold night.

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