Must See Video

The latest sporting highlights from The Roar TV More Videos

From the experts

The low down from those in the know
Purgatory looms for unrepentant Israel

The Israel Folau thing? It would be laughable that a grown man believes his fellow human beings will be condemned to a fiery magic netherworld forever if they don’t conform to said man’s beliefs if it wasn’t actually dangerous.

743 Have your say

Are the Rebels good or bad? We’re genuinely not sure

A few columns back I wrote about how the Melbourne Rebels’ promising start to the season should be approached with cautious optimism. While they were winning, they needed to be.

80 Have your say

Rugby bosses to front Folau after homophobic comment

Rugby Australia will grill Israel Folau over his use of social media after the Wallabies superstar’s latest homophobic comment, which is in stark contrast to the position of its major sponsor.

158 Have your say

Qantas under pressure over Folau’s social media comment

Australia’s highest-profile player sparked social media outrage on Wednesday when he said gay people were headed to “HELL … Unless they repent of their sins and turn to God” in response to a question on Instagram.

61 Have your say

Super Rugby Round 8: Rock bottom. Please…

I warned everyone about Round 7 not looking very lucky, and this is one of those occasions where my prescient forewarnings were neither the best feeling in the world, nor well-received. If there was a word to describe most of the tipping last week, it would simply be ‘carnage’.

137 Have your say

Why the Canes are still the turnover kings

Turnover ball has been the attacking lifeblood of New Zealand teams for as long as anyone can remember – no one quite does it quite like the sides from the ‘Shaky Isles’.

292 Have your say

What qualities do we want in our Australian athletes?

In the wake of the ball-tampering fiasco involving the Australian cricket team, it’s become popular to talk about what type of athletes we want representing us on the national stage.

136 Have your say

The Wrap: It’s official, New Zealand beating Australian franchises is a thing

Late in 2017 rugby analyst website ‘Rugby Vision’ released its ranking of 58 major global professional teams. The Hurricanes topped the list (just ahead of the Crusaders), with the Rebels ranked 56th, ahead only of two Russian clubs most local fans will have never heard of, Enesei and Krasny Yar.

384 Have your say

Folau to miss three games with injury

Wallabies superstar Israel Folau is set for stint on the sidelines after damaging his hamstring in the NSW Waratahs’ battling Super Rugby win over the Brumbies on Saturday.

51 Have your say

How to watch Brumbies vs Waratahs online or on TV: Super Rugby live stream, key information

The Brumbies and Waratahs will clash in Round 7 of the Super Rugby competition, with plenty on the line as the two sides fight for important competition points in the Australian Conference.

0 Have your say

Sharks upset Storm in penalty-a-thon

Cronulla have upset Melbourne 14-4 in one of the most dour affairs of the NRL season, marred by a massive penalty count.

4 Have your say

Hurricanes cruise past Rebels in 31-point win

Beauden Barrett has shown the Melbourne Rebels who’s boss, steering his Hurricanes to a 50-19 win in an action-packed Good Friday Super Rugby clash.

148 Have your say

Chiefs conquer Highlanders 27-22

The Chiefs have beaten the Highlanders 27 to 22 in a tense, close match up this evening in Hamilton.

6 Have your say

Australian rugby sevens captain James Stannard has fractured his skull after being allegedly punched by a British man outside a kebab shop early Friday morning.

8 Have your say

Izzy a fullback or winger? Fighting to retain Folau in rugby

Let me throw you a hypothetical. Israel Folau’s manager Isaac Moses sits down in front of you with a simple and clear-cut demand: “If Izzy is to stay in rugby, he’s gotta have No.15 on his back!”

86 Have your say

Pocock makes his long-awaited return to Super Rugby, will start on the field

David Pocock says he’s ready to make an immediate start for the Brumbies after being named for his Super Rugby return.

11 Have your say

Amanaki Mafi

191 Have your say

Scott Sio of the Brumbies tackles Taniela Tupou of the Reds during the round 15 Super Rugby match between the ACT Brumbies and the Queensland Reds at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Friday, July 1, 2016. (AAP Image/Dean Lewins)

297 Have your say

Melbourne Rebels

131 Have your say

Michael Cheika Wallabies

15 Have your say

David Pocock

20 Have your say

Wallabies generic

28 Have your say

Michael Cheika Wallabies

164 Have your say

Vince Aso tackled by Joe Powell

219 Have your say

Brad Thorn

101 Have your say

The Roar of the crowd

Your sports opinion. Write your own article

Brumbies vs Force: Super W live scores, blog

By Thomas English, 7 Apr 2018
Brumbies vs Force: Super W live scores, blog

Match result: The Force closed out the Super W home-and-away season with a 19-point win over the Brumbies.

21 Have your say

Sunwolves vs Waratahs: Super Rugby live scores, blog

Match result: The Waratahs have added another win to their ledger on Saturday, defeating the Sunwolves by 21 points.

204 Have your say

Hurricanes vs Sharks: Super Rugby live scores, blog

The Hurricanes have been the form team of the Super Rugby competition and they will be taking on the Sharks from Natal this Friday at McLean Park, Napier. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match, starting from 5:35pm AEST.

223 Have your say

How many rugby accessories are too many?

By Harry Jones, 4 Apr 2018
How many rugby accessories are too many?

Before Leigh Halfpenny takes a shot at goal, he takes off five articles of clothing.

149 Have your say

Analysing the state of rugby in Australia

Australia is known for its stunning beaches, cricket, it’s deadly animals, multiculturalism and rugby, but unfortunately we aren’t performing in one of these key things that have our great country recognised around the world.

178 Have your say

Rugby World Cup qualifiers in turmoil

By Harry Kimble, 3 Apr 2018
Rugby World Cup qualifiers in turmoil

It started out as investigation of the Romanian referee, Vlad Iordachescu’s handling of the now infamous European qualifying match between Belgium and Spain, played in Brussels on 18th March.

24 Have your say

Five things we learned from Super Rugby Round 7

We are more than a third of the way into the season, and plenty happened over the weekend. Some good, some bad, and some plain ugly.

51 Have your say

Lions vs Crusaders: Super Rugby live scores, blog

It’s a grand final rematch when the Lions host the Crusaders in the final match of Round 7 on Sunday night. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match, starting from 10:30pm AEDT.

80 Have your say

Bulls vs Stormers: Super Rugby live scores

By Scott Pryde, 1 Apr 2018
Bulls vs Stormers: Super Rugby live scores

It’s not yet the halfway point of the Super Rugby season, but the Bulls find themselves in a desperate situation when they host the Stormers in Round 7. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 2:15am (AEDT).

13 Have your say

Brumbies vs Waratahs: Super Rugby live scores, blog

The Brumbies host the Waratahs Saturday at GIO Stadium, in Canberra. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match, starting from 7:45pm AEDT.

225 Have your say

Blues vs Sharks: Super Rugby live scores, blog

By Alan Nicolea, 31 Mar 2018 Video
Blues vs Sharks: Super Rugby live scores, blog

Match result: In a high-scoring game of rugby, the Sharks have defeated the Blues by 23 points.

171 Have your say

Rebels vs Hurricanes: Super Rugby live scores, blog

Match result: The Rebels have been humbled in the first trans-Tasman clash of the 2018 Super Rugby season, copping a 31-point loss from the Hurricanes.

258 Have your say

Chiefs vs Highlanders: Super Rugby live scores, blog

Match result: The Chiefs have beaten the Highlanders 27 to 22 in a tense, close match up this evening in Hamilton.

93 Have your say

Bad scheduling in the world of rugby

By Gavin Cohen, 30 Mar 2018
Bad scheduling in the world of rugby

This week I’m taking a deep dive into rugby scheduling and how it could be improved.

6 Have your say

Women’s rugby is truly a global game

By Harry Kimble, 30 Mar 2018
Women’s rugby is truly a global game

The news that Tonga has banned women’s rugby in all government schools has sent dismay into rugby circles.

6 Have your say

Super Rugby have finally got their scheduling act together

On the 21st of September in 2017, SANZAAR announced the match schedule for the restructured 2018 Super Rugby season that is now made up of three conferences and 15 teams.

36 Have your say

Matt Philip Western Force Rugby Union Super 2017

211 Have your say

Conor Murray British and Irish Lions Rugby Union 2017

81 Have your say

Victoria Latu takes the ball up for the Wallaroos

An afternoon at Ballymore with the women

By Rhys Bosley, 27 Mar 2018

11 Have your say

Amanaki Mafi

57 Have your say

Emiliano Boffelli

10 Have your say

Samu Kerevi

274 Have your say

TJ Perenara

240 Have your say

Sunwolves super rugby

86 Have your say

Amanaki Mafi

146 Have your say