The position of head coach in rugby in some ways is a throwback to another age, making the role and influence of head coaches in Super Rugby difficult to define and quantify.
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Fiji international Frank Lomani was supposed to be the Rebels’ Will Genia replacement this season.
Dual-code international Wendell Sailor has lifted the lid on the pain at being put up for adoption as a child, and never asking his birth mother why she did it.
He might have fluffed his lines when the microphone was passed to him, but Kiwi Dave Rennie has promised to sing the Australian national anthem at this year’s Bledisloe Cup.
Coach John Manenti does not accept there is a second-day malaise affecting his Australian team after they finished outside the medals at the New Zealand leg of the women’s rugby world sevens series.
New Zealand beat France 27-5 Sunday to win the home leg of the World Rugby Sevens series, extending its series lead and its favoritism for the Olympic tournament later this year.
Australia’s men’s and women’s sevens sides have suffered frustrating semi-final losses at the Hamilton Sevens on Sunday.
It won’t count for anything once the Super Rugby competition gets underway, but for a side that has lost 11 straight matches against the Waratahs the Reds will take plenty out of their final pre-season hit out in Dalby.
If you want to play for the Wallabies, you better play in Super Rugby — Dave Rennie’s advice to Australia’s stars
On his first public appearance in Australia as national coach, Dave Rennie made one thing clear: if you want to play for the Wallabies, your best bet is to ply your trade Down Under.
The Brumbies have fired a warning shot that they are still Australia’s pacesetters by belting the Rebels 45-14 in their final Super Rugby trial game in Albury on Thursday night.
Generation next might be the talk of the town, but Kurtley Beale has a message for those thinking of taking his Wallabies jersey: “Bring it on”.
He might have given up the Waratahs captaincy, but if you think that Michael Hooper is planning on bailing on the Wallabies armband then think again.
Former Wallabies and Queensland Reds flyer Luke Morahan is making a late bid for selection in the Australian men’s sevens team for the Tokyo Olympics.
In the moments before kick-off on Friday night, four young girls sat on the halfway mark at Dalby Leagues Club eagerly awaiting the action to get underway between the Queensland Reds and NSW Waratahs.
Super Rugby is back for its 25th instalment.