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Indigenous Australian Under 20s Invitational USA Tour

In Mid October, as the Northern Hemisphere is awaking from their Rugby slumber and the Wallabies are lining them up for another Spring Tour, another group of Australians , the Indigenous Australian Under 20s Invitational side will be embarking on a North Hemisphere tour with a difference. Playing 6 tour matches in the South Western [&hellip The post Indigenous Australian Under 20s Invitational USA Tour appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.

Australia call up Speight

Henry Speight has been named in Australia’s 32-man squad for the forthcoming Rugby Championship – even though the Fijian-born winger is ineligible for half of their fixtures.

South Australian Rugby Premier Grade Round 12

Round 12 saw a few pretty competitive games take place across the Cooper Premier Grade league. Brighton were put to the test by Woodville, Old Colls blew off the cobwebs against Port and Burnside sharpened their play against Souths as the top four attempt to consolidate their finals berths. Round 12 – 19/07/2014 Matches: Brighton 25 [&hellip The post South Australian Rugby Premier Grade Round 12 appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.

Australian Rugby Union Reveals the Split of Wallabies in the NRC

The Australian Rugby Union has today unveiled Qantas Wallabies player allocations for the inaugural year of Australian Rugby’s new domestic competition, the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship. In general, Qantas Wallabies will be aligned to the NRC team that is affiliated with their Premier Club, with each NRC team entitled to four Test players outside of […]The post Australian Rugby Union Reveals the Split of Wallabies in the NRC appeared first on In The Loose.

Australian Gay Rugby Team Wins First Professional Match

The Sydney Convicts have made history, becoming the first ever gay rugby team to win a professional-level match Taking to the Allianz Stadium in Sydney today, the team thrashed Macquarie University 30-12 in an opening match, becoming the first gay rugby team to play at a professional level, and the first one to win. Convicts star […]The post Australian Gay Rugby Team Wins First Professional Match appeared first on In The Loose.

NSW I wins Australian Schools Championships

For the second year in a row the two NSW teams contested the finals NSW I 38 – NSW II 24   by “umbrella_defence” ; A stunning first-half blitz from the NSW I [N1] boys left many in attendance disappointed that NSW II [N2] didn’t have more to offer with players like Guy Porter (#15), [&hellip The post NSW I wins Australian Schools Championships appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.

Stats from Australia V. France 2nd Test

We have a look at what the stats say after the Wallabies 2nd test against France on the weekend. Hot on Attack Israel Folau was hot on attack once again for the Wallabies, topping the stats two weeks in a row.  Kurtley Beale was also impressive, making his way into the top five from the [&hellip The post Stats from Australia V.

Australia v. France 2nd test: the struggle for points

A chilly, dry evening awaited the Wallabies and France at the Etihad Saturday night, for the second of a three test series between the two nations. What unfolded was not the same free-flowing rugby seen in Brisbane last week and as a result, the score resembled one more likely to be seen at the current FIFA [&hellip The post Australia v. France 2nd test: the struggle for points appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.

Australia include sevens trio

Sevens skipper Sharni Williams joins Shannon Parry and Cobie Jane Morgan in the Wallaroos squad after a successful run on the IRB Seven’s circuit. The Wallaroos travelled back to Australia in recent days following back to back losses against Canada and New Zealand but they will be strengthened by the inclusion of this experienced trio. Head Coach Paul Verrell said the players’ preparation has been good.Read more about Australia include sevens trio

15 Wallabies to Leave Australia After the 2015 World Cup?

After reports emerged earlier this week that Israel Folau could be set to turn his back on Australian Rugby after the 2015 World Cup, more rumours have emerged indicating that a number of other Wallabies could be on their way out as well. Reports are suggesting that up to 15 of the Wallabies top international […]The post 15 Wallabies to Leave Australia After the 2015 World Cup?

Australian Under 20s beat Italy in the wet

The Aussie Under 20 team put in a good effort in conditions not suited to them in Pukekohe and beat Italy Under 20s 29-3. Both teams had a dig in the wet conditions and helped by an excellent referee, Mr Vlad Iordachescu from Romania, they played as brightly as the conditions allowed. First half Australia [&hellip The post Australian Under 20s beat Italy in the wet appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.

Michael Hooper appointed Australia captain after Stephen Moore is ruled out for season

Openside flanker Michael Hooper has been elevated to the Australian rugby team’s captaincy after hooker Stephen Moore was ruled out for the season due to a knee reconstruction.The 22-year-old Hooper had been widely expected to take the role after Moore tore his anterior and medial cruciate ligaments in his left knee in the opening minute of the Wallabies’ 50-23 victory over France in Brisbane on Saturday.