Ian Foster: New Zealand head coach in limbo as resurgent All Blacks return from South Africa | Rugby Union News

Despite Saturday’s stunning victory over South Africa, doubt remains over Ian Foster’s future as head coach of the All Blacks. “My expectations are I’m the All Blacks head coach…until I’m told anything different,” he said. Last Updated: 8/15/22 12:30pm Ian Foster’s New Zealand shocked South Africa at Ellis Park after three straight defeats Ian Foster’s … Read more

Woman stabbed multiple times in Hunter region, another woman in custody

A woman has been stabbed several times to the upper body in the New South Wales Hunter region. Key points: A 39-year-old woman is in hospital after being stabbed multiple times in the Hunter region A 37-year-old woman has been arrested Police say the women are known to each other Emergency services were called about … Read more

AFL: ‘Go sit somewhere else’: Sydney Swans star Isaac Heeney’s road to 150

Isaac Heeney was 12 years old, nursing a broken hand and sitting in a mostly empty grandstand with his mum Rochelle. A junior football carnival was playing out in front of them that he was supposed to be captaining an under-12s team in, before suffering his injury in one of the early games. Then up … Read more

Ed Slater: Former rugby union player staying positive by living in present after motor neurone disease diagnosis | Rugby Union News

Former Gloucester and Leicester Tigers forward Ed Slater revealed he had been diagnosed with MND last month and announced his retirement from rugby union Last Updated: 08/08/22 9:20am Ed Slater revealed his MND diagnosis last month Ed Slater believes living in the present is helping him face the challenge of his motor neurone disease diagnosis. … Read more

Australia rugby captain Michael Hooper withdraws from Argentina clash for personal reasons | Rugby Union News

Hooper says: “My whole career I’ve looked to put the team first and I don’t feel I am able to fulfill my responsibilities at the moment in my current mindset.” – watch Australia play Argentina live on Sky Sports Action from 8pm on Saturday Last Updated: 05/08/22 10:58pm Michael Hopper has withdrawn from Australia’s game … Read more

Rugby Championship: Ian Foster and All Blacks under intense pressure to deliver in South Africa | Rugby Union News

As the Rugby Championship gets under way, the All Blacks travel to South Africa under major pressure, with head coach Ian Foster battling for survival; watch South Africa vs New Zealand from 3:55pm and Argentina vs Australia from 8pm live on Sky Sports Action on Saturday By Brian Barry Last Updated: 04/08/22 5:01pm All Blacks … Read more

Report reveals best Australian suburbs to invest in

As homebuyers brace for more interest rate rises, buyers agents have revealed the top suburbs in which to snap up an investment property. While some borrowers may be spooked by rising rates, the expected cooling of the housing market will likely bring opportunities for investors keen to exploit that fear, according to BuyersBuyers, a national … Read more

Players with early-onset dementia to issue proceedings against rugby authorities | Rugby Union News

Former Wales captain Ryan Jones and England’s 2003 Rugby World Cup-winning hooker Steve Thompson are among the group of professional and semi-professional players involved in the class action lawsuit Last Updated: 7/25/22 12:01am Former England hooker Steve Thompson is one of the players to have suffered early-onset dementia A legal case involving a group of … Read more

NRL 2022: Melbourne Storm, Reece Walsh raid after Warriors departure is just beginning

The Storm has not given up hope of convincing Warriors young gun Reece Walsh to make a mid-season switch. Melbourne is continuing to work the phones in a bid to replace fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen and Storm back into premiership contention. Papenhuyzen will be sidelined for the rest of the season, leaving winger Nick Meaney as … Read more

Ryan Jones: Former Wales rugby captain reveals early-onset dementia diagnosis at age of 41 | Rugby Union News

“Rugby is walking headlong with its eyes closed into a catastrophic situation,” says Ryan Jones after revealing he has been diagnosed with early-onset dementia at the age of 41; he calls for the sport to take more preventive measures now Last Updated: 7/16/22 11:21pm Ryan Jones is confronting a difficult future. (Photo: David Davies/PA Wire) … Read more