• Australia players during a training session. Picture: @qantaswallabies/Twitter

    Crisis-hit Qantas kicks Wallabies into touch

    Qantas said it could not justify paying for sponsorships when the COVID-19 pandemic meant it was cutting 2,500 jobs and had posted an annual pre-tax loss of Aus$2.7 billion (US$1.9 billion).

  • The Sunwolves in action against the Chiefs during their Super Rugby match on 15 February 2020. Picture: @sunwolves/Twitter

    Australia competition could include Force, Sunwolves

    The resumption of Super Rugby is impossible because of international travel bans so Australia is looking to follow New Zealand’s lead by setting up a one-country competition to get players back on the pitch.

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    Rugby Australia director out as turmoil continues

    Director Peter Wiggs' departure after just five weeks with the governing body follows former chief executive Raelene Castle's decision to leave last month as the sport battles internal divisions and a financial crisis.

  • Raelene Castle. Picture: Rugby Australia

    Australian rugby union chief Castle resigns

    Raelene Castle, who took a 50% pay cut and laid off 75% of RA staff, saying the body faced losses of up to A$120 million if no more rugby was played this year, was under pressure to resign.