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Hamilton Hawks elect first female club president

The Hamilton Hawks Rugby Club has nominated a female president for the first time in the club's 55-year history.   Lesa Mason took over from Brett Sutherland, who had been in the role for 12 seasons, in early December. Under Sutherland’s...

Newcastle to host Beach 5s rugby tournament

Newcastle is set to play host to an exciting rugby-hybrid tournament next month. The Beach 5s rugby festival, a cross between rugby union, rugby league, and touch football, will come to Newcastle’s iconic...

Argentinian rugby team pays tribute to Maradona

Argentina’s rugby team will hope to honour a national hero during their blockbuster Tri Nations clash with the All Blacks at McDonald Jones Stadium on Saturday night.  It comes in the wake of...

Wallabies rue missed opportunity

Quite simply, it was the “one that got away”. The Wallabies played out a dramatic 15-all draw with Argentina at Newcastle’s McDonald Jones Stadium, in round four of the eToro Tri Nations, on...

Johnson-Holmes keen to impress in hometown Test

A clash between Australia and Argentina in Newcastle this November may present a special opportunity for one of the region's homegrown stars. Wallabies prop-forward Harry Johnson-Holmes grew up in Newcastle, attending Merewether...

World-class rugby to hit Newcastle

World-class rugby will grace McDonald Jones Stadium when the Wallabies, world champions South Africa and international heavyweights New Zealand arrive in Newcastle this November. The six-week Rugby Championship 2020, labelled as a 'mini...

Waratahs return to training ahead of season relaunch

The Waratahs Junior Rugby Union Club is kicking off a preseason training program for all its young players to be ready for the 2020 junior rugby union season in late July. President of...