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Australia set to host 2027 Rugby World Cup

Australia has been given an effective green light to stage the 2027 men's Rugby World Cup, being listed as the "preferred candidate".

Tributes flow for Newcastle sporting icon Paul Burke

The Waratah-Mayfield District Cricket Club (WMDCC) – and the greater Hunter community – is in mourning today following the passing of sporting icon Paul Burke at the weekend.

Knights’ Seibold to join Eddie Jones with England

England rugby's Eddie Jones has hired Newcastle Knights assistant NRL mentor Anthony Seibold as a coach on his staff.

New Zealand grants Wallabies border exemption

The New Zealand government has granted the Wallabies a border exemption for the Bledisloe Cup.

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...