Kurtley Beale was fined over €30,000 and suspended for two test games last month for an off the field incident. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Kurtley Beale will join the Australia squad on Sunday ahead of next week’s Test match against Ireland. The controversial full-back has been added to t(...)

Munster prop forward James Cronin has been a revelation since his emergence. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

There was mixed news for a couple of the burgeoning young Munster players yesterday as loose-head James Cronin was obliged to see a specialist regardi(...)

The 22-year-old captain, Michael Hooper is one of a number of Australia players coached by Cheika at club level. Photograph: Matt King/Getty Images

An apocryphal tale: Leinster coach Michael Cheika arrives for his post match briefing. “ Yes,” he says “the team did really well. We took our c(...)

 Australian captain Michael Hooper (left) of the Waratahs and Waratahs coach Michael Cheika. Photograph: Matt King/Getty Images

Former Leinster and current New South Wales Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has agreed in principle to replace Ewen McKenzie in charge of the Australia (...)

Australia head coach Ewen McKenzie has stepped down. Photograph: Billy Stickland / Inpho

Australian rugby was plunged further into crisis a year out from the World Cup on Saturday when under-fire coach Ewen McKenzie resigned a few hours be(...)

Wallabies back Kurtley Beale has been suspended pending a probe into “deeply offensive” text messages he allegedly sent earlier this year. Beale was already facing disciplinary charges over a bust-up with Di Patston on a flight from South Africa to Argentina for a Rugby Championship test last week. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

The Wallabies team official at the centre of the Kurtley Beale row, team business manager Di Patston, has quit her job because of “stress relating to (...)

  Ewen McKenzie: “There are people out there and there’s some sort of campaign to impugn that that’s the situation. I’ve got a professional relationship with her and that’s all.”

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie has denied he was involved in an intimate relationship with a Wallabies team official in an extraordinary news conferenc(...)

 Kurtley Beale has won 47 Australian caps. Photograph: Getty.

Utility back Kurtley Beale has been dumped for the Wallabies’ final Rugby Championship match against Argentina after an in-flight row with a member of(...)

Kane Douglas still hoping for Wallabies call-up ahead of Leinster move. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

If his career takes a turn for the better Australian secondrow Kane Douglas may not be available to play with Leinster until December. The lock, a pe(...)

 Nick Cummins of the Wallabies will play his club rugby in Japan. Photograph:  Matt King/Getty Images

Nick Cummins has been released from Western Force and his national contract on “compassionate grounds” and will play rugby in Japan after the end o(...)