Media Releases

By ARU Media Unit / August 16, 2017 / 0 Comments
HSBC Volunteer of the Year nominee: Graham Brown
Ten years ago the Wests Bulldogs rugby club in Brisbane was in need of some help. The club house was run-down; filled with weeds and the odd graffiti tag. Junior player numbers were dwindling and the Club struggled with a solution to turn this around. The on field results told a similar concerning story – no finals football for over ten years and a premiership was a distant memory. 
By ARU Media Unit / August 11, 2017 / 0 Comments
ARU TO DISCONTINUE WESTERN FORCE SUPER RUGBY LICENCE
The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) has today resolved to discontinue the Western Force Super Rugby licence.
By ARU Media Unit / August 08, 2017 / 0 Comments
Wallaroos name side for World Cup Opener
Wallaroos Head Coach Paul Verrell has named his match-day 23 ahead of the team’s opening pool game of the 2017 Women’s Rugby World, against host-nation Ireland, at the University College Dublin (UCD) Bowl at 4:00am (AEST) on Thursday, 10 August.
By ARU Media Unit / July 28, 2017 / 0 Comments
Women's Rugby Sevens Evolution has arrived
The inaugural Aon Women’s University Sevens Series (Aon Uni 7s) was officially launched at Macquarie University in Sydney today, hailing the evolution of Women’s Rugby Sevens in Australia with the five-week tournament to kick off on August 25. 
By ARU Media Unit / July 18, 2017 / 0 Comments
Former Wallaby Rod Kafer appointed to National Coach Development role
The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) has appointed former Qantas Wallabies playmaker Rod Kafer to a project role within its High Performance department, where he will lead the facilitation of Australia’s elite coach development program.
 / July 07, 2017 / 0 Comments
Wallabies to Wear Indigenous Jersey in Final 2017 Bledisloe Cup Test
For the first time in history, the Qantas Wallabies will wear an Indigenous jersey to commemorate the role of Indigenous Australians in rugby’s past, present and future
 / June 20, 2017 / 0 Comments
Sydney Airports Increase Women's Sevens Sponsorship

Sydney Airport have confirmed their support for the Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team for a further three years


 / June 20, 2017 / 0 Comments
Creston Partners with Australian Rugby

Crestron, the global leader in advanced control and automation systems, has partnered with Australian Rugby Union as its official enterprise technology partner for the next two years


 / June 19, 2017 / 0 Comments
Classic Wallabies Indigenous Exchange Program
On Friday June 16, Classic Wallabies rugby legends farewelled eight young Indigenous Australians taking part in the Classic Wallabies Indigenous Exchange Program
 / June 08, 2017 / 0 Comments
Wallaroos name 11 debutants to face England

The Buildcorp Wallaroos squad to take on England this Friday 9 June at 10.30am AEST in Wellington, has been named for Australia’s first international match of 2017