Rugby Union
 NZ expects Super improvements from Aussies
The culling of the Western Force should lead to improvements across the board from the four remaining Australian Super Rugby teams, according to Julian Savea.
 Lucas returns to fold with Queensland Reds
Ben Lucas is expected to return to the Queensland Reds after three years of playing rugby in France and Japan.
 Friend counts loss of rugby sevens' 'face'
Australia's men's sevens coach Andy Friend says Ed Jenkins' forced retirement is a major blow ahead of a crucial year for the side.
 Changes spark optimism among Tahs rugby
Buoyed by a raft of changes, the NSW Waratahs are looking forward to a much improved 2018 Super Rugby campaign after winning just four games last year.
 Speight wants rugby contract signed now
Henry Speight says he wants to ink a new contract with the ACT Brumbies and Wallabies before the start of the new Super Rugby season.
 Reds halfback Frisby signs for French club
Former Wallabies halfback Nick Frisby has signed for French Top 14 club Bordeaux after being told by Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn he wasn't in his plans.
 Rugby sevens ace Jenkins forced to retire
Former Australian rugby sevens captain Ed Jenkins has retired due to a shoulder injury.
 Waratahs lure potential All Blacks hooker
NSW Waratahs have signed Junior All Blacks hooker JP Sauni for the looming Super Rugby season.
 New RA CEO Castle wants stability
New Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle is seeking stability and improved on-field performances in 2018 after a tumultuous year for the code.
 Giteau wins in Japan, but Pocock hurt
David Pocock has copped a head knock and finished on the losing side against fellow Wallabies Sean McMahon and Matt Giteau in Japan's club rugby final.
 Pocock, McMahon to battle in Japan final
Wallabies stars David Pocock and Sean McMahon are set to battle it out in the Japanese club rugby championship final on Saturday.
 Time the concern for Rebels: Genia
Veteran halfback Will Genia says the Rebels must gel quickly to maximise the Test talent in their Super Rugby squad.
 Get Folau re-signed early urges Phipps
Israel Folau is back in training with the NSW Waratahs after a short break from rugby and his teammates expect he will stay in the code for the long term.
 Genia has first run with Rebels rugby
Veteran halfback Will Genia says the Rebels must gel quickly to maximise the Test talent in their Super Rugby squad.
 Sopoaga leaving NZ rugby for UK
All Blacks five-eighth Lima Sopoaga has confirmed he is leaving New Zealand at the end of 2018 and heading to the UK.
 Walsh to step down as women's 7s coach
Australian women's rugby sevens coach Tim Walsh will end a five-season tenure in charge after April's Commonwealth Games.
 RA trying to rebuild relations with WA
Departing Rugby Australia CEO Bill Pulver says his organisation is trying to rebuild its relationship with WA after the decision to cull the Western Force.
 Female players benefit from new rugby CBA
Australian rugby union players have struck a new collective bargaining agreement which gains payment for women's Test matches.
 Wallaby Simmons out to lift for Waratahs
Wallabies lock Rob Simmons says he has no intention of being a passenger at the Waratahs and wants to lift his game to another level after leaving Queensland.
 Radradra in line for Comm Games
Former Parramatta NRL star Semi Radradra has been named in Fiji's preliminary Rugby Sevens squad for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.