Cooper Returns To The Queensland Reds

Quade Cooper has signed a deal for 3 years with the Queensland Reds. This deal will entitle him to stay in Australian Rugby Union through to the World Cup in 2019. The 28 year old rugby players had given his consent to the Rugby Union of Australia many weeks ago.

This made him to come back to the Wallabys as he mulled on offers from the Melbourne Rebels and the Reds. But, Cooper expressed his interest on one particular destination. He said there is no better place than Ballymore as he spent his best days of life here with family and friends. Cooper has spent more time in Ballymore than at his home.

Australia Rugby In The News As Second Test Draws Near

The World Rugby championships being underway, there is much being discussed about the two teams, Australia and England.

Both the teams have a rich history of wins and losses. Last year the tournament had been held in England and the latter had been humiliated when they were unable to pass to the knockout rounds. This time they have been faring better, even if the matches have been happening in Australia. The series opener saw England winning the match, even the first Test series. Hence, there is much anticipation about the upcoming second Test series.

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Twickenham to host Argentina v Australia

Twickenham is all set to host a Rugby Championship Test game between Australia and Argentina later this year. Sanzaar, the tournament organizer, has stated on 8th October, Saturday, as the date for a match.

This match will make history as this is the very first Rugby Championship game to be played outside any of participating countries - Australia, Argentina, South Africa and New Zealand.

Welsh and Pro12 teams in Super Rugby

Andrew Hore, a New Zealand born rugby administrator, believes that Welsh as well as Pro12 rugby squads could one day be a part of the Super Rugby elite in an elaborated contest.

Andrew, who was the Crusaders' trainer one time, is leaving his job as Welsh club Ospreys’ chief executive to become the Waratahs' new Chief Executive Officer in Sydney.

Brumbies concentration was on Chiefs

Stephen Larkham, an ACT Brumbies coach, suggested that the off-field upheaval fencing the Super Rugby province would not be misdirection and their only focus is on bedeviling the top-of-the-table Waikato Chiefs at the Canberra Stadium, on Saturday.

And Larkham consecrates high penalty counts would not stop Brumbies from their attack on the breakdown, but it admits they do require to cut out silly penalties against 2 time champions.

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Grey and Larkham Chosen Assistants For Australian Rugby Team

Nathan Grey and Stephen Larkham have been reportedly appointed as assistant coaches for Wallabies.

The defense coach for Waratah and head coach for Brumbies have taken up their new responsibilities for Test season 2015, whilst continuing with previous roles at Super Rugby.

Australia Rugby team player Beale has contract extended by ARU

Kurtley Beale, the troubled playmaker for the Australia Rugby team has seen his contract with the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) extended by a further year despite off field troubles ahead of the Rugby World Cup in the summer.

Beale will be a part of the Wallabies squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup on English soil despite being sanctioned by the ARU for a lewd text message that he had sent to a former business manager of the Wallabies and an altercation in-flight against a member if the team staff in October 2014.

Aussie Rugby Offers Tribute To Hughes

The tragic news of Hughes’ demise was not only saddening for the Australian cricket team but for the entire sports sector of Down Under. Along with the Baggy Greens, the Aussie rugby too came up with their tribute to the late young cricketer earlier this month.

Australian rugby team players put out cricket bats in the memory of Hughes at Dubai Sevens & produced a stellar power play that definitely made their country, even amidst the mourning ambience for a premature death all over.

Dai Young Admits That Their Game Wasn’t Up To The Mark

Dai Young has said that despite winning, his side’s performance was not up to the mark. Two tries were scored by tom Varndell and James Gaskell and Rob Miller each scored a point. The team won a bonus point and moved up to the fifth place. Their overall performance though was good enough to win them the match; it wasn’t an overall good performance. Young said that some parts of their game was “messy” and they appeared “shaky” at times, he admitted that they provided opportunities for their opponents to score which they utilized.

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