Category Archives: Australia rugby union team

Rugby Australia should buy European club to tap into northern wealth

An overseas-based Australian team could become an additional talent pool for the Wallabies

In an historic, yet largely unnoticed announcement, Raelene Castle revealed last Friday that Rugby Australia was exploring partnership arrangements with Japanese clubs. Castle’s revelation was in response to New Zealand Rugby confirming it had entered into a partnership with English club Harlequins.

The details of the Kiwis’ partnership were a little vague, but it seemed there would be a mutually beneficial exchange of coaches, players and ideas between New Zealand and Harlequins.

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Wallabies player Karmichael Hunt charged with drug possession

  • Queensland Reds star arrested in the early hours of Saturday
  • Former NRL and AFL player and another man issued with notices

Australian rugby union player Karmichael Hunt is once again in trouble with the law after being charged with drug possession.

The 31-year-old Queensland Reds star was arrested and charged with two counts of drug possession after being searched by police at Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley at about 12.40am on Saturday.

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