Melbourne Rebels

Former Force coach Tim Sampson joins Melbourne Rebels | Latest Rugby News

The Melbourne Rebels have pulled off a major addition to their coaching staff, recruiting Tim Sampson as attack coach for the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific season. Sampson heads to Victoria after five years at the Western Force, helping the club to its inaugural finals appearance in 2021 after their return to Super Rugby. Purchase your …

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Rebels lock down homegrown talent | Latest Rugby News

The Melbourne Rebels have continued to tie down local talent, re-signing trio Josh Canham, Isaac Aedo Kailea and Divad Palu. They are joined by Theo Fourie, Jaiden Christian and Rebels academy star Leafi Talataina, promoted to the full-time squad for the 2023 season. Don’t miss out! Purchase your tickets for the Rugby Championship Canham was …

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Taniela Tupou injury, best thing to ever happen to me, Brad Thorn, Queensland Reds

In one of the most starting admissions in Australian rugby for years, Taniela Tupou says being injured and away from the Queensland Reds was “the best thing to ever happen” to him. In a candid interview ahead of his return to the field for the first time since May, the new father, who celebrated his …

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Super Rugby Queensland Reds’ horror run against NZ sides continues after blowing big lead against Hurricanes

A second-half capitulation has brought the undermanned Reds back down to earth after they squandered a 17-0 lead against the Hurricanes to extend their horror run against New Zealand opposition. Taking to the field without James O’Connor and Jordan Petaia, the Reds were labeled the underdogs with inexperienced Lawson Creighton taking on the playmaking role, …

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Rugby Real or Not Aussie Super Rugby teams are better placed for trans-Tasman success this year

8:04 PM ET ESPN staff We’ve officially set course for the Super Rugby Pacific playoffs, with six weeks of the regular season left to play. Trans-Tasman play will at last recommence this weekend, and what better way to do it then with the inaugural Super Round, which will be staged at Melbourne’s AAMI Park from …

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Reds hold out Rebels for Super Rugby win | Latest Rugby News

The Queensland Reds have snuffed out a spirited Melbourne Rebels fightback to secure a crucial 36-32 win in their Super Rugby Pacific clash at AAMI Park. The Reds’ third successive victory comes at an ideal time with the trans-Tasman component of the competition starting next week, with Super Round being held at the same Melbourne …

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Vunivalu back at last on familiar Melbourne stage | Latest Rugby News

Suliasi Vunivalu is back at last. The dynamic Fijian finisher now has at least seven games in Super Rugby Pacific to force his way into the Wallabies. Vunivalu’s selection on the wing for the Queensland Reds is a fresh and exciting dimension to Friday night’s clash against the improving Melbourne Rebels in Melbourne. Catch every …

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Rugby Real or Not Super Rugby Pacific would benefit from a ‘bunker’ review system

7:04 PM ET ESPN staff Welcome back to another edition or Rugby Real or Notwhere we discuss some of the biggest talking points in Super Rugby Pacific and around the globe. As ever, there is plenty happening across the game, with World Cup announcements, foul play and the July internationals all generating news again this …

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