The 2019 Vodafone Super Rugby season will see back to back provincial Rugby at its best with no breaks for Internationals across the 18 rounds of competition kicking off on February 15 and concluding with the Final on July 6.
With the Rugby World Cup kicking off in Japan in September, fans can follow the current Wallabies stars and World Cup squad hopefuls battle it out for a ticket to the game’s showpiece event by leading their Super Rugby teams to glory.
Young guns Jake Gordon and Jordan Petaia are each set to make their Test debut for the Qantas Wallabies in their clash with Italy at Stadio Euganeo on Saturday in Padua, Italy.
Gordon will become Wallaby 925 with Petaia to be Wallaby 926, as well as the third-youngest player to ever represent Australia at Test level behind Brian Ford (18 years and 90 days) and James O’Connor (18 years and 126 days).
Rugby Australia will continue its push to further the growth of women’s Rugby in Australia after World Rugby awarded the hosting rights for the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup to New Zealand early this morning (AEDT).
New Zealand won a vote of the World Rugby Council members (25-17) after a Rugby Australia bid team headed by Chief Executive, Raelene Castle and Chairman, Cameron Clyne presented the bid before the Council meeting in Dublin overnight.
Qantas Wallabies backrower Jack Dempsey has re-signed with Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs on a two-year deal to keep him in Australian Rugby until at least 2020.
The 24-year old marked his return to Test rugby against New Zealand in Japan last month, capping a 12 month injury lay-off.