The Junior Wallabies will play Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand in April and May, in the fourth year of the Oceania Rugby U20s Championship at Bond University on the Gold Coast in 2018.
Australia will take on the flying Fijians in the first match, then will play tournament newcomers, Tonga, with the final match to be against arch rivals New Zealand on Saturday 5 May.
Australian Men’s Rugby Sevens captain Lewis Holland has been ruled out of the Commonwealth Games after scans revealed the severity of his hamstring injury.
Holland will be sidelined for two months after injuring his hamstring in Vancouver during the most recent leg of the Sevens World Series.
Rugby Australia has today concluded its disciplinary process into the off-field conduct of Wallabies and Queensland Reds back Karmichael Hunt following his arrest in Brisbane on December 30, 2017.
Hunt was the subject of criminal proceedings in the Brisbane Magistrates Court, where he pleaded guilty on separate charges of possessing a dangerous drug (Alprazolam) and contravening a Police direction. He was fined $300 by the Court for each offence.
Rugby Australia has today confirmed Olympic Gold medal-winning Coach Tim Walsh as the next Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens Head Coach.
Walsh announced in January he would vacate the Head Coach position with the Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team following the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, having guided the team to an historic Gold medal in Rio de Janeiro and a HSBC Sevens World Series title in 2016.