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13 July 2018 6:00 AM Queanbeyan fullback Tom Ruediger back in rugby after four-year hiatus

Ruediger's housemate, ACT Schoolboys and Queanbeyan colts coach Dan Hawke, was the man who convinced him to return to union this season. "He’s an absolute freak, lightning quick, awesome step, very agile and for someone his size [80kgs and 175cm] he runs very hard," Hawke said. "Tommy is super relaxed, he missed preseason so he started this season in third 13

6 July 2018 7:51 AM Rugby referee-player brothers Reuben and Bryce Keane set for nationals

The Keane family will have plenty to cheer about at the schoolboy national championships, but there's a twist to brothers Reuben and Bryce's duties in Sydney. Reuben Keane has been chosen by Rugby Australia as one of only four referees to officiate the tournament after the 19-year-old was also a referee at the Commonwealth Games rugby sevens tournament 14

1 June 2018 9:26 AM Brumbies and university of Canberra sign 30-year alliance agreement

The terms have since been adjusted for both parties, who will co-exist on campus and share resources until at least 2043. "It's been a very rich relationship for us ... this is just a concrete step," Saini said. "I wouldn't be signing [the agreement] if I wasn't optimistic [about the Brumbies future]. I've been optimistic from day one when I arrived 2

3 May 2018 6:33 AM Forgotten Canberra junior on verge of top USA rugby prize

"Short-term I really want to give this professional comp a go," Feakes said. "I want to be a part of something new and exciting. The US has been referred to a lot as a sleeping giant of world rugby and I believe that’s true. So I want to be a part of growing the game here and waking that sleeping giant up so to speak." The Rudy Scholz award was started 23

14 March 2018 6:18 AM ACT Brumbies women prepare for historic Super W opener against Queensland

Leonard was lured to rugby after playing league last year and said it has been a "big learning curve" but can't wait to get stuck in against Queensland. "It's very different and my biggest look into contact, but coming from other team sports you're still working with other people, it's just about learning the tactical things," Leonard said. "That [rules] 40

6 February 2018 1:59 AM ACT Brumbies call Andrew Walker out of rugby retirement again for Brisbane Global 10s

The 44-year-old will make another rugby union comeback when he joins the ACT Brumbies as a wildcard player at the Brisbane 10s on Friday and Saturday. The dual international will return to the field for the pre-season tournament to play against teams from Australia, New Zealand, France and Japan. The Brumbies will be hoping Walker has the same impact 34

5 February 2018 7:39 AM Jarryd Hayne training as hard as I've seen, says Parramatta Eels captain Tim Mannah

That's the belief of Eels captain Tim Mannah, who's declared Jarryd Hayne is defying his reputation as a poor NRL trainer and is primed for a successful comeback at the club. Hayne's perceived lack of work ethic again came under fire following reports he had been outperformed by coach Brad Arthur in a fitness test last week. However, Mannah praised Hayne's 28

4 February 2018 11:52 AM Australia beat New Zealand after the siren to claim third in Hamilton sevens behind winners Fiji

Australia secured third spot at the New Zealand rugby sevens in Hamilton with a last-ditch penalty goal as Fiji fought back to win the title from South Africa. After Australia's hopes of a second consecutive tournament victory were dashed in their semi-final loss to South Africa, stand-in captain James Stannard sent over a 20-metre penalty drop goal after 22

4 February 2018 7:03 AM Australia fall short of another Sevens title in South Africa semi

Australia's hopes of a second consecutive rugby sevens tournament win have been dashed, beaten 24-5 by South Africa in the semi-final in New Zealand. A week after they beat the Springboks 29-0 in the final of the Sydney tournament, Australia trailed from the opening minute and struggled to compete in Hamilton. After they conceded the opening two tries 19

4 February 2018 1:34 AM Australia Sevens best Kenya to reach Hamilton semis

Australia have cruised into the last four of the New Zealand men's rugby sevens, easily accounting for Kenya 33-12 in their quarter-final. A week after they claimed their first title in almost six years, in Sydney, Australia piled on 33 unanswered points in the first half in Hamilton to set up the victory. Fullback Lachie Anderson scored two tries in the win, while 34