The Australian rugby players' union (RUPA) is to set up a committee to review how players can express their faith and beliefs after the Israel Folau sacking saga.
Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle sacked Wallabies star Israel Folau after speaking to parents of fans who were struggling with their sexuality.
Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle says with the benefit of hindsight, her organisation could have handled the Israel Folau saga better. The sacked star has reacted with another Instagram post.
Wallabies star Israel Folau says he is "deeply saddened" after Rugby Australia terminated his contract today.
The hits keep coming for Israel Folau, with footwear giant ASICS ditching the fallen Wallabies superstar as an ambassador and an increasing legal bill.
Contract termination looms for Israel Folau after he was found to have committed a serious breach with his social media posts. He's expected to appeal the ruling and the case could go to court.
A number of Wallabies players are reportedly considering a boycott if Israel Folau wins his case to play again.
Rugby Australia bungled its contract negotiations with Israel Folau by failing to insert social media restraints, according to a Sydney media report.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has confirmed that he won't pick Israel Folau anymore, following the player's religious-based attacks on people including drunks, homosexuals and adulterers.
Dave Rennie has signed a one-year extension with Glasgow Warriors that leaves his options open to explore international opportunities post World Cup.
The Turkish Embassy in Wellington has moved to quash fears after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Kiwis who went to Turkey with anti-Muslim views would be sent home in coffins.
In isolation, Eddie Jones' admission that England are mentally fragile is quite something six months out from the World Cup.
The Ireland that wears the Six Nations crown finally turned up on Sunday in mastering France 26-14 at Lansdowne Road.
Manu Tuilagi scored two tries in a dominant display as England thrashed Italy 57-14 to keep their Six Nations title hopes intact.
Wales survived a second-half onslaught from Scotland to prevail 18-11 at Murrayfield and will return home to play for the Six Nations Grand Slam.