Former Brisbane chairman Dennis Watt is eyeing a boost in staff after taking over as executive chairman of the Gold Coast NRL club.
Women Sport Australia has criticised the country's peak rugby union body for not paying players in the new women's XV competition.
Cameron Smith enjoyed one of the greatest NRL seasons ever in 2017, winning the premiership, State of Origin series, World Cup, Dally M Medal and Golden Boot.
Outgoing Rugby Australia chief executive Bill Pulver will take a year off to rectify his golf handicap after a tumultuous five years in the hot seat.
A year after playing in the NRL grand final with Melbourne Storm, code-hopping Wallabies winger Marika Koroibete has been named RUPA's newcomer of 2017.
Australia has launched a bid to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup in a move that would bring the global showpiece down under for a third time.
Former Western Force halfback Michael Ruru has been rewarded for a big 2017 with a two-year Super Rugby deal at the Melbourne Rebels.
Amid the Manly salary cap scandal, the Rugby League Players' Association has reiterated calls for a review of third party agreements.
Outgoing Rugby Australia chief executive Bill Pulver 'really delivered' during his five-year tenure, according to chairman Cameron Clyne.
Matt Scott admits his NRL career may stretch beyond 2019 after the North Queensland co-captain missed most of this year through injury.
Back-rower Jack Dempsey hopes to return from a serious hamstring injury in the NSW Waratahs' Super Rugby clash with Queensland at the SCG in April.
Rugby is celebrating a rapid rise in junior participation rates just a couple of years after it was ranked near the bottom of the school sports pecking order.
Former Canterbury and Netball New Zealand chief executive Raelene Castle is reportedly set to become the new CEO of Rugby Australia.
Former Wallabies captain Andrew Slack believes there's still time for Queensland Reds outcast Quade Cooper to resurrect his Super Rugby and Test career.
Wallabies back-rower Jack Dempsey hopes to return from a serious hamstring injury in the NSW Waratahs' Super Rugby clash with Queensland at the SCG in April.
More than $33,000 - a cut of Everest prize money - was donated to the Mark Hughes Foundation for brain cancer research from the ATC and Australian Bloodstock.