Folau set to lodge a legal challenge to his sacking
Israel Folau isn't giving up just yet... https://t.co/CCAOdCDPba
— Ultimate Rugby (@ultimaterugby) June 5, 2019
Israel Folau will challenge his sacking by Rugby Australia, according to a report in The Australian Financial Review
Reds change three to face the Blues
Lock Izack Rodda returns from his Wallabies rest week, as Lukhan Salakaia-Loto sits out for the same reason this match in accordance with Rugby Australia’s workload management policy.
Steve Tew to end 25-year long career in rugby administration
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) Chief Executive Steve Tew has today announced he will stand down from his role at the end of this year.
R.I.P. Legend 🙌 pic.twitter.com/5cfLKyXxkb— Ultimate Rugby (@ultimaterugby) June 5, 2019
WRAP UP: U20 World Championship - Round One
The World Rugby U20 World Championship kicked off in Argentina on Tuesday.
Australia and Italy faced off in the opening Pool B game while South Africa and Scotland clashed in the Pool C opener.
New Zealand faced Georgia while hosts Argentina clashed with Wales in the second set of kicks off while the day was rounded out with Six Nations Champions, Ireland taking on England while France and Fiji faced off.
All Blacks pair miss Blues clash against the Reds
All Blacks Rieko Ioane and co-captain Patrick Tuipulotu will sit out their second stand-down game while fellow international Dalton Papalii makes a welcome return to the starting line-up.
Squire returns as the Highlanders bid farewell to departing pair
The Highlanders Head Coach, Aaron Mauger, has selected an experienced pack and will welcome the return of Liam Squire for his first match of the season, also back from injury are Jackson Hemopo and Tevita Li.
Speculation mounts over Alun Wyn Jones' future
Wales’ Grand Slam winning captain and lock Alun Wyn Jones’ future has been a hot topic recently with fans speculating on his next move with his current contract expiring at the end of the season.
Munster sign Rowntree as forwards coach
Following the end of the Rugby World Cup, and his current deal with Georgia, Graham Rowntree will join Munster's coaching team as forwards coach.
Rangi re-signs with Rebels
The Melbourne Rebels have confirmed that hooker Anaru Rangi has re-signed with the Club until the end of 2021.
The hooker, who is the Rebels reigning Players’ Player award winner, has committed to staying in Melbourne for a further two years.