Financial scandals have damaged the integrity of both clubs. With the rewards for cheating so high, harsher punishments are needed.
The AFL and NRL have larger fan bases, and soccer more youth participants. Rugby union must find new ways to grow interest in the sport to reclaim its place in the Australian sporting landscape.
How sports coaches can inspire their team to defy the odds and win.
The historic sporting rivalry between England and South Africa has often been marred by political protests and controversy.
New research has found a tipping point which pushes the probability of rugby player concussion above 50%.
Many parents may insist on their child wearing headgear in the belief they are reducing the injury risk, when in fact the opposite could be true.
The struggles of being a female sports fan.
Sport has a mental health problem, but rugby might have the answer.
English-speaking rugby referees are aiming to improve their foreign language skills – but how will this affect the game?
Bending the rules can sometimes benefit a team so why should we discourage it?
What does being a captain entail? Is it more than just playing well and winning?
It's all about the Antipodes in the Halloween final.
Regardless of the World Cup final result, rugby union is dwarfed by the three other major football codes in Australia's competitive football landscape.
Teams from which half of the planet tend to dominate when it comes to winning games in the Rugby World Cup?
Did you know Scotland were going to lose, or was it just hindsight bias?
Increasing rugby in schools could be a danger to children -- without effective safety systems in place.
Most sports fans will enjoy a drink or a flutter during the Rugby World Cup, but the sport should not encourage risky behaviour.
Rugby is often seen as the clash of the giants and this year's Rugby World Cup includes some mighty players. But there's more to winning a game than just brute force.
The short and long-term impact of hosting the Rugby World Cup for the whole of the UK.
Many nations contesting the Rugby World Cup are fielding 'ring-ins' from other countries. The rules allowing this reflect the difficulty of balancing national team integrity and development.