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Melbourne Rebels vice-captain Sam Talakai says his Super Rugby side didn't skip a beat when told star halves Will Genia and Quade …

Online Editors
06 Jun, 22:27

The physicality in Japan's premier club rugby competition has come along in leaps and bounds in recent years according to Tokyo Su…

Tom Vinicombe
05 Apr, 5:27

All Blacks star Damian McKenzie has opened up about his decision to leave New Zealand and pursue a deal with Japanese club Tokyo S…

Alex McLeod
30 Nov, 23:27

All Blacks star Beauden Barrett is set to finally make his long-awaited Top League debut for Suntory Sungoliath against Mitsubishi…

Sam Smith
19 Feb, 21:03

Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn welcomed a groundbreaking alliance between the Super Rugby franchise and the Japanese Top Leagu…

20 Dec, 21:58

Japan’s Top League already has an abundance of foreign talent kicking around and the developing rugby nation will have a further…

17 Jul, 0:44

Super Rugby's annual exodus is set to increase in severity following the Rugby World Cup, something which will make the Top League…

Alex Shaw
13 Jun, 6:10

Melbourne have reinstalled their premier halves pairing Will Genia and Quade Cooper but have two Wallabies omissions for their mus…

Online Editors
11 Jun, 23:18

Melbourne have a new halves combination for their crunch Super Rugby match with the Crusaders on Saturday, with Australian Test st…

Online Editors
05 Jun, 21:39

Melbourne Rebels halfback Will Genia has recovered from a head knock to face the Waratahs in their Super Rugby crunch match at AAM…

Online Editors
29 May, 0:25

He's had a long time out from the game, but this Wallaby hooker is finally on track to push for World Cup selection.

Online Editors
23 May, 18:13

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Melbourne Rebels playmaker Quade Cooper has been cleared to face the Bulls on Friday night while Matt Toomua ha…

Online Editors
14 May, 21:05

The Rebels are gearing up for a matchup with a Stormers side who will be hurting after their loss to the Reds last weekend. The Me…

Online Editors
10 Apr, 1:39

Having coached a club cut from Super Rugby, Melbourne Rebels mentor Dave Wessels is wary of the Sunwolves in Saturday night's clas…

Online Editors
04 Apr, 2:48

The Highlanders have named an inexperienced side as they prepare to face a strong Rebels outfit in what's expected to be an enthra…

Alex McLeod
26 Feb, 20:37

The Melbourne Rebels have gone from relegation candidates to play-off contenders in the space of a year. With some added experienc…

Alex McLeod
10 Feb, 20:04