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Friday, January 06, 2017

Huge hit leads to try in Women's 7s tournament in Slovenia

This crunching tackle comes to us from Slovenia and a Women's 7s tournament match between RAK Olimpija Ljubljana and a visiting team from Bosnia, RK Gladiatori. A restart kick looked uneventful enough, then Kim Habjan flew in and make a very impressive big hit. MORE »

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Te Aute and Wanganui produce superb NZ schools encounter

Everyone knows how good New Zealand is at harnessing rugby talent. Three times world champions, they certainly know a thing or two about playing. But perhaps the reason why this rugby mad country is so good, is because of the love of the grassroots game. MORE »

Friday, June 03, 2016

Christ's College score fantastic counter attack try with unbelievable pass

Last week a stunning try was scored in NZ schoolboy rugby as Southland upset Otago, and now we've got another scorcher to watch, this time from Christ's College. The special thing about this try is that it features two brothers and one unbelievable pass. MORE »

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Brazilian players create a try that their neighbours would be proud of

This lovely try was scored by Pasteur Athletique Club in the Regional Championship in Brazil recently, as flyhalf Victor De Luca showed the ball then flicked it inside behind his back for winger Ronaldo Silva to swoop in, sidestep the covering defence, and go over to score. MORE »

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Some of the greatest amateur rugby hits and collisions of all time

Above is a compilation of some of the biggest and baddest amateur rugby clips floating around online. They've been ripped from various clips on Youtube etc, and we realise that - for some reason - the video also includes a few professional clips from Rugby League and women's rugby. MORE »

Friday, August 07, 2015

The Wraparound from Rugby HQ - Week 26

This week's Wraparound offers something a little bit different to the norm, as Sean and the Rugby HQ guys recap all the very best action that took place in Australian club rugby over the course of the last week. It features some stunning tries, woeful defence and balls of steel. MORE »

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Great chip and flick on by Liam Caddy sets up Kilkenny try

Classy bit of play from Kilkenny's Liam Caddy as he set up this try for Evan Dixon with a neatly placed chip kick, then a perfectly timed flick pass out wide. Brilliant play, contributing to their 19-12 win over Malahide in the Leinster 1B division. MORE »

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Prop Frank Walsh lays into BC Bears fullback with big blindside shot

There have been quite a few requests for this big tackle clip from the Canadian Rugby Championships (CRC) in the last few days, so even though the quality isn't amazing and there are no replays, it's worth sharing because it's a great shot from a veteran player. MORE »

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Step and unbelievable dummy sets up great try for Arkansas State University

We don't often feature non-professional rugby on the homepage, but when we do, it's usually quite special. This dummy from Mike Baska of Arkansas State University is off the charts in terms of audaciousness, and of course, execution. MORE »

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Huge tackle on Wisconsin Rugby Club player after inside switch

We received this clip from the guy who got 'lit up', as he called it. His name is Alex Peasley of Wisconsin Rugby Club, and Alex likes switching inside off his flyhalf. Unfortunately for him, Metropolis D2 have a player named Kavika Peniata, and he reads play well. And hits really hard. MORE »

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

135kg Schoolboy Prop Taniela Tupou scores Hat-trick

A 135kg (at least) schoolboy prop scored a hat-trick of tries in a match between Sacred Heart College and Kelston Boys at the weekend. Known as the Tongan Thor, Taniela Tupou celebrated his 18th birthday in style by running in three great tries. MORE »

Thursday, May 01, 2014

BYU score great try after neat passing and huge charge from Paul Lasike

This great try comes from the (USA) Varsity Cup Semi Final and the BYU Cougar's 60-0 drubbing of Navy in Utah on Saturday. After two great flick passes in the build up, Paul Lasike demolished the hapless Navy fullback to score from a powerful run. MORE »

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Zach Kibirige wonder try for England U20 against Wales

Newcastle Falcons winger Zach Kibirige scored this incredible try for England Under 20 last weekend when they faced Wales in the Under 20 Six Nations, and won 67-7. Kibirige has since played down the moment though, saying that it was lucky. MORE »

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Oratory Schools 2nd XV Salsa Ball lineout call

A look at the hilarious lineout call from Oratory Schools 2nd XV in 2009. MORE »

Friday, May 25, 2012

Will Greenwood and the Grassless Tour of Rome

World Cup winner Will Greenwood has teamed up with Canterbury again to produce another great video, this time documenting his recent tour to Rome with local side, Olney RFC Vets. It captures the essence of rugby, and the passion of the man. MORE »

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Why you should tackle low - Dewon Reed's fends

A quick clip from the USA featuring a winger beating a whole host of tackles before scoring MORE »

Monday, November 07, 2011

Huge amateur hit from club rugby in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Over the course of the last two weeks there have been loads of emails and tweets sent in saying that this big tackle from Argentina should be posted on RD. While amateur clips being featured here isn't the norm, this one is pretty good. MORE »

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