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Monday, April 18, 2011

Good sportsmanship after another Owen Franks head clash

Last weekend Owen Franks and Flip Van Der Merwe had a horrible head clash that ended the night for the big Bulls second rower. On Saturday Franks did it again, this time against the Chiefs. MORE »

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Gcobani Bobo and Chris Ashton's little duel from Kingston Park

Tempers flared in a highly eventful Aviva Premiership game between Newcastle Falcons and Northampton Saints on Friday night. This video features one of the sideshows from the fiery match, which resulted in a 22-15 win for Saints. MORE »

Monday, April 11, 2011

Owen Franks hit and head-clash with Flip Van Der Merwe

In one of the most brutal clashes of the weekend, Bulls lock Flip Van Der Merwe was smashed by Crusaders replacement prop Owen Franks, adding to the misery on the night for the visiting side. MORE »

Monday, April 11, 2011

Dylan Hartley gets a nibble on his arm from Pedrie Wanneburg

Northampton Saints overcame a determined Ulster side with a 23-13 Heineken Cup quarter final victory in Milton Keynes yesterday. This clip shows one of the talking points from the game. MORE »

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Mark Cueto's alleged eyegouge and Neil Briggs' red card

Sale's Mark Cueto could be facing a lengthy period out of the game if his disciplinary hearing next week doesn't go well following his alleged eyegouge against Northampton Saints this past weekend. MORE »

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Jack Lam's big hand-off and hits against the Bulls

The defending champion Bulls picked up a convincing 26-14 Super Rugby away win over the Hurricanes in Napier on the weekend. The Canes dug deep though, and one of their players stood out despite being on the losing side. MORE »

Monday, April 04, 2011

Joe Marler and Marcos Ayerza both banned for two weeks

Front rowers Joe Marler and Marcos Ayerza have both been banned for two weeks following an altercation that took place during the Harlequins and Leicester Tigers Aviva Premiership game on Saturday. MORE »

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Nick Abendanon's Tuilagi brothers nightmare at the Rec

Leicester Tigers gave Bath an almighty hiding in their Aviva Premiership meeting at the Rec on Saturday, scoring five tries to nil to come away 37-6 victors. There was one guy however who took the hammering more literally than others. MORE »

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Lolo Lui's smashing tackle at the Hong Kong Sevens

The Hong Kong leg of the HSBC World Series Sevens kicked off this weekend amidst much fanfare as the biggest rugby spectacle in the region continues to impress and entertain locals and visitors alike. MORE »

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Matt Banahan big charge knocks out Kelly Brown

Matt Banahan will be Mike Tindalls outside centre replacement when England face Ireland in Dublin this coming weekend. Against Scotland Banahan showed that despite his inexperience in Test rugby, he's capable of making an impact. MORE »

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Tana Umaga's big tackle on Jarrod Saffy of the Rebels

Tana Umaga played a full eighty minutes of rugby for the Chiefs on the weekend, making a large contribution towards their 38-10 Super Rugby win over the Melbourne Rebels. MORE »

Monday, March 07, 2011

Rory Sidey suspended after red card spear on Odwa Ndungane

Force centre Rory Sidey has been suspended following his dangerous tackle on Sharks wing Odwa Ndungane in their Super Rugby game in Perth on Saturday. Ndungane has since been released from hospital after being stretchered off. MORE »

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Mike Phillips vs Fabio Semenzato - The battle of the number nines

While Wales came out 24-16 victors over Italy in their Six Nations meeting on the weekend, there was a bit of a sub-plot as the two scrumhalfs on the day had quite the battle throughout the game. MORE »

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The big hits from the Blues vs Crusaders classic

One of the matches of the weekend was without a doubt the Super Rugby game between the Blues and the Crusaders in Auckland, which the home side won 24-22. It was fast paced ambitious rugby, with plenty of physicality, most of which has been packed into this short compilations for you to enjoy. MORE »

Monday, February 21, 2011

Alesana Tuilagi huge hit on Mark van Gisbergen

Leicester Tigers beat Wasps 21-12 at Welford Road on Saturday night, with Jeremy Staunton and Steve Mafi scoring two first half tries which put them well ahead. Shortly before the end of the game, Alesana Tuilagi hammered the nail in. MORE »

Friday, February 18, 2011

Ma'a Nonu big shoulder on Jimmy Cowan results in red card

Super Rugby kicked off earlier today with the Highlanders beating the Hurricanes 14-9 in a scrappy affair in Wellington. The home side played most of the second half with fourteen men after Ma'a Nonu was sent off with a second yellow card. MORE »

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Jonny Wilkinson's trysaving tackle on Andrea Masi

Jonny Wilkinson is playing second fiddle to Toby Flood these days, but despite not being the key figure he used to be, hes adjusting to the role well and contributing where he can, as was seen on Saturday during Englands whitewash win over Italy. MORE »

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Jason White's big tackle on Chris Wyles

It's been a while since big hitting machine Jason White has been featured here on Rugbydump. He's back though after this great tackle he made on Saracens' Chris Wyles on Friday night was much requested. MORE »

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Ronan O'Gara yellow carded for scuffle with Pierre Mignoni

Munster had a nightmare of a day in Toulon on the weekend as they not only took a 32-16 hiding , but had to deal with a controversial call as kingpin flyhalf Ronan O'Gara was.. MORE »

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Jamie Cudmore gets 40 day ban for punch on Gregory Le Corvec

Serial offender Jamie Cudmore has been handed a 40 day ban after being cited for his latest offence against Perpignan in their Top 14 game a few weeks back. He had just made a return from suspension. MORE »