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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Lucas Amorosino late try sets up famous win for Argentina over Scotland

Argentina came from behind to record a famous win over Scotland in the driving rain in Wellington. Scotland seemingly had the game in control, but a brilliant solo effort from Lucas Amorosino caught them off guard, before Felipe Contepomi converted for a 13-12 win. MORE »

Saturday, September 24, 2011

The Rugby Club Plays of the Week - RWC Week 2

We've had another great week of World Cup rugby with plenty happening both on and off the park. This latest edition of Plays of the Week from Fox Sports in Australia covers some of the good, the bad, and the downright ugly. MORE »

Saturday, September 24, 2011

New Zealand beat France for Richie McCaw's 100th Test cap

All Black captain Richie McCaw notched up his well earnt 100th Test Cap earlier today when New Zealand beat France 37-17 in Auckland, to take the top place in Pool A of the Rugby World Cup. Before that, England ran riot against Romania, winning 67-3 in Dunedin. MORE »

Friday, September 23, 2011

O2 Inside Line - Haskell Cam takes a plunge

Last week O2 Inside Line kicked into gear with James Haskell's behind the scenes videos from New Zealand. This week we see more of the same as we've got more Queenstown madness, the usual banter, and a weetabix eating contest. MORE »

Friday, September 23, 2011

Kevin the Tipster - France vs New Zealand & Argentina vs Scotland

Last week we posted Kevin the Tipsters predictions and yet again, he's come up with more interesting calls, this time for two of the weekend's biggest matches, France vs New Zealand game, and Argentina vs Scotland. MORE »

Friday, September 23, 2011

Rugby World Cup Daily - Wallaby rout

The Wallabies beat the USA 67-5 in Wellington earlier today but picked up a few injuries that will be a major concern for coach Robbie Deans. RWC Daily takes a quick look at the game, and we get a preview of New Zealand's big match against France. MORE »

Thursday, September 22, 2011

James Pritchard penalised for off the ball push on Vincent Clerc

On Sunday France and Canada played an intriguing game of rugby with many talking points, with one in particular bringing back memories of an infamous incident in the 1995 World Cup. Here's another look at what happened a few days back though. MORE »

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Rugby World Cup Daily - Tonga beat Japan

Tonga and Japan provided another entertaining World Cup game earlier today as the Tongan fans finally got something to cheer about, as their side came away 31-18 winners in Whangarei. MORE »

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Danie Rossouw's big hit on opposite number Luke Charteris

South Africa came into the World Cup with an ageing squad and many critics. While they scraped home against Wales, the way they dismissed Fiji - and the style of rugby they played - has made many sit up and take notice. Danie Rossouw in particular was one that impressed. MORE »

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Cian Healy's hit on Quade Cooper in Auckland

Eden Park on Saturday was the scene of the biggest shake up of this year's World Cup as Ireland famously beat Australia 15-6, elevating them into group winner hopefuls, and affecting other teams as a result. Prop Cian Healy was immense on the night, so here's another look at a moment that many of you wanted to watch over again. MORE »

Monday, September 19, 2011

The Rugby Club Plays of the Week - RWC Week 1

Plays of the Week from the Rugby Club is back with a Rugby World Cup edition for the first round of the tournament. We're treated to the rhythmic movements of Jonah Lomu at the opening ceremony, some great tries, and of course, some of the biggest hits. MORE »

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Rugby World Cup Daily - Christchurch revisted

It was an early start for rugby fans in Wales today as their team took on somewhat of a RWC bogey side in Hamilton today. Here is the Rugby World Cup Daily show with a summary of all three of today's matches, as well as a look at the All Blacks on their visit to Christchurch. MORE »

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Rugby World Cup Daily - Ireland upset the Wallabies

 While Argentina and South Africa both looked very impressive as they picked up big wins in their earlier games, the story of the day is without a doubt the Irish victory over Australia at Eden Park. Today's Rugby World Cup Daily show features those matches. MORE »

Friday, September 16, 2011

Friday Funnies - The Steve Thompson kiss of death

England's win over Argentina last weekend wasn't as much a spectacle as it was a battle, with some poor kicking, execution, and plenty of niggle. It took a streaker and that kiss to lighten the mood. MORE »

Thursday, September 15, 2011

USA grind out a win over Russia in New Plymouth

The USA Eagles put their loss to Ireland behind them as they beat RWC debutants Russia 13-6 in New Plymouth earlier today. The only try of the match was scored by halfback Mike Petri. MORE »

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Rugby World Cup Daily - Midweek injury updates

It's been a long, and good day of rugby at the World Cup as three matches took place earlier with two of them being close fought affairs. Rugby World Cup daily takes a look at the results, and we get a short injury update on the man who can, Dan Carter. MORE »

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Paul Williams yellow carded for huge hit on Theuns Kotze

Alesana Tuilagi scored a hat-trick of tries as Samoa powered through Namibia to win their Pool D clash 49-12 in Rotorua. The hit of the match was this monster from Paul Williams, which resulted in ten minutes on the sideline. MORE »

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Rugby World Cup Daily - Player numbers around the world

After a few days break, we're heading into the next round of the World Cup, as three games take place in New Zealand tomorrow. The latest Rugby World Cup Daily show catches up with some of the teams, and previews the games. MORE »

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

England's Courtney Lawes suspended for two weeks

England will be without lock Courtney Lawes for their next two Pool B games in the Rugby World Cup after he was cited and subsequently suspended for two weeks after he was found guilty of kneeing Argentina's Mario Ledesma. MORE »

Monday, September 12, 2011

Rugby World Cup Daily - Injuries, citings, and fans

The first week of Rugby World Cup 2011 has passed, and it's time for a short break, so we now have a few days to catch our breaths, catch up on sleep, and reflect on what's taken place in the opening round. MORE »

 
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