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Friday, March 31, 2017

The All Blacks tackle Tokyo in new AIG Japan advert

The All Blacks were in Tokyo to shoot this latest AIG Japan advert for their chief sponsor. While at first it appears that they are just tackling random locals for no particular reason, there is a twist. MORE »

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Gareth Thomas and Ashwin Willemse feature in emotive new Guinness adverts

Last year Guinness produced a series of stunning adverts that struck a chord with rugby fans the world over. They've nailed it again, this time featuring Gareth Thomas and his personal struggle with his sexuality, and former Springbok winger Ashwin Willemse, who was pulled away from a life of gang violence and crime thanks to rugby. MORE »

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Emotive Guinness ads with Shane Williams, Wilko, Bill McLaren and 1978 Munster

Guinness have struck a chord with rugby fans by releasing a series of beautifully made, emotive adverts that could possibly be described more accurately as short films. They tell the tale of the attitude and achievements of Shane Williams, Jonny Wilkinson, Bill McLaren and the Munster team of 1978. Here's a look at all four adverts. MORE »

Friday, September 26, 2014

Honey Badger Nick Cummins stars in new Head & Shoulders commercial

Wallaby Nick Cummins is playing rugby in Japan currently, but found time to cash in on his hot streak of fame by doing this Head & Shoulders advert. As you can see, when you're 100% flake free and smell like a man, man, good happens. MORE »

Monday, September 01, 2014

Rugby World Cup 2015 advert featuring rousing team talk from Charles Dance

England Rugby 2015 launched the ticketing drive for next year's Rugby World Cup today with an advert that features actor Charles Dance of Game of Thrones fame. More significantly, it also includes Test players from some of the competing nations. MORE »

Friday, August 22, 2014

Friday Funnies - 'Meanwhile in New Zealand' Advert

Kiwis. They're officially mad about rugby. It's a religion over there, and they'll do anything they can to integrate the sport into everyday life. Even if that means sending a fearless skier through some carefully erected goal posts on the top of their ski slopes, wearing a rugby-ball-suit.. MORE »

Friday, March 14, 2014

Test stars say thank you to Brian O'Driscoll in adidas tribute video

Irish legend Brian O'Driscoll plays his final Test match this weekend when Ireland take on France in Paris. To commemorate the occasion, and a fine career, adidas have put together this video that features top players from various countries giving their final thoughts on O'Driscoll. MORE »

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Official 2014 HSBC Hong Kong Sevens Advert

The 2014 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens is just around the corner, with less than three weeks until festivities kick into gear. Sevens Series Sponsor HSBC has produced a great advert, for the first time featuring players from the Sevens circuit. MORE »

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Sky Sports Super Rugby 2014 Promo - The Sequel

A year ago Sky Sports came up with an excellently made Super Rugby 2013 promo that featured Sean Fitzpatrick, Michael Lynagh, Dewi Morris and as the driver, Thinus Delport. It's that time of year again, so with Super Rugby kicking off in a few weeks, here is the sequel. MORE »

Friday, January 10, 2014

Friday Funnies - Sebastien Chabal as a fairy in new TV ad

You probably wouldn't say it to his face, but Sebastien Chabal is a fairy. The man once known as the Caveman, who was recently suspended for knocking out a player, has taken part in a TV ad that is sure to go viral, for the sheer bizarreness of it if nothing else. MORE »

Monday, August 19, 2013

It's Our Job - AIG and All Blacks commercial

This is the new AIG advert that ran during the All Blacks vs Wallabies Bledisloe Cup/Rugby Championship game in Sydney on Saturday, featuring fans of both nations, as well as everyone involved in making the All Blacks the world champion side that they are. MORE »

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Hong Kong Beach 5's - Rugby vs Netball Advert

This brilliant advert is for the Hong Kong 5's, a beach rugby tournament that is in it's second year, and takes place a week before the famous Hong Kong Sevens. MORE »

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Guinness Premiership 2009 advert - The Race To Twickenham

The 2009 Guinness Premiership gets under way soon with the race to Twickenham having officially started at the launch earlier today. Reigning champions Leicester Tigers are the bookies favourites to retain the trophy, just ahead of beaten finalists London Irish. MORE »

Friday, May 29, 2009

British & Irish Lions begin their African adventure - HSBC Advert

It's been twelve long years since the British & Irish Lions last toured South Africa. The 1997 Lions series is considered by many to be one of the best, and tomorrow we'll watch closely as the new breed of players look to emulate past success as they kick off the 2009 tour with a match against the Royal XV in Rustenburg. MORE »

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Stephen Berkoff Heineken Cup advert

A week back, as the Heineken Cup was about to kick off, we posted a Sky tv advert for the tournament that featured a rather different way of portraying the cities of Europe, and rugby in general. MORE »

Friday, October 03, 2008

Friday Funnies - Czech rugby advert, 'Football is for girls'

As we all know, Rugby's appeal has meant that it's a far reaching and much played sport all over the globe. While some may think that it's only the 'traditional' nations that have a strong rugby culture... MORE »

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