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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Midweek Madness - Referee stops counter attack when instinct kicks in

Alex Ruiz found himself perfectly positioned to take the pass when New Zealand faced Canada at the Singapore Sevens recently. The only problem? He was the referee.only problem? He was the referee. MORE »

Friday, April 15, 2016

American TV Show contestants do a Haka for Steve Harvey

There isn't a whole lot we can say about this, except that midway through you will probably start to feel a sense of anxiety as you start realise what is to come. It's definitely a bit like a car crash as you just can't look away, even when the infamous Miss Universe host himself attempts it. MORE »

Friday, March 25, 2016

Friday Funnies - That time the referee pushed Greig Laidlaw

Players should quite obviously never place their hands on the referee, so it's always strange to see when some refs take it upon themselves to jump into the middle of a scuffle to attempt to break up something that other than their whistles, they are simply not equipped to take care of. MORE »

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Billy Vunipola celebrates Grand Slam with classic Backstreet Boys lip sync video bomb

Billy Vunipola was one of the players that Eddie Jones has commented on numerous times during this Six Nations, impressed with his work ethic and ball carrying ability. He never got around to mentioning his lip syncing or dance moves though, which is a poor oversight. MORE »

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Midweek Madness - Young fullback kicks his teammate's butt

As the Bulls set off on their way to beating the Rebels 45-25 on Saturday, there one was one man whose behind took a bit of a beating, no thanks to his teammate. Jan Serfontein found himself in Warick Gelant's blindspot, and the result was comical to say the least. MORE »

Friday, March 04, 2016

Friday Funnies - Prop Vadim Cobilas can't avoid up and under!

Recently Vadim Cobilas found himself unawares under a high ball. The hefty 32-year-old was minding his own business while the backs did their thing, when suddenly a wayward up and under pinged him on the melon! MORE »

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Andy Goode's funny interactions with referee Wayne Barnes

Former England number ten Andy Goode has become even more of a cult hero of late, after making a comeback to professional rugby aged 35. Here is a look at Goode and referee Wayne Barnes taking part in a number of very funny exchanges. MORE »

Friday, February 19, 2016

Friday Funnies - South African cricketer makes near perfect tackle, on his teammate!

To those that don't understand it, cricket might seem like a bit of a boring sport. To fix that, it looks like some of the players have identified what it's missing - tackling. We received the clip from tackling machine Jacques Burger earlier today. MORE »

Friday, January 22, 2016

Friday Funnies - Referee Ben Whitehouse executes a perfect interception

Sometimes when referees get in the way they end up on their backsides, but on this occasion Ben Whitehouse found himself in the perfect position to execute an intercept, and he did so brilliantly. Great hands resulted in him catching the ball in the breadbasket, beating Matthew Tait to it. MORE »

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Brixham rugby player dives short of tryline then celebrates!

A Brixham rugby player commited the ultimate gaffe in a National League 3 South West match on Saturday. With the line in front of him, he dived to score a great try, got up to celebrate, then was confused when opposition players continued to tackle him. MORE »

Friday, December 18, 2015

Friday Funnies: Awkward RWC 2015 press conference proves Scotland's South African born prop does not play the bagpipes!

We've all been there: a desperately awkward situation where one can only sit and smile until the torment is over and done with. For prop WP Nel, his time was during a press conference ahead of Scotland's World Cup match with Japan back in September. MORE »

Friday, December 04, 2015

Friday Funnies - Fake Lineout Dummy Goes Horribly Wrong

Not too long ago in the ITM Cup in New Zealand, a nice clearing box kick from North Harbour earned them a good gain in territory, before a young Southland winger decided her would fake to take a quick lineout throw... MORE »

Monday, November 30, 2015

Eric Rush's hilarious, heartfelt eulogy to friend and teammate Jonah Lomu

Eric Rush, former New Zealand Sevens legend, delivered an outstanding eulogy to Jonah Lomu today in what was the final public memorial for the late superstar. Rush, capped 9 times by the All Blacks, was there at the very beginning of Lomu's career, as he explained. MORE »

Friday, November 27, 2015

Friday Funnies - Billy Vunipola defuses tensions by suggesting it's time for a Kit Kat

In nine years of writing on Rugbydump it's safe to say that the term Kit Kat has never ever been used in a post. But there's a first time for everything, and thanks to Billy Vunipola's sharp comment last weekend, we now know the best thing to do when things get a bit heated. MORE »

Monday, November 23, 2015

Bakkies Botha's amusing conversion kick attempt for the Barbarians

Argentina beat the Barbarians 49-31 in an entertaining game, as Los Pumas scored seven tries at Twickenham. One of the funniest moments from the match came at the end though, as Bakkies Botha impersonated both Dan Biggar and Jonny Wilkinson.. MORE »

Friday, November 06, 2015

Friday Funnies - Tryscoring Fail in Polish Club Rugby

We had to share this, as we've all been in this situation. You beat the last man and casually stride in for the try as if you don't have a worry in the world. Why would you? You've just created something special, but just as you are about to complete the memory by dotting the ball down... uh oh. MORE »

Thursday, November 05, 2015

George Ford questions referee decision only to get a sarcastic response

When Bath flyhalf George Ford questioned Matt Carley's decision, the referee hit back with an extremely sarcastic response. Yes, it came across as a bit harsh, and the awkward stare down that ensued felt like it lasted for minutes.. MORE »

Friday, October 30, 2015

Friday Funnies - Dowson gives O'Callaghan a cheeky slap

Here's a quick clip of a funny moment in a Premiership match last weekend, as Sale Sharks beat Worcester Warriors, and Phil Dowson took the opportunity to slap Irishman Donncha O'Callaghan on the behind after a bit of a wardrobe malfunction at the scrum. MORE »

Thursday, October 29, 2015

More Nigel Owens gems ahead of the Rugby World Cup Final

As was confirmed earlier this week, Nigel Owens will referee the Rugby World Cup Final between New Zealand and Australia. He's clearly the best ref in the world right now, most notably for the way he allows the game to flow, his superb control under pressure, and his well timed one liners. MORE »

Friday, October 23, 2015

Richard Cockerill's post match interview disrupted by phonecall

Coach Richard Cockerill has always been known to be quite outspoken when it comes to his post-match interviews, but on this occasion just as he was getting into his analysis of the Leicester Tigers vs London Irish game, he was rudely interupted, throwing him off track completely.. MORE »

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