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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Tonga's sensational full field try against South Africa at Rugby World Cup 2007

As the excitement builds towards Rugby World Cup kickoff on September 18th, World Rugby have provided a quick look at a memorable try from the 2007 edition, as Tonga came close to upsetting eventual champions, South Africa. 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 »

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Top Tries scored in world rugby in July

July was a busy month for rugby around the world, and we've been treated to some thrilling games and brilliant tries. Here is a look at some of the best, as World Rugby have compiled 11 top quality five-pointers from both the Rugby Championship and the Pacific Nations Cup. MORE »

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

New Zealand Barbarians bring back The Wall during win over Maori All Blacks

The New Zealand Barbarians handed the Maori All Blacks their first home defeat in 12 years as they came up trumps 34-17 in Auckland. The weather conditions weren't condusive to a free-flowing match, but in the last ten minutes the Barbarians brought back an old classic, and scored a brilliant try from it. MORE »

Saturday, July 04, 2015

Dixon try proves crucial as Highlanders beat Hurricanes to Super Rugby title

The Highlanders earlier beat the Hurricanes 21-14 in a sensational Super Rugby Final that featured brilliant offloads and an incredibly high tempo of play throughout. One of the tries of the match was scored by flanker Elliot Dixon, or was it? MORE »

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Sergio Parisse brilliant inside flick sets up try for victorious Stade Francais

Toulon's fantastic run of success came to a sudden halt as Stade Francais knocked them out of the Top 14 with a 33-16 Semi Final victory this past weekend. Leading from the front was Sergio Parisse, who produced a sensational pass for their first try of the game. MORE »

Monday, June 08, 2015

Top 5 Tries from U20 World Championship PLUS Highlights from Day Two

Round Two of the World Rugby U20 Championshop served up some outstanding tries as the juniors battled it out in the heat of Italy on Saturday. Above is a look at five of the best, with all the individual match highlights posted on page two of this post. MORE »

Thursday, June 04, 2015

The Top 5 Best Tries at the U20 World Championship on Day One

The opening round of the U20 World Championship didn't disappoint, as new records were set and plenty of running rugby was on display. MORE »

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Jonny May starts and finishes brilliant length of the field try against Connacht

Gloucester scored twice in extra time to beat Connacht 40-32 in a thrilling European Champions Cup playoff match. The Irish side led with a minute left to play, but Gloucester took the game to extra time, then Jonny May settled it with a brilliant 75-meter try. MORE »

Friday, May 22, 2015

Seven of the Best Tries from the 2015 London Sevens

We have already seen two cracking tries from speedster Carlin Isles during the USA's shock semi final demolition of England in last weekend's HSBC Sevens World Series finale at Twickenham. But as the latest World Rugby highlights reel shows, there were plenty more scorchers to marvel at during an enthralling conclusion to the season. MORE »

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Canadian Taylor Paris scores try from 105m out in PRO D2 Semi Final

Canadian former Sevens star, Taylor Paris, scored a sensational counter-attacking try for Agen from all of 105m out in the French second division, PRO D2, semi final at the weekend. It was what is sometimes called a 14-point turnaround, and proved vital in the end. MORE »

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Fijian powerhouse winger Taqele Naiyaravoro signed by Glasgow Warriors

Glasgow Warriors have signaled their intent to once again challenge for next season's PRO12 title by signing big Fijian flyer Taqele Naiyaravoro. The 23-year-old has impressed of late, so here's a look at his impressive recent try, plus other highlights. MORE »

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Carlin Isles burns England in semi final as USA fly to London 7s Cup Final victory

The USA have claimed a historic first ever Cup Final win at the London 7s, beating Australia 45-22 in front of a day two record attendance at Twickenham. In the semi final the USA scored their highest ever total against England, thumping them 43-12. MORE »

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ugo Monye scores two great tries in final home game for Harlequins

Ugo Monye bid farewell to the Stoop in fitting fashion as he scored two tries in his final game for Harlequins before retirement. Unfortunately for him Bath won 27-26, but his tries were thoroughly enjoyed, as he said goodbye to the fans he's played for since 2002. MORE »

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Yoann Huget finishes great Toulouse team try against Brive

Toulouse scored one of the best returns from a kickoff you are likely to see this season when they hosted Brive last week. MORE »

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Toulon's Xavier Chiocci scores a great prop try against Castres in the Top 14

Prop tries are always a thing of beauty to be recognised here on Rugbydump. Toulon's Xavier Chiocci scored an absolute classic front rower's 5 pointer which has to be seen to be believed, as the European Champions defeated Castres 37-21 this weekend in the Top 14. MORE »

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A look back at some of Jonah Lomu's Best Tries at the 1995 Rugby World Cup

In 1995 a young man by the name of Jonah Tali Lomu hit the 1995 Rugby World Cup with a bang, and the sport of rugby was never to be the same again. On Tuesday he turned 40, so to honour the great man we're spending the week looking back at some of his best moments. MORE »

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Six of the Best - Aviva Premiership Try of the Season Shortlist

As we come to the end of another weekend of domestic rugby, here is a look at some of the very best tries scored in the Aviva Premiership over the course of the 2014-2015 season. It's difficult to pick a Try of the Season winner, but take a look and let us know your thoughts. MORE »

Friday, May 08, 2015

Second Rower Sam Whitelock scores unbelievable solo try vs the Reds

The Crusaders gave the likes of Dan Carter and Richie McCaw a fitting farewell in their last ever home game as they thrashed the Reds 58-17 in Christchurch. They scored eight tries in the process, with none better than this sensational solo effort from lock, Sam Whitelock. MORE »

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Waratahs forward Jacques Potgieter signed by the Sharks

Former Springboks and Bulls loose-forward Jacques Potgieter, currently with the Waratahs in Sydney, has been signed by the Durban based Sharks on a two-year contract, it was announced today. Hard running Potgieter will return to where he played junior rugby. MORE »

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