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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

10 Classic British & Irish Lions Tries ahead of 2017 squad announcement

Warren Gatland will today announce the touring squad for the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand. The Lions will embark on a 10-match campaign, beginning on 3rd June against New Zealand Barbarians in Whangerei, with the first test taking place at Eden Park on the 24th. MORE »

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Hooker Sean Cronin makes a mockery of Dan Biggar with a stunning try

Leinster Hooker Sean Cronin scored this superb try during victory over the Ospreys at the weekend, making a fine return from injury after missing out on the entire Six Nations. There have since been calls for his inclusion in the British & Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand. MORE »

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Seven outstanding tries from the 2017 Hong Kong Sevens

The Hong Kong Sevens are over for another year and as expected, there were a myriad of unbelievable tries scored throughout the three-day showstopper tournament. View some of the best below, as well as highlights from the final day of action. MORE »

Monday, April 10, 2017

Ma'a Nonu back to form with brilliant individual try against Toulouse

Powerful Toulon midfielder and former All Black Ma'a Nonu was back to his best as he helped Toulon to an important Top 14 victory over Toulouse at the weekend. It was a score reminiscent of his try against the Wallabies in the 2015 Rugby World Cup final. MORE »

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Dillyn Leyds sets up try with one of the best passes you will ever see

Stormers winger Dillyn Leyds pulled off one of the passes of the decade yesterday as the Stormers beat the Chiefs 34-26 in a seven try thriller in Cape Town. The Chiefs themselves scored one of the best team tries you'll see, but this pass in particular was out of this world. MORE »

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Taqele Naiyaravoro leaves a trail of destruction on his way to a try

Monster Waratahs winger Taqele Naiyaravoro scored this bruising try against the Crusaders, leaving various players in his wake. It was reminiscent of Nemani Nadolo, another giant Fijian winger known for marauding down the field. MORE »

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Jordie Barrett brilliant behind the back pass for Hurricanes try

The Hurricanes scored this fantastic try using some outstanding Barrett brothers flair against the Highlanders in round four of Super Rugby. The score started on the boot of one Barrett brother and found its way around the back of another, leading to the Matt Proctor try. MORE »

Monday, March 06, 2017

Aaron Cruden's brilliant tip pass sets up James Lowe try vs the Blues

The Chiefs have had a great start to their 2017 Super Rugby campaign, winning two from two. There were a few notable talking points from their latest match against the Blues. One of which, as we've already seen, was Steven Luatua receiving a ban for his illegal tackle on Tim Nanai-Williams. MORE »

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Best Tries from the opening round of Super Rugby 2017

Super Rugby is finally back in full swing and after an amazing weekend of matches, there is plenty to get excited about. There were plenty of high scoring matches and even individual players scoring more tries than some teams. Here's a look at the best tries from week one of the competition. MORE »

Monday, February 20, 2017

Ruan Pienaar starts and finishes superb try as Ulster beat Glasgow Warriors

Ruan Pienaar made his long awaited return from injury and had an immediate impact as he scored 17 points en route to victory over Glasgow Warriors. As Pienaar is set to be forced out at Ulster come season's end, the South African is doing his best to go out in style. MORE »

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Seven blistering Sydney Sevens tries as Blitzboks win again

While most eyes were on the Six Nations this past weekend, the HSBC Sevens World Series made a stop in Sydney and once again it was all South Africa, defeating England 29-14 in the final. Here's a look at the seven best tries, each one seemingly better than the last. MORE »

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Seven of the best tries from the 2017 Wellington Sevens

Wellington played host to the first World Sevens Series round of 2017, with South Africa comfortably seeing off Fiji 26-5 to take victory in the cup final. Predictably, there were a plethora of incredible tries throughout the weekend. MORE »

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Matthew Morgan's stunning solo try helps Cardiff Blues to quarter finals

Cardiff Blues flyer Matthew Morgan scored this stunning solo try against former club Bristol at the weekend, his second of the night, helping his side to a 37-21 in their European Challenge Cup clash at Arms Park. MORE »

Monday, January 23, 2017

Nemani Nadolo goes full beast mode to demolish Northampton Saints

Fiji and Montpellier winger Nemani Nadolo put in one of the performances of the weekend as he blasted through the Northampton Saints defence to help his side to a 26-17 victory on Friday night. He scored twice, and caused havoc whenever he had ball in hand. MORE »

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Rugby Viadana score one of the quickest ever tries from a restart

A few weeks back this great try was scored in the Campionato Nazionale Eccellenza (Italian Premiership) by Rugby Viadana 1970's Ignacio "Nacho" Brex against Rugby Mogliano. As you can see, the try came from a restart kick and it was scored within 8.60 (roughly) seconds! MORE »

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Saracens secure draw with hard fought Chris Ashton try in extra time

In what was a thrilling match against a tough Scarlets side, Chris Ashton managed to slide across the line during extra time for his second score to help European Champions Cup holders Saracens remain undefeated in the competition. MORE »

Monday, January 02, 2017

Best tries from the Top 14 - Round 15

As the Top 14 continues to roll along into the new year, we look at the best tries from round 15 of the top French division. MORE »

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Best Tries from the 2016 end of year Autumn Internationals

As one hemisphere wraps things up for the year, the other is still very much in full flight. As we look toward an amazing 2017, here is a look back at a drama-filled Autumn series between the two that provided plenty of big hits, a couple of shocking upsets MORE »

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Five outstanding tries from week 13 of the Top 14

Throughout the end-of-year tests there has been the odd smattering of club rugby, with a handful of Anglo-Welsh, Aviva Premiership and PRO12 fixtures taking place. One permanent presence of course has been the Top 14. MORE »

Monday, November 28, 2016

Best Tries from Week 4 of End of Year Tests

Another jam-packed weekend of November Test rugby has flown by, dishing up one or two surprise results and some excellent tries across the board. Here is a look at 17 of them, from various games including top tier mens and women's rugby, as well as some from tier two. MORE »

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