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Thursday, June 30, 2016

A look at the European Champions Cup pools and the infamous 'Hand of Back'

With the Summer Tours now concluded, fans in the Northern Hemisphere turn their attention to next season's European rugby. Below is a look at the groups plus some moments from classic encounters down the years, including the infamous ‘Hand of Back’ incident from 2002. MORE »

Monday, June 27, 2016

Racing beat Toulon with just 14 men to claim Top 14 title in Barcelona

Joe Rokocoko scored a stunning try for the second week in succession as Racing 92 captured their first French league title since 1990 by beating Toulon 29-21 in front of a whopping 99,124 spectators at the Nou Camp in Barcelona. MORE »

Monday, June 27, 2016

Japan's sensational length of the field try against Scotland

Scotland kicked their way to a 21-16 second Test victory over Japan however it was the hosts who scored the only try of the match, and it was an absolute beauty as they ran the length of the field. MORE »

Friday, June 17, 2016

The 5 Best Tries from Round 3 of the World Rugby U20 Championship

The group stages of the World U20 Rugby Championships are over, and we now know the make-up of the Semi-Finals. Here’s a quick round-up of the upcoming fixtures, along with a look at five of the best tries from round three. MORE »

Sunday, June 12, 2016

England Saxons score great tries to win on tour vs South Africa 'A'

England Saxons scored some stunning tries on their way to a 32-24 victory over a South Africa 'A' team on Friday evening. The visitors led 22-3 at halftime but a second half fightback saw the South African team get within a point, before conceding a late try. MORE »

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Gio Aplon glides through Toulouse defence for stunning solo try

Former Springbok wizard Gio Aplon has been playing in France for the last few seasons and despite now being 33 years old, he is showing no signs of slowing down. He scored this stunning try against Toulouse at the weekend MORE »

Monday, June 06, 2016

Zee Ngwenya still has plenty of gas as he steps to score for San Diego

Zee Ngwenya is still alive and roasting defenders with blazing quickness and speed. For most of us, the first time we heard of Takudzwa Ngwenya was when he was roasting Bryan Habana at the 2007 Rugby World Cup. MORE »

Friday, June 03, 2016

Christ's College score fantastic counter attack try with unbelievable pass

Last week a stunning try was scored in NZ schoolboy rugby as Southland upset Otago, and now we've got another scorcher to watch, this time from Christ's College. The special thing about this try is that it features two brothers and one unbelievable pass. MORE »

Thursday, June 02, 2016

All Black legend Mils Muliaina scores first try in USA Pro Rugby with first touch

All Blacks legend Mils Muliaina managed to grab his first try for new club San Francisco at the weekend, with his first touch of the ball in USA Pro Rugby. While he has scored far more impressive efforts, it is nice to see a player of his calibre on a new stage. MORE »

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

5 Awesome Tries from Round 13 of Super Rugby

A look at the five best tries scored in the latest round of Super Rugby - all outstanding efforts. They include Derek Carpenter's great try for the Sunwolves, as well as some long range efforts from the Lions, who are having a superb season. MORE »

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Southland Boys upset Otago Boys as Hakas set the scene for stunning individual try

Southland Boys High School beat Otago Boys High School for the first time since 2008, in the process launching one young player in particular into the global spotlight. Here is a look at the stirring prematch Hakas, as well as a stunning breakaway try. MORE »

Monday, May 23, 2016

Sunwolves score classic backs try with a neat touch from Tusi Pisi

The Reds picked up their third win of the Super Rugby season with a 35-25 victory over a spirited Sunwolves team in Brisbane on Saturday. One of the tries of the match was scored by the visitors, as Tusi Pisi and Derek Carpenter combined for a fantastic backs try. MORE »

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Seven must see sensational tries from the 2016 Paris Sevens

Catch up on the top tries from last weekend's Paris Sevens, including two tries of respective magnificence and strength from Toulon and Fiji winger, Josua Tuisova. MORE »

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

80m try helps Vannes secure ProD2 promotion

Vannes became the first team from Brittany to secure a place in France's second division ProD2 after they beat RC Massy 57-44 in the Fédérale 1 play-off on Saturday. MORE »

Friday, May 13, 2016

Lima Sopoaga creates Waisake Naholo try with one of the flattest crosskick's you will ever see

The Highlanders beat the Crusaders in a thrilling game in Dunedin earlier today. The try of the match was scored by winger Waisake Naholo, though he would be the first to admit that flyhalf Lima Sopoaga deserved the plaudits for the moment of magic. MORE »

Friday, May 13, 2016

Six Outstanding Tries on Shortlist for Premiership Try of the Season

The shortlist for the best try of the 2015-2016 Premiership season has been announced. Whether you're a fan of line breaks, busted tackles, the chip and chase or long distance gallops, there are plenty of mouth-watering offerings to choose from. MORE »

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Top 5 Tries from Round 11 of Super Rugby

Here is a look at Sky Sport NZ's selection of the five best tries scored in the latest round of Super Rugby. There are some brilliant efforts, including Jordan Taufua's outstanding dummy, Tevita Li's impressive sprint and Aaron Cruden's finish for a great Chiefs team try. MORE »

Monday, May 09, 2016

Ma'a Nonu and Quade Cooper combine for awesome Toulon try vs Castres

Toulon beat Castres 17-7 on Sunday, staying on course for the Top 14 playoffs despite having a rough week with injuries. Ma'a Nonu and Josua Tuisova both scored excellent tries, while Quade Cooper had a fairly mixed night, and we saw an uppercut get punished. MORE »

Friday, May 06, 2016

Jone Macilai hat-trick helps Crusaders breeze past Reds

The Crusaders made short work of the Reds in round 11 of Super Rugby earlier today, with winger Jone Macilai stealing the show with a fine hat-trick. He wasn't the only player streaking down the wing though, as you will see in the highlights. MORE »

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Prop Kyle Sinckler scores Harlequins match winner from 45m out

Harlequins beat London Irish 32-25 in an entertaining match at the Madejski Stadium at the weekend, with prop Kyle Sinkler scoring a vital try with fifteen minutes to spare. The win for Quins meant that the Exiles would be relegated from the Premiership for the first time. MORE »

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