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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 »

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Best tries from the Top 14 - Round 12

As France look to avenge their crushing World Cup loss to New Zealand this coming weekend, here is a look at some of the Top 5 best tries from the latest round of the French Top 14. MORE »

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Tevita Kuridrani scores sensational try to seal Aussie win in France

Australia secured their second narrow end-of-year Test victory in as many weeks as they overcame France 25-23 in Paris. Key to the Wallabies' win was an exceptional try from in form powerhouse centre, Tevita Kuridrani. MORE »

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Perfectly executed back heel kick 100m try goes viral

In case you missed it, this video has gone viral in the last few days after it was shared on instagram. It features a bit of skill that we have probably all dreamed about doing at some point in our lives, but rarely has it even been executed so well. On the last play of the game. MORE »

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Best Tries from week two of the End of Year Tests

Another great weekend of international Rugby means another round of amazing tries. There was plenty of action to go around from a full slate of both tier one and tier two matches, including Wales bouncing back against Argentina, England continuing their winning streak, and yet another New Zealand team getting beat by a team from Ireland. MORE »

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Best Tries from week one of the End of Year Tests

After a remarkable weekend of international rugby, in which Ireland recorded their first win over New Zealand, the Barbarians and South Africa played out an entertaining draw at Wembley and Argentina put more than 50 points past Japan, it was nigh on impossible to feature just one of the 43 tries scored. MORE »

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

IRPA Try of the Year 2016 Nominees announced

World Rugby has unveiled the shortlists for a number of awards, all to be presented at the World Rugby Awards 2016 dinner in London on November 13th. The IRPA Try of the Year shortlist is presented above, with three great nominations. MORE »

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