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Monday, September 18, 2017

James Haskell loses his cool with Joe Marler after water and choke incidents

Harlequins got the better of Wasps with a tight 24-21 win at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday, and in the first half it was Joe Marler getting the better of England teammate James Haskell, as he goaded him into a receiving a yellow card. MORE »

Friday, September 15, 2017

Inspirational story of Ed Jackson's fight with paralysis after nightmare accident

In April of this year, Dragons number 8 Ed Jackson suffered a debilitating spinal injury in a freak swimming accident, diving into the shallow end of the pool. This amazing video highlights his enormous struggle to recover and his will to never give up. MORE »

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The giant Kurt Baker drop kick restart that shocked Bay of Plenty

In case you missed this, Manawatu's Kurt Baker - best known for his 7s exploits with New Zealand - put in a mammoth drop kick restart in the Mitre 10 Cup on Friday. His huge kick turned what was a defensive position into an attacking one, no doubt knocking the wind out of the Bay of Plenty sails. MORE »

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Schalk Brits angered at cynical play by Kahn Fotuali'i

Over the weekend, Saracens hooker Schalk Brits was on the receiving end of a controversial penalty, being deliberately struck with a pass as he was attempting to avoid impeding play. The reaction and discussion around it will perhaps draw attention to this glitch in the law. MORE »

Monday, September 11, 2017

Rampaging Vaea Fifita makes astonishing All Blacks start vs Argentina

Vaea Fifita's first start for the All Blacks could not have gone better. Not only did he score one of the best loose forward tries you're likely to see, but he made countless big runs and showed himself as a physical threat in close quarters. MORE »

Friday, September 08, 2017

Disgusting attack on referee earns youngster 10-year-ban from rugby

The 18-year-old Australian rugby player who attacked a referee in a grand final match has been banned for 10 years. Footage of the incident has spread rapidly, disgusting rugby fans around the globe, who for the most part feel that the hefty ban is fully justified. MORE »

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Schalk Brits brilliance in Man of the Match performance for Saracens

Schalk Brits may be in his final season of rugby but he still put on a masterclass peformance when the Aviva Premiership kicked off this past weekend. He played his part in the 55-24 dismantling of Northampton Saints, and at 36, doesn't appear to be slowing down. MORE »

Thursday, August 31, 2017

New laws explained with two very informative pitch demos

With the World Rugby Global Law changes already in place in the southern hemisphere and about to kick into gear in the north, here is a helpful look at what they mean for rugby viewers. Both BT Sport and Supersport have put together great demonstrations. MORE »

Thursday, August 24, 2017

SANZAAR release statement on Sonny Bill Williams continuing to play despite being knocked out

Following a worrying head-knock incident in the opening minutes of the Rugby Championship clash between Australia and New Zealand, SANZAAR have released a statement saying that they have urgently reinforced the Head Injury Assessment (HIA) protocols. MORE »

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

All eyes on Jaco Peyper after controversial Beauden Barrett yellow card

This weekend's Super Rugby final is set to be a thriller and like any other high profile sporting event, it has already attracted some criticism and controversy. Chief among the criticism is the perceived potential for bias on the part of South African referee, Jaco Peyper. MORE »

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Classic Falcon results in another freakish try for Jordie Barrett

Young Jordie Barrett has had a phenomenal season for the Hurricanes, culminating in his time with the All Blacks against the British and Irish Lions. It's been a sensational step up from junior rugby, and along the way he's been involved in a number of freakish tries, and this was no different. MORE »

Friday, July 14, 2017

Jordie Barrett's casual booming dropgoal after the halftime whistle

Clips of this kick spread across the net this week following the third and final Test of the All Blacks vs Lions series. The casual way that 20-year-old Jordie Barrett slotted it was very impressive. MORE »

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Mic'd Up Quade Cooper calls final play that leads to Reds win

After highlighting a blooper from his match against the Brumbies, its only fair to show what Quade Cooper is still fully capable of at the elite level. Fox Sports has put together this sweet video with the star mic'd up during the Reds at-the-death win at the weekend. MORE »

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Captain calls for referee to review opponent's foul play, gets teammate sent off

The Stormers narrowly beat the Cheetahs 40-34 in a tightly-fought Super Rugby match last weekend in Bloemfontein. It will be the utterly bizarre finish that is perhaps remembered most as Cheetahs captain Fran├žois Venter inadvertently got his teammate sent off. MORE »

Friday, June 23, 2017

Christian Lealiifano makes unbelievable comeback after Leukaemia diagnosis

Brumbies number ten Christian Lealiifano has made an incredible return to rugby after being out of action for ten months after being diagnosed with Leukaemia. It was an emotional comeback, as he played against the Asia Pacific Dragons in Singapore. MORE »

Monday, June 05, 2017

Fijian players show remarkable respect for French President prior to Top 14 final

Clermont Auvergne secured their first Top 14 title since 2010 after beating Toulon 22-16 in Paris. It was an incredibly tense encounter throughout, but one moment prior to kick-off showed the more human side of professional rugby. MORE »

Friday, May 26, 2017

USA botch try as Luke Morgan makes big tackle over try line

This comical moment at the London 7s last weekend stands out in memory as it's not the first time we've seen a player get shown up over the tryline. This time it was the USA's Martin Iosefo who bombed a try as Wales' Luke Morgan chased back admirably, then hit him hard, dislodging the ball. MORE »

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Virimi Vakatawa's unbelievable no-look offload and try at the Paris 7s

French Sevens superstar Virimi Vakatawa was at his creative best over the weekend as he helped the hosts defeat Kenya 20-14 with this unbelievable offload and try at the Sevens World Series stop in Paris. MORE »

Friday, May 05, 2017

Jordie Barrett steals the ball to score freakish try against the Stormers

If you've been living under a rock in recent times you may not have heard of Jordie Barrett, the younger yet significantly lankier version of superstar, Beauden Barrett. Today they were both on top form for the Hurricanes - again - and Jordie scored this incredible try. MORE »

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Outrageous Moments in Rugby History: Matt Burke relives a 96-19 thrashing

In this Outrageous Moments in Rugby History segment, Sean Maloney looks back on a disastrous night for the Waratahs, when they were truly demolished 96-19 by the Crusaders. Matt Burke, playing for the Tahs, recalls the infamous night of horror in this amusing short clip. MORE »

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