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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Munster come from behind to snatch dramatic win with Ian Keatley drop goal

European rugby was back in full swing at the weekend as the opening round of the European Rugby Champions Cup (formerly Heineken Cup) got under way. Munster's 27-26 win at the death was the finish of the round on another fascinating day of the competition. MORE »

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Rugby's first ever OWN TRY awarded in NRC clash in Sydney

Round nine of the National Rugby Championships (NRC) in Australia took place earlier with the first game providing us with what was quite possibly the worst ever decision on a rugby field, and the first ever 'Own Try' in rugby. MORE »

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Midweek Madness - Lee Jones prevents Fijian try after casual effort to score

Over the years Sevens has dished up some hilarious bloopers, as a few tryscorers have been way too casual over the tryline. This was the case at the Gold Coast Sevens last weekend, so here is a look at it, as well as a few other memorable blunders. MORE »

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Midweek Madness - Probably the worst lineout throw ever

There's always a bit of guilt involved in highlighting a player's misfortune on the rugby field, especially if it's a junior, but this clip has to be seen to believed as it could be the most wayward lineout ever seen. It comes from the Fiji Schools vs New Zealand Barbarians match recently. MORE »

Monday, October 06, 2014

Sam Burgess breaks cheekbone in first minute, plays on and wins NRL title

Rugby League star Sam Burgess will be switching to Union to join Bath Rugby in England soon, but this past weekend he had one more League match to play, in the NRL Grand Final. In the opening seconds Englishman Burgess carried the ball up but got a head in the cheek, causing the fracture. It didn't deter him though. MORE »

Monday, October 06, 2014

Naked streaker starts mass brawl after tackling Varsity match winger

The annual Varsity match between Northumbria and Newcastle University took an unfortunate turn for the worse when a streaker took to the field, pipe and all, and attempted to make a tackle out on the wing. He then snuck away, as chaos ensued. MORE »

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Ludovic Mercier totally unnecessary reverse pass in 2010

This is a quick video we just shared on Instagram from 2010, featuring Aironi back Ludovic Mercier and an outrageous, unnecessary pass. MORE »

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Tana Umaga lines up and smashes into older brother Mike Umaga in 1999

Last week it was announced that the All Blacks will play Samoa in Samoa for the first time ever. To mark the occasion, here is a quick video of a great moment between the two sides in 1999, featuring the Umaga brothers as they went head to head. MORE »

Monday, September 15, 2014

Mike Brown's sensational try saving tackle against Saracens

Reminiscent of the famous George Gregan try saving tackle on Jeff Wilson in 1994, Mike Brown tracked back with this excellent effort against Saracens on Friday. Duncan Taylor stepped Danny Care and looked certain to score before Brown's spirited intervention. MORE »

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Unique footwork sets up bizarre pushover try for Leicester's David Mele

This is an amusing try from Leicester Tigers in last weekend's Aviva Premiership opening round victory over Newcastle Falcons. Replacement number eight Robert Barbieri came on and with the result all but sealed, he felt that this was the best way to control the ball for a pushover try. MORE »

Monday, September 08, 2014

Female Streaker has no regrets after high shot near miss in Napier

A female streaker who took to the field during the All Blacks' 28-9 victory over Argentina on Saturday was lucky to leave with only a ban after security nearly took her head off. She's since said that streaking was on her bucket list, so has no regrets. MORE »

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Ben Tameifuna cited for big shove on referee Glen Jackson

Waikato prop Ben Tameifuna has been cited for pushing referee Glen Jackson during the ITM Cup round 3 match vs North Harbour on Saturday night. The charge is for acting against the spirit of good sportsmanship, and he looks likely to be found guilty. MORE »

Friday, August 29, 2014

Tawera Kerr-Barlow sets up try with sensational behind the back pass

Waikato lost 46-17 to Taranaki in the ITM Cup on Wednesday, conceding six tries in Hamilton, but it was the home side that provided the moment of the match. Trailing and in need of something special, Tawera Kerr-Barlow delivered in the second half. MORE »

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Scrumhalf Maxime Machenaud lifts and carries Heini Adams in big tackle

There's few things that we enjoy more than seeing dominant tackles on the rugby field, that's why fans went crazy for George North's pick up and carry of Israel Folau during the Lions series last year. A similar thing happened this past weekend in France. MORE »

Monday, August 18, 2014

Johan Goosen kicks huge drop goal on Top 14 debut

South African flyhalf Johan Goosen made his Top 14 debut for Racing Metro against Montpellier in round one of the tournament this past weekend. Goosen came on as a replacement on the wing, but managed to get himself into a position to kick a long distance drop goal, with Jonny Sexton on hand. MORE »

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Top 5 Best Haka Responses ever!

This week's Top 5 from Rugby HQ is one of the best, a classic that'll certainly fire up all of those rugby fans that really want to see the mighty All Blacks beaten. They'll take a small victory in any way possible, which in the past has meant gettting one up on the Haka, at least. MORE »

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Midweek Madness - Two casual tryscorers shown up at World Club 7's

There were two really unfortunate, yet highly amusing incidents at the Limerick World Club 7's at Thomond Park on the weekend. Both videos feature players about to score runaway tries, but result in red faced errors instead. MORE »

Monday, July 28, 2014

U19 player slots a mammoth 80m+ kick at training

With the wind behind him, Cheetahs Under 19 player Gerrie Labuschagne slotted this unbelievable kick from at least 80m out in Bloemfontein, South Africa recently. Firm under foot and using the wind to his advantage, the youngster appeared to get the distance with ease, much to the delight of his team mates. MORE »

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Jonah Lomu wreaking havoc against Australia in 1995

There's no doubt that Jonah Lomu will always be remembered as the man that changed Rugby. A prolific tryscorer and a giant amongst men, at his fittest the All Black scored tries with ease. Today we look at the chaos he caused in one Bledisloe Cup game. MORE »

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Huge impact in 'Lingerie Bowl' Gridiron game

It's not rugby, but this clip from women's gridiron features an impressive run that the likes of Ma'a Nonu would be proud of. The behaviour afterwards is questionable, but in terms of a spectacle, the Legends Football League seems to deliver. MORE »

 
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