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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Two Referees do the unthinkable and admit they made mistakes

This past weekend we saw two similar instances of referees making mistakes in high profile matches, and then, beleive it or not, admitting that they were wrong. Both situations were excellently handled, and it was great to see the humility on show. MORE »

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Fijian in French second division nails ballsy try-scoring pass

This lovely try was scored in France's PRO D2 (second division) over the weekend, as Soyaux Angoul√™me XV Charente's Jean Ric-Lombard got on the end of Fijian Ledua Mau's perfect... MORE »

Monday, January 22, 2018

Wayne Barnes humbles moany Ma'a with a schoolboy telling off

He may have won World Cup's and be considered one of the best All Black center's ever, but Toulon center Ma'a Nonu was well and truly put in his place by Wayne Barnes on Saturday. The experienced referee had no time for Nonu's whinging, so reminded him who is in charge. MORE »

Friday, January 19, 2018

Eddie Jones reflects on that time he lambasted Japanese rugby

England coach Eddie Jones has been in the news this week after having re-signed with England Rugby until 2021. A few years back he hit the headlines for another reason though, after he ripped into the Japanese captain in a press conference. Here, he reflects on that. MORE »

Thursday, January 18, 2018

#ThrowbackThursday - Inured but not defeated, Cambridge lock surprises everyone

Today's throwback clip comes from the Varsity match in 2013, when Cambridge lock Jake Baker found a new way to surprise the Oxford attack, and close the space instantly. It's not the first time we've seen something like this happen in a match, and it probably won't be the last. MORE »

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

'Cement Mixer' Josua Tuisova bounces defenders on his way to brace of tries

Fijian Olympic Gold medalist and Toulon winger Josua Tuisova was at his rampaging best yet again against Benetton Treviso in their European Champions Cup match, scoring a brace of tries and picking up another brilliant nickname along the way. MORE »

Monday, January 15, 2018

This is how Billy Vunipola broke his arm

Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola will see a specialist this week to determine the extent of the injury he sustained against the Ospreys on Saturday. The England number eight may be out for a while... MORE »

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Mathieu Bastareaud shocks fans as homophobic slur is heard worldwide

Mathieu Bastareaud got in a heated scuffle in the closing minutes of Toulon's 36-0 win over Benetton Treviso, letting fly with a few choice words, one of which was simply unacceptable. Toulon scored five tries in their convincing bonus-point win. MORE »

Friday, January 12, 2018

Gary Graham finds fairly unique way to beat three players with the same move

Newcastle Falcons flanker Gary Graham channeled his inner Joe Rokocoko last weekend as he mastered a highly effective way to beat defenders. His carry in midfield included three fluid movements that somehow worked, allowing him to make crucial yards up field. MORE »

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday Funnies: After a powerful maul, he had just one job

After a well executed lineout maul that must have gone all of 30 meters, Harpenden Rugby Club set up a perfect opportunity to claim a well deserved try. What followed was comedy gold, much to the relief of Letchworth Rugby Club! MORE »

Monday, January 08, 2018

Clermont debutant Samuel Ezeala recovering in hospital after brutal tackle

Clermont winger Samuel Ezeala has had a rough start to his club rugby career. The teenager was knocked out cold after a nasty head clash with Racing 92's Virimi Vakatawa. Thankfully, he seemed fine on Monday, flashing a smile and a thumbs-up from his hospital bed. MORE »

Monday, January 08, 2018

Sinoti Sinoti step from another planet helps Newcastle to victory

Newcastle Falcons winger Sinoti Sinoti showed how to step at a right angle on his way to scoring in their 28-20 win over Premiership leading Chiefs on Sunday afternoon. The win was Newcastle's sixth in a row and moves them into the sixth spot on the table. MORE »

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Josh van der Flier's record breaking 34 tackles against Connacht

In case you missed it, Leinster's Josh van der Flier made a record breaking 34 tackles during their PRO14 clash with Connacht. That's officially a tournament record, the highest number of tackles made in a PRO14 match since stats began to be tracked by Opta in 2010. MORE »

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Bizarre alarm interruption means mass forced evacuation of stadium

Glasgow Warriors bounced back from their opening leg 1872 Cup defeat to Edinburgh with a commanding 17-0 victory over their Scottish rivals at Scotstoun, but only after the stadium's fire alarm caused a rather puzzling postponement. MORE »

Friday, December 29, 2017

Hooker escapes ban after ridiculous citing for bumping into the referee

The ruling on the unbelievable Elliot Dee citing took place today, after the young Dragons hooker was cited for 'making contact' with the referee late in the Dragons vs Cardiff Blues Guinness Pro 14 match at Rodney Parade. MORE »

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Scrumhalf Conor Murray scores try after going up in the lineout!

Conor Murray is doing his best to put his seal on the title of world's best scrum-half. As if he wasn't already talented enough at the position, he impressed with this gem of set-piece skill in being lifted for a lineout throw. MORE »

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Jonny May cleared after red card for committing same offence twice

Leicester Tigers winger Jonny May is free to play after he received two yellow cards and a sending off during Sunday's match against Saracens. May was sin-binned twice for the exact same offence. Saracens won the match 29-17. MORE »

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Clermont prop's brain explosion hands match to Pau seconds from time

Pau snatched victory from defending champions Clermont after replacement prop Beka Kakabadze lost his cool and effectively cost them the match. The 22-year-old Georgian lashed out in the final minutes of the game, earning a yellow card and giving away a crucial penalty. MORE »

Friday, December 22, 2017

Bizarre few seconds of WWE rugby with piledriver and headbutt leading to ban

Nothing declares you want to spend several weeks on the sidelines like head-butting an opponent. Racing 92 back Juan Imhoff will do just that after head-butting Castres scrum half Rory Kockott in their match this past weekend. MORE »

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

WATCH: Giant Opeti Fonua's biggest hits

Giant Tongan forward Opeti Fonua is moving back to former team Agen, the Newcastle Falcons confirmed. Fonua is widely regarded as one of the biggest forwards in rugby, and has claimed a number of victims over the years with his big ball carries. MORE »

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