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Monday, November 20, 2017

Michael Hooper makes unwanted history with record breaking yellow card

As Australia fell to a 30-6 loss to England on Saturday, one man in particular may find the load harder to bear. When Michael Hooper received a yellow card on the half-hour mark he officially claimed the record for most yellow cards received in international rugby. MORE »

Monday, November 20, 2017

MND suffering legend inspires Scotland as he delivers match ball before kickoff

There wasn't a dry eye at Murrayfield on Saturday as Scotland legend Doddie Weir took to the field with his sons to deliver the match ball ahead of kickoff against New Zealand. Weir has been suffering from Motor Neuron Disease since being diagnosed in December. MORE »

Friday, November 17, 2017

Blind in one eye, this is the moment Ian McKinley made his historic Test debut

Six years after losing sight in his left eye in a horrific rugby accident, Irish flyhalf Ian McKinley battled the odds to make his much-publicized Test debut, coming off the bench as Italy beat Fiji 19-10 at the weekend. MORE »

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Juan Martin Hernandez shows why he's still considered the ultimate Magician

Argentina's 'El Mago' is now 35-years-old but still showing glimpses of the magic touches he has become so famous for over the years. 'The Magician' pulled another one out the bag during the 21-8 loss to England on Saturday, as he flicked a floating ball on with consumate ease. MORE »

Monday, November 13, 2017

Soso Matiashvili incredible finish helps Georgia's big win over Canada

Georgia are doing their very best to put the rest of the rugby world on notice. This included a 54-22 demolition of Canada over the weekend. In addition to having a reliable pack, tries like this one from Soso Matiashvili highlight an attacking mindset that is making it harder and harder to ignore the rugby-mad nation. MORE »

Monday, November 13, 2017

Injured Coenie Oosthuizen inflicted further pain by clumsy medic

Springbok prop Coenie Oosthuizen is on the way home from Dublin after a nightmare start to a disastrous match at the Aviva Stadium, which the Springboks lost 38-3 to Ireland. Oosthuizen was dominated in a double tackle just 50 seconds in. MORE »

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Ricky Januarie floored by below the belt kick from Semi Radradra

He hasn't been playing in the Top 14 for long but former League star Semi Radradra has already made a huge impact for Toulon. On this occasion the impact came in the form of a low blow with the boot, specifically to former Springbok Ricky Januarie's nether regions. MORE »

Monday, November 06, 2017

'Tongan Thor' racks up incredible stats after pulling off sensational no look pass

Just a week after representing the Barbarians against the Wallabies, Taniela 'Tongan Thor' Tupou played a huge role in Queensland Country defeating Fijian Drua 57-21 in Australia's National Rugby Championship. Here is a look at his impressive contribution. MORE »

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Keelan Giles requires surgery after nasty football style slide tackle collision

Ospreys winger Keelan Giles will undergo reconstructive surgery after suffering a horrible knee ligament injury in last Friday's Guinness Pro 14 win over the Dragons. Giles clashed with his opposite number as they both went for a loose ball, resulting in a football-style tackle. MORE »

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Baa Baas denied unique try in classic team move against the Wallabies

There were plenty of talking points during Australia’s 31-28 victory over the Barbarians in Sydney last weekend, most notably a typical Baa Baas trick play which nearly paid off. MORE »

Friday, October 27, 2017

Subtle kick pass creates lovely try for Oyonnax

Oyonnax were heavily beaten 38-13 by Brive in last weekend's European Challenge Cup Pool 5 clash, but this try caught the eye, as it featured a neat bit of play that you could easily miss if not watching closely. And after condeding four first half tries, it was welcome relief. MORE »

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Classic Cooper clips as Quade leads exciting Barbarians vs Wallabies

Playmaker Quade Cooper has been selected as captain of an exciting Barbarians team that will take on his former side when the Wallabies host the invitation team in Sydney on Saturday. Here is a quick look at some of his best bits of outrageous skill over the years. MORE »

Friday, October 20, 2017

Julian Savea on the rampage as Wellington reach final

Wellington advanced to the Mitre 10 Cup Championship final thanks to a six-try win over Northland at Westpac Stadium earlier today. Julian 'The Bus' Savea was back in fine form as be burned and bumped defenders to help Wellington's powerful second half charge. MORE »

Thursday, October 19, 2017

#ThrowbackThursday: Rupeni Caucau carving up Gloucester for Agen in 2007

Tonight Gloucester host Agen in round two of the European Challenge Cup, with the home side looking to bounce back from last week's defeat at Kingsholm. Back in 2007, they had the enigmatic Rupeni Caucau to contend with, as he carved them up in typical fashion. MORE »

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Russian side topple Stade Français to cause major Challenge Cup upset

Krasny Yar produced perhaps one of the biggest upsets in European Challenge Cup history as they beat defending championss Stade Français 34-29 in Siberia. MORE »

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Robbie Henshaw gets steamrolled by Nemani Nadolo, wins turnover anyway

Leinster centre Robbie Henshaw pulled off a feat of brilliance in Leinster's weekend Champions Cup win over Montpellier. After getting easily bumped aside by a streaking Nemani Nadolo, Henshaw managed to gather himself not only for the tackle, but the turnover as well. MORE »

Friday, October 13, 2017

Gloucester comeback shut down as crosskick goes horribly wrong

Former All Black Colin Slade scored 15 points as Pau saw off Gloucester 27-21 in the European Challenge Cup opening round on Thursday night. Gloucester made a late charge for a comeback, but were clinically shut down due to the intervention of winger Frank Halai. MORE »

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

5 Times Sportsmanship Prevailed after Brutal Hits

Recently, Wasps back-rower Nathan Hughes was commended for his display of sportsmanship after Exeter's Sam Simmonds was injured during the Chief's 31-17 victory. It reminded fans of the human side to rugby and that player welfare transcends the sport. MORE »

Friday, October 06, 2017

Taranaki claim Ranfurly Shield with sensational comeback against Canterbury

Taranaki came back from trailing 31-7 to win a thrilling clash with Canterbury 55-43 in Christchurch on Friday. With the win, Taranaki claimed the Ranfurly Shield, putting to an end Canterbury's 13-month custody of the traditional Log o' Wood. MORE »

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Sonny Bill Williams gives his sweaty socks and shorts to fans in Argentina

After the 36-10 All Blacks win over Argentina in Buenos Aires on Saturday, Sonny Bill Williams made at least one fan's day when he stripped off his shorts and socks and tossed them into the crowd. It's not the first time we've seen the cross-code superstar show his kindness to fans. MORE »

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