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Monday, August 29, 2016

Tongan Thor charge ignites match with HUGE bump in opening minute

Now playing in Australia's National Rugby Championship, he wasted no time in letting his presence be felt in this past weekend's match for Queensland Country against UC Vikings, as he made this almighty charge, sending hooker Robbie Abel flying. MORE »

Friday, August 26, 2016

Fijian star Pio Tuwai's brilliant skill on show in rare old video

Today Fijian superstar Pio Tuwai turned 33, so to celebrate his birthday we've got this short clip from a tournament some time back, showing exactly the kind of skills the big man possesses. MORE »

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Midweek Madness - Tendai Mtawarira goes into Beast Mode yet again!

Tendai 'Beast' Mtawarira has had his famous nickname since he was a child, but since becoming a professional rugby player he has shown on numerous occasions precisely how apt it is. A few years back two feats of strength went viral, and on Saturday, he did it again. MORE »

Monday, August 22, 2016

Phil Kearns has some interesting theories about All Blacks success

Never one to shy away from giving his opinion on New Zealand rugby, former Wallaby Phil Kearns was once again at his bomb-throwing best during Saturday night's Rugby Championship and Bledisloe match. MORE »

Monday, August 22, 2016

Elton Jantjies boots the ball directly into his captain's face!

South Africa's 30-23 win over Argentina on Saturday was error-riddled throughout, so when flyhalf Elton Jantjies failed to clear the ball from a dangerous defensive position in the second half, it didn't come as a huge surprise to fans. Adriaan Strauss on the other hand, had a front row seat. MORE »

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Comeback kid Brad Thorn discusses coming out of retirement at 41

All Black legend Brad Thorn discusses his future in rugby with Queensland Country. The 41-year-old has decided to come out of retirement and play in Australia's National Rugby Championship. MORE »

Monday, August 15, 2016

Lions score fastest ever try from kickoff in South African rugby history

Round two of South Africa's Currie Cup took place this wekeend with the Lions recording a convincing victory over the Pumas in Johannesburg in their opening match of the campaign. Things started even better than they could have hoped, with a try just seconds after kickoff. MORE »

Friday, July 22, 2016

Blues fan just misses out on $5,000 in kicking competition... twice!

We all love a good half-time penalty kick competition. It provides a bit of light comic relief in the heat of a bruising encounter, but this Blues fan may be having nightmares for a while after he coughed up $5,000 NZD not only once, but twice. MORE »

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Daniel du Plessis awkwardly sent to the sinbin whilst knocked out

We've seen a lot of players carded recently for taking players out in the air, but things took a new twist at the weekend when Daniel du Plessis was sent to the bin whilst unconscious. MORE »

Friday, July 08, 2016

Nick Frisby yellow carded for kicking ball out of tryscorer's hands

The Chiefs gave the Reds an almighty 50-5 hiding in Brisbane on Friday, somewhat aided by the hosts going down to 13 men after two yellow cards in the first half. Flanker Lachlan Boshier came close to scoring, but had the ball kicked out of his hands by Nick Frisby. MORE »

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Brazilian sports presenters find it hard to talk about Louis Picamoles

As the Rio Olympics approaches, fans the world over are counting down until Rugby makes its long-awaited return. However it is a shame for those outside of Brazil that they won't be able to sample the hosting of ESPN Brasil's presenters MORE »

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Tears of joy as we see how much Olympic qualification means to Spain

In case you missed it, Spain managed to become the final team to qualify for the Rio Olympics, thanks to a last second try against Samoa. It all became a bit too much for the Spanish captain Pablo Feijoo who broke down in tears in the post-match interview. MORE »

Thursday, June 30, 2016

A look at the European Champions Cup pools and the infamous 'Hand of Back'

With the Summer Tours now concluded, fans in the Northern Hemisphere turn their attention to next season's European rugby. Below is a look at the groups plus some moments from classic encounters down the years, including the infamous ‘Hand of Back’ incident from 2002. MORE »

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Craig Joubert breaks silence on THAT decision against Scotland in the 2015 World Cup

Referee Craig Joubert has spoken about the infamous decision that effectively cost Scotland a place in the 2015 Rugby World Cup semi finals, saying that he made an honest mistake, but under protocol he had no way of referring to the TMO for help. MORE »

Monday, June 27, 2016

Willie le Roux gets one week ban after another midair contest goes wrong

Springbok fullback Willie le Roux pleaded guilty to breaching Law 10.4 (i) - tackling a player in the air - after he was cited following his yellow card. Here is another look at it, PLUS some other similar incidents. MORE »

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Spain shock Samoa to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics 7s

Spain won a dramatic Monaco Sevens final to secure qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, upsetting Samoa 22-19 to cap off an outstanding weekend of performances in the qualifying tournament. MORE »

Monday, June 20, 2016

Ma'a Nonu knocked out cold by Anthony Tuitavake, who was clearly upset by it

It's fairly rare to see Ma'a Nonu on the receiving end of a big knock, but against Montpellier in Toulon's Top 14 Semi Final the All Black legend was knocked out cold, and it was due to a big charge by a former teammate and clearly, a close friend. MORE »

Monday, June 06, 2016

Fox Sports Australia pull no punches in new promo mocking England ahead of series

Fox Sports have produced this scathing promo ahead of the three-Test series between the Wallabies and England. It features former Test stars having a full go at the RWC 2015 hosts. MORE »

Friday, May 27, 2016

Lima Sopoaga's sensational reverse kick that almost led to a try

The Hurricanes hosted the Highlanders today in round 14 of Super Rugby, and shortly before halftime we got treated to this special bit of play by Highlanders number ten Lima Sopoaga, who channelled his inner Carlos Spencer in a move that very nearly led to a try. MORE »

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Morgan Parra prevents try brilliantly by punching ball out of attacker's hands

Clermont beat Stade Francais 36-10 on Sunday, edging closer to reaching the Top 14 Semi Finals. Scrumhalf Morgan Parra collected a personal tally of 23 points, including denying the defending champions an early try with this outstanding piece of play over the tryline. MORE »

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