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Monday, January 23, 2017

Nemani Nadolo goes full beast mode to demolish Northampton Saints

Fiji and Montpellier winger Nemani Nadolo put in one of the performances of the weekend as he blasted through the Northampton Saints defence to help his side to a 26-17 victory on Friday night. He scored twice, and caused havoc whenever he had ball in hand. MORE »

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Rugby Viadana score one of the quickest ever tries from a restart

A few weeks back this great try was scored in the Campionato Nazionale Eccellenza (Italian Premiership) by Rugby Viadana 1970's Ignacio "Nacho" Brex against Rugby Mogliano. As you can see, the try came from a restart kick and it was scored within 8.60 (roughly) seconds! MORE »

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Luke Hamilton sings kids' song in unbelievable post match interview

North Harbour's Luke Hamilton has shown up the likes of Nick Cummins with one of the most amusing post match interviews ever seen. Hamilton was playing at the Bayleys National Sevens and after a win, he made this outstanding post match gesture for his kids. MORE »

Thursday, January 05, 2017

New directives under fire once more as Brice Dulin gets carded for challenge

A lot has been said about World Rugby's new law directives introduced this year to curb the amount of dangerous tackles. Last week saw Bristol's Tusi Pisi controversially sent off for a challenge in the air. This week, Racing 92 fullback Brice Dulin was shown yellow for a similar incident against Toulon. MORE »

Thursday, January 05, 2017

More Maro Itoje brilliance on display as he blocks a kick with his foot

Maro Itoje has produced another piece of wizardry, this time charging down a kick with his extremely large boot. Why not? Well referee JP Doyle needed to check the laws, but it turns out that the Saracens kingpin was well within his rights, and executed it perfectly. MORE »

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Midweek Madness - Referee accidentally trips flyhalf before kick at goal

Today on our social channels we shared a classic photo of a referee being accidentally tackled by Scotland scrumhalf Mike Blair, way back in 2006. With that in mind, here is a more recent clip from a few weeks back, with a referee being on the other side of it, as he comically tripped a goalkicker. MORE »

Monday, December 19, 2016

Connacht snatch win over Wasps after new law directive calamity

Naulia Dawai’s last-minute try secured a dramatic 20-18 victory for Connacht over Wasps in Galway on Saturday, but the circumstances that led to it have caused controversy over new World Rugby directives. MORE »

Monday, December 12, 2016

Edinburgh's Burleigh sent off amid Papé playacting

Edinburgh overcame a 17 point half-time deficit to beat Stade Français 28-23 at Murrayfield on Saturday to maintain their unbeaten start to the European Challenge Cup, despite losing Phil Burleigh to a controversial red card. MORE »

Monday, December 05, 2016

George North free to play after sickening landing worries fans

George North's rugby future appeared to have taken another blow this weekend as he landed heavily after a challenge for a high ball against Leicester Tigers. It is yet another in a worrying string of knocks that the young Northampton Saints winger has suffered. MORE »

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

James Horwill has surgery to fix unbelievably gruesome finger injury

Harlequins lock James Horwill suffered a horrific finger injury this past weekend in the Aviva Premiership against Leicester Tigers, but his tough as nails attitude towards it has garnered him almost legendary status, as he appeared to want to continue playing. MORE »

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Maori All Blacks' tribute to late Anthony Foley was pure class

As the Maori All Blacks have now wrapped up their end of year tour, we look back on a special moment of class and great sportsmanship that occurred before their match with Munster last weekend. MORE »

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Perfectly executed back heel kick 100m try goes viral

In case you missed it, this video has gone viral in the last few days after it was shared on instagram. It features a bit of skill that we have probably all dreamed about doing at some point in our lives, but rarely has it even been executed so well. On the last play of the game. MORE »

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Kiwi pundits rubbish Craig Dowd accusations of "Disrespectful" Haka vs Ireland

SKY Sport New Zealand's The Breakdown have taken issue with Craig Dowd's assessment that the All Blacks' pre-match 'Kapa O Pango' Haka was a sign of disrespect towards Ireland, claiming that it was in fact the complete opposite. MORE »

Monday, October 31, 2016

Referee makes shocking call as he sends off wrong Shingler brother

Young Scottish referee Lloyd Linton made a bit of a howler with this decision in the Cardiff Blues vs Scarlets Welsh derby in the PRO12, a match that featured brothers Aaron and Steven Shingler playing for opposing teams. MORE »

Thursday, October 27, 2016

New Zealand fans urged to stop booing Quade Cooper

Former All Black Jeff Wilson says that it is time New Zealand fans stop booing Wallaby Quade Cooper. Wilson's comments were made on SKY NZ's The Breakdown show, in reference to the constant booing Cooper has received MORE »

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Nemani Nadolo shows incredible strength and flair in Montpellier win

Nemani Nadolo played an important role in Montpellier's European Champions Cup win over Leinster at the weekend. The Fijian winger was as destructive as ever, scoring two tries and producing a thundering defensive performance as well. MORE »

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Wallabies disallowed try viewed as a major turning point in loss

This huge call is still being discussed following the All Blacks' 37-10 Bledisloe Cup victory on Saturday. At 15-10 down, Wallabies playmaker Bernard Foley set up what seemed to be a great try for Henry Speight, however it was disallowed by the officials. MORE »

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Glasgow's coast-to-coast counter that was inches from being an epic try

Glasgow produced one of the greatest performances in their history to stun two-time European Champions Cup champions Leicester last weekend, scoring five tries in a 42-13 victory at Scotstoun. MORE »

Thursday, October 20, 2016

#ThrowbackThursday: That time New Zealand broke Irish hearts (twice)

The end-of-year internationals are just around the corner and Ireland in particular start with a fascinating clash. They kick their matches off in the unfamiliar territory of Soldier Field in Chicago, where they will face the All Blacks. MORE »

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Nigel Owens unimpressed by naughty Francois Steyn shouting at goalkicker

Montpellier back Francois Steyn was given a telling off by referee Nigel Owens after he shouted "MISS" when Northampton Saints' Stephen Myler attempted a conversion kick during their European Champions Cup match on Saturday. MORE »

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