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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Pierre Spies dominates with first ever Test try against England in 2007

Former Springbok number eight Pierre Spies announced his retirement from rugby earlier this week, writing a heartfelt statement on his website. The 32-year-old physical specimen earned 53 Test caps and played for the Bulls, Montpellier and Japanese side, Kintetsu Liners. MORE »

Monday, August 14, 2017

Top 5 Tries from Round 2 of the Women's Rugby World Cup

Round two of the Women's Rugby World Cup took place on Sunday, with New Zealand racking up a 121-0 defeat of Hong Kong, while hosts Ireland came back from trailing Japan to win 24-14. Here are five of the best tries scored on the day, as the USA, England and France also picked up big wins. MORE »

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Compilation of the best tries in Super Rugby 2017

As always, there were some incredible tries scored in this season's Super Rugby tournament. A few in particular stand out, but if you've got 15 minutes to kill, sit back and watch this compilation that features some sensational bits of play from all the Super Rugby sides. MORE »

Thursday, August 03, 2017

#Throwback Thursday: Transvaal dominate with great tries in 1993

Ahead of this coming weekend's Super Rugby final, here is a quick look back at when the Lions (then Transvaal) were in their heyday. They won the inaugural Super 10 title in 1993, and in the same year, won the Currie Cup, playing some stunning rugby along the way. MORE »

Thursday, June 29, 2017

New All Black Ngani Laumape finishes brilliant Hurricanes try against the Lions

Outstanding young Hurricanes centre Ngani Laumape has been rewarded for his impressive form with a call up to the All Blacks bench for the second Test against the British and Irish Lions on Saturday. Laumape finished this excellent try for the Hurricanes on Tuesday. MORE »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Georgia score stunning try during lost to Argentina

Argentina beat Georgia 45-29 in San Salvador de Jujuy to end their five match losing run, but it was this Georgia try that stood out for it's high quality finishing. MORE »

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Top 5 Best Tries from day one of the World Rugby U20 Championship

Day one of the World Rugby U20 Championship got off to a thrilling start in Georgia on Wednesday, with the world's top 12 junior teams putting on a show in both Tbilisi and Kutaisi. View some of the best tries from day one MORE »

Monday, May 22, 2017

Seven incredible tries as Scotland win 2017 London Sevens

Scotland won the London 7s leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series for the second time in succession as they beat England 12-7 in the Cup Final at Twickenham. Meanwhile, South Africa were officially crowned champions, after claiming the overall series title a week ago. MORE »

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Virimi Vakatawa's unbelievable no-look offload and try at the Paris 7s

French Sevens superstar Virimi Vakatawa was at his creative best over the weekend as he helped the hosts defeat Kenya 20-14 with this unbelievable offload and try at the Sevens World Series stop in Paris. MORE »

Friday, May 05, 2017

Jordie Barrett steals the ball to score freakish try against the Stormers

If you've been living under a rock in recent times you may not have heard of Jordie Barrett, the younger yet significantly lankier version of superstar, Beauden Barrett. Today they were both on top form for the Hurricanes - again - and Jordie scored this incredible try. MORE »

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

10 Classic British & Irish Lions Tries ahead of 2017 squad announcement

Warren Gatland will today announce the touring squad for the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand. The Lions will embark on a 10-match campaign, beginning on 3rd June against New Zealand Barbarians in Whangerei, with the first test taking place at Eden Park on the 24th. MORE »

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Hooker Sean Cronin makes a mockery of Dan Biggar with a stunning try

Leinster Hooker Sean Cronin scored this superb try during victory over the Ospreys at the weekend, making a fine return from injury after missing out on the entire Six Nations. There have since been calls for his inclusion in the British & Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand. MORE »

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Seven outstanding tries from the 2017 Hong Kong Sevens

The Hong Kong Sevens are over for another year and as expected, there were a myriad of unbelievable tries scored throughout the three-day showstopper tournament. View some of the best below, as well as highlights from the final day of action. MORE »

Monday, April 10, 2017

Ma'a Nonu back to form with brilliant individual try against Toulouse

Powerful Toulon midfielder and former All Black Ma'a Nonu was back to his best as he helped Toulon to an important Top 14 victory over Toulouse at the weekend. It was a score reminiscent of his try against the Wallabies in the 2015 Rugby World Cup final. MORE »

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Dillyn Leyds sets up try with one of the best passes you will ever see

Stormers winger Dillyn Leyds pulled off one of the passes of the decade yesterday as the Stormers beat the Chiefs 34-26 in a seven try thriller in Cape Town. The Chiefs themselves scored one of the best team tries you'll see, but this pass in particular was out of this world. MORE »

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Taqele Naiyaravoro leaves a trail of destruction on his way to a try

Monster Waratahs winger Taqele Naiyaravoro scored this bruising try against the Crusaders, leaving various players in his wake. It was reminiscent of Nemani Nadolo, another giant Fijian winger known for marauding down the field. MORE »

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Jordie Barrett brilliant behind the back pass for Hurricanes try

The Hurricanes scored this fantastic try using some outstanding Barrett brothers flair against the Highlanders in round four of Super Rugby. The score started on the boot of one Barrett brother and found its way around the back of another, leading to the Matt Proctor try. MORE »

Monday, March 06, 2017

Aaron Cruden's brilliant tip pass sets up James Lowe try vs the Blues

The Chiefs have had a great start to their 2017 Super Rugby campaign, winning two from two. There were a few notable talking points from their latest match against the Blues. One of which, as we've already seen, was Steven Luatua receiving a ban for his illegal tackle on Tim Nanai-Williams. MORE »

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Best Tries from the opening round of Super Rugby 2017

Super Rugby is finally back in full swing and after an amazing weekend of matches, there is plenty to get excited about. There were plenty of high scoring matches and even individual players scoring more tries than some teams. Here's a look at the best tries from week one of the competition. MORE »

Monday, February 20, 2017

Ruan Pienaar starts and finishes superb try as Ulster beat Glasgow Warriors

Ruan Pienaar made his long awaited return from injury and had an immediate impact as he scored 17 points en route to victory over Glasgow Warriors. As Pienaar is set to be forced out at Ulster come season's end, the South African is doing his best to go out in style. MORE »

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