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Monday, August 13, 2018

Kenya close to RWC 2019 spot but this sneaky try raised some eyebrows

Saturday's Africa Gold Cup clash between Kenya and Tunisia in Nairobi was hugely significant as it's set up a direct qualification route for Rugby World Cup 2019. The try below caused a bit of debate surrounding its legality. MORE »

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Julian Savea somehow finishes in the corner then steamrolls an All Black

Former Test winger Julian Savea had another top game on Saturday. He beat three to score a miraculous try in the corner, then steamrolled an All Black. MORE »

Monday, July 30, 2018

Younger Naholo brother looks the part in impressive Taranaki debut

Looking very much like his older brother, Kiniviliame Naholo was in great form over the weekend. The 19-year-old sliced through the Poverty Bay defence to help Taranaki to a 78-0 whitewash in their Ranfurly Shield match. MORE »

Monday, July 30, 2018

Aphiwe Dyantyi's Try of the Week might just be individual Try of the Season

His sensational individual effort, from his own 22, helped his team to a 44-26 win and a place in their third consecutive final. MORE »

Monday, July 23, 2018

Ireland speed merchant Jordan Conroy has burned even more defenders

Jordon Conroy took the London 7s by storm last month, and this past weekend in San Francisco gave Ireland plenty more to be excited about as he scored some scintillating tries, including a hat-trick against Kenya. MORE »

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Which one of these outstanding Test tries could be named Try of the Year?

Even though we're only halfway through the year, there have already been some incredible tries to admire. With an eye towards the World Rugby awards and the eventual IRP Try of the Year, World Rugby have put together a selection of top tries from recent internationals. MORE »

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Guido Petti's incredible charge earns him Super Rugby Play of the Week

Jaguares second row Guido Petti pulled off this impressive bit of play against the Stormers at the weekend, earning him Super Rugby's Play of the Week honour for round 17. He helped his team to their seventh win in succession, as they won 25-14 in Buenos Aires. MORE »

Monday, July 02, 2018

WATCH: 5 best tries as Super Rugby returns with a bang

While the June Internationals came to a close last weekend, Super Rugby is back and Round 17 produced some sensational upsets and stunning tries. Here is a look at five of the best scores from around the competition, including that special effort from TJ Perenara. MORE »

Sunday, July 01, 2018

TJ Perenara scores one of the most outrageous tries you'll see

The Brumbies shocked the Hurricanes this weekend after beating them 24-12, but the game will be remembered for TJ Perenara's opportunistic try. MORE »

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Tonga's Fetu'u Vainikolo stars in MLR Try of the Week for Utah Warriors

Tongan rugby's all-time leading try scorer Fetu'u Vainikolo played his part in helping the Utah Warriors claim a Major League Rugby (MLR) Playoff spot in Week 10 of the inaugural USA domestic rugby league. MORE »

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The 5 Best All Blacks tries scored in series win over France

The All Blacks beat France 3-0 in their series, notching up a total of 127 points against just 38 from the visitors. They scored some outstanding tries throughout, with the likes of Damian McKenzie and Rieko Ioane featuring prominently. Here is a quick look at five of the best. MORE »

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Penikolo Latu bullies Samoan fullback to set up superb individual try

Tonga's Penikolo Latu scored the try of the match during Tonga's recent 28-18 win over Samoa in the Pacific Nations Cup in Suva MORE »

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

7 Sensational tries as Fiji edge rivals to win London Sevens

Fiji overcame closest rivals South Africa 21-17 in a thrilling final of the HSBC London Sevens at an exuberant Twickenham Stadium to claim their fourth successive tournament victory and extend their lead at the top of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. MORE »

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Six of the best tries from Super Rugby as we head into the Test season

Super Rugby will be going on hiatus for the next three weeks to make way for the highly anticipated June International Series. As the teams head into the break, here's a look at some of the best tries from round 16. MORE »

Monday, June 04, 2018

Dan Norton burns Carlin Isles on day one of London Sevens

England's Dan Norton smoked Carlin Isles and team USA with his near length-of-field try from day one action of the London Sevens. MORE »

Friday, June 01, 2018

Epic four minutes of rugby as the Highlanders refuse to stop playing

The Highlanders and Hurricanes battled it out in the opening game of Super Rugby's round 16, with some epic moments of rugby being played in typical New Zealand derby fashion. While the hosts came out on top, just before the break the attacking intent of both sides was beautiful to watch. MORE »

Friday, June 01, 2018

France youngsters score potential Try of the Tournament at U20 Championships

France scored one of the best tries of the season as they beat Ireland in this year's U20 Championship on the opening day on Wednesday. Ireland came close late but the home side got their campaign off to a positive start. MORE »

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Tadhg Beirne scoops Try of the Season award for this brilliant finish

Scarlets second rower Tadgh Beirne has been voted as the recipient of the Try of the Season for the European Champions Cup, following this outstanding finish against Bath in Round 5 of the tournament. Beirne's try beat out five other nominees. MORE »

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Six outstanding Champions Cup Try of the Season nominees named

The European Champions Cup Try of the Season nominees have been announced, so take a look below at the six outstanding candidates and let us know who you think should get the top try award. MORE »

Monday, May 21, 2018

James Lowe dominates Simon Zebo for great try en route to win over Munster

Former Chiefs winger James Lowe was in dominant form against Munster at the weekend, bouncing then stepping Simon Zebo to set up an excellent try on the way to a tense 16-15 Pro 14 semi final victory in Dublin. Leinster will face Scarlets in the final. MORE »

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