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Monday, September 18, 2017

Wellington Hooker Asafo Aumua steps fullback to score incredible 60m try

Up and coming New Zealand hooker Asafo Aumua continues to make a name for himself with his freakish speed and scoring ability. Over the weekend, he scored another brilliant try against Canterbury in the Mitre 10 Championship. MORE »

Friday, September 15, 2017

Taranki scored this sensational length of the field try in New Plymouth

Taranaki produced a convincing 29-7 win over Bay of Plenty in New Zealand's Mitre 10 Cup earlier today, saving their best try for last in New Plymouth. The tryscorer was Sione Lea, who scored his first try at that level, on the occassion of his 50th cap. MORE »

Monday, September 11, 2017

Rampaging Vaea Fifita makes astonishing All Blacks start vs Argentina

Vaea Fifita's first start for the All Blacks could not have gone better. Not only did he score one of the best loose forward tries you're likely to see, but he made countless big runs and showed himself as a physical threat in close quarters. MORE »

Monday, September 04, 2017

70m wonder try scored by 18 year old Gervais Cordin

One of the best tries scored this weekend was done so by a player still young enough to be playing age group rugby. 18-year-old Grenoble fullback Gervais Cordin scored this scorcher in the French ProD2 league, stepping his way through the Stade Montois defenders with ease. MORE »

Friday, September 01, 2017

Lelia Masaga POWER sets up impressive sprint try for young Glasgow Warriors lock

Glasgow Warriors start their PRO 14 campaign on Saturday against Connacht, following on from a successful 40-23 away pre-season win over the Dragons last weekend. Young second rower Scott Cummings scored a fantastic try as part of the win, set up by veteran flyer, Lelia Masaga. MORE »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

5 Great Tries from the opening weekend of the Top 14

The French Top 14 season began in earnest last weekend, with reigning champions Clermont Auvergne falling to an opening round defeat away to Bordeaux, while last year’s beaten finalists turned on the style to comfortably put away Pau at the Stade Félix Mayol. MORE »

Monday, August 28, 2017

Chris Ashton makes strong debut for new club Toulon

Chris Ashton wasted no time in finding his stride for new club Toulon. The former Saracens and England winger had quite the debut, scoring two tries and making a try saving tackle in his club's dismantling of Top 14 rival Pau 41-14. MORE »

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 »

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