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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Seven must see sensational tries from the 2016 Paris Sevens

Catch up on the top tries from last weekend's Paris Sevens, including two tries of respective magnificence and strength from Toulon and Fiji winger, Josua Tuisova. MORE »

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

80m try helps Vannes secure ProD2 promotion

Vannes became the first team from Brittany to secure a place in France's second division ProD2 after they beat RC Massy 57-44 in the Fédérale 1 play-off on Saturday. MORE »

Friday, May 13, 2016

Lima Sopoaga creates Waisake Naholo try with one of the flattest crosskick's you will ever see

The Highlanders beat the Crusaders in a thrilling game in Dunedin earlier today. The try of the match was scored by winger Waisake Naholo, though he would be the first to admit that flyhalf Lima Sopoaga deserved the plaudits for the moment of magic. MORE »

Friday, May 13, 2016

Six Outstanding Tries on Shortlist for Premiership Try of the Season

The shortlist for the best try of the 2015-2016 Premiership season has been announced. Whether you're a fan of line breaks, busted tackles, the chip and chase or long distance gallops, there are plenty of mouth-watering offerings to choose from. MORE »

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Top 5 Tries from Round 11 of Super Rugby

Here is a look at Sky Sport NZ's selection of the five best tries scored in the latest round of Super Rugby. There are some brilliant efforts, including Jordan Taufua's outstanding dummy, Tevita Li's impressive sprint and Aaron Cruden's finish for a great Chiefs team try. MORE »

Monday, May 09, 2016

Ma'a Nonu and Quade Cooper combine for awesome Toulon try vs Castres

Toulon beat Castres 17-7 on Sunday, staying on course for the Top 14 playoffs despite having a rough week with injuries. Ma'a Nonu and Josua Tuisova both scored excellent tries, while Quade Cooper had a fairly mixed night, and we saw an uppercut get punished. MORE »

Friday, May 06, 2016

Jone Macilai hat-trick helps Crusaders breeze past Reds

The Crusaders made short work of the Reds in round 11 of Super Rugby earlier today, with winger Jone Macilai stealing the show with a fine hat-trick. He wasn't the only player streaking down the wing though, as you will see in the highlights. MORE »

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Prop Kyle Sinckler scores Harlequins match winner from 45m out

Harlequins beat London Irish 32-25 in an entertaining match at the Madejski Stadium at the weekend, with prop Kyle Sinkler scoring a vital try with fifteen minutes to spare. The win for Quins meant that the Exiles would be relegated from the Premiership for the first time. MORE »

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Throwback Thursday - Harry Robinson's blistering debut try vs the Barbarians

Today young Welsh winger Harry Robinson announced that he is retiring from rugby with immediate effect due to injury. Robinson, now just 23 years old, made his debut for Wales against the Barbarians in 2012, scoring a blistering try down the right wing. MORE »

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Brilliant kick pass from Matty James puts winger in for great Stade Montois try

Mont de Marsan scored this excellent try in their win over Albi at the weekend, with Vilikisa Salawa crossing the whitewash after an outstanding bit of play from flyhalf Matty James. MORE »

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Christian Wade's SIX tries in his 100th appearance for Wasps

Wasps winger Christian Wade scored an unbelievable six tries in his 100th match for the club, contributing to a high scoring win over Worcester Warriors at Sixways. Wade now hopes to either make it to the Olympics with the Sevens team, or feature for England in Test rugby. MORE »

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Brazilian players create a try that their neighbours would be proud of

This lovely try was scored by Pasteur Athletique Club in the Regional Championship in Brazil recently, as flyhalf Victor De Luca showed the ball then flicked it inside behind his back for winger Ronaldo Silva to swoop in, sidestep the covering defence, and go over to score. MORE »

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Seven Brilliant Tries from the 2016 Hong Kong Sevens

Fiji retained the Hong Kong Sevens title with a 21-7 Cup Final win over New Zealand, extending their lead at the top of the World Rugby Sevens Series table. There were some brilliant tries scored throughout the weekend, so here is a look at seven of the best, including two from the champs. MORE »

Friday, April 08, 2016

Melani Nanai scorching try not enough as Blues go down to Chiefs

Blues fullback Melani Nanai scored a classic 55m solo try but it wasn't enough as the Chiefs rallied to claim a 29-23 victory in another classic New Zealand derby thriller in Hamilton. The win sees the Chiefs extend their lead atop the Super Rugby standings. MORE »

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Aviva Premiership Tries of the Week for Round 18

Tim Visser scored a sensational solo effort for Harlequins, while Jackson Wray got on the end of a nice break for Saracens, and Chris Cook finished off after prop Henry Thomas created a lovely try for Bath. These and more in round 18's Aviva Premiership Tries of the Week. MORE »

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Damian McKenzie finishes off brilliant Chiefs team try in romp over Force

The Chiefs put in a thrilling performance to beat the Force 53-10 in Hamilton on Saturday, scoring some sensational tries, outscoring their opponents by nine to one. Damian McKenzie scored the opener after some great team play, while centre Charlie Ngatai picked up four. MORE »

Monday, March 28, 2016

Barnstorming Pierre Spies run sets up Bismarck du Plessis try

Montpellier moved up to third on the Top 14 table following a 45-21 victory over Agen on Saturday. Former Springbok number eight Pierre Spies had the run of the match, setting up a try for fellow South African Bismarck du Plessis with this powerful charge. MORE »

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Top 7 Best Tries at the Vancouver Sevens

Canada's first taste of HSBC World Series 7s proved to be a huge success, with large crowds and superb knock-out stage matches. Needless to say, there were tries aplenty, and World Rugby has picked the seven that made their final cut. MORE »

Monday, March 14, 2016

Dan Carter finishes off stunning length of the field Racing 92 try

Dan Carter finished off a stunning Racing 92 counter-attacking try as they beat Stade Francais 34-16 in a Top 14 derby on Saturday. The win over their rivals keeps them at the top of the table, thanks in part to Carter but also the likes of Brice Dulin, who was brilliant on the day. MORE »

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

5 Brilliant Tries from Round 2 of Super Rugby

The Breakdown have put together this list of five best tries scored in another excellent round of Super Rugby. You'll notice the Kieran Read try scored from that mammoth charge by Nemani Nadolo, as well as some sensational handling by the Bulls. MORE »

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