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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Pio Tuwai's incredible pass sets up Fijian try against New Zealand Sevens

A busy week last week meant we weren't able to get this featured but it's well worth adding to our Great Tries archive as it's not only a brilliant piece of play, but was part of Fiji's highly impressive Dubai Sevens victory. MORE »

Monday, December 09, 2013

Seven incredible tries from the 2013 South Africa Sevens

There were some excellent tries scored at the South Africa Sevens in Port Elizabeth this past weekend, so here is a look at seven of the best, starting with a scorcher from Carlin Isles. Isles' effort, against finalists New Zealand, is arguably one of his best since taking up Sevens last year. MORE »

Monday, December 09, 2013

Brian O'Driscoll's pass through the legs sets up Luke Fitzgerald try

Brian O'Driscoll was at his mesmeric best as Leinster crushed Northampton Saints 40-7 at Franklin's Gardens in round 3 of the Heineken Cup. Leinster scored six tries, including this one that featured an audacious through the legs flick from O'Driscoll. MORE »

Sunday, November 03, 2013

Steve Thompson's incredible 80m try for England Legends + post match reaction

The England and Australian Legends met for a fun run around at the Twickenhham Stoop on Thursday night in honour of the ten year anniversary of the 2003 Rugby World Cup final. Steve Thompson scored this wonder try, then had a pint or two to celebrate. MORE »

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Justin Tipuric scores two great tries against Newport Gwent Dragons

Welsh flanker Justin Tipiruc scored twice as the Ospreys beat Newport Gwent Dragons 40-17 at the Liberty Stadium on Friday night. The Lions tourist scored a try in each half, putting down a marker for Wales inclusion for the upcoming Autumn Internationals. MORE »

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Brock James sensational reverse flick pass sets up try for Napolioni Nalaga

Brock James produced a piece of magic to set up a crucial try as Clermont survived a scare at the hands of Brive on Saturday, eventually coming out 36-29 victors. A late dash helped them extend their unbeaten home record at the Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin. MORE »

Monday, October 21, 2013

Gio Aplon's great try and play gets Western Province to another Currie Cup Final

Western Province will host the Currie Cup final after they beat the Golden Lions 33-16 at Newlands on Saturday. The win was sparked in part by brilliant fullback Gio Aplon, who has put his hand up for selection ahead of the end of year Springboks European tour. MORE »

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Heineken Cup 2013/2014 Best Tries - Round 1

There were some outstanding tries scored in round one of the Heineken Cup, so as we're into week two with another jam-packed Saturday and Sunday of European Rugby, here is a look back at some of the best of from last weekend. MORE »

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Wilkinson, Giteau and Armitage combine for classic Toulon try vs Glasgow

Toulon beat Glasgow Warriors 51-28 in an entertaining match at the Stade Felix Mayol, taking a comfortable halftime lead before the visitors launched a comeback. Ten tries were scored, but this one finished by Delon Armitage was the pick of the bunch. MORE »

Thursday, October 03, 2013

The Best Tries in the Top 14 - All from the last Six Rounds

There have been some outstanding tries scored in the Top 14 lately, with both the best of individual efforts and team tries being celebrated in Canal Plus' compilations of the Top Ten Tries. Today we've got no less than six for you, a total of sixty tries for you to watch. MORE »

Friday, September 27, 2013

Jonathan Pelissie stars as Montpellier thrash Clermont in Round 7

Montpellier's impressive 43-3 win over Clermont last week propelled scrumhalf Jonathan Pelissie into the headlines after he scored two tries and notched up 31 points. This follows on from his great performance against Toulouse. MORE »

Monday, September 23, 2013

Matthew Morgan scores 90m solo effort for Ospreys against Edinburgh

Young Matthew Morgan scored an outstanding try for Ospreys as they maintained their RaboDirect Pro12 unbeaten record by beating Edinburgh 44-10 at the Liberty Stadium. His step, acceleration then all out gas added to the spectacle for the home crowd. MORE »

Monday, September 16, 2013

Jonathan Pelissie scores outstanding individual try against Toulouse

Montpellier scrumhalf Jonathan Pelissie scored an outstanding individual try against Toulouse in round 5 of the Top 14. You can view it as part of the highlights package from the match, with the highly impressive try taking place 30 seconds into the above video. MORE »

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Kieran Read incredible pass sets up Aaron Smith try vs Argentina

One of the stand out moments in New Zealand's 28-13 victory over Argentina was the skillful pass that Kieran Read made to set up Aaron Smith's first try. Beating a man with a pass is a key skill in rugby but executing it so well is one of the reasons that Read is one of the top number 8's around. MORE »

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Richard Buckman flick pass sets up great try for Hawkes Bay

Hawkes Bay claimed the highly sought-after Ranfurly Shield for the first time in 44 years when they beat Otago 20-19 in a great game in Dunedin last weekend. They scored two electric tries, the first of which came about through a superb offload. MORE »

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Best Tries in the Top 14 2013/2014 - Round 1

The French Top 14 is back underway with the new season having kicked off last weekend. As we've become accustomed to, each week TV station Canal Plus puts together their selection of the best tries scored in that round. So here's a look at the latest. MORE »

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Toutai Kefu gives John Eales dramatic send off vs All Blacks in 2001

In what was one of the great moments of Bledisloe Cup and Tri Nations rugby, Wallaby number eight Toutai Kefu scored within minutes of full time in 2001, giving the home side a famous 29-26 come from behind victory in Sydney. MORE »

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Fiji's two sensational tries that launched victorious Pacific Nations Cup campaign

Last month Fiji won the Pacific Nations Cup for the first time with a 34-21 victory over Tonga in the final match. They scored some great tries on the way to the title, but none better than these too in their opening rain-soaked match against Japan. MORE »

Monday, July 01, 2013

Tamati Ellison's sensational pass puts Ben Smith in for the try

Despite going down 40-12 to the Crusaders in Dunedin, the Highlanders scored first through a piece of individual brilliance from Tamati Ellison, that resulted in a try for Ben Smith. It was just one of many great moments in an eventful Super Rugby game. MORE »

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Tom Croft's brilliant try and try-saving tackle against Harlequins

Tom Croft played a key role in Leicester Tigers' 33-16 Aviva Premiership semifinal win over Harlequins at the weekend, scoring a great try and making a very impressive try-saving tackle. They will face Northampton Saints in the final on May 25th. MORE »

 
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