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Sunday, May 17, 2015

Carlin Isles burns England in semi final as USA fly to London 7s Cup Final victory

The USA have claimed a historic first ever Cup Final win at the London 7s, beating Australia 45-22 in front of a day two record attendance at Twickenham. In the semi final the USA scored their highest ever total against England, thumping them 43-12. MORE »

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ugo Monye scores two great tries in final home game for Harlequins

Ugo Monye bid farewell to the Stoop in fitting fashion as he scored two tries in his final game for Harlequins before retirement. Unfortunately for him Bath won 27-26, but his tries were thoroughly enjoyed, as he said goodbye to the fans he's played for since 2002. MORE »

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Yoann Huget finishes great Toulouse team try against Brive

Toulouse scored one of the best returns from a kickoff you are likely to see this season when they hosted Brive last week. MORE »

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Toulon's Xavier Chiocci scores a great prop try against Castres in the Top 14

Prop tries are always a thing of beauty to be recognised here on Rugbydump. Toulon's Xavier Chiocci scored an absolute classic front rower's 5 pointer which has to be seen to be believed, as the European Champions defeated Castres 37-21 this weekend in the Top 14. MORE »

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A look back at some of Jonah Lomu's Best Tries at the 1995 Rugby World Cup

In 1995 a young man by the name of Jonah Tali Lomu hit the 1995 Rugby World Cup with a bang, and the sport of rugby was never to be the same again. On Tuesday he turned 40, so to honour the great man we're spending the week looking back at some of his best moments. MORE »

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Six of the Best - Aviva Premiership Try of the Season Shortlist

As we come to the end of another weekend of domestic rugby, here is a look at some of the very best tries scored in the Aviva Premiership over the course of the 2014-2015 season. It's difficult to pick a Try of the Season winner, but take a look and let us know your thoughts. MORE »

Friday, May 08, 2015

Second Rower Sam Whitelock scores unbelievable solo try vs the Reds

The Crusaders gave the likes of Dan Carter and Richie McCaw a fitting farewell in their last ever home game as they thrashed the Reds 58-17 in Christchurch. They scored eight tries in the process, with none better than this sensational solo effort from lock, Sam Whitelock. MORE »

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Waratahs forward Jacques Potgieter signed by the Sharks

Former Springboks and Bulls loose-forward Jacques Potgieter, currently with the Waratahs in Sydney, has been signed by the Durban based Sharks on a two-year contract, it was announced today. Hard running Potgieter will return to where he played junior rugby. MORE »

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Prop Brendon Edmonds finishes fantastic length of the field Highlanders try

The Highlanders ran in seven tries to add further misery to the Sharks' poor Super Rugby season so far. The home side won 48-15 in Dunedin, and scored some sensational tries in the process. This one, finished off by prop Brendon Edmonds, was one of the best. MORE »

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Top 5 Aviva Premiership Tries plus Highlights Wrap - Round 20

With only 2 rounds left to go of this seasons Aviva Premiership things are really starting to heat up, both in the race for a top 4 finish and for the last European rugby spot. One things for sure though, this season is going to go right down to the wire. MORE »

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

In Case You Missed It - Beauden Barrett's wonder try for the Hurricanes

In Round 8 of Super Rugby Beauden Barrett finished off a fantastic team try for the Hurricanes against the Stormers. The score is being hailed as a potential try of the season contender, check out the video and decide for yourself. MORE »

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Fiji Women's 7s produce stunning team try against New Zealand

Fiji women's sevens team produced one of the best scores you will see this year, definitely in the shortened down version of the game anyway, at the Canada 7s this past weekend. MORE »

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Top 5 Aviva Premiership Tries plus Highlights Wrap - Round 19

The race for a playoff and a top six finish heated up this week as the contenders faced off against each other in what is a crucial round of Premiership rugby and one that saw a lot of sin bins. View our highlights wrap on page two of this post, which includes some controversy and a record crowd at Wembley. Above, the Try of the Week contenders. MORE »

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Throwback Thursday - Rupeni Caucaunibuca hat-trick vs the Crusaders in 2004

Back in 2004 Rupeni Caucaunibuca was regarded by some as being the greatest attacking rugby player in the world. An opinion that is hard to disagree with upon evidence of this blast from the past clip of his hatrick against the Crusaders back in February 2004. MORE »

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Seven Brilliant Tries from the 2015 Hong Kong Sevens

The Hong Kong Sevens proved to be a brilliant showcase of rugby with the eventual winners Fiji running out as deserving champions beating New Zealand 33-19, overcoming their heartbreak of a semi-final loss to England last year. MORE »

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Top 5 Aviva Premiership Tries plus Highlights Wrap - Round 18

The Aviva Premiership was back in action as Six Nations players returned, and there was plenty to talk about. View our highlights wrap on page two of this post, which includes some controversy and a record crowd at Wembley. Above, the Try of the Week contenders. MORE »

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Three of the Best Tries from Round 6 of Super Rugby

Not to be outdone by the high scoring Six Nations, Round 6 of Super Rugby served up some excellent bits of play, including a few top tries. Here is Sky NZ's look at three of the best, including two Crusaders scorchers and a dramatic late winning try for the Lions in Melbourne. MORE »

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Highlights video of U15 flyer Tyrese Johnson-Fisher hits 1 Million viral views

Johnson-Fisher took the rugby world by storm when footage emerged of him playing for Oakham U-15's in the NatWest Schools Cup semi-final, a semi-final that they would win mostly thanks to the outstanding performance of this young man which sees Oakham reach the final for the first time in 10 years. MORE »

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The Top 5 Tries of the Aviva Premiership weekend - Round 16

With all the shocks and big clashes of last weekends Six Nations matches it is easy to forget the Aviva Premiership, however this week's tries of the week showed up some real doozies. A perfect mixture of tries containing pace, power, offloading and most important of all, quality finishing. MORE »

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Six Of The Best Tries from the 2014 Six Nations Championship

With the Six Nations just around the corner, as part of the build up we'll be sharing clips from previous years, as well as highlights and videos during once the tournament itself kicks off. This one above looks at six of the best tries scored in last year's Championship. MORE »

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