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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 »

Monday, May 13, 2013

Rod Davies finishes off brilliant 95m Reds try against the Sharks

Rocket Rod Davies scored one of the tries of the season on Saturday as the Reds powered past the struggling Sharks to claim a 32-17 bonus point win at home. They now head to South Africa with goals of reaching the top of the Australian conference. MORE »

Monday, May 06, 2013

Colin Slade finishes brilliant Highlanders team try against the Sharks

The Highlanders scored one of the tries of the season as they picked up their long overdue first win of the 2013 Super Rugby campaign. They beat the Sharks 25-22 on Saturday in a match that produced a thrilling second half of rugby. MORE »

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

The Top Five Best 'Fatman' Tries of all time

For years we've been posting the very best in prop tries, and occasionally those scored by hookers, but today we're sharing this quality Top 5 front rowers tries compilation, courtesy of the good folk at Rugby HQ in Australia. MORE »

Monday, April 29, 2013

Fetu'u Vainikolo try from no look pass against Treviso

A late converted try by Paul O'Donohoe helped Connacht to a 23-23 draw with Treviso in Friday night's RadoDirect PRO12 game at the Stadio Monigo. Flyer Fetu'u Vainilolo scored a very well taken try following a no-look pass off a lineout, that he ran onto at pace before stepping a few players. MORE »

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Rugby HQ's Top 5 Set Piece Tries of all time

Sean Maloney and the team at Rugby HQ have been churning out the Top 5 segments of late, providing the fans with a whole host of classic moments that, while they're often from an Australian angle, are still great fun to watch for neutrals. MORE »

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Ben Youngs' 80m try vs Bath voted Aviva Premiership Try of the Week

Ben Youngs' excellent solo effort For Leicester Tigers against Bath at the weekend was voted Aviva Premiership Try of the Week for Round 21. MORE »

Monday, April 22, 2013

Wesley Fofana scores outstanding try vs Toulouse after just 39 seconds

Clermont maintained their fine form with a convincing 39-17 victory over Toulouse at fortress Stade Marcel Michelin at the weekend. They started the game in sensational fashion as Wesley Fofana scored one of the tries of the weekend after just 39 seconds. MORE »

 
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