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Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Hugo Bonneval scores great individual try against Toulouse

Stade Fran├žais picked up a much-needed victory over Toulouse in the Top 14 last weekend as the defending champions struggle to hit form. The 19-18 win saw the Parisiens leapfrog Pau into 11th in the standings, but they are still a full 16 points off current leaders Racing 92. MORE »

Monday, January 04, 2016

Conrad Smith dummies Ma'a Nonu to slice through and score first Top 14 try

Conrad Smith left Ma'a Nonu clutching for air as the two World Cup winning All Black midfielders faced off against one another for the first time since the 2015 Rugby World Cup final. Both now playing for French clubs, Nonu came away with the 21-17 Toulon victory, but it was Pau's Smith who took the bragging rights. MORE »

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Telusa Veainu unbelievable stepping and best tries compilation

Telusa Veainu was a stand out star for Tonga at the World Cup, and he's continued that form with some highly impressive performances for Leicester Tigers in the Premiership and Champions Cup. Here is a look at some of his best bits on attack! MORE »

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

David Strettle scores another quality try for Clermont in Exeter romp

David Strettle scored another top quality try for new club Clermont as they romped to a 42-10 win over Exeter Chiefs at the Stade Marcel Michelin. The French side bounced back after a shock defeat the week previously. Strettle streaked through for this excellent try early on. MORE »

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Jamie Henry repeats heroics of last year with yet another unbelievable dive for the corner

Japan's Jamie Henry scored this unbelievable try against Canada at the Dubai 7's, being named as one of the top tries of the tournament. Incredibly, it wasn't the first time he has done something like this. He actually scored a near identical try last year in Tokyo. MORE »

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Danny Cipriani's stunning chip kick provides childhood friend Nev Edwards with a great Sale Sharks try

Sale Sharks flyhalf Danny Cipriani created this fantastic try for childhood friend Nev Edwards at the weekend. Cipriani's chip was perfectly executed, but made all the more special by the backstory that goes with Edwards' rise to professional rugby. MORE »

Monday, December 07, 2015

Johann Sadie scores great try as Agen get pounded by Toulon on Ma'a Nonu debut

Ma'a Nonu made his Toulon debut this past weekend as the powerhouse European outfit scored eight tries to beat Agen 53-16 at Stade Felix Mayol. The visitors scored arguably the try of the match though, so here's a look at that, plus a highlights wrap. MORE »

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Schalk Brits brilliant stepping sets up Chris Ashton try for Saracens

Chris Ashton scored twice as Premiership champions Saracens thumped Worcester Warriors 48-18 in the London Double Header at Twickenham on Saturday. Sarries scored six tries, but this one stood out due to the outstanding footwork from hooker Schalk Brits. MORE »

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Top 3 Best Tries chosen for New Zealand's Fans Try of the Year 2015

We recently posted 15 brilliant tries that were the nominees for the Sky Sport New Zealand's Fans Try of the Year for 2015, and told you that you can vote for your favourites. Here are the Top 3, with the winner to be decided on 11 December. MORE »

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Argentina unleash the talent to win entertaining Barbarians clash

Argentina scored seven tries to beat an ambitious Barbarians team 49-31 at Twickenham. The game was played in the spirit of Barbarians rugby, with both teams flinging the ball around when possible, resulting in some sensational play as Los Pumas in particular impressed. MORE »

Friday, November 20, 2015

A look at Jonah Lomu's 15 brilliant Rugby World Cup Tries

Jonah Lomu scored 15 sensational Rugby World Cup tries, a record that was recently equalled by Bryan Habana, although he did it in three tournaments, not two. With respect to the Springbok winger, Lomu's tries were from another planet, as you can see here MORE »

Friday, November 13, 2015

Sky Sport New Zealand's Fans Try of the Year 2015

After another fantastic year for New Zealand rugby, Sky Sport NZ have put together a list of 15 outstanding scores that are the nominations for the Sky Fans Try of the Year 2015. In their own words, ten tries just weren't enough. MORE »

Sunday, November 08, 2015

Quade Cooper no-look kick ahead sets up try on Toulon debut

Quade Cooper had a quiet World Cup but took center stage again yesterday as he made his debut for powerhouse European outfit, Toulon. Cooper impressed with his usual tricks, which included setting up this lovely try with a neat no-look dab through. MORE »

Thursday, October 08, 2015

5 of the best tries from week 3 of RWC 2015

A total of 19 tries were scored over the course of a dramatic third weekend of Rugby World Cup 2015, which saw tournament hosts England knocked out of the competition in the pool stages for the first time in history. Here is a recap of the best. MORE »

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Five of the Best Tries so far at Rugby World Cup 2015

Rugby World Cup 2015 has already dished up its fair share of shocks and great plays, and as the second weekend came to a close, World Rugby has given us a chance to reflect on some of the best tries in the competition so far. MORE »

Friday, September 11, 2015

Waikato's sensational Try of the Season contender scored by Anton Lienert-Brown

As we head into another weekend that features a lot of domestic rugby around the globe, here is a look at what is without a doubt one of the best team tries you will see this year. It was scored by former Under 20 player Anton Lienert-Brown, and went coast to coast. MORE »

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Tonga's sensational full field try against South Africa at Rugby World Cup 2007

As the excitement builds towards Rugby World Cup kickoff on September 18th, World Rugby have provided a quick look at a memorable try from the 2007 edition, as Tonga came close to upsetting eventual champions, South Africa. MORE »

Friday, August 07, 2015

The Wraparound from Rugby HQ - Week 26

This week's Wraparound offers something a little bit different to the norm, as Sean and the Rugby HQ guys recap all the very best action that took place in Australian club rugby over the course of the last week. It features some stunning tries, woeful defence and balls of steel. MORE »

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Top Tries scored in world rugby in July

July was a busy month for rugby around the world, and we've been treated to some thrilling games and brilliant tries. Here is a look at some of the best, as World Rugby have compiled 11 top quality five-pointers from both the Rugby Championship and the Pacific Nations Cup. MORE »

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

New Zealand Barbarians bring back The Wall during win over Maori All Blacks

The New Zealand Barbarians handed the Maori All Blacks their first home defeat in 12 years as they came up trumps 34-17 in Auckland. The weather conditions weren't condusive to a free-flowing match, but in the last ten minutes the Barbarians brought back an old classic, and scored a brilliant try from it. MORE »

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