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Friday, August 31, 2012

Best Tries of the Top 14 - Round 1 - 2012

Last week we featured the best tries of last season in the French Top 14, so today we've got the top ten from round one of the new season, which kicked off two weeks ago. The latest tries from round 2, put together by Canal Plus as always, will be broadcast this coming weekend. MORE »

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Best Tries of the Top 14 - 2011/2012 Season

The French Top 14 season kicked off on the weekend with some big games and no doubt many fantastic tries to come. Today we look back at the Top Ten best tries from last season though, 2011/2012, many of which were featured here on RD. MORE »

Friday, August 17, 2012

Paul Jordaan and Craig Burden spark Sharks win over Western Province

The Sharks came from behind to beat Western Province 25-23 in the opening round of the 2012 Currie Cup at Newlands. The try of the game came from young Paul Jordaan, and there were also two great efforts from hooker Craig Burden. MORE »

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Scarlets Tries of the Season 2011/2012

Just over a year ago we posted a video that featured the Scarlets Tries of the Season for 2010/2012. The video proved hugely popular, so here is a follow up for this latest season's tries from the Welsh region. It's over ten minutes long, but there is plenty of quality in there. MORE »

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Bjorn Basson's great try against the Cheetahs at Loftus Versfeld

Bulls flyer Bjorn Basson scored one of the tries of the weekend on Saturday as the Bulls beat the Cheetahs 40-24 with a first half demolition that stunned the visitors. There were ten tries scored in total by the end, but here is a quick look at one of the best. MORE »

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Hosea Gear bumps Keith Earls out the road on his way to the tryline

Hosea Gear will be back playing for the Highlanders this weekend as Super Rugby returns. Against Ireland he celebrated a rare Test start with a powerful try, smashing the hapless Keith Earls out of the way, summing up a miserable night for Ireland. MORE »

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Three great tries from Samoa vs Fiji in the 2012 Pacific Nations Cup

Samoa continued their unbeaten run in this year's Pacific Nations Cup with a narrow 29-26 victory over Fiji in Tokyo on Sunday. We haven't featured much from the tournament so far, so here's three of the best tries from the match. MORE »

Friday, June 08, 2012

Tom Grabham's incredible foot control at the Glasgow Sevens

Here is a quick look at a great try from a few weeks back at the Glasgow Sevens, when Wales' Tom Grabham controlled a loose pass with some brilliant footwork, then sprinted over to score. MORE »

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Classic Encounters - The Blues vs Chiefs thriller in North Harbour

The Chiefs and the Blues, on opposite ends of the Super Rugby table, produced a thriller on the weekend, one of the best games of the year. It went back at forth throughout, but ended 41-34 to the visitors after their speedy winger scored his fourth try. MORE »

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Andre Taylor scores again with brilliant finish against the Rebels

Prolific try scorer Andre Taylor crossed twice against the Rebels, taking his impressive tally to ten for the season. Here's a quick look at one of those scores, which he finished brilliantly and is no doubt one of the tries of the season. MORE »

Monday, May 28, 2012

Shane Williams bows out on a high with decisive tries in PRO12 final

Shane Williams helped the Ospreys to a dramatic 31-30 win over European Champions Leinster in the RaboDirect PRO12 final in Dublin on Sunday. Williams scored twice, including a late try that was brilliantly converted by Dan Biggar. MORE »

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Best Tries of the Top 14 - Round 24

This weekend is yet another busy one in the world of rugby, with not only domestic finals, but Sevens too. It's been a fairly quiet week on RD, for various reasons, so here's a video of some top quality tries in the Top 14 as we attempt to catch up. MORE »

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Kini Murimurivalu finishes off excellent Clermont full field try

Three Fijians and a Scotsman combined brilliantly as Clermont scored one of the tries of the weekend in the Top 14, despite going down 30-19 to Castres. Both sides are still in the playoff race though, Castres look likely to go ahead of Montpellier next weekend. MORE »

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Shaun Treeby scores for the Highlanders from Mike Delaney class

Capped once for the All Blacks, flyhalf Mike Delaney returned to the Highlanders recently and made a big impact during their 30-27 win over the Blues last weekend. He created this great set piece try, which will no doubt remind you of one that Leinster scored a few weeks back. MORE »

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Shane Williams scores in extra time in farewell home game for Ospreys

Shane Williams clearly knows how to do farewells. Not content with scoring with the final touch of the ball in his last ever game for Wales, he did the same again this weekend for the Ospreys, only on this occasion he stepped up and converted it too. MORE »

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Stuart Hogg's hat-trick for Glasgow Warriors against Munster

Teenager Stuart Hogg scored an impressive hat-trick of tries to earn Glasgow Warriors a losing bonus point in their RaboDirect Pro 12 game against Munster last weekend. The home side, playing at Musgrave Park on Saturday night, won the game 35-29. MORE »

Monday, April 16, 2012

Best Tries of the Top 14 - Round 22

A quick catch up on the best ten tries in the Top 14 for Round 22. Look out for James Hook, Sireli Bobo, Remi Grosso, and Francois Trinh-Duc. MORE »

Friday, April 13, 2012

Ulster's Craig Gilroy scores memorable individual effort against Munster

Young Ulster flyer Craig Gilroy finished off a fine try in the first half of their Heineken Cup quarter final against Munster at Thomond Park. In a weekend that produced some great moments, this was yet another that was much talked about. MORE »

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Prop Dean Greyling's great dummy and try against the Crusaders

We've featured some wonderful prop tries over the years, and this effort from Dean Greyling during the Bulls' 32-30 defeat of the Crusaders is another must-see. A few other great ones have been added to the related posts down below too. MORE »

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Joe Pietersen's sensational try for the Stormers against the Highlanders

The Stormers maintained the best defensive record in Super Rugby 2012 as they beat the Highlanders 21-6 at the Otago Stadium on Saturday. In the first half Joe Pietersen crossed for a superb counter-attacking try, another contender for try of the season. MORE »

 
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