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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 »

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Jonny Sexton's great pass sets up Brian O'Driscoll try vs Cardiff Blues

Leinster progressed to the Heineken Cup semi finals following a fairly one sided 34-3 win over Cardiff Blues in Dublin on Saturday. The home side scored four tries, but none better than this sublime piece of backline play, orchestrated by Jonny Sexton. MORE »

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Lwazi Mvovo hits the turbos for a great try against the Brumbies

The Sharks beat the Brumbies in Canberra for the first time since 1998 as they came away with a 29-26 win despite a late fight back from the hosts. One of the tries of the match was this effort from the visitors, and speedster Lwazi Mvovo. MORE »

Monday, April 02, 2012

Best Tries of the Top 14 - Round 21

We've got another ten of the best tries from the Top 14, this time from Round 21 of action, which took place last weekend. As the name suggests, it features the top tries from the round, as picked by television station Canal+. MORE »

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Johan Goosen finishes classic Cheetahs try vs the Crusaders

The Cheetahs pulled off an impressive upset win over the Hurricanes in Wellington earlier today, which was a reminder that this classic team effort from them last weekend against the Crusaders wasn't featured during the week. So here it is. MORE »

Thursday, March 29, 2012

George North beats Alex Cuthbert to set up great Scarlets try

Star Welsh winger George North made his return to the Scarlets this past weekend and proved vital in their win over the Cardiff Blues, as he came on late in the match and showed more of his Six Nations form to set up a lovely try. MORE »

 
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