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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 »

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Danny Cipriani's great try and celebration against the Western Force

Former England international Danny Cipriani had an impressive game for the Melbourne Rebels on Friday as he contributed to a 30-29 win over the Force with some great play and a fantastic try of his own. He also tweaked a hamstring, and did a little dance. MORE »

Monday, February 27, 2012

Reds winger Dom Shipperly scores last-gasp try to defeat the Waratahs

Dom Shipperly came from nowhere to score the winning try for the Reds in their Super Rugby opening weekend meeting with the Waratahs in Sydney. Here's a look at the final play of the game, and the moment that might secure the young flyer's starting berth. MORE »

Friday, February 10, 2012

John Leslie scores the fastest ever international try in 1999

Wales face Scotland on Sunday in the Six Nations so today we look back on a previous meeting between the two sides, going all the way back to 1999 and the last ever Five Nations tournament. On that day Scotland got a start to the match they could only have dreamed of. MORE »

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Montpellier turn it on at home against Stade Francais

Montpellier scored some outstanding tries as they made a challenge for the Top 14 playoffs with their 38-6 demolition of Stade Francais on Friday. It took a while for them to get going but once they did, they did it in style. MORE »

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Incredible try from Bath prop Anthony Perenise

 Bath scored five tries as they thumped Northampton Saints 46-14 with a bonus point win in the LV= Cup, setting them up nicely for a home semi final. One of the tries of the game was this outstanding effort from prop Anthony Perenise. MORE »

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Toulon grab bonus point try with time up against Lyon

While the Heineken Cup is the biggest thing going on in the rugby world at the moment, the Amlin Challenge Cup chugs along with a few fascinating match-ups of it's own. In Toulon we saw a fantastic finish to a game which kept the hosts in a strong position. MORE »

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Classic Encounters - Montpellier vs Racing Metro on New Year's Eve

The game of the weekend in the French Top 14 was Montpellier's 29-14 win over Racing Metro at the Stade Olympique Yves du Manoir on Saturday. Both sides showed attacking intent throughout, which provided a thoroughly entertaining spectacle. MORE »

 
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