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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 »

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Top Ten Tries of 2011 from Canal+

Happy New Year! Here's a quick look at a list of the Top Ten Tries of 2011, as chosen by French broadcaster Canal+. You can view a few of them in the related posts with more replays and in the original language. Thanks to Lerugbynistere for the upload. Get in touch if you have anything you'd like to see featured on Rugbydump over the next week or so. Enjoy, and feel free to say if you agree with the list or not? MORE »

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Biarritz score a sensational team try against Montpellier

Zee Ngwenya scored again in the Top 14 this past weekend as Biarritz put together an incredible team try against Montpellier, with the American flyer landing on the end of a serious try of the season contender. Montpellier won the game 30-23. MORE »

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Best Tries of the Top 14 - Top Ten so far

The French Top 14 has produced some fantastic tries of late, particularly in the last two rounds but this is a look at the Top Ten up until then, with just under ten minutes of brilliant rugby as ranked by Canal+ TV station in France. MORE »

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Stephen Ferris scores a powerful try against the Scarlets

Stephen Ferris scored two tries as Ulster beat Scarlets 24-17 at Ravenhill in the RaboDirect PRO12 over the weekend. His first was well taken, but the second was a thing of beauty as he showed the kind of pace and power that we've come to expect from the impressive Irishman. MORE »

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Biarritz's two fantastic tries from Harinordoquy and Zee Ngwenya

Biarritz scored two fantastic tries as they beat Saracens 15-10 in the Heineken Cup on Saturday afternoon. The game took a while to get going, with scores tied at 0-0 at halftime, before the first of the home side's great efforts sparked things into life. MORE »

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Elliot Daly solo effort for London Wasps A vs Bath United

Here's a very quick look at a fantastic solo effort from young England U20 centre Elliot Daly as he glides his way through the Bath United defence to score in London Wasps A's 29-17 victory at The Rec. MORE »

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Radike Samo's IRPA Try of the Year 2011, vs New Zealand

The IRPA Try of the Year award went to the Wallabies' Radike Samo at the IRB Awards earlier in the week. He scored the try against the All Blacks in the Tri Nations and we featured it in the highlights then, but not on it's own, so here's another look at it. MORE »

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Bay of Plenty's length of the field try against Wellington

Bay of Plenty gave Wellington a good hiding in the ITM Cup on Sunday as they stayed top of the table with their 32-0 in Mount Maunganui. With a minute left in play, the fans got to see something not previously thought possible a flying pig. MORE »

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

The Pumas' fantastic 95m soccer style try against Griquas

A fantastic game of rugby took place in the Currie Cup on Friday night as Griquas beat the Pumas 40-33, having led 34-7 at one stage. One of the most enjoyably tries of the game was this effort, that sparked the Pumas comeback. MORE »

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Robbie Fruean's quickfire try from the kickoff against Wellington

A while back we posted a video that featured some of the quickest tries ever scored from the kick off. Here's another for the list, as Robbie Fruean scored after 20 seconds against Wellington in last week's ITM Cup meeting at the Cake Tin. MORE »

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Scarlets Tries Of The Season 2010/2011

The rugby season up north has all but come to an end. For Munster, it was Magners League glory as they beat Leinster in the Grand Final, but today we look at the Scarlets, who scored some excellent tries throughout the season. MORE »

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Vote now for the RPA Sunday Times Try of the Year 2011

Today is your last chance to vote for the RPA/Sunday Times Try of the Year, as voting closes at midnight tonight. The tries are a selection from the Aviva Premiership, and span from October till as recently as the end of April. MORE »

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Gio Aplon's brilliant individual try against the Chiefs

Gio Aplon scored this sensational solo effort against the Chiefs on Saturday in their Super Rugby meeting in Hamilton. The home side won 30-23 however, coming back from being 20-3 down. MORE »

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Rupeni Caucau try and nice assist against Clermont

Recently we saw a clip of Rupeni Caucau making somewhat of a flip against Bourgoin, messing up a runaway try with a somersault that might have impressed, had he grounded the ball. This weekend he showed what he's capable of though. MORE »

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Sebastien Chabal's 70m sprint try against Perpignan

Racing Metro went down 23-16 to Perpignan in the Top 14 on the weekend, but managed to pick up a losing bonus point after a late runaway try from France forward, Sebastien Chabal. MORE »

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Paul Sackey's two tries for Toulon against Toulouse

Paul Sackey scored twice within a few minutes as Toulon beat top of the table Toulouse 21-9 in their Top 14 meeting in Marseille yesterday. Fellow Englishman Jonny Wilkinson kicked the rest of the points. MORE »

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Super Rugby Pick of the Week - Round 8

Another action packed rugby weekend kicks off tomorrow as the Chiefs host the Crusaders in Hamilton. Ahead of that, here's some of the best tries from last weekend's Super Rugby, as picked by Rugbydump. MORE »

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Hugo Southwell's try for Stade Francais against Montpellier

Stade Francais came back from being 16-0 down to take a narrow 32-28 victory over Montpellier in their Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final on the weekend. They progress to the semi final, where they will face rivals Clermont Auvergne. MORE »

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Tim Visser runs around Tommy Bowe to score a great Edinburgh try

Dutch winger Tim Visser scored another excellent Magners League try for Edinburgh as they beat Ospreys 23-16 at Murrayfield on Saturday night. Edinburgh were trailing 13-3 at one stage. MORE »

 
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