Profile for Stephen Brunsdon

Fan and journalist based in Edinburgh!

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Stephen Brunsdon's Posts (136 total)

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Will Skelton carded for slap after theatrical James Davies fall

Saracens pulled off a remarkable Champions Cup draw with the Scarlets despite losing Will Skelton to the sin-bin for a slap on Scarlets back-rower James Davies late in the game. MORE »

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Two players singled out in French second division mass brawl

ProD2, the French second division, returned with a bang as Colomiers beat bottom of the table Bourgoin 42-5 in a one sided encounter. With Colomiers leading comfortably late on, an off-the-ball scuffle between a few players quickly escalated into a full-on mass brawl. MORE »

Thursday, January 05, 2017

New directives under fire once more as Brice Dulin gets carded for challenge

A lot has been said about World Rugby's new law directives introduced this year to curb the amount of dangerous tackles. Last week saw Bristol's Tusi Pisi controversially sent off for a challenge in the air. This week, Racing 92 fullback Brice Dulin was shown yellow for a similar incident against Toulon. MORE »

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Tusi Pisi sees red for in the air challenge during breakthrough Bristol win

Bristol finally picked up their first Aviva Premiership win of the season, beating relegation rivals Worcester 28-20, but had to do so with 14-men after Tusi Pisi was sent off. MORE »

Monday, December 19, 2016

Connacht snatch win over Wasps after new law directive calamity

Naulia Dawai’s last-minute try secured a dramatic 20-18 victory for Connacht over Wasps in Galway on Saturday, but the circumstances that led to it have caused controversy over new World Rugby directives. MORE »

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Sunday, May 24, 2015

James O'Connor comes up with Blooper of the Season as he gifts the Sharks a try

Poor James O'Connor. Things just didn't go well for him against the Sharks on Friday night, including a bit of a halftime spat with a team mate, then late in the game with this absolute howler of a kick that landed square in the bread basket of Stefan Ungerer. MORE »

Friday, May 22, 2015

Seven of the Best Tries from the 2015 London Sevens

We have already seen two cracking tries from speedster Carlin Isles during the USA's shock semi final demolition of England in last weekend's HSBC Sevens World Series finale at Twickenham. But as the latest World Rugby highlights reel shows, there were plenty more scorchers to marvel at during an enthralling conclusion to the season. MORE »

Friday, May 22, 2015

Friday Funnies - Henry Seniloli's premature showboating costs Treviso a try

A little bit of showmanship can be harmless, but on occassion it puts you in a position to really end up with egg on your face. This is what happened with Treviso's Henry Seniloli last weekend, and his finger pointing try celebration came a little early against Scarlets. MORE »

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Fijian powerhouse winger Taqele Naiyaravoro signed by Glasgow Warriors

Glasgow Warriors have signaled their intent to once again challenge for next season's PRO12 title by signing big Fijian flyer Taqele Naiyaravoro. The 23-year-old has impressed of late, so here's a look at his impressive recent try, plus other highlights. MORE »

Monday, May 18, 2015

The Shortball highlights wrap from Round 14 of Super Rugby

It was another busy weekend of rugby, so if you missed some of the Super Rugby that took place, catch up with the Shortball's recap of what went down in round 14. MORE »

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