Profile for Stephen Brunsdon

Fan and journalist based in Edinburgh!

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Stephen Brunsdon
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Stephen Brunsdon
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Stephen Brunsdon's Posts (145 total)

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Fascinating insight to technology's role in modern rugby

Modern-day rugby is a lot more than just 30 players on a pitch knocking ten bells out of each other and scoring tries. Technology now plays an increasingly large role in the preparation and recovery of teams. MORE »

Friday, February 17, 2017

Fraser McKenzies comes off second best in Tommy Bowe collision

During his side's narrow 24-18 defeat to Ulster last weekend, Edinburgh's Fraser McKenzie suffered a nasty looking injury after coming off second best in a collision with Tommy Bowe. MORE »

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Chiefs win entertaining inaugural Brisbane Global Tens tournament

Super Rugby franchise the Chiefs came out on top in the first ever Brisbane Global Tens tournament over the weekend, beating the Crusaders 12-7 in the final. All teams competed for a total of AUS $1.6 million in prize money. MORE »

Thursday, February 09, 2017

#TBT: Peter Stringer's brilliant low tackle on Jonah Lomu in 2002

This week the world of rugby remembers former Springbok Joost van der Westhuizen, who died on Saturday after a long battle with Motor Neuron Disease. The scrumhalf is well known for, amongst other exploits, his heroic tackle on Jonah Lomu in the 1995 RWC. MORE »

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Scotland leave it late to beat Ireland in thrilling Six Nations opener

Greig Laidlaw kicked two late penalties to see the Scots over the line in the first game of the 2017 Six Nations, but the star of the match was full back Stuart Hogg, who scored a superb brace in a spell-binding opening half. 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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