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Josh Matavesi banned for brutal high tackle on Neil De Kock

There is how it is now but it was a free for all prior. Why do you think 'enforcers' became a standard team position, like center or wing?

1 Year, 4 Months ago

Prop Ben Franks' big hit and unbelievable try-saving tackle on wing Frank Halai

That is still some pace for a prop to cut off a winger.

1 Year, 5 Months ago

Stade Francais' Jerome Fillol spits in Peter Stringer's face

head of IRB is calling for full extent of the law which in this case is 52 weeks

1 Year, 5 Months ago

George Moala suspended for knocking out Buxton Popoali'i with big tackle

he did not duck into the tackle, he was in the act of catching the ball. He did not catch it very well. It would have been a fantastic tackle 1 or 2 sec later.

1 Year, 5 Months ago

Saracens through to Heineken Cup semi final as 'Ash Splash' returns

OW OW OW nose photo

1 Year, 5 Months ago

Ma'a Nonu puts the shoulder into former team mate Piri Weepu

he said that he saw it on the screen and because there is the TMO protocol now that he decided to make it a yellow card. Without the TMO protocol he would have been stuck with the original decision.

1 Year, 5 Months ago

Friday Funnies - Fan gets hit on head by snow during match

Ouch. that would really hurt.

1 Year, 5 Months ago

Julian Savea smashes Israel Dagg, Robbie Fruean, and a few others

shades of Lomu.

1 Year, 6 Months ago

Darren Dawidiuk banned for six weeks for tip-tackle on Dave Attwood

Not sure I would call that a tip tackle. The guy landed on his elbow/forearm before being rolled over.
2 men were involved in the tackling too.

Very strange.

1 Year, 6 Months ago

Super Rugby 2013 Plays of the Week - Round 1 and 2

To be fair, the parachutist did not drop early. The previous game went into overtime. Nobody updated the pilot or the parachutist.

1 Year, 6 Months ago

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