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Sinoti Sinoti step from another planet helps Newcastle to victory

Great piece of skill on display, but that pass to Sinoti was clearly forward.

3 Months, 1 Week ago

Uplifting video on how rugby is helping young kids in inner city Harlem

Great story. Bravo to Play Rugby USA!

3 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Taniela 'Tongan Thor' Tupou goes from Youtube sensation to Test rugby

My guess is better meat pies.

4 Months, 3 Weeks ago

Taniela 'Tongan Thor' Tupou goes from Youtube sensation to Test rugby

We're all part of the same race 24.

4 Months, 3 Weeks ago

Christian Lealiifano opens up on leukaemia and playing at Ulster

Great story, better lad, and again highlights the benefits sport brings to life. CL, cheering you on from the West Coast of Canada mate!

6 Months, 1 Week ago

Marika Koroibete knocks out Tomas Lezana with brutal tackle

Another example of piss pour refereeing by a Frenchman. 2/2 on Saturday.

6 Months, 1 Week ago

Wellington Hooker Asafo Aumua steps fullback to score incredible 60m try

Only one other hooker that I know of can do that, Schalk Brits.

Well done to this young fella. Great bit of skill!

6 Months, 4 Weeks ago

Joost van der Westhuizen scores within 16 seconds against Otago in 1994

Absolute legend. A man who fought for every inch and always took a yard.
He is one of the reasons I fell in love with the sport - his uncompromising style, skill, grit, amazing vision, and leadership. RIP Joost, you will be missed.

1 Year, 2 Months ago

Special report on World Rugby's plans to tackle concussion

HB, what I believe what you intended to write is that there are more protocols in place in the game now than there were 20 years ago. However, the protocols in place now do not make the game any safer now in my opinion (save for punishing the offender more effectively after the event).

The impacts within the game now versus 20 years ago cannot be compared. Players are stronger, fitter, and quicker than they were then without question. That makes for a more exciting game but it certainly increases the ferocity at points of contact. I don't think that players nowadays are any less tough than they were 20 years ago, but training, expectations, and contractual obligations (as alluded to by DrG) push players further harder than ever before.

1 Year, 7 Months ago

Friday Funnies - Vaea Fifita avoids the tackle with perfectly executed jump

I also was always under the impression that it is illegal to jump over a tackle as it is very dangerous.

1 Year, 7 Months ago