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Soteria Pulumu suspended from Women's World Cup for Spear Tackle

#6 England. Damn.

2 Months, 3 Weeks ago

The Top 5 Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins Moments

Great player and character that really adds so much to our game. Rugby needs Cummins in the spotlight badly. I certainly cannot blame him.

I can't help but think this is a sign of things to come. The foreign money vs. test career thing is coming to a head. The best players are not going to be content to forgo serious paydays just to rep their countries. Money talks and everything else walks.

I wonder what the difference is in salary between the Force and Red Sparks?

3 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Jonah Lomu wreaking havoc against Australia in 1995

I remember watching Lomu's profile screen on tv back when they had height, weight, club, and OCCUPATION. It said he was a bank teller. I wonder if he ever really worked in a bank.

3 Months, 2 Weeks ago

The Top 5 Moments from the 2001 Super Rugby Season

Interesting exchange.

As far as lineouts what the law did with lifting was turn an individual skill to a group skill. If you guys didn't play back then it was quite different. If you had a very tall or very skilled jumper you could basically kick for touch with impunity from anywhere on the field.

Having a great lineout jumper was akin to having a great kicker on your squad. Many guys specialized. Of course it was also a great place to sort people out, refs hated it, and it looked like a mess on tv.

Most of the changes come from the game morphing from an enjoyable player-centric activity to a polished television spectacle driven product.

3 Months, 2 Weeks ago

The Top 5 Moments from the 2001 Super Rugby Season

You damn right!

3 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Ma'a Nonu's bumps off Colin Slade with massive charge

What's up with Nonu's eyebrows?

3 Months, 3 Weeks ago

South Africa stun Scotland with eight-try romp in Port Elizabeth

Well, what did you expect?

I'm ready for Scotland to get good again.

4 Months, 1 Day ago

The Top 5 'Big Boppers' (130kg +) in World Rugby

My favorite big boy of all time: Ollie Le Roux!

4 Months, 3 Days ago

Australia complete clean sweep against France with Sydney win

A) Joaco, we're with you!
B) I'm not French, but am I only the only person that thinks a wildly inconsistent wild card team that looks like world beaters one week and amateurs the next is kind of cool? You never know if a French team will show up, and I think that makes test rugby all the more interesting. The French sportsmen's psychology is really something I don't understand.

4 Months, 1 Week ago

Midweek Madness - Japanese player loses the ball over the tryline

1. His name is Blaine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JKuv1bGbFI
2. He's from the Evil Empire (Cal Berkley)

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4 Months, 1 Week ago

 
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