Posts for August 2007

Friday, August 31, 2007

Phil Bennett's classic try against Scotland in 1977

This is one of those tries that you can watch over and over again. Sheer brilliance by the Welsh against the Scots at Murrayfield in 1977. MORE »

Friday, August 31, 2007

Team spotlight - Scotland

This is for all the Scottish fans who've been wondering why we never feature any of your teams clips. The Scots recently upset Ireland, albeit a B Team, and are looking fit and stronger than we've seen them in recent times. MORE »

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Clint Newland banned for punching Neemia Tialata

Hawkes Bay vs Wellington in the Air New Zealand cup a few weeks ago. Watch near the front of the lineout for the blatant punch on All Black prop Neemia Tialata, who goes down like a ton of bricks. MORE »

Monday, August 27, 2007

Ronan O'Gara controversial try vs Italy

Ireland played Italy this weekend in Belfast in a World Cup warm up match that before kick off seemed destined to be a win for Ireland. Italy fought hard though and controlled the second half, seemingly on track for a famous win. MORE »

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Try Savers & Rib Breakers 5

Yes guys and girls, it's here finally - Try Savers and Rib Breakers 5 is out. After months of waiting, nagging, and encouraging, the 5th instalment of this highly rated compilation series is now complete and ready for your viewing pleasure. MORE »

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Ruan Pienaar great solo try vs the Brumbies in 2005

Ruan Piennar will start for the Boks at flyhalf tonight in their World Cup warm up game against Irish side Connacht. The thinking is that during the WC if South Africa have any flyhalf injuries or need a change of tactics, Pienaar is the man who can be backup. MORE »

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Brian O'Driscoll punched vs Bayonne

This is the punch that nearly dashed Ireland's hopes of inspirational leader Brian O'Driscoll taking them to the World Cup. MORE »

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Ma'a Nonu shoulder charge on Gavin Henson in 2004

This clip is from a high quality game between the All Blacks and Wales from Nov 2004. Exciting counter-attack and venture from both sides, as well as some brutal defensive work. MORE »

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

That George Gregan tackle on Jeff Wilson in 1994

This is one of the most famous try saving tackles in the history of the game. It not only robbed the All Blacks of a 1994 Bledisloe Cup win, but it turned a little known Aussie scrumhalf into an international superstar, and one of the biggest names in rugby. MORE »

Monday, August 13, 2007

Mark Stewart tackle on Ollie Smith - Lions 2005

This is a huge tackle from Mark Stewart of Taranaki on Ollie Smith, Lions centre. It was a rough tour for the Lions, losing all three Tests and struggling against the physicality of the other New Zealand teams even when they were on top. MORE »

Saturday, August 11, 2007

Marius Joubert soft spear tackle

After seeing Morne Steyn get red carded for a spear tackle a couple of weeks ago, Marius Joubert was only yellow carded for this tackle a week later. MORE »

Saturday, August 11, 2007

Eng vs Wales - Tackles & Aggro

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Sunday, August 05, 2007

John Kirwan's great solo try vs Italy - RWC 1987

At the inaugral Rugby World Cup in 1987, John Kirwan completely carved up the opposition with some breathtaking displays of speed and agility. MORE »