Posts for April 2008

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Classic Commentary - Ethienne Ray Cyrus and his mullet

The Mullet - business up front, party at the back. This questionable hairstyle has become increasingly popular with sportsmen around the world in the past few years. MORE »

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Munster edge out Saracens - highlights and interviews

After struggling for footage initially, I've finally found this newsreport from RTE, which features highlights, thoughts, and post match interviews from the semi final. MORE »

Monday, April 28, 2008

Vilimoni Delasau scores another mindblowing try for Clermont

Clermont's Fijian import Vilimoni Delasau scored a spectacular try to seal their 36-15 win over Auch on the weekend, strengthening their position at the top of the French Top 14. MORE »

Sunday, April 27, 2008

Ben Foden individual brilliance vs Bristol

The timing of this clip is poor unfortunately, considering Sale's dismal performance in the European Challenge Cup on Saturday, being hammered by Bath 36-14. MORE »

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Heineken Cup Semi Finals Preview

With thanks to Sky Sports MORE »

Friday, April 25, 2008

Classic Encounters - All the drama from Toulouse vs Clermont

Earlier in the week we showed you MORE »

Friday, April 25, 2008

Friday Funnies - Stu Dickinson takes a tumble

One of the more controversial refs in World Rugby, Stuart Dickinson has had many a fan worldwide tearing his hair out on occasion. Generally regarded as one of the top referee's in the game, he still manages to make some shocking decisions on occasion and is disliked by many a fan. MORE »

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Radike Samo at his best in 2004

Back in 2004 it was very seldom that you didn't hear Australian commentators yelling out 'SAMMMMO' whenever the Brumbies played. Radike Samo was indeed somewhat of a freak of nature. MORE »

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Alternative Rugby League - Big Tongan Willie

If you don't quite understand the League stuff, read up on the big Willie's controversial career on Wikipedia MORE »

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Classic Encounters - Scotland vs England 1971

A classic 5 Nations match that featured some great tries and superb goal kicking, was also historical for the Scots in that it brought them their first win at Twickenham in over 30 years. MORE »

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Bumps and bruises from Round 10

It was physical as ever in round 10 of the Super 14. We've picked out two examples from the weekends action, one involving some wayward acrobatics from Keegan Daniel and the other a brutal clash of heads between Chief Dwayne Sweeney and Crusaders center, Casey Laulala. MORE »

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Unique Andy Ellis finish to a sensational Crusaders try

This excellent try comes to us from round 9 of this years Super 14, and from a team who, at that stage anyway, were unbeaten and playing some incredible rugby. MORE »

Friday, April 18, 2008

Friday Funnies - Murray Mexted's classic commentary

Murray Mexted, who has played 34 Tests for New Zealand and captained the All Blacks on seven occasions, is better known nowadays for his colourful commentary alongside Grant Nisbett. MORE »

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Cardiff Blues great comeback to beat Llanelli Scarlets

With thanks to MORE »

Sunday, April 13, 2008

George Smith hit hard twice in 30 seconds

Brumbies and Wallabies flanker George Smith is one of the most talented players in the game. He's an absolute master with the ball in hand, and is one of the best ball stealer's on the ground. MORE »

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Cracking rugby league hit by Thomas Leuluai

I don't often post Rugby League clips on Rugbydump, but, there's time when I'll come across a tackle or incident that really is worth sharing, as on this occasion. MORE »

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Mont de Marsan big hit on Agen winger

From the same French Pro D2 game that brought us absolute mayhem on and off the pitch, as seen MORE »

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Huge collision between Francis Fainifo & Lelia Masaga

With less than ten minutes to go, and a twenty point difference on the scoreboard, you'd think that the commitment would start to lack as the teams play out the final minutes of a game. MORE »

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Martin Johnson defiant prematch against Ireland 2003

Known for his strong leadership and no-nonsense approach to the game, 2003 World Cup winning Captain of England Martin Johnson was often perceived as the bad guy by the opposition. MORE »

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

South Africa end New Zealands winning Sevens streak

New Zealand's Sevens team can be beaten. Since December 2006, we all thought those words would never be uttered. But, on the weekend in Adelaide, South Africa finally ended the men in black's 47 match winning streak in the Australian leg of the IRB Sevens World Series. MORE »

Saturday, April 05, 2008

De Wet Barry red card shoulder hit on Matthew Tait

When Newcastle met Harlequins at the Stoop last weekend in a tight and gloomy encounter, little did we know that one of the most talked about hits of the season was about to occur. MORE »

Friday, April 04, 2008

Friday Funnies - Jackass do Rugby

This is a clip from a few years back, when MTV's infamous Jackass crew visited London Irish's training ground in order to experience some first hand rugby action, up close and personal. MORE »

Thursday, April 03, 2008

James Haskell late hit on Jordan Crane

This massive late tackle by the James Haskell went unpunished this past weekend in the Guinness Premiership match against the Leicester Tigers at Welford Road. MORE »

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

French Rugby Mayhem and Tana Umaga Red Card

It was quite an eventful day for French Pro D2 rugby this past Saturday. Not one, but two huge on field fights in different matches resulted in yellow and red cards, one fan being taken to hospital, and a further tarnished image of the French second division. MORE »

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Midweek Madness - Danny Cipriani F-Bomb Interview

In his live BBC television interview with Sonja McLaughlan after England's Six Nations victory over Ireland recently, young flyhalf prodigy Danny Cipriani hit the headlines for the wrong reasons. MORE »

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Party Time at the Hong Kong Sevens 2008

talent MORE »