Posts for September 2008

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Sebastien Chobet dumped by Shaun Sowerby

Top 14 champions Toulouse outgunned rivals Perpignan on the weekend to head to the top of the table with a 30-20 victory that was more convincing than the score line indicates. MORE »

Monday, September 29, 2008

Cardiff Blues great team try finished by Ceri Sweeney

The Cardiff Blues brushed aside Connacht by a record margin on Friday in the Magners League game that broke a record or two. The home sides seven try blitz in the first half blew the visitors away on a humiliating night for them at the Arms Park. Another two tries in the second meant that the final score was a complete whitewash, at 58-0. MORE »

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Mark Gasnier finishes a great try on Stade Francais debut

Former Australian Rugby League star Mark Gasnier did not disappoint on his Top 14 and Rugby Union debut for unbeaten Stade Francais on Friday night. Gasnier finished off a fantastic try that contributed to their 32-25 win over hosts Bourgoin. MORE »

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Jonah Lomu Documentary - Part 1

Johan Lomu was meant to play in this past weekend's Help For Heroes match at Twickenham, but he unfortunately picked up an injury in training, so instead of showing a clip of him in action from a week ago, I thought it would be a good time to stick this in depth short documentary up. MORE »

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Help For Heroes match raises over 1.1 Million

Twickenham played host to a very special game of rugby this past weekend. It was certainly special in terms of the players on display, but more importantly it was about the rugby public and players coming together to raise money for the Help For Heroes fund. MORE »

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Best tries of the Top 14 - Round 4

For those of you who enjoy catching up on the latest tries in the French Top 14, we've got another weekly wrap of the best ten, this time from Round 4. MORE »

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Midweek Madness - The Good old Drag tackle

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

David Lemi runs circles around Bath for this superb try

A few weeks back in the first round of the Guinness Premiership in England, Bath took on Bristol at the Memorial Ground, a venue at which they hadn't won at since 1998. Despite scores being tied at the break and Bristol matching them in most facets of play, Bath were too strong in the second half, and came out eventual winners 33-20. MORE »

Monday, September 22, 2008

Juan-Manuel Leguizamon knocked out cold by Hufanga hit

Stade Francais scored an impressive four tries on their way to a 37-16 win over Brive in the Top 14 on Saturday, but the victory came with a price as backrow forward Juan-Manuel Leguizamon was taken to hospital after being knocked unconscious in a high tackle. MORE »

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Contepomi and Fitzgerald combine for a great Leinster try

Reigning Magners League champions Leinster maintained their unbeaten run as they overcame a spirited Ospreys side 19-13 at the RDS on Friday night. It was the first loss of the campaign for the Ospreys, who put up a good fight despite missing a few key players to injury. MORE »