Posts for October 2008

Friday, October 31, 2008

Scott Quinnell's crossbar challenge - Bristol

The Scott Quinnell Crossbar Challenge is back this week, this time, visiting Bristol Rugby. MORE »

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Gavin Henson steps Chris Latham to score a great try

A few days ago we featured a fantastic covering tackle from the flying prop Matt Mullan on James Hook which took place in the Ospreys vs Worcester match from Sunday. In the same game, Ospreys center Gavin Henson crossed the tryline, and we've had a few requests to see that try. MORE »

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Timoci Nagusa scores twice as Ulster beat Munster

Magners League leaders and Heineken Cup champions Munster were stunned by bottom of the table Ulster on Saturday, as they were defeated convincingly 22-6 at Ravinhill. MORE »

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Prop Matt Mullan's sensational try saver on James Hook

The Ospreys put in a more convincing effort this past weekend as they clinched a crucial home victory over the Worcester Warriors at the Liberty Stadium. The four tries to one, 37-22 win puts themselves in reach for the EF Energy Cup semi finals. MORE »

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Natal Sharks win the Currie Cup 2008

The Natal Sharks lifted the Currie Cup on Saturday for the first time in 12 years as they beat the Blue Bulls 14-9 in a tight and physical contest in Durban at a packed Absa Stadium (Kingspark). MORE »

Monday, October 27, 2008

Scott Quinnell's crossbar challenge - Northampton Saints

After another busy weekend of rugby, we're still getting our ducks in a row so figured we'd stick up this fun clip for now, the series of which we're hoping to feature regularly as the season continues. MORE »

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Trevor Leota red card for late hit on Nicolas Brusque

Big Samoan hooker Trevor Leota was red carded on the weekend for his huge hit in the Top 14 as Mont-de-Marsan and Biarritz battled it out at Satde Guy-Boniface. MORE »

Sunday, October 26, 2008

A fitting farewell to Stradey Park

Emotions ran high on Friday night as players, fans, and dignitaries bid farewell to a rugby stadium that was more than just a venue to Llanelli fans, it was a home. Stradey Park first opened 129 years ago, but will now be pulled down as the Scarlets will move to a new, modernized stadium. Friday night was the last ever game there as they took on Bristol in the EDF Energy Cup. MORE »

Friday, October 24, 2008

Gethin Jenkins solid hit on opposing prop Carlos Nieto

Earlier this week we featured highlights from what was probably the game of the weekend, Cardiff Blues vs Gloucester from the Millenium Stadium. MORE »

Friday, October 24, 2008

Friday Funnies - David Strettle's astounding rugby knowledge

This week's Friday Funny is slightly different to the norm in that it actually comes from a tv quiz show about sport. The clip involves Harlequins and England flyer David Strettle, as well as former England scrum half Matt Dawson. MORE »