Posts for December 2008

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Bristol hold their nerve against Worcester

As part of our way of catching up on the past few weeks rugby, we bring you the highlights of this tight encounter between Worcester Warriors and Bristol from a few weeks back. MORE »

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Harlequins beat Stade Francais with a most dramatic finale

A few weeks back we watched in amazement as Harlequins produced a most impressive 29 phases before flyhalf Nick Evans slotted a winning dropgoal to secure back to back wins over Stade Francais. MORE »

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Campo - A David Campese Tribute

One of rugby's greatest characters, both on and off the pitch. With 64 tries in 101 Tests for Australia, David 'Campo' Campese is a true legend of the game. MORE »

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Don't Stop Believing - the Brian O'Driscoll collection

Brian O'Driscoll has always aimed high. The Leinster, Ireland, and British & Irish Lions legend has for many years been regarded as one of the finest centers the game has seen. While today he may not be quite the player he was a few years back, he still poses a threat and has done some fantastic things on the rugby field over the years. MORE »

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Colin Charvis chip sinks the Ospreys late in the game

Newport Gwent Dragons flank Colin Charvis described his match-winning chip-kick - in the 30-24 Magners League Round Seven match against Ospreys at Rodney Parade on Friday - as a "moment of madness". MORE »

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Jamie Cudmore suspended after fight with Paul O'Connell

Last weekend Clermont and Munster locks Jamie Cudmore and Paul OConnell were involved in an altercation that resulted them seeing red and yellow respectively. MORE »

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Ospreys run riot against Treviso

Ospreys put in a commanding performance at home on the weekend as they demolished Treviso in a 10 try spectacle that saw winger Tommy Bowe picking up four tries and the Italian side being crushed 68-8 at the Liberty Stadium. MORE »

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Bath and Glasgow produce a classic at the Rec

Glasgow travelled to the Recreation Ground on Sunday to take on Bath in the Heineken Cup, with very few having anticipated the type of match that was to be on display. MORE »

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Leicester beat Perpignan at Welford Road

The Leicester Tigers achieved a bonus-point win over Perpignan on the weekend at Welford Road in the Heineken Cup. Toby Flood scored 23 points and the first of four tries for Leicester as they maintained their unbeaten record. MORE »

Monday, December 08, 2008

Brock James and Clermont beat Munster 25-19

Munster slipped to their first defeat in Europe since lifting the Heineken Cup but a bonus point in Clermont-Auvergne kept their qualification hopes alive. MORE »

Friday, December 05, 2008

Richard Cockerill stands up to the Haka in 1997

England hooker Richard Cokerill standing up to the Haka in 1997 will go down as one of the most controversial, and forever spoken about incidents in rugby history. MORE »

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Star studded Barbarians beaten by the Wallabies

Last night Wembley saw a ferocious encounter between a star studded Barbarians outfit and the touring Wallabies. The game was packed with bruising hits, as both sides treated this more like a test match than an end of season rugby exhibition. MORE »

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Rocky Elsom enjoying life at Leinster - try vs Dragons

With so many southern hemisphere stars plying their trade in France, the UK and Ireland, we like to keep track of whos doing what, and how life is going for them over at their respective clubs. MORE »

Monday, December 01, 2008

The Stirling Mortlock and Jamie Roberts headclash

The Wallabies slumped to a 21-18 loss to Wales on Saturday after failing to overcome the second-minute departure of talismanic captain Stirling Mortlock two minutes into the game at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. MORE »

Monday, December 01, 2008

Wales victorious over the Wallabies

Wales ended a three-year drought against the top three southern hemisphere sides by knocking off Australia 21-18 in a thriller at the Millennium Stadium. It was the only victory by a northern hemisphere team over a Tri-Nations side this year, adding to the significance of the win. MORE »