Posts for May 2010

Monday, May 31, 2010

Clermont basking in glory after beating Perpignan to win the Top 14

Clermont Auvergne supporters have been celebrating their famous win since the final whistle blew on Saturday night as they won the Top 14 title on their 11th attempt when they beat Perpignan 19-6 at the Stade de France. MORE »

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Ospreys beat Leinster to win the Magners League Grand Final

Ospreys became the only side to ever win three Celtic League titles as they beat Leinster 17-12 in the inaugural Grand Final of the Magners League at the RDS on Saturday. First half tries by Tommy Bowe and Lee Byrne proved the difference between the two sides. MORE »

Sunday, May 30, 2010

The Bulls beat the Stormers to win back to back Super 14 titles

The Bulls won their second consecutive Super 14 title on Saturday as they beat the Stormers 25-17 in front of 40 000 fans in Soweto. For those who missed it, or want to relive to it, here's a highlights clip for you. MORE »

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Rugby Finals Day Results update

It's finals day around the world as domestic competitions come to an end with a few massive match ups taking place. All games have now finished, so here's the results. MORE »

Friday, May 28, 2010

Quick fire questions with Jonny Wilkinson

There was an injury scare for England and Jonny Wilkinson last weekend when Toulon played Cardiff Blues in the Challenge Cup final. Wilkinson picked up a back strain, but hes since been passed fit and will be fully recovered for Englands tour of Australia. Here are a few quick fire questions with the man himself. MORE »

Friday, May 28, 2010

Bulls vs Stormers Super 14 final preview

The Bulls and the Stormers of South Africa meet tomorrow in what is the first ever Super 14 rugby final to be held in the black township of Soweto, a highly significant moment for the country. Its not only an achievement to have both sides in the final, but politically its a massive step forward. MORE »

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Japan beat Hong Kong to win the Asian 5N and qualify for the RWC 2011

Japan qualified for the 2011 Rugby World Cup on the weekend after they well and truly thrashed Hong Kong 94-5 to win their third consecutive Asian Five Nations tournament. MORE »

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

London Sevens highlights of the final between Australia and South Africa

On Monday I posted a video from the London Sevens that was made by the IRB featuring seven of the MORE »

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Midweek Madness - Prop Brok Harris clears his line

The Stormers have surprised everyone this season by reaching the finals of the Super 14 with a brand of rugby that involves serious attention to detail on defence, and a fifteen man game when on attack. This is a short clip that exemplifies the latter approach. MORE »

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Cardiff Blues beat Toulon to win the Amlin Challenge Cup

Cardiff Blues became the first Welsh side to lift a European title as they beat French side Toulon 28-21 to win the Amlin Challenge Cup at Marseilles Stade Velodrome on Sunday. MORE »