Posts for June 2010

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Samoa beat Fiji to win the Pacific Nations Cup 2010

Samoa surprised Fiji this past weekend in Apia as they snatched the Pacific Nations Cup from under their noses by beating the favourites 31-9 in the Samoan capital. The win adds to their impressive IRB Sevens World Series win earlier in the year. MORE »

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

The day I scored against the All Blacks - by Marko Stanojevic

With the World Cup coming up in New Zealand next year and Italy having just finished a test series, it's as good a time as ever to post this amusing tale of what it was like for wing Marko Stanojevic to score a try against the All Blacks in the 2007 World Cup in France. MORE »

Monday, June 28, 2010

Argentina post record score against France in Buenos Aires

Argentina, who lost their two match series with Scotland recently, managed to achieve their best ever result against France, as they beat them convincingly 41-13 in Buenos Aires on Saturday. MORE »

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Springboks too strong for Italy as Habana reaches milestone

The Springboks won their two match series with Italy as they beat them 55-11 in a one sided game in East London, putting the disappointing performance of last weekend behind them as they ran in seven tries. MORE »

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Ireland defeated by the Wallabies in Brisbane

The Wallabies beat Ireland 22-15 in a scrappy game at Brisbanes Suncorp Stadium on Saturday. Quade Cooper shared kicking duties with Matt Giteau, but also scored a nice try of his own as Australia maintained their 31 year home winning streak over Ireland. MORE »

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Wales go 2-0 down to New Zealand despite spirited fight

Wales put on a far more impressive showing this weekend as they gained respect for the way they didn't allow the All Blacks to run away with things. The home side still came out comfortable 29-10 winners though, taking the two match series 2-0. MORE »

Friday, June 25, 2010

Friday Funnies - Referee knocked out by clearing kick

There's still time for a Friday Funny today as this clip was sent in that features a scrumhalf doing something that the frustrated amongst you possibly wish you were able to do - knock a ref out while making it look accidental. MORE »

Friday, June 25, 2010

The Rugby Club Plays of the Week - I see it but I don't believe it!

It's the end of a long week so time to kick back and enjoy what the weekend has to offer. Don't get too comfy just yet though, as this edition of the Fox Sports Plays of the Week is sure to have you squirming in your seat. MORE »

Thursday, June 24, 2010

New Zealand Maori edge midweek England in thriller

The New Zealand Maori team came out on top once again as they continued their centenary celebration with a 35-28 win over England on Wednesday in what was an incredible game of rugby. MORE »

Thursday, June 24, 2010

England Saxons beat Canada to win the Churchill CUp 2010

The England Saxons were too good for Canada in the final of the Churchill Cup as they came out 38-18 winners at the Red Bull Arena in New Jersey this past weekend. MORE »