Posts for July 2010

Saturday, July 31, 2010

All Blacks on fire as they beat the Wallabies in Melbourne

The All Blacks continued their fine form in this years Tri Nations as they won the first of their Bledisloe Cup encounters with Australia 49-28 in Melbourne. They now lead the tournament by an imposing 11 points. MORE »

Friday, July 30, 2010

Friday Funnies - Nathan Sharpe loses a tooth

Earlier in the week you saw a clip of a player getting his nose smashed by a stray boot while making a tackle. This clip today shows how the same thing happened to Wallaby lock Nathan Sharpe last weekend, except he actually lost his tooth. MORE »

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Pack Down with Bhubesi Pride on Rugbydump

A few months ago I introduced you to Bhubesi Pride and the charitable African rugby coaching expedition that will take place next year. Team members have since been chosen, but they.. MORE »

Thursday, July 29, 2010

The History of Rugby - Parts 8 & 9

The 1971 British Lions tours of both New Zealand and South Africa are considered two of the greatest Lions successes in their history. Both are featured today as we continue the History of Rugby series. The 1973 classic between the Barbarians and All Blacks is also featured and some of the highlights are absolutely outstanding. MORE »

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Fudge Mabeta gets a taste of Ashley Johnson's boot

A few days ago the MORE »

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Midweek Madness - Why you shouldn't celebrate before scoring

Im sure many of you remember the classic clip of Robbie Fleck being tackled from behind a few years back then coughing up the ball as he was crossing the tryline? Todays Ive got a similar clip for you, from an under 20 league game, where the young flyers celebrations are just a tad bit premature. MORE »

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Schalk Burger alleged eye gouge on David Pocock

Saturdays Tri Nations game between the Wallabies and the Springboks resulted in two players being suspended for dangerous tackles, but many felt that another should have been cited after a scuffle between Schalk Burger and David Pocock. MORE »

Monday, July 26, 2010

Blue Bulls and Cheetahs produce a thriller at Loftus

While the Tri Nations takes center stage, the Currie Cup has been heating up in South Africa with some top quality action taking place around the country. The Blue Bulls hosted the Cheetahs this weekend in what turned out to be a thriller. Skip to the video now to avoid the spoiler. MORE »

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Jaque Fourie and Quade Cooper both suspended for dangerous tackles

Jaque Fourie and Quade Cooper have both been suspended following dangerous tackles they made during the Wallabies successful start to the Tri Nations campaign in Brisbane yesterday. MORE »

Saturday, July 24, 2010

The Wallabies bash the Boks in Brisbane

The Wallabies made South Africa pay for their indiscipline as they took the points on offer, disposing of the visitors 30-13 in their Tri Nations match in Brisbane. They scored two tries a piece, but ultimately a lack of discipline cost the Springboks, while the Wallabies looked more industrious with ball in hand. MORE »