Posts for September 2010

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Life as a Pro - Behind the scenes with four professional rugby players

This is something a little different as the IRBs Total Rugby show have made this mini documentary feature that examines life as a professional rugby player, through the eyes of four guys from different parts of the world. MORE »

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Ryan Kankowski suspended following stamp against the Lions

Springbok Ryan Kankowski of the Sharks has been suspended for a week after he was found guilty of stamping a Lions player in their tense Currie Cup match in Johannesburg on Saturday. It looked out of character so theres been a few of you asking to see the clip. MORE »

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

The Juan Manuel Leguizamon eyegouge that got an 80 day ban

Last week Stade Francais and Argentina backrower Juan Manuel was banned from rugby for 80 days following illegal contact with the eyes against Toulouse in the Top 14. Not many have seen the incident in question, so weve organised an exclusive clip, as well as footage of his earlier dangerous tackle. MORE »

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Jonathan Davies great solo effort against the Dragons

The Scarlets sit near the top of the table in the Magners League after their 27-14 win over the Dragons in Newport on Friday. Scarlets scored three first half tries, with Jonathan Davies set up one and then scoring this solo effort shortly afterwards. MORE »

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Rugby World Cup 2011, New Zealand Memories in the making

With the much anticipated Rugby World Cup 2011 less than a year away, the hype is building as fans book their packages to be a part of one of the greatest shows on earth. In this great video Martin Johnson and Rob Andrew speak exclusively to MORE »

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu try & Brett Deacon vs Tim Payne punch-up

A tense Aviva Premiership game took place between Gloucester and Wasps at Kingsholm on the weekend, with the home side taking it 22-20 after two big Nicky Robinson penalties. Featured here is the try of the match from Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu, and the fight between forwards Tim Payne and Brett Deacon. MORE »

Monday, September 27, 2010

Fritz Lee sees red as he almost takes Luke Hamilton's head off

Counties Manukau loose forward Fritz Lee faces a possible lengthy suspension after he was sent from the field during his sides 40-24 win over Northland in the ITM Cup on Sunday. Lee's high tackle is one of the worst looking hits you'll see for some time. MORE »

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Edinburgh get first win with victory over Leinster at Murrayfield

Edinburgh picked up their first season win as they consigned Leinster to their second successive defeat in the Magners League, beating them 32-24 at Murrayfield on Friday night. MORE »

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Hooker Jason Rutledge's incredible tryline defence against Waikato

Southland retained the Ranfurley Shield with a famous 9-6 win over Auckland on Thursday night, beating them for only the 8th time in 51 attempts. Hooker Jason Rutledge has been inspirational this season, as he showed a week back against Waikato with some great defensive play close to the tryline. MORE »

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Best tries of the Top 14 - Round 7

Thanks to the help of one of Rugbydump's most valued contributors, today we've got another Top 14 Best Tries compilation for you, this time from Round 7 of the fascinating French competition. There's a few outstanding tries in this round. MORE »