Posts for January 2011

Monday, January 31, 2011

Tim Rodber big hit on Colin Charvis - Five Nations 1999

The RBS 6 Nations 2011 kicks off this week, with the first game on Friday night between Wales and England. Here is a short clip from a classic match back in 1999, that features a big hit from powerful England forward Tim Rodber. MORE »

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Sonny Bill Williams pushed all the way in third pro fight

Dual international Sonny Bill Williams took place in his third professional boxing fight this weekend, resulting in a unanimous decision as the All Black won on the Gold Coast. While the previous two fights have been questionable, this time he was tested by brawler Scott Lewis. MORE »

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Toulouse bounce back with good win over Montpellier

Toulouse got over their disappointing Heineken Cup MORE »

Friday, January 28, 2011

Rugby behind bars - Unit 9, Buenos Aires, Argentina

As anyone whos ever played rugby knows, the sport and its culture has a unique factor that can be life changing in many ways. Inmates at a Buenos Aires prison have been lucky enough to be exposed to the game, and have since flourished. MORE »

Friday, January 28, 2011

Clermont get the better of Racing Metro in the Top 14

Clermont went joint second with Racing Metro on the Top 14 table when they beat them 31-15 at the Stade Marcel Michelin on Wednesday evening. There were some great tries scored including a moment of magic from scrumhalf Morgan Parra. MORE »

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Faan Rautenbach banned for three weeks for stamp

London Irish prop Faan Rautenbach was cited following a yellow card he received for stamping on the head and shoulder of Munster's David Wallace on the weekend. Earlier today he was found guilty, facing three weeks on the sideline. MORE »

Thursday, January 27, 2011

David Lemi and Wasps snatch late win over Toulouse

In probably the most dramatic finish of the round, Wasps scored a late try to beat Toulouse 21-16 in their Pool 6 Heineken Cup meeting at Adams Park on the weekend. Wasps were already out of the tournament, but the loss for Toulouse means an away quarter final. MORE »

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Munster restore pride with win over London Irish

Despite heading out of the tournament, Munster ended their Heineken Cup campaign on a high with a bonus point 28-14 win over London Irish in a fascinating game played in front of a packed Thomond Park on the weekend. MORE »

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Perpignan stay top with bonus point win over Scarlets

As we attempt to catch up with some of the better action from the weekend, these highlights are from a powerful Heineken Cup display by Perpignan as they beat Scarlets 37-5 at the Stade Aime Giral on Sunday. MORE »

Monday, January 24, 2011

Win big with the 2011 USA Sevens in Las Vegas

Rugby in the USA is steadily growing in terms of it's popularity, player numbers, and place in society. Sevens is no different, so this year's USA Sevens tournament in Las Vegas promises to be bigger and better than ever before, and you could be there. MORE »