Posts for August 2011

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

England beat Ireland in Dublin - Manu Tuilagi and Delon Armitage tries

Earlier in the week we took a look at the Manu Tuilagi tackle on David Wallace that resulted in injury, so today we'll have a quick look at the tries from the match for those who missed it, or just want to watch them again. MORE »

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Huge tackle from Hawkes Bay's Hikairo Forbes against Northland

We've got a bit of a history with posting big hits here on RD. Everyone loves seeing them after all, so here's a quick clip of a great tackle that happened in New Zealand's brilliant ITM Cup recently. MORE »

Monday, August 29, 2011

Manu Tuilagi tackles David Wallace out of the Rugby World Cup

Having lost their last few internationals and now dropped to eighth in the official IRB World Rankings, Ireland are also having to deal with injury woes, the latest of which is to stalwart David Wallace, who will be missing the Rugby World Cup as a result. MORE »

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Quade Cooper cited then cleared for knee in Richie McCaw's face

Quade Cooper dodged a bullet earlier today as he was cleared of any wrongdoing after being cited for kneeing the head of All Blacks captain Richie McCaw during the Wallabies' historic Tri Nations victory in Brisbane on Saturday night. MORE »

Saturday, August 27, 2011

The Wallabies take the Tri Nations in thriller at Suncorp Stadium

The Wallabies returned to the scene of the Reds' famous Super Rugby win as they beat the All Blacks 25-20 in Brisbane, capturing the Tri Nations title for the first time in ten years. Here's some quick highlights for now. MORE »

Friday, August 26, 2011

O2 Inside Line - Episode 14

Ireland host England tomorrow in the last of their Rugby World Cup warm-up matches, as both sides have a lot to prove to both themselves, and of course their fans. Here's the latest O2 Inside Line, which is jam-packed with banter. MORE »

Friday, August 26, 2011

The Rugby Club Plays of the Week - Big Hits

It's been an interesting week for world rugby, and as we head into the final weekend of Rugby World Cup warm up matches, here's a look back at what's been going on with the Rugby Club's Plays of the Week. MORE »

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Midweek Madness - Don't Drop the Egg

The Rugby Club on Sky Sports did a segment recently that focused on an amateur rugby team, the Clapham Falcons, from South London Division 5. The result is truly fascinating, and highly entertaining, but be prepared, it gets very weird.. MORE »

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Sean O'Brien smashes through David Skrela

One of the most requested moments from this past weekend was when the battering-ram tank of a man Sean O'Brien smashed through Frenchman David Skrela, resulting in the flyhalf's premature exit. MORE »

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

A quick comparison between the Hakas of 1973 and 2011

The All Black Haka, love it or hate it, it's been around for a long time and isn't going anywhere. But was it always so confrontational? Looking back, it would appear not, and this is where some find issue with it. MORE »