Posts for October 2011

Monday, October 31, 2011

Rugby World Cup 2011 Team of the Tournament

Rugby World Cup 2011 finished just over a week ago, so since then a few different sectors of the media have been stringing together their respective Teams of the Tournament. Here's a few to mull over, as well as a surprisingly balanced one from Reunion in New Zealand. MORE »

Friday, October 28, 2011

This is the game - A breakdown of the 2011 Rugby World Cup

Will Carling, Zinzan Brooke, Rob Henderson, Scott Quinnell, and Matt Burke are back for the final episode of TITG to discuss the final of the Rugby World Cup, and which other moments stood out for them. It was an interesting discussion, with all the usual banter. MORE »

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Beast Mtawarira prevents Keegan Daniel from flipping head first

The focus shifts slightly to domestic rugby now, as this weekend is the final of the Currie Cup in South Africa, a game that features the Sharks and the Lions. Here's a quick clip that was requested from the first semi, as well as some great pics. MORE »

Thursday, October 27, 2011

All Blacks victory parade in Auckland with TCGW

Hayley Holt, former girlfriend of Richie McCaw, interviews some of the All Blacks during their Rugby World Cup victory parade in Auckland on Monday. Andrew Hore looks a little hungover. MORE »

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Radike Samo's IRPA Try of the Year 2011, vs New Zealand

The IRPA Try of the Year award went to the Wallabies' Radike Samo at the IRB Awards earlier in the week. He scored the try against the All Blacks in the Tri Nations and we featured it in the highlights then, but not on it's own, so here's another look at it. MORE »

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

IRB Awards 2011 Highlights

Highlights from the IRB Awards 2011, with Thierry Dusautoir being awarded IRB Player of the year, the All Blacks team of the year, and Graham Henry Coach of the Year. MORE »

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Richie McCaw knee on Morgan Parra, Donald kick, Rougerie eye-gouge, and more

In the aftermath of the All Blacks victory over France in the Rugby World Cup final there have been many different theories and allegations, some within reason, others perhaps not. Today we attempt to provide more clarity on all the incidents. MORE »

Monday, October 24, 2011

Rugby World Cup Daily, IRB Rankings, and IRB Awards

New Zealand have been partying hard since Richie McCaw lifted the William Webb Ellis trophy at Eden Park on Sunday. Rugby World Cup Daily covers the build up to it, and the reactions after the win. The IRB Awards evening has also taken place, and there's been an update in the IRB World Rankings. MORE »

Sunday, October 23, 2011

All Blacks win the 2011 Rugby World Cup - France challenge the Haka

The All Blacks put their 24 year nightmare behind them as they beat France 8-7 in the lowest scoring Rugby World Cup final ever. France came to play, and made their intentions clear just before kick off as they challenged the Haka in a unique way. MORE »

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Rugby World Cup Daily - On the eve of the Final

The penultimate Rugby World Cup Daily show features the incredible Fan Cam, we get to see some former stars catching sheep, and hear from the All Blacks ahead of their game with France. MORE »