Posts for November 2011

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Romana Graham, his Dad, and a spectator fight it out in 2009

The incident with Imanol Harinordoquy's father that was posted earlier today is reminiscent of an ugly brawl that occured in New Zealand a few years ago, where the roles were reversed as a father was fighting on the sidelines, so his son ran to his aid. MORE »

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

British & Irish Lions fixtures for 2013 tour of Australia

This week the tour schedule for the British & Irish Lions tour of Australia in 2013 was announced, with the tourists being tested in 10 fixtures, including three tests and a first ever opening games against the Barbarians in Hong Kong. MORE »

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Imanol Harinordoquy's father joins fight against Bayonne

The Basque derby between Biarritz and Bayonne in the Top 14 last night turned out to be as fiery as expected, with a fight kicking off just minutes into the game. What wasn't expected was that Imanol Harinordoquy's father would run on to take part in it. MORE »

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Peter Stringer commits daylight robbery on James O'Connor

The Wallabies dominated their meeting with the Barbarians this past weekend but one of the rare enjoyable moments for Baa-Baas fans was when Peter Stringer went one better than the usual attempt on a conversion charge down, and actually just picked up the ball. MORE »

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

WIN tickets to the Dove Men Challenge between Wales and Australia

We've got a pair of premier tickets to the Millennium Stadium for the upcoming game between Wales and the Wallabies. Following the tourists' big win over the Barbarians, will the home side be able to hold them off? It's set to be classic either way. MORE »

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Commentator Michael Corcoran the Cookie Munster

Following Ronan O'Gara's recent heroics in rounds 1 and 2 of the Heineken Cup, here's an amusing video that's doing the rounds that takes a look at how worked up Irish RTE Radio commentator Michael Corcoran was, so much so that he seemingly turned into the Cookie Monster. MORE »

Monday, November 28, 2011

Wallabies crush the Barbarians in Matfield's farewell game

The Barbarians disappointed a Twickenham crowd of 51 212 as they went down 60-11 to a far more organised and determined Wallaby team. It was also a farewell for Victor Matfield, who captained the Barbarians in his final game, but had no joy on the day. MORE »

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Highlights from the Gold Coast opener of the IRB Sevens World Series

Fiji powered past reigning champions New Zealand in the opening round of the IRB World Series Sevens. Previously held in Adelaide, the Australian Sevens has now moved to the Gold Coast. MORE »

Friday, November 25, 2011

Matthew Morgan salvages a draw for Ospreys against Treviso

Here is a quick look at the Heineken Cup game between Treviso and Ospreys that ended in a 26-26 draw thanks to a late penalty from young Matthew Morgan. The game also included a few great tries, and a very soft looking yellow card decision. MORE »

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Biarritz's two fantastic tries from Harinordoquy and Zee Ngwenya

Biarritz scored two fantastic tries as they beat Saracens 15-10 in the Heineken Cup on Saturday afternoon. The game took a while to get going, with scores tied at 0-0 at halftime, before the first of the home side's great efforts sparked things into life. MORE »