Posts for January 2012

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Young hooker Christopher Tolofua demolishes fullback Juan Imoff

Toulouse seem to have found an up and coming star in the form of 18 year old hooker Christopher Tolofua. He featured strongly in their 19-13 win over Racing Metro on the weekend, with two big carries in particular. Francois Steyn also had a go. MORE »

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Montpellier turn it on at home against Stade Francais

Montpellier scored some outstanding tries as they made a challenge for the Top 14 playoffs with their 38-6 demolition of Stade Francais on Friday. It took a while for them to get going but once they did, they did it in style. MORE »

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Incredible try from Bath prop Anthony Perenise

 Bath scored five tries as they thumped Northampton Saints 46-14 with a bonus point win in the LV= Cup, setting them up nicely for a home semi final. One of the tries of the game was this outstanding effort from prop Anthony Perenise. MORE »

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Munster and Simon Zebo dispatch Northampton Saints

A Simon Zebo hat-trick for Munster signalled the end of the Northampton Saints’ European journey as the Irish side beat them 51-36 at Stadium MK a week ago. Many of you requested highlights so here they are, in HD. MORE »

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Extended highlights from the Biarritz rout over Ospreys

Extended highlights from Biarritz's 36-5 win over Ospreys in the Heineken Cup game at the Parc des Sports Aguilera this past weekend, including a hat-trick from US Eagles flyer Zee Ngwenya. MORE »

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Nathan Hines hangs onto two Ulster players

Clermont Auvergne will face Saracens in the quarter finals of the Heineken Cup following their hard fought 19-15 win over Ulster on Saturday. Below is a look at a unique bit of foul play that infuriated Ulster fans. MORE »

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Aled Brew's huge hit on Perpignan's David Mele

Last weekend Newport Gwent Dragons were comfortably beaten by Perpignan in the Amlin Challenge Cup. There was a big tackle from Aled Brew that stood out though, and has since been requested on more than one occasion. MORE »

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Gloucester and Toulouse play out a classic at Kingsholm

Gloucester upset four-times champions Toulouse in a classic Heineken Cup meeting at Kingsholm on Friday night. Despite the 34-24 loss, Toulouse have qualified for the quarter finals. Below are extended highlights of a game that featured some wonderful tries. MORE »

Saturday, January 21, 2012

John Carter's shiner from Dave Allen punch - Oxford vs Cambridge 2011

Oxford University captain John Carter led from the front as his team claimed their biggest Varsity match victory over Cambridge since 1988, winning 28-10 at Twickenham last month. After the game all the talk was of that shiner. MORE »

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Ulster power through Leicester Tigers in front of a packed Ravenhill

Leicester Tigers were dealt with in no uncertain terms as Ulster handed them a hefty 41-7 blow at Ravenhill on Friday night. It was the largest points total Leicester had conceded in 15 seasons of European rugby, and the biggest margin of defeat too. MORE »