Posts for May 2012

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Andre Taylor scores again with brilliant finish against the Rebels

Prolific try scorer Andre Taylor crossed twice against the Rebels, taking his impressive tally to ten for the season. Here's a quick look at one of those scores, which he finished brilliantly and is no doubt one of the tries of the season. MORE »

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Manu Tuilagi tip-tackle citing dismissed ahead of South Africa tour

The Aviva Premiership final began in frantic fashion on Saturday as big hitting midfielder Manu Tuilagi was penalised for a tip-tackle on Danny Care. He was cited, but that was dismissed, making him available for England's tour of South Africa. MORE »

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

England vs Barbarians - May 2012 - Full match

Barbarians vs England at Twickenham, 27 May 2012 MORE »

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

England beat the Barbarians in high scoring Twickenham romp

Chris Ashton scored a hat-trick as England trounced the Barbarians 57-26 at Twickenham on Sunday afternoon. Last night the Barbarians bounced back, beating an Ireland XV 29-28 at Kingsholm in a tight game that was decided in the final few minutes. MORE »

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The Beast's power saves Anton Bresler from disaster, twice

Beast Mtawarira showed where he gets his name from on Saturday as he saved Anton Bresler from hitting the turf not once, but twice. It's not the first time he's done it either, as he did the same thing with with Keegan Daniel last year. MORE »

Monday, May 28, 2012

Shane Williams bows out on a high with decisive tries in PRO12 final

Shane Williams helped the Ospreys to a dramatic 31-30 win over European Champions Leinster in the RaboDirect PRO12 final in Dublin on Sunday. Williams scored twice, including a late try that was brilliantly converted by Dan Biggar. MORE »

Monday, May 28, 2012

Harlequins beat Leicester Tigers to win the 2012 Aviva Premiership title

Harlequins won their first ever Aviva Premiership title as they beat Leicester Tigers 30-23 at Twickenham on Saturday. It's just three years after the scandal of 'Bloodgate', an incident that left their reputation is tatters but now seems a long way away. MORE »

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Motu Matu'u massive hits and great sportsmanship against the Rebels

Hurricanes hooker Motu Matu'u was responsible for taking out two Rebels players within the space of a few minutes in Wellington on Saturday. He put both Mark Gerard and Lachlan Mitchell in hospital, but showed he's a class act too. MORE »

Friday, May 25, 2012

Carl Hayman suspended for four weeks for Zee Ngwenya spear tackle

Former All Black Carl Hayman will miss Toulon's Top 14 play-off game against Racing Metro this weekend after he was suspended for four weeks by an ERC disciplinary committee earlier today. If Toulon make the final, he will be unavailable for selection. MORE »

Friday, May 25, 2012

A double dose of Rugby Club Plays of the Week - Rounds 12 & 13

Last week we didn't post a Plays of the Week video, so today we've got a double dose featuring the best of the last two weeks of rugby, as seen by Fox Sports' man who can, Sean Maloney. MORE »