Posts for September 2012

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Bryan Habana hat-trick sinks the wounded Wallabies in Pretoria

Bryan Habana scored a hat-trick of tries as the Springboks dominated a battered Wallaby side at Loftus Versveld on Saturday. The home side scored five tries to one in a 31-8 rout, as they look to end their Rugby Championship campaign on a high. MORE »

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Brock James snatches dramatic win in Clermont vs Stade Francais classic

Brock James slotted a dramatic last minute drop goal to snatch a 28-25 Top 14 win over Stade Francais at the Stade Marcel Michelin on Friday night. The home side, Clermont Auvergne, had to come from behind and overcome a 12-point deficit. MORE »

Saturday, September 29, 2012

The Rugby Club Plays of the Week 2012 - It defies description

We have a bizarre serving of Plays of the Week today, as we've put together the latest two episodes, exposing us all to some interesting goings-on around the world of rugby. There are also some great hits, tries, and even a bit of salsa. MORE »

Friday, September 28, 2012

Kieran Read's big tackle on Duane Vermeulen in Dunedin

Duane Vermeulen is playing his first season of Springbok rugby and while his performances have been respectable, he got a bit of a welcome to Test rugby from All Blacks number eight, and opposite number, Kieran Read in Dunedin. MORE »

Friday, September 28, 2012

Top 14 Round Six - Best of the weekend wrap-up

As we head into another weekend of rugby, here is a quick catch-up on some of the better games in the Top 14 in round six, including a few really good tries, namely from Richard Haughton at Perpignan, and hooker Jean-Charles Orioli for Toulon. MORE »

Friday, September 28, 2012

Best Tries of the Top 14 - Round 5 - 2012

The Top 10 Tries in the Top 14 as chosen by Canal Plus, for Round 5 MORE »

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Stuart Lancaster discusses selection dilemmas ahead of Autumn Internationals

Injuries and form have amounted to something of a selection headache for England head coach Stuart Lancaster ahead of this autumn's international series. MORE »

Thursday, September 27, 2012

A quick guide to the new Premiership law changes

The season up north is well under way but some are still unclear on the new law changes being implemented in the Premiership. Here is a quick video that explains the 4 main changes. MORE »

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Luke Charteris and Pascal Pape shown yellow cards for Top 14 fight

Stade Francais beat Perpignan 34-24 at the Stade Charlety in Paris, claiming their second win of the year, and helping them move three points clear of the relegation threat. Near the end of the match a fight erupted, resulting in two yellow cards. MORE »

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

George Stowers cited for try-saving dangerous tackle on Andy Fenby

Ospreys loose forward George Stowers has been cited for striking Andy Fenby as the Scarlets player crossed the tryline in their RaboDirect PRO12 game at Parc y Scarlets on Friday. Stowers will face a disciplinary hearing tomorrow. MORE »