Posts for August 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013

The great Jonah Lomu's Bledisloe Cup Memories

This excellent video was made by Sky Sport New Zealand and shown a few times on TV, over there and in the UK, ahead of the recent Bledisloe Cup matches. It features the great man Jonah Lomu speaking about his memories of Bledisloe Cup rugby. MORE »

Friday, August 30, 2013

International rugby captains and their rugby boots

Behind every great rugby captain is a fantastic pair of boots, which help bring the best out of the player on the field. Here is a look at the three captains of the home nations and the footwear that they don for every game. MORE »

Friday, August 30, 2013

Cory Jane pranks young All Blacks in fake Japanese Noodles Advert

Funny video from Cure Kids for 2013 Red Nose Day. All Black Cory Jane sets up some of the rookies in the squad, Punked style. The victims are Beauden Barrett, Dane Coles and Francis Saili. MORE »

Friday, August 30, 2013

Tribute to the legendary Cliff Morgan who passed away aged 83

Tributes have poured in for the late Cliff Morgan, the former Wales and Lions star and commentator so famous for his wonderful words on the great Barbarians try in 1973. Morgan passed away yesterday at the age of 83 after a lengthy illness. MORE »

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Rugby HQ's Top 5 'Falcons' of All Time

Last week we looked at Matt Toomua getting hit in the head by the ball on debut against the All Blacks, which provided a few laughs at the time, and no doubt will for a while. Today we've got a best of the best in Falcons, courtesy of the guys at Rugby HQ. MORE »

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Best Tries in the Top 14 2013/2014 - Round 1

The French Top 14 is back underway with the new season having kicked off last weekend. As we've become accustomed to, each week TV station Canal Plus puts together their selection of the best tries scored in that round. So here's a look at the latest. MORE »

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Two Argentina players cited after eye-gouge and biting claims in Mendoza

Two Argentina forwards are facing possible suspensions following the ill-tempered Pumas vs Springboks game in Mendoza at the weekend. Leonardo Senatore and Pablo Matera have been cited for biting Eben Etzebeth and eye-gouging Francois Louw respectively. MORE »

Monday, August 26, 2013

All Black player interviews after Bledisloe Cup win in Wellington

The All Blacks secured the Bledisloe Cup for yet another year after they beat the Wallabies 27-16 in Wellington on Saturday. Directly after the match's James Somerset took to the field to have a chat with some of the key players from the winning side. MORE »

Monday, August 26, 2013

Tom Taylor on The Crowd Goes Wild ahead of All Blacks debut

Hilarious video from The Crowd Goes Wild with young All Black flyhalf Tom Taylor ahead of his Test debut against the Wallabies in the second Bledisloe Cup match. MORE »

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Springboks scrape through tough second Test with Argentina in Mendoza

The Springboks stuttered to a 22-17 victory over a much improved Argentina side in Mendoza on Saturday. Last year they drew 16-16, and on this occasion it was the home side that looked ready to take the win, if it were not for two late Morne Steyn penalties. MORE »