Posts for September 2013

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Predictions of winners in the groups in the Rugby League World Cup 2013

This year’s Rugby League World Cup 2013 could be one of the sporting events of the year, with some decent TV coverage on offer and an enticing battle between the three superpowers of the game England, New Zealand and Australia. MORE »

Monday, September 30, 2013

New Zealand in strong position following bonus point win over Argentina

New Zealand are favourites to claim another Rugby Championship title after they beat Argentina 33-15 on Saturday, scoring a four try bonus point in the process. They travel to Ellis Park for what should be a mouthwatering finale this coming weekend. MORE »

Monday, September 30, 2013

Flip van der Merwe suspended for one week for dangerous play

Springbok lock Flip van der Merwe has been suspended following the 28-8 victory over the Wallabies on Saturday. Van Der Merwe was yellow carded by referee Jerome Garces, but was later cited for the offence that was deemed worthy of a red card. MORE »

Monday, September 30, 2013

The Springboks claim convincing win over the Wallabies in Cape Town

The Springboks were disappointed to miss out on a much needed bonus point as they beat the Wallabies 28-8 in an eventful Rugby Championship Test on Saturday. They are now set up for a deciding encounter with the All Blacks, but have it all to do. MORE »

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Dan Carter, Israel Dagg and Brodie Retallick test their balance

Quick fun video from the All Blacks, featuring Dan Carter, Israel Dagg and Brodie Retallick as they attempt to make a high number of consecutive passes without falling off Swiss Balls. MORE »

Saturday, September 28, 2013

The Top 10 'Out of Africa' Moments of All Time

Over the years there have been some great moments taking place in South African rugby, so Sean Maloney and crew pay tribute to them with this extended Top 10 Out of Africa moments. MORE »

Friday, September 27, 2013

Friday Funnies - David Smith scores a try by playing all positions

Toulon back David Smith shows his versatility by playing hooker, lock, scrumhalf, flyhalf and wing in this creative Instagram video he posted alongside Ali Williams earlier today. MORE »

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Kieran Read incredible pass sets up Aaron Smith try vs Argentina

One of the stand out moments in New Zealand's 28-13 victory over Argentina was the skillful pass that Kieran Read made to set up Aaron Smith's first try. Beating a man with a pass is a key skill in rugby but executing it so well is one of the reasons that Read is one of the top number 8's around. MORE »

Monday, September 16, 2013

Jonathan Pelissie scores outstanding individual try against Toulouse

Montpellier scrumhalf Jonathan Pelissie scored an outstanding individual try against Toulouse in round 5 of the Top 14. You can view it as part of the highlights package from the match, with the highly impressive try taking place 30 seconds into the above video. MORE »

Friday, September 27, 2013

Jonathan Pelissie stars as Montpellier thrash Clermont in Round 7

Montpellier's impressive 43-3 win over Clermont last week propelled scrumhalf Jonathan Pelissie into the headlines after he scored two tries and notched up 31 points. This follows on from his great performance against Toulouse. MORE »