Posts for October 2013

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Tips for making winter training more appealing

When it’s cold, raining or snowing, the last thing you want to do is don your shorts and t-shirts and head out for a jog. The draw of the duvet is too much for some people, destroying their fitness regime, but this needn’t be the case. Follow these top tips to make keeping fit seem more appealing this winter: MORE »

Thursday, October 31, 2013

O2 Inside Line - Season 4 Episode 1

The biggest Test this weekend is the clash between old foes England and Australia. It's ten years since the two sides met in the 2003 Rugby World Cup final, so with memories of that historic day in mind, it should be a fierce contest. Team news below, with O2 Inside Line. MORE »

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The Top Five Rugby Apps Every Fan Should Own

When you log on to the Android or Apple store there are a million and one different apps available to rugby lovers. With that in mind, we’ve separated the wheat from the chaff and listed the top five apps every rugby fan should own. MORE »

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Barbarians vs Fiji Centenary Match at Twickenham - 20% Off Discount

The Barbarians host Fiji at Twickenham on November 30th for an eagerly anticipated fixture that marks one hundred years of rugby in Fiji, and has already attracted ticket sales of 60,000. Below is more info on the game, as well as a ticketing discount for you. MORE »

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Darragh Leader's 61m penalty kick wins the match for Connacht

This great moment comes from the Connacht Eagles game against Rotherham Titans at the Sportsground in Galway recently. We were hoping to get hold of longer footage, but have decided to post as is, as it's a wonderful piece of piece of play from a young player. MORE »

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Justin Tipuric scores two great tries against Newport Gwent Dragons

Welsh flanker Justin Tipiruc scored twice as the Ospreys beat Newport Gwent Dragons 40-17 at the Liberty Stadium on Friday night. The Lions tourist scored a try in each half, putting down a marker for Wales inclusion for the upcoming Autumn Internationals. MORE »

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Sharks beat Western Province to win the 2013 Currie Cup Final

The Sharks defeated Western Province in the showpiece of South African domestic rugby on Saturday, scoring two tries to one as they left Newlands with a 33-19 victory. Since the match, the Springbok squad for the tour of the UK and France has been chosen. MORE »

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Exiled Wallaby star James O'Connor signed by London Irish

London Irish have confirmed that James O'Connor has been signed on a one year contract, offering him a lifeline after he was dumped out of the national set up following some off-field indiscretions. He will make his debut against Northampton Saints. MORE »

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Brock James sensational reverse flick pass sets up try for Napolioni Nalaga

Brock James produced a piece of magic to set up a crucial try as Clermont survived a scare at the hands of Brive on Saturday, eventually coming out 36-29 victors. A late dash helped them extend their unbeaten home record at the Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin. MORE »

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Rugby Players Maintain Their Stadiums Ahead of Autumn Tests

Ahead of the Autumn Internationals, supporter of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, Dove Men+Care, set a few players from each of the home nations the task of performing maintenance on their respective stadiums. The result is this fun video that ends with a bit of a twist. MORE »