Posts for November 2013

Saturday, November 30, 2013

George North and Richard Hibbard huge hits in lead up to Israel Folau try

Wales put up a good fight but went down 30-26 to the Wallabies in Cardiff earlier today in one of the best games of the season. The contest featured some incredibly physical confrontations and collisions from both sides. Here's a look at the two biggest hits. MORE »

Friday, November 29, 2013

Georgia stun Samoa in historic game in Tbilisi

While in Dublin it was Ireland that came close to a big upset, Georgia surprised everybody in Tbilisi as they beat Samoa, a team ranked many places above them, 16-15. Below is a fascinating video report from the match. MORE »

Friday, November 29, 2013

Jean De Villiers, Bismark du Plessis and Steven Luatua on the Barbarians

The Barbarians and Fiji meet at a packed Twickenham this weekend. The Baa Baas have a formidable side and will be captained by Jean De Villiers, who along with Bismark Du Plessis and Steven Luatua, spoke of the honour of playing for the famous team. MORE »

Friday, November 29, 2013

Win a signed Shane Williams Top & £100 of stash from Front Up Rugby

We have an exclusive competition to win a signed top by Wales legend Shane Williams, as well as £100 worth of stash for you from Front Up Rugby's new range, which includes over 70 new styles of t-shirts , polos, hoodies, rugby shirts and socks. MORE »

Thursday, November 28, 2013

James Haskell discusses mental health and fitness in sport

James Haskell and former Badminton star Gail Emms join Paul McVeigh for a Sportlobster TV discussion about mental health in sport, and how professional athletes and sportsmen of all calibres deal with some of the pressures that exist. MORE »

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Alex Cuthbert and Warren Gatland ahead of Wales vs Australia

Wales play Australia in their final game of the Autumn Internationals on Saturday, with both sides looking for a win to finish their campaigns on a high note. Lions winger Alex Cuthbert returns from injury, boosting the home side's backline threat out wide. MORE »

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Courtney Lawes returns to Premiership with huge tackle on Phil Godman

England's Courtney Lawes returned to Aviva Premiership rugby with a bang this past weekend, making his presence felt with a few trademark tackles, including this belter on Phil Godman. He admitted post match that he was pleased to make some big hits. MORE »

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Midweek Madness - David 'Superman' Marty flying over the ruck

Perpignan captain David Marty was shown a yellow card for a bizarre bit of play during their Top 14 Round 12 clash with Toulon at the weekend. The European Champions won the game 15-9, with Jonny Wilkinson kicking all of their points. MORE »

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The Springboks end satisfying year with victory over France in Paris

The Springboks finished their year on a high by beating Les Blues in France for the first time since 1997, and finished with an impressive 10 wins from 12 matches. The 19-10 victory in Paris completed their statistically best campaign in 16 years. MORE »

Monday, November 25, 2013

Irish hearts broken by All Blacks' last gasp converted try

New Zealand came from 19-0 down to beat Ireland 24-22 in an incredible game of rugby in Dublin on Sunday. With the win the All Blacks cement the record of the first ever top tier Test side in the professional era to win every match in a calendar year. MORE »