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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Ulster create beautiful video tribute for retiring legend Tommy Bowe

Tommy Bowe has confirmed that he will retire from rugby at the end of the season, hanging up his boots after a stellar career for Ulster, Ireland and the British and Irish Lions. He sent out an open letter today, thanking all his supporters. MORE »

Friday, January 12, 2018

Proof that Lima Sopoaga leaving is a massive loss to New Zealand rugby

Highly talented All Black fly half Lima Sopoaga will leave New Zealand at the end of the coming season to join Wasps. Following Aaron Cruden, this makes him the second world class All Black 10 to leave for the greener financial pastures of Europe in the last 12 months. MORE »

Thursday, January 11, 2018

WATCH: Dragons Lair - Behind the Scenes at the Dragons

Go behind the scenes with Welsh PRO14 side the Dragons in this all access RugbyPass documentary that gives us an exclusive look at preseason preparatons, and life under hard-nosed Irish coach, Bernard Jackman. MORE »

Monday, January 01, 2018

Five things to watch out for in 2018

2018 is set to deliver another year of fantastic rugby action. And while there are no Lions tours or World Cups to look forward to, it will nonetheless be another enthralling, entertaining and intriguing 12 months. MORE »

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The rise and rise of sensational Black Ferns winger Portia Woodman

New Zealand's Portia Woodman has made quite a stir in the women's game in the past few seasons and her rise to fame was topped off last month when she was named World Rugby Women's Player of the Year. MORE »

Friday, December 08, 2017

A fond farewell to one of Australia's best, Stephen Moore

On November 25th of this year, the curtain came down on one of Australia's favourite sons. Australian skipper, Stephen Moore, hung up his boots after nearly fifteen years in the game and reflects on his time in the sport he loves. MORE »

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Jangala Bennet is just 17 but already has the quick feet to rip defences apart

While there has been a lot of talk about the state of Australian rugby of late, their school system still manages to produce a number of really talented individuals, feeding both League and Union. One such prospect is 17-year-old Jangala Bennet. MORE »

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Christian Lealiifano opens up on leukaemia and playing at Ulster

Former Brumbies and Wallabies star Christian Lealiifano is plying his trade with Ulster in the Guinness PRO 14 after an incredible return from illness. Here he opens up to BT Sport's Sarra Elgan about his emotional return to the rugby field, after recovering from leukaemia. MORE »

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Maro Itoje on getting wild with the Lions, accents and dancing

Saracens, England and Lions star Maro Itoje appeared on last night's airing of Rugby Tonight ahead of the new Aviva Premiership season, which kicks off on Friday. In what is an insightful and candid chat, Itoje reflects on the Lions experience, legendary players and shows off his dance moves. MORE »

Friday, July 21, 2017

Dylan Hartley says his disciplinary record has made him who he is today

"Naughty boy" Dylan Hartley had a sit down with BT Sport's Clare Balding on Thursday evening to cover a wide-range of topics relating to his rugby career. Among the topics were his missing out on the Lions tour, his promotion to England captain, and of course his bad-boy persona. MORE »

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Drew Mitchell, James O'Connor and Liam Gill give insight into life with Toulon

While most French Top 14 teams now have a number of foreigners in their ranks, Toulon in particular have a group of top quality Wallabies that call the port city home. Rugby.com.au caught up with three of them recently to discuss French culture, the language and rugby. MORE »

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Beauden Barrett Tribute Montage from Remarkable 2016 Season

Beauden Barrett has had an exceptional 2016. From helping the Hurricanes lift the Super Rugby trophy for the first time to a test series win against Wales in the Summer, the 25 year-old is in the prime of his young rugby career. MORE »

Friday, July 29, 2016

Top 5 Centres: Jean de Villiers picks the best he's ever played against

Former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has picked the Top 5 best centres that he played against during his 109 international caps for South Africa. JDV led the Springboks to a third place finish at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, and over a Test career that spanned 13 years, has played against some of the best ever. MORE »

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tevita Li all set to knuckle down with Highlanders move in 2017

Up-and-coming Kiwi winger Tevita Li played his final game for the Blues a fortnight ago after he announced he was joining defending champions the Highlanders for the 2017 Super Rugby season. He hopes the move will help him reach even greater heights. MORE »

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

New Richie McCaw documentary CHASING GREAT looks epic

Richie McCaw, double World Cup winning captain and the most capped player of all time, is the arguably the greatest rugby player of his generation. In just over a month's time a new documentary will come out that will give us an inside look at what it takes to be a legend. MORE »

Friday, July 08, 2016

Georgia: Are rugby's Tier 1.5 nation ready for another step up?

Georgia are international rugby's dark horses. Big, scary, Soviet-oppressed horses, and they have shown consistently that they deserve to be taken more seriously. What next for the Lelos? MORE »

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Find out what really makes Nick Cummins tick in this insightful feature with his ailing father

Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins is all for the family in a journey of love and discovery. Learn more about what makes him tick, and just how much he has sacrificed for his loved ones. MORE »

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

France's Fijian sensation Virimi Vakatawa rips up the Paris Sevens

Virimi Vakatawa has had a stunning World Sevens Series so far and it continued in front of a home crowd at the Paris Sevens this past weekend, as the French flyer picked up a spot in the Dream Team, as well as claiming the DHL Impact Player award. MORE »

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Beauden Barrett's younger brother Jordie set to star in U20 World Championship

Ahead of next month's Under 20 World Championship in Manchester, title holders New Zealand fired a warning shot in the Oceania Cup. Standing out was up-and-coming talent Jordie Barrett. MORE »

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Double World Cup winner Ben Franks on life after rugby and his time in the Premiership

Former All Black and current London Irish prop Ben Franks has experienced success at multiple levels, with a stellar career by anyone's standards. This World Rugby feature takes us behind the scenes as we get to see a Franks brother in its natural habitat - the gym. MORE »

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