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Friday, August 10, 2018

Bryan Habana explains why these are the 3 best players he's ever played with

Springbok legend Bryan Habana spoke to The Late Tackle show earlier this year and was put on the spot to come up with the best three rugby players he's ever played with. Two of them you might have guessed, but the other, possibly not. MORE »

Friday, August 10, 2018

The remarkable story of Eric Tweedale, Australia's oldest surviving player

At 97 years-old, Eric Tweedale is the oldest surviving Australian rugby player and has seen his fair share of action throughout his life. But this tale recounts not only his playing career, but an amazing human story. MORE »

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

So How Good Was Sam Warburton? This brilliant analysis reveals all

The news of Sam Warburton's early retirement shocked most rugby supporters. Plaudits followed, yet some felt he wasn't the great player he was being hailed as. This video explores that notion. MORE »

Monday, July 23, 2018

'The Bear Pit' documentary takes you face to face with the Bristol Bears

Following a much talked about rebranding and a number of high profile signings, Bristol Bears are returning to the Premiership, led by coach Pat Lam and their Billionaire owner. This new original documentary sheds light on their journey. MORE »

Friday, July 20, 2018

WATCH: The Americans Changing Rugby - The Pioneers | Part 1

With the start of the Rugby World Cup Sevens kicking off in San Francisco today, many eyes will be on host team USA. To coincide with the tournament, HSBC have released episode one from their USA Rugby Sevens documentary, "The Pioneers". MORE »

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Fascinating documentary on the greatest of them all, Waisale Serevi

In the build-up to this year's Sevens Rugby World Cup in San Francisco, World Rugby has released a powerful documentary about the great Fijian, Serevi MORE »

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Fitting video tribute after Sam Warburton is forced to retire from rugby

Plaudits abound for Sam Warburton, who today announced his retirement from the game with immediate effect. Still under 30-years-old, his body has not recovered from the wear and tear of high level professional rugby. MORE »

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The George Smith career that started in 1999 will soon come to an end, probably

Wallabies great George Smith won't get the Australian rugby farewell he deserves as he will miss out on his final game on home soil due to injury. MORE »

Monday, July 02, 2018

Wasps sign 125kg Georgian beast who is sure to become a fan favourite

Wasps have secured the services of hard-running Georgian front rower Zurabi Zhvania, who will join the club ahead of the 2018/19 season. As seen in the video below, the former Stade Francais man brings plenty of skill and speed to the table, as well as power up front. MORE »

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Workhorse Adriaan Strauss calls it quits with impressive record to his name

Long-time Springbok hooker Adriaan Strauss has announced that he will retire from rugby at the end of the Super Rugby season. Having previously stepped away from international consideration, he's now calling time on all forms of rugby after a remarkable 14-year career. MORE »

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Peter Stringer calls time on illustrious career, aged 40

Former Ireland international scrum-half Peter Stringer has announced his retirement from rugby today, after an incredible 20 years at the top of the game. He posted a heartfelt tweet to let the world know it was finally time to hang up the boots. MORE »

Friday, June 15, 2018

Beast Mtawarira on his 100th Test and exclusive tour of his triple story home

Tendai Mtawarira will reach the milestone of his 100th Test when he runs out for South Africa against England on Saturday. He becomes only the sixth ever Springbok, and first ever Springbok prop to reach the milestone. MORE »

Thursday, June 07, 2018

From 170kg security guard to All Black prop, meet new cap Karl Tu’inukuafe

As the rugby world gears up for the start of the June test series this weekend, a few stories have been captivating fans around the globe since squads were announced. Perhaps none more so than that of the rise of freshly-minted All Black prop Karl Tu'inukuafe. MORE »

Thursday, March 29, 2018

OPEN SIDE: Fascinating insight into David Pocock's return to Africa

David Pocock makes his long-awaited return for the Brumbies this weekend in Super Rugby. The Zimbabwean-Australian flanker stepped away from the game in 2016 for a year long break, heading back to his former family home in Africa. MORE »

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Vincent Clerc achieves incredible try-scoring milestone in the Top 14

He may now be a veteran of the game in France, but Vincent Clerc is still scoring tries at will. The former internationalist proved this point by touching down for a record-equaling try against Agen MORE »

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Work Hard, Keep Pushing - The inspiring story of Oga Mabaya

'Work Hard, Keep Pushing' is the story of rugby player Oga Mabaya, a man who left Zimbabwe in 2005 for the promise of a more stable life in England. This short film shows how his perseverance against the odds reaped rewards and personal satisfaction. MORE »

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 »

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