Posts in See it to Believe it

Sunday, July 08, 2018

All Blacks 10s one-up each other for sensational pass of the weekend

Both Damian McKenzie and Beauden Barrett were in fine form over the weekend, and in a case of "what one can do, the other can do better", both playmakers pulled off these brilliant no-look passes to set up tries. MORE »

Friday, July 06, 2018

Reece Hodge gets fed up with tee, does it himself for brilliant three points

The Queensland Reds got back in the win column Friday night, defeating the Melbourne Rebels 37-23 at Suncorp Stadium. One highlight for the Rebels, however, was this brilliant... MORE »

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Midweek Madness - Tackler gets thin air as winger miraculously flies over him

Cobras A team scored this incredible try against Whangamata recently, as they found a way to get past a cover defender, defying the laws of physics (and some may say rugby) MORE »

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Gloucester have dealt with old tattoos after new emblem caused consternation

Gloucester Rugby recently changed their emblem, causing a bit of an uproar with some fans, while others approved of the new look. Some, however, had more pressing concerns. Luckily for them, the club had a plan to take care of that. MORE »

Sunday, July 01, 2018

TJ Perenara scores one of the most outrageous tries you'll see

The Brumbies shocked the Hurricanes this weekend after beating them 24-12, but the game will be remembered for TJ Perenara's opportunistic try. MORE »

Thursday, June 28, 2018

History was made but should the extra points 'Power Try' be adopted globally?

The World Series of Rugby in Australia played host to the first ever Power Try in professional rugby, when Crusaders scrumhalf Mitchell Drummond went over against the Force in Perth. The try is worth 7 points immediately, with a conversion to follow. MORE »

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Calls for one man lifts to be outlawed as Israel Folau readies for judicial hearing

Israel Folau's disciplinary hearing will take place tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon in Sydney, and will determine whether the Waratahs fullback will be suspended for this weekend's round of Super Rugby matches. MORE »

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Incredible mass Haka challenge from Auckland schools in annual derby clash

Ahead of their annual derby clash, King's College Auckland and Auckland Grammar School faced off for their traditional Haka exchanges pre-match, setting the scene for the 206th 1st XV meeting between the two schools. MORE »

Monday, June 18, 2018

France U20 celebrate in style following World Championship victory

France were crowned U20 champions at the weekend after a superb 33-25 victory over England at the Stade de la Méditerrannée in Béziers and they made sure to celebrate in style. MORE »

Sunday, June 17, 2018

USA edge Scotland in dramatic first ever victory over a tier one nation

It's taken several attempts, but the US have finally claimed their first victory over a tier one opponent. The match came down to the wire and ended in dramatic fashion with Scotland missing a last-chance conversion, sealing the match for the Eagles 30-29. 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 »

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Bizarre scenes with unpunished deliberate knock-on amidst friendly fire

The U20 World Championship kicked off yesterday in France with a number of closely fought encounters suggesting this year's edition is set to be the most competitive yet. Below is one of the stranger incidents of the day though. MORE »

Monday, May 28, 2018

Retiring Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe attempts conversion for Baabaas

Former Argentina captain Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe had the honour of leading the Barbarians in Sunday's emphatic victory over England. In typical BaaBaas fashion, the retiring flanker stepped up for the final conversion attempt of the day. MORE »

Friday, May 25, 2018

Flip van der Merwe slams ban after pushing referee out the way

Clermont second row Flip van der Merwe has been suspended for pushing the referee out of the way in a recent French Top 14 match. This week he took to Twitter to express his disappointment in the decision, and in what rugby has become. MORE »

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Wallaby prop suspended after twice testing positive for cocaine use

Wallabies and Queensland Reds prop James Slipper has been stood down for a two month period after it was found that he failed two drug tests and is suffering from severe mental health issues, Rugby AU CEO Raelene Castle explained at a press conference. MORE »

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Hayden Parker grabs Play of the Week with sensational last ditch heroics

The Sunwolves secured back-to-back Super Rugby victories for the first time ever last weekend by beating the Stormers 26-23 after a dramatic last-minute drop goal from Hayden Parker, who did something seldom seen since RWC 2003. MORE »

Friday, May 18, 2018

Prop Taniela Tupou gets past two All Blacks as he flies down the wing for Reds try

The Hurricanes edged the Queensland Reds earlier today with a hard-fought 38-34 win in Wellington. Both sides scored some top quality tries, but fan-favourite Taniela Tupou caught the eye with this impressive effort in the second half. MORE »

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Prop Logovi'i Mulipola lines up conversion in last game with Tigers

Leicester Tigers got the 35-13 bonus-point win against Sale in Premiership action at the weekend, ensuring a spot in next season's European Champions Cup. It ended on a fun note as giant prop Logovi'i Mulipola lined up to take a conversion in the dying moments. MORE »

Monday, May 07, 2018

Cam Clark shows up speedster Rieko Ioane with unbelievable chase

The Blues held on for their third win of the season as they edged the Waratahs 24-21 in Sydney on Saturday, with Rieko Ioane getting on the board just six minutes in. The speedster looked set for a second try shortly afterwards but was.. MORE »

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Baptiste Serin howlers gift Racing 92 brace of tries against Bordeaux

Bordeaux Bègles slumped to their 14th Top 14 defeat of the season at home to Racing 92 last weekend with scrum-half Baptiste Serin playing an unfortunate part in his side's downfall following an erratic performance. MORE »

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