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Monday, February 29, 2016

Tiny Damian McKenzie somehow smashes giant Nemani Nadolo into touch

The Chiefs got their 2016 Super Rugby campaign off to a great start in Christchurch, beating the Crusaders 27-21 on Saturday night. Chiefs coach Dave Rennie was full of praise for young fullback Damian McKenzie, who made this hugely impressive tackle in the second half. MORE »

Friday, February 19, 2016

Tommy Seymour's aerial brilliance against Wales in Cardiff

Scotland winger Tommy Seymour had an outstanding game against Wales on Saturday, dominating under the high ball as well as scoring a nicely taken try. Here is a quick look at his superb aerial prowess, as he won the contest in the air on multiple occasions. MORE »

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

A Look at the First Ever NINE Point Try in Rugby

A week ago a fascinating experimental laws variation came into play in South Africa's Varsity Cup, whereby the first ever nine point try was scored. The new points scoring system is based on where on the field the try originated from. MORE »

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The Long Term Impact of Concussion on Display

Last year John Beattie made a documentary about repeated head injuries in rugby, and how it can lead to long term brain damage. In this harrowing interview, John Shaw actually has a 'cut out' moment on camera, failing to remember what he was asked. MORE »

Friday, February 12, 2016

Yellow Carded player winds up fans, soon becomes Red Carded player

Lille player Antoine Pierre recently found out that if you get yellow carded and then choose to wind up the away crowd by playing the fool and dancing on the sidelines, it generally won't go down very well. MORE »

Friday, February 12, 2016

Wayne Barnes ends up on the floor yet again after player takes him down

Obviously the temptation was too much for Worcestor number eight Gerrit-Jan van Velze, as he pulled referee Wayne Barnes into the ruck in a recent Premiership match. Barnes was looking at Bryce Heem to make sure he pinged the correct player, but was suddenly on his backside. MORE »

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Midweek Madness - Nicole Beck comes out of nowhere to humiliate Irish Women's 7s player

This seems to be happening over and over again, and yet players keep making the mistake of.. well, you'll see in the video. Poor Amee Leigh Murphy Crowe. MORE »

Monday, February 08, 2016

New Zealand snatch 7s victory with 8 men on the field

One of the biggest talking points of the Sydney 7s weekend was New Zealand snatching a draw at the death against hosts Australia, but with an extra man on the field. World Rugby are reportedly investigating the embarassing incident. MORE »

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Midweek Madness - Bath's forward pack take on a Formula 1 car

Red Bull Racing and F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo have taken on Bath's forwards in the ultimate scrum session, with the force of eight hundred horses up against eight mere mortals. With 900kg of muscle on home turf at Farleigh House, Bath were up for the challenge. MORE »

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Throwback Thursday - When Sebastien Chabal took on the All Blacks

A quick look back to 2007 and Sebastien Chabal making an impact against the All Blacks, who he couldn't wait to get stuck into. During the Haka he made it clear that he was baying for blood, and after putting in a huge tackle on Chris Masoe in the first Test, he then took out Ali Williams. MORE »

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Midweek Madness - U18 player scores after kicking intercept

This unique try was scored by Archie Maclean in the Currie vs Highland game in the Scottish National U18's Cup on Saturday. After the ball was turned over, the number eight spotted a chance at an intercept. MORE »

Monday, January 25, 2016

Dramatic finish to Japanese Top League final as result goes down to last conversion kick

The Panasonic Wild Knights and Toshiba Brave Lupus battled it out for the Japanese Top League title this past weekend, and the match ended in thrilling fashion, with Panasonic able to hang on for a 27-26 victory and their third consecutive Top League title. MORE »

Monday, January 25, 2016

Owen Farrell coughs up certain try with howler over the line

Saracens beat Toulouse 28-17 on Saturday but flyhalf Owen Farrell committed an absolute howler in the second half, denying his side of a chance to extend their lead further as they piled the pressure on the French giants. MORE »

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Midweek Madness - Whiria Meltzer's incredible flick pass sets up great 7s try

'Whiria Meltzer' sounds like something from another planet, so it's no coincidence that the man with the superstar name was behind this sensational pass during the Bayleys National Sevens in New Zealand. MORE »

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Awesome compilation of some of the greatest skills ever seen in rugby

While we may all have slightly different reasons for loving rugby - often due to our body types and the positions we play - there's one thing that we all respect and enjoy: Great Skill. This brilliant video compilation features some outstanding moments from the game we all love. MORE »

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Penalty rebound leads to lucky try for Oyonnax's Jimmy Yobo

Last weekend bottom of the table Oyonnax upset Top 14 champions Stade Francais 25-12, for the latter's seventh defeat of a troubling season so far. The only try of the match was scored in bizarre fashion, as former Toulon back Jimmy Yobo took his opportunity. MORE »

Friday, January 01, 2016

12 Outstanding Try Savers from 2015

As we see in the new year, here is a quick look at some of the very best try saving tackles seen in what was a thoroughly enjoyable 2015 for both international and domestic rugby. These clips feature moments from the RWC, Aviva Premiership, Super Rugby and more. MORE »

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Duane Vermeulen knocked out attempting try-saving tackle on Maxime Medard

Toulon's hard-hitting number eight Duane Vermeulen was knocked out cold attempting a thumping try-saving tackle against Toulouse recently. The Springbok star will be out of action for two weeks following this big knock in Toulon's 31-8 loss. MORE »

Monday, December 28, 2015

Ma'a Nonu blunder gives Gael Fickou easy score in Toulouse rout

Bernard Laporte's Toulon may be famed for their classic red playing kit, but they were left red faced after being thumped on the road to current Top 14 leaders Toulouse. The three-times reigning European champions went down 31-8 despite fielding a star-studded line-up. MORE »

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Telusa Veainu stops Francis Saili's near certain Munster try in Leicester Tigers win

Leicester Tigers maintained their unbeaten start to the 2015-16 Champions Cup with a hard-fought 17-6 victory over Munster at Welford Road. The result completed a rare back-to-back success over the two-time champions, whose qualification hopes hang by a thread. MORE »

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