Posts in See it to Believe it

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

World Rugby admit that the wrong decision was made at Twickenham

Wales assistant coach Rob Howley has said that World Rugby admitted that they made a mistake in not awarding Gareth Anscombe a try during Saturday's 6 Nations clash between England and Wales at Twickenham. England won 12-6. MORE »

Monday, February 12, 2018

England might have a new wing powerhouse in U20 Gabriel Ibitoye

England U20s were dominant against Wales on Friday night, winning 37-12. Harlequins winger Gabriel Ibitoye scored a brilliant try, helping England get their second bonus-point win and remain undefeated in the U20 Six Nations. MORE »

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Mitchell Hunt extra-time heroics awarded NZ Sporting Moment of 2017

Crusaders back Mitchell Hunt has picked up the New Zealand Sporting Moment of the Year award at the 55th annual Halberg Awards today. Hunt's extra-time feat against the Highlanders in last year's Super Rugby tournament earned him the accolade. MORE »

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Suspension avoided despite this bad case of Faf de Klerk petulance

Sale Sharks scrumhalf Faf de Klerk received a fairly out of the ordinary sending off in Friday night's Anglo Welsh Cup clash with Scarlets, angering the referee twice in two minutes. MORE »

Monday, February 05, 2018

Fiji defy belief with unbelievable display of skill in epic Hamilton 7s final

Fiji trailed South Africa 17-5 in halftime at the inaugural Hamilton 7s Cup Final in New Zealand, but produced the impossible to blast the Blitzbokke away in an epic show of determination and skill. MORE »

Sunday, February 04, 2018

Wales forwards dazzle amidst claims that Samson Lee is actually Fijian

The Wales forwards would not have looked out of place on a Sevens pitch during their Six Nations opening game victory over Scotland on Saturday, with plenty of moments of glorious handling on display. MORE »

Sunday, February 04, 2018

Johnny Sexton's last minute heroics hailed as 'inspirational' by Joe Schmidt

France and Ireland battled it out in Paris on the opening day of the 2018 Six Nations, with the result going right down to the wire, only being decided with the final play of the game. MORE »

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Add this one to the list of the craziest rugby bloopers you've ever seen

This 7s match took place between Lithuania and Croatia in summer last year, and just minutes in, it provided us with one of the worst (best?) rugby bloopers we've seen in a long time. It was so bad, we had to get out the orchestra for the edit. MORE »

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Ruan Pienaar's controversial stalling asks questions about the spirit of the law

Montpellier got the better of Clermont in their Top 14 clash Sunday night, with former Springbok and Ulster scrum half Ruan Pienaar pulling in a 15-point haul in the 30-29 victory. MORE »

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Two Referees do the unthinkable and admit they made mistakes

This past weekend we saw two similar instances of referees making mistakes in high profile matches, and then, beleive it or not, admitting that they were wrong. Both situations were excellently handled, and it was great to see the humility on show. MORE »

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Fijian in French second division nails ballsy try-scoring pass

This lovely try was scored in France's PRO D2 (second division) over the weekend, as Soyaux Angoul√™me XV Charente's Jean Ric-Lombard got on the end of Fijian Ledua Mau's perfect... MORE »

Monday, January 22, 2018

Wayne Barnes humbles moany Ma'a with a schoolboy telling off

He may have won World Cup's and be considered one of the best All Black center's ever, but Toulon center Ma'a Nonu was well and truly put in his place by Wayne Barnes on Saturday. The experienced referee had no time for Nonu's whinging, so reminded him who is in charge. MORE »

Friday, January 19, 2018

Eddie Jones reflects on that time he lambasted Japanese rugby

England coach Eddie Jones has been in the news this week after having re-signed with England Rugby until 2021. A few years back he hit the headlines for another reason though, after he ripped into the Japanese captain in a press conference. Here, he reflects on that. MORE »

Thursday, January 18, 2018

#ThrowbackThursday - Inured but not defeated, Cambridge lock surprises everyone

Today's throwback clip comes from the Varsity match in 2013, when Cambridge lock Jake Baker found a new way to surprise the Oxford attack, and close the space instantly. It's not the first time we've seen something like this happen in a match, and it probably won't be the last. MORE »

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

'Cement Mixer' Josua Tuisova bounces defenders on his way to brace of tries

Fijian Olympic Gold medalist and Toulon winger Josua Tuisova was at his rampaging best yet again against Benetton Treviso in their European Champions Cup match, scoring a brace of tries and picking up another brilliant nickname along the way. MORE »

Monday, January 15, 2018

This is how Billy Vunipola broke his arm

Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola will see a specialist this week to determine the extent of the injury he sustained against the Ospreys on Saturday. The England number eight may be out for a while... MORE »

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Mathieu Bastareaud shocks fans as homophobic slur is heard worldwide

Mathieu Bastareaud got in a heated scuffle in the closing minutes of Toulon's 36-0 win over Benetton Treviso, letting fly with a few choice words, one of which was simply unacceptable. Toulon scored five tries in their convincing bonus-point win. MORE »

Friday, January 12, 2018

Gary Graham finds fairly unique way to beat three players with the same move

Newcastle Falcons flanker Gary Graham channeled his inner Joe Rokocoko last weekend as he mastered a highly effective way to beat defenders. His carry in midfield included three fluid movements that somehow worked, allowing him to make crucial yards up field. MORE »

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday Funnies: After a powerful maul, he had just one job

After a well executed lineout maul that must have gone all of 30 meters, Harpenden Rugby Club set up a perfect opportunity to claim a well deserved try. What followed was comedy gold, much to the relief of Letchworth Rugby Club! MORE »

Monday, January 08, 2018

Clermont debutant Samuel Ezeala recovering in hospital after brutal tackle

Clermont winger Samuel Ezeala has had a rough start to his club rugby career. The teenager was knocked out cold after a nasty head clash with Racing 92's Virimi Vakatawa. Thankfully, he seemed fine on Monday, flashing a smile and a thumbs-up from his hospital bed. MORE »

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