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Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Pukke fullback launches HUGE dropgoal in Varsity Cup Semi Final

Pukke stormed through to South Africa's Varsity Cup Final after beating University of Johannesburg (UJ) 35-7 in Johannesburg on Monday night. Fullback Rhyno Smith picked up 16 points with the boot, including a mammoth dropgoal early in the second half. MORE »

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Silvère Tian red carded for insulting referee Romain Poite

There were ugly scenes in the closing stages of Oyonnax's 27-20 defeat to Grenoble in the Top 14 last weekend, with full back Silvère Tian seeing red for insulting referee Romain Poite. MORE »

Friday, April 01, 2016

Gilbert release the easier handling and far more visible Match XV Plus size ball

Gilbert have today released the all new, highly innovative Gilbert Rugby Match XV Plus ball, the largest of it's kind to date. Tested by the pros and now ready for launch, the Match XV Plus will be used when Saracens take on Harlequins at Wembley later this month. MORE »

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Matt Giteau joins Drew Mitchell in World Record attempt for most passes

Toulon and Wallabies backs Drew Mitchell and Matt Giteau have been known to be some of the most laid back, biggest jokers in rugby. Both had their careers reignited last year with Test call ups, but their latest achievements are some of their proudest of all. MORE »

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Quade Cooper's slick pass in dramatic Toulon win over Racing 92

Toulon snuck past Racing 92 this past weekend with a dramatic 21-20 win that left Italian prop Martin Castrogiovanni a little red-faced after he gave away a penalty with time up. Earlier in the match Quade Cooper pulled off this slick piece of skill while being tackled by Dan Carter. MORE »

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Johnny Sexton blasted by fans and players for playacting

Ireland flyhalf Johnny Sexton has felt the full wrath of the media and fans, but more significantly current and former players after his playacting against Scotland on Saturday. Sexton was flipped illegally, but his football style theatrics did not go unnoticed. MORE »

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Joe Marler will face no punishment for 'Gypsy Boy' comment

England prop Joe Marler can breate easy now knowing that he will not be punished for the derogatory comment he made towards Wales prop Samson Lee last Saturday. While Marler has been cleared, coach Warren Gatland himself was also under fire. MORE »

Friday, March 11, 2016

Eddie Jones on the hateful rivalry between the English and the Welsh

England coach Eddie Jones talks about the intense rivalry between the two old enemies ahead of Saturday's big Six Nations clash at Twickenham. The winner of this match will be in pole position for the final weekend, and a championship title. MORE »

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Victor Matfield's perfectly executed one handed lineout take against Saracens

Victor Matfield turns 39 in a few months' time, but he is still doing what he's best at, dominating lineouts and showing off those silky skills that we've come to appreciate since he first played in South Africa's Currie Cup way back in 1999. MORE »

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Toulouse miss out on win due to casual conversion from directly in front

Toulouse had a disastrous end to a Top 14 match for the second week in a row after a late try set them up for a win against Brive, but their goal kicker failed to convert from directly in front of posts. The official's decision divided fans, but the result stood: 21-21. MORE »

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Brazil make history with stunning victory over the USA

Last week we showed you Brazil's historic first encounter with Canada in the Americas Rugby Championship. Now the South Americans have created yet more history, as they stunned the USA 24-23 with a last-minute penalty in Sao Paulo. MORE »

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 »

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