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Thursday, October 25, 2012

The Rugby Club Super Rugby Plays of the Year for 2012

It's been two months since the Chiefs lifted the Super Rugby trophy and today, thanks to the great work from the crew at the Rugby Club in Australia, we look back at the best, worst, and most bizarre from what was another fantastic tournament. MORE »

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Stirring Toulouse comeback ends with incredible late penalty-try victory

Toulouse came from behind to record a 34-32 injury-time win over Bordeaux-Begles on Saturday, following an incredible series of reset scrums. The referee eventually awarded a penalty try, which was casually converted by Luke McAlister for the win. MORE »

Friday, October 05, 2012

Friday Funnies - Sione Kalamafoni penalised for hurdling a tackler

Whether it's a strong hand-off, sidestep, or raw speed, there are various ways to beat a tackler. Gloucester number eight Sione Kalamafoni had another idea last weekend against London Welsh, but it didn't go down too well with the official. MORE »

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Johan Goosen with hero Jean De Villiers - Live the Dream

Twenty-year-old Johan Goosen made his first Test start on the weekend, playing alongside hero Jean de Villiers. Johan Goosen and Jean De Villiers, then and now. MORE »

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Brock James snatches dramatic win in Clermont vs Stade Francais classic

Brock James slotted a dramatic last minute drop goal to snatch a 28-25 Top 14 win over Stade Francais at the Stade Marcel Michelin on Friday night. The home side, Clermont Auvergne, had to come from behind and overcome a 12-point deficit. MORE »

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Midweek Madness - Adam Ashley-Cooper's try saving superman double tackle

Finely poised at 16-13 to the Wallabies, the Springboks had a good chance of going ahead midway through the second half in their Test in Perth on Saturday. Adam Ashley-Cooper had other ideas, as he launched himself into an incredible double tackle. MORE »

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Juan Martin Hernandez's incredible banana-swerve kick vs the All Blacks

Argentina were buoyed by the return of mercurial flyhalf Juan Martin Hernandez for their match against New Zealand in Wellington, but while he couldn't influence the final 21-5 result, he did come up with this magical bit of play in the second half. MORE »

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Harlequins pip London Wasps after incredible comeback at Twickenham

Harlequins mounted a stirring comeback on the opening weekend of the Aviva Premiership season as they came back from 40-13 down to seal a 42-40 victory over Wasps at Twickenham. Nick Evans kicked the winning penalty in his 100th 'Quins game. MORE »

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

How dangerous are concussions in Rugby?

How dangerous is Rugby? SANZAR will be trialling new concussion rules in both the Rugby Championship and ITM Cup this season. With that in mind, here is a fascinating report from One News that focusses specifically on the dangers of head knocks in sport. MORE »

Monday, August 06, 2012

The Chiefs victory wardance after their Super Rugby title win

A look at the awesome Chiefs victory wardance (haka) after the 2012 Super Rugby final MORE »

Monday, July 09, 2012

Departing prop Sona Taumalolo's great run against the Crusaders

Fan favourite Sona Taumalolo will be leaving the Chiefs to spend three and a half years with Perpignan soon, as he looks to set up a secure future for himself and his family. He caught the eye with this fantastic run against the Crusaders on the weekend. MORE »

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Hosea Gear bumps Keith Earls out the road on his way to the tryline

Hosea Gear will be back playing for the Highlanders this weekend as Super Rugby returns. Against Ireland he celebrated a rare Test start with a powerful try, smashing the hapless Keith Earls out of the way, summing up a miserable night for Ireland. MORE »

Friday, June 08, 2012

Tom Grabham's incredible foot control at the Glasgow Sevens

Here is a quick look at a great try from a few weeks back at the Glasgow Sevens, when Wales' Tom Grabham controlled a loose pass with some brilliant footwork, then sprinted over to score. MORE »

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Classic Encounters - The Blues vs Chiefs thriller in North Harbour

The Chiefs and the Blues, on opposite ends of the Super Rugby table, produced a thriller on the weekend, one of the best games of the year. It went back at forth throughout, but ended 41-34 to the visitors after their speedy winger scored his fourth try. MORE »

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Scotland celebrate historic win over Wallabies with sickening head clash

Scotland claimed a famous 9-6 upset win over the Wallabies in Australia earlier today as Greig Laidlaw kicked an extra time penalty to spark wild celebrations. Unfortunately Joe Ansbro and Ally Strokosch will remember the moment for other reasons. MORE »

Sunday, June 03, 2012

Vincent Clerc's incredible try saving tackle on Max Evans

Toulouse are through to the French Top 14 final after they beat Castres 24-15 in their semi final meeting last night. Shortly before half time Castres came close to crossing the whitewash, but were held up short by a fantastic try-saving tackle. MORE »

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The Beast's power saves Anton Bresler from disaster, twice

Beast Mtawarira showed where he gets his name from on Saturday as he saved Anton Bresler from hitting the turf not once, but twice. It's not the first time he's done it either, as he did the same thing with with Keegan Daniel last year. MORE »

Friday, May 04, 2012

Friday Funnies - Incredible winning try scored off multiple post rebounds

This week's Funnies clip comes from a lower grade rugby game, possibly in Australia, and that's about all we can tell you. It's only a few seconds long and is freaky by nature, and reenforces that old adage that you should always chase a penalty kick. MORE »

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Toulon through to Challenge Cup final after nail-biting win over Stade Francais

Jonny Wilkinson kicked a last minute drop goal to secure an Amlin Challenge Cup final spot for Toulon as they beat Stade Francais 32-29 in an enjoyable semi final on Friday night. They will face Biarritz in the final after they beat Brive 19-0 in the other semi. MORE »

Monday, April 23, 2012

Sam Vesty butchers try as Tom Varndell chases him down

Sam Vesty was badly shown up on the weekend as his premature showboating may prove signicant to the outcome of the Aviva Premiership relegation battle, as well as Bath's European ambitions. It brought back memories of Robbie Fleck, and others. MORE »

 
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