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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 »

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Shane Williams scores in extra time in farewell home game for Ospreys

Shane Williams clearly knows how to do farewells. Not content with scoring with the final touch of the ball in his last ever game for Wales, he did the same again this weekend for the Ospreys, only on this occasion he stepped up and converted it too. MORE »

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Referee Nigel Owens chats to the TMO, on an iPhone

Welsh referee Nigel Owens is in the spotlight yet again and this time it's not for being knocked over by a player, not for coming up with a catchphrase, and not for telling off thirty grown men. This time it's for speaking on a mobile phone, during a match. MORE »

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Bath's Olly Barkley sorts out a transvestite pitch invader

Bath were beaten 16-9 by Sale Sharks on the weekend following a late try that ended their three-match losing streak. The moment everyone has been talking about though was this tackle from a grumpy looking Olly Barkley, on a pitch invader. MORE »

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Prop Dean Greyling's great dummy and try against the Crusaders

We've featured some wonderful prop tries over the years, and this effort from Dean Greyling during the Bulls' 32-30 defeat of the Crusaders is another must-see. A few other great ones have been added to the related posts down below too. MORE »

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Jonny Sexton's great pass sets up Brian O'Driscoll try vs Cardiff Blues

Leinster progressed to the Heineken Cup semi finals following a fairly one sided 34-3 win over Cardiff Blues in Dublin on Saturday. The home side scored four tries, but none better than this sublime piece of backline play, orchestrated by Jonny Sexton. MORE »

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Midweek Madness - The Adam Ashley-Cooper cartwheel

Over the course of his Test and Super Rugby career, Adam Ashley-Cooper has found himself shifted all over the back division, and his latest move sees him taking up a spot on the wing, a role he's head over heels about. MORE »

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Dean Mumm's huge hand-off on the Sharks' Marcel Coetzee

The Waratahs came from behind to beat the Sharks 34-30 in Sydney on Saturday in one of many close finishes in Super Rugby this weekend. One of the more memorable moments of the game was this huge fend from Dean Mumm late in the second half. MORE »

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Danny Cipriani's great try and celebration against the Western Force

Former England international Danny Cipriani had an impressive game for the Melbourne Rebels on Friday as he contributed to a 30-29 win over the Force with some great play and a fantastic try of his own. He also tweaked a hamstring, and did a little dance. MORE »

Friday, March 23, 2012

Friday Funnies - Touchdown!

This week's Friday Funny features a bizarre passage of play from France's second division, Pro D2, and the match between Mont De Marsan and Pau. So much happens here that it's actually pretty difficult to comment on, and even understand. French commentary didn't help. MORE »

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Keven Mealamu struck with bottle after Bulls vs Blues game

Here's a look at incident everyone is talking about, when Keven Mealamu was struck on the head with a water bottle by a pitch-invader at full time in the Bulls vs Blues Super Rugby game. The man in question was arrested immediately following the altercation. MORE »

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

All Blacks take down coptercam at training

Here's a look at the video many of you are talking about, as Israel Dagg of the All Blacks takes down a pesky coptercam with a swift and accurate throw of a rugby ball. Genuine, or another viral marketing ploy from the All Black brand and their sponsors? You decide. MORE »

Monday, February 27, 2012

Reds winger Dom Shipperly scores last-gasp try to defeat the Waratahs

Dom Shipperly came from nowhere to score the winning try for the Reds in their Super Rugby opening weekend meeting with the Waratahs in Sydney. Here's a look at the final play of the game, and the moment that might secure the young flyer's starting berth. MORE »

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Robbie Fruean's huge handoff on Piri Weepu

Here's another look at that incredible handoff from powerhouse center Robbie Fruean during Super Rugby's opening game between the Blues and the Crusaders at Eden Park yesterday. The Crusaders won the game 19-18. MORE »

Monday, February 20, 2012

Rotherham beat Doncaster with dramatic extra time wonder kick

On Saturday afternoon 4000 fans witnessed an incredible finish to a Championship game at Castle Park in South Yorkshire as Rotherham Titans snatched a 15-14 win over Doncaster Knights with an extra-time penalty kick. MORE »

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Jean-Pierre Perez loses the plot against Montpellier

Montpellier keep in touch with the top four of the Top 14 with a 22-11 win over Perpignan on Friday night. Early in the game the Catalans weren't helped by the sin-binning of fiery flanker, Jean-Pierre Perez. MORE »

Friday, February 10, 2012

John Leslie scores the fastest ever international try in 1999

Wales face Scotland on Sunday in the Six Nations so today we look back on a previous meeting between the two sides, going all the way back to 1999 and the last ever Five Nations tournament. On that day Scotland got a start to the match they could only have dreamed of. MORE »

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Nick Mallett's son wins car with incredible crossbar challenge kick

The Six Nations wasn't the only big thing taking place around the rugby world this past weekend as the Cape Town Tens Rugby Festival produced a fantastic once in a lifetime moment for one lucky individual. MORE »

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Young hooker Christopher Tolofua demolishes fullback Juan Imoff

Toulouse seem to have found an up and coming star in the form of 18 year old hooker Christopher Tolofua. He featured strongly in their 19-13 win over Racing Metro on the weekend, with two big carries in particular. Francois Steyn also had a go. MORE »

 
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