ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
REGISTER
LOGIN
ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
Tuesday Feb 28, 2017

The Best Tries from the opening round of Super Rugby 2017

Super Rugby is finally back in full swing and after a great weekend of matches, there was plenty to get excited about with high-scoring contests and even individual players scoring more tries than some teams. Here’s a look at the best tries from week one.

The Rebels got things started with some nice handling and a fend and score from captain Nic Stirzaker. However, it was all Blues thereafter as tries came aplenty thanks in part to a brilliant run by Augustine Pulu and a Rieko Ioane hat-trick.

The Hurricanes had no problem whatsover in scoring as many tries as they wanted against the Sunwolves, as both Savea brothers got on the scoreboard.

Quade Cooper is back in Super Rugby and picked up nicely as he helped start the James Tuttle try against the Sharks, and the very large Will Skelton casually jogged through the Force on his way to a score for the Waratahs.

Not to be outdone, the South African sides certainly had plenty of breathtaking tries as well, especially from the Stormers as they beat the Bulls with the help of Jano Vermaak’s blazing pace.

Unfortunately for the Stormers, the win came with a price. They will be without the services of centre Damian de Allende for up to three months due to an ankle injury.

Full highlights of every match from round 1

Which was the best try from the opening round? Which teams look strong and which teams look as if they already need to head back to the drawing board?

Credit: The Tight Five Rugby Union

ADVERTISEMENT

Related Articles

  • 17 WEEKS AGO

    The man who once raced a Cheetah: Bryan Habana...

  • 18 WEEKS AGO

    Rugby X - The fastest ever variation of Rugby...

  • 21 WEEKS AGO

    Absolute scenes from triple threat centre...



ADVERTISEMENT

Great Tries

  • 11 WEEKS AGO

    Carlos Spencer Proves Why He Is Rugby's Greatest Ever Magician

  • 16 WEEKS AGO

    Jero De La Fuente pulls Hamstring and uses it to score incredible try

  • 16 WEEKS AGO

    Waisale Serevi: The greatest sevens player ever

  • 16 WEEKS AGO

    David Campese: The Aussie all time great

  • 17 WEEKS AGO

    The man who once raced a Cheetah: Bryan Habana

View All

Big Hits & Dirty Play

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    Owen Farrell’s Savage Shot At Kurt-Lee Arendse Caught On Ref Mic

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    England Hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie Once Again Gets Called Out For Tackle Technique

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Faf de Klerk Pushes All The Right Buttons To Wind Jonny Hill Up

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Two Of World Rugby’s Best Set To Go Head-To-Head

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Los Pumas Backrow Marcos Kremer Handed Mid-Range Ban Follow Red In Scotland Match

View All

See It To Believe It

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Finn Russell Sets Up Worldie Try As Scotland Flex Their Muscles Against 14-Man Argentina

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    Kyle Sinckler pushes insane amount on the leg press

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    Harry Potter misfires comeback spell as Bath defeat Leicester

  • 5 WEEKS AGO

    Lions Star Jordan Hendrikse Smashes 70m Penalty Kick

  • 6 WEEKS AGO

    Watch Adam Hastings hit 50m+ match winning drop goal in extraordinary scenes

View All

Funnies

  • 3 DAYS AGO

    Joe Marler gives another hilarious post-match interview

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Throwback to the most awkward interview of all time

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Brutal Story Reveals How Tough Eddie Jones Is On His Staff

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Stuart Hogg Scares The Pants Off Duhan van der Merwe

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    One Year On From Freddie Steward's Brilliant Post Springbok Match Interview

View All

Amateur

  • 18 WEEKS AGO

    Dubious Score Decides Result Of Rugby's Biggest Schools Fixture

  • 18 WEEKS AGO

    Incredible Scenes At School Boys Rugby Match

  • 19 WEEKS AGO

    The Next Dominant Backrow?

  • 19 WEEKS AGO

    Hilarious Club House Antics Shows Rugby Spirit

  • 24 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: South African Schools Rugby Is On Fire

View All

Player Features

  • 3 HOURS AGO

    Joe Marchant to leave Harlequins after ten years

  • 22 HOURS AGO

    Missing South Africa player Sbu Nkosi found 'safe and sound'

  • 2 DAYS AGO

    South Africa winger Sbu Nkosi declared as missing person

  • 3 DAYS AGO

    Joe Marler gives another hilarious post-match interview

  • 3 DAYS AGO

    Francois Hougaard signs for premiership side on short term deal

View All