Friday, January 23, 2015

Yoann Huget gets official warning for faking injury against Bath

With Oscar season just around the corner, Yoann Huget has made his best effort to scoop the coveted statuette with a best actor in a leading role performance that simply cannot be beaten. Sense has since prevailed, as he received an official warning. MORE »

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Sky Sports' Top Five Tries of the Week - 19 Jan 2015

Sky Sports have put together a list of their Top Five tries for the past weekend. Efforts include those by Bath and Toulon, as seen here in the last few days, plus a few others featuring Steffon Armitage, Chris Ashton and Tadgh Furlong. MORE »

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Mamuka Gorgodze finishes off outstanding Toulon team try in Ulster thrashing

Steffon Armitage scored a hat-trick as Toulon stormed into the European Champions Cup quarter finals with a 60-22 victory over Ulster at the weekend. This great team try, finished off by Mamuka Gorgodze, was one of the best of the round. MORE »

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Jonathan Joseph brilliance sets up Francois Louw try for great Bath try

Bath secured a bonus point victory over Toulouse this weekend with this great try set up by Jonathan Joseph. As Bath keep European Champion Cup hopes alive, their centre pairing of Kyle Eastmond and Joseph eagerly await Stuart Lancaster's England Six Nation's squad announcement on Wednesday. MORE »

Monday, January 19, 2015

A look at the Top International Try Scorers of 2014

The IRB, now known as World Rugby, have put together a video featuring some of the top tryscorers of 2014. It's been named the Top 5 International Try Scorers of 2014, but there are actually a bonus two in there, including those from other tiers of Test rugby. MORE »

Thursday, January 15, 2015

French rugby shows solidarity after Charlie Hedbo terror attacks in Paris

Following the tragic events that took place in Paris last week, the rugby fraternity came together to pay respect to those that lost their lives in the series of terror attacks. Here is a look at how right the way across the Top 14 weekend, moments of silence were observed. MORE »

Monday, January 12, 2015

Sam Burgess big tackles on Ben Jacobs plus first try for Bath

Sam Burgess had a solid run out against Wasps this past weekend, scoring his first ever league try as well as making these two big tackles. He's fast becoming a fan favourite and with play like this, you can understand why. Bath won the game 39-26. MORE »

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Braam Van Straaten catches Blues unaware with quick tap in 1999

Last weekend Leinster's Ian Madigan scored a sneaky try by feigning to kick for touch, but instead quick tapped and dived over. Years back in the 1999 Super 12, former Springbok flyhalf Braam Van Straaten did something very similar, also with success. MORE »

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Ian Madigan's sneaky quick tap try against Ulster

Leinster flyhalf Ian Madigan scored the sneakiest of tries to help the Irish powerhouse side to a 24-11 win over Ulster in the Guinness Pro12 at the weekend. It's been called the oldest trick in the book, but somehow he executed it well enough to drive over. MORE »

Monday, January 05, 2015

The Aviva Premiership Best Tries of 2014

A few days back we posted the biggest hits from the 2014 Aviva Premiership year, so here is a look at some of the best tries. They are all excellent and rather than focused on individual efforts, these are great team tries for the most part. Which is your favourite? MORE »

Friday, January 02, 2015

Friday Funnies - Gillies Kaka high-fives himself after try in PE Sevens knockouts

Here's a quick Friday Funny clip from the Port Elizabeth Sevens in South Africa a few weeks back, as New Zealand flyer Gillies Kaka was left hanging by the referee after scoring a try. It happened in the Cup Quarter finals, as the Kiwis romped to victory over the USA. MORE »

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The Aviva Premiership Biggest Hits of 2014

As we head into the highly anticipated Rugby World Cup year, here is a quick recap of some of the biggest and baddest tackles made in the Aviva Premiership in England in 2014. If you're a regular visitor you will have seen some of these before, but here they are as the best of the season. MORE »

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Samu Manoa's huge blindside shot on Leicester's Julian Salvi

Northampton lock Samu Manoa made another bone crunching hit in the Aviva Premiership this past weekend, this time on Julian Salvi. The blindside shot took the flanker by surprise, but anyone who has watched the USA Eagles star over the years will have seen it coming. MORE »

Romulo Acosta banned following Edinburgh vs Treviso brawl at Murrayfield

Treviso prop Romulo Acosta faced a disciplinary hearing today after he was red carded for his part in an ugly brawl during Edinburgh's 48-0 bonus point win over Treviso at Murrayfield. Two other players were also cited following the weekend's action. MORE »

Monday, December 22, 2014

Dylan Hartley facing hefty ban after red card for elbowing Matt Smith

Dylan Hartley will find out on Tuesday if his England career is in doubt following a straight red card he received in Northampton Saints' 23-19 win over Leicester Tigers this past weekend. Hartley struck Matt Smith with his elbow for his second red card in 18 months. MORE »

 
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