Tuesday, November 21, 2017

HUGE Fijian tackles result in early exit for young Joey Carbery

Up and coming Ireland fly half Joey Carbery got a proper introduction to Fijian rugby on Saturday night, as first centre Jale Vatubua put a massive shot on him in the opening minutes, then in the second half prop Peni Ravai made another, that time resulting in injury. MORE »

Monday, November 20, 2017

Michael Hooper makes unwanted history with record breaking yellow card

As Australia fell to a 30-6 loss to England on Saturday, one man in particular may find the load harder to bear. When Michael Hooper received a yellow card on the half-hour mark he officially claimed the record for most yellow cards received in international rugby. MORE »

French centre goes unpunished after doing this to lucky Springbok

French centre Geoffrey Doumayrou should be taking out a lottery ticket after Saturday's match in Paris. While the home side narrowly lost 18-17 to South Africa, it could have been worse if the officials had spotted what he did to Francois Venter off the ball. MORE »

Courtney Lawes lays into Kurtley Beale as England run rampant over Australia

In torrid conditions, amidst some contentious calls, England overcome Australia, scoring four tries in a 30-6 hammering at Twickenham on Saturday. The intensity from the home side was felt early on with this massive hit from Courtney Lawes on Australian full-back Kurtley Beale. MORE »


MND suffering legend inspires Scotland as he delivers match ball before kickoff

There wasn't a dry eye at Murrayfield on Saturday as Scotland legend Doddie Weir took to the field with his sons to deliver the match ball ahead of kickoff against New Zealand. Weir has been suffering from Motor Neuron Disease since being diagnosed in December. MORE »

Saturday, November 18, 2017

New Zealand hang on to beat Scotland after dramatic finale in Edinburgh

New Zealand survived a monumental late fight-back from Gregor Townsend's Scotland to claim a narrow 22-17 victory at BT Murrayfield on Saturday. MORE »

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday Funnies - Kurtley Beale scrummaging disgusts Gordon Ramsay

In case you missed it, Kurtley Beale had a Jonny May moment last Saturday, when he found himself having to pack down on the side of the scrum against Wales. Needless to say, it didn't go well, leading to this hilarious moment that the playmaker would sooner rather forget. MORE »

Blind in one eye, this is the moment Ian McKinley made his historic Test debut

Six years after losing sight in his left eye in a horrific rugby accident, Irish flyhalf Ian McKinley battled the odds to make his much-publicized Test debut, coming off the bench as Italy beat Fiji 19-10 at the weekend. MORE »

England defence under threat as Wallabies get set to pounce at Twickenham

This week former England Rugby journalist and performance analyst Shay Waterworth previews the autumn international match between England and Australia. MORE »

Thursday, November 16, 2017

#TBT - Tom Croft retires but this 2007 try will be remembered forever

Leicester Tigers, England and British and Irish Lions forward Tom Croft has today confirmed his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect. He has been forced to retire on medical grounds, after persistent concerns with a neck injury. MORE »

Mic'd up Adam Jones will make you smile, and definitely need subtitles

Welsh front row legend Adam Jones was mic'd up during Harlequins' recent A League match against Saracens Storm. The Quins player/coach was full of praise for his team sideline, with his excitable verbal diarrhea resulting in all sorts of Jonesisms. MORE »

Scotty and Mils on how France managed to get the 2023 RWC

Yesterday's announcement that France have been awarded the 2023 Rugby World Cup has been met with surprise, particularly after South Africa were named as the 'recommended' candidate recently, coming out on top on the official scorecard of requirements. MORE »

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

France XV narrowly miss out on All Black victory in Lyon

After their 38-18 loss at home, France faced New Zealand for the second time in four days in a tightly-fought match in Lyon's Groupama Stadium, which the visitors edged 28-23. MORE »

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Juan Martin Hernandez shows why he's still considered the ultimate Magician

Argentina's 'El Mago' is now 35-years-old but still showing glimpses of the magic touches he has become so famous for over the years. 'The Magician' pulled another one out the bag during the 21-8 loss to England on Saturday, as he flicked a floating ball on with consumate ease. MORE »

The Jonathan Davies blow that's ruled him out of the Six Nations

The Welsh Union have today conffirmed centre Jonathan Davies will require surgery on his ankle following Wales' clash with Australia this past Saturday. The surgery means Davies will be out of action for up to six months, effectively ruling him out of the Six Nations. MORE »