Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Young lock leaves runner with all sorts of regret after brutal sounding tackle

Here is a quick clip of a bone-crunching hit by a 19-year-old second rower. The big bruiser lined up and demolished his unfortunate victim with a tackle that could be heard around the ground. MORE »

Rape acquitted Paddy Jackson opens up after fresh new start in France

It has been a troublesome past year for Ireland international fly-half Paddy Jackson. The Ulsterman was released from his provincial contract following his high-profile court case but is now looking to resurrect his career in the Top 14 this season MORE »

The NPC is back and this video should get you in the mood for kick off

With the end of the Super Rugby season, it's time for the 2018 National Provincial Championship to take centre stage in New Zealand. This thrilling preview video is enough to get the juices flowing for the comps starting this Thursday night. MORE »

Monday, August 13, 2018

Kenya close to RWC 2019 spot but this sneaky try raised some eyebrows

Saturday's Africa Gold Cup clash between Kenya and Tunisia in Nairobi was hugely significant as it's set up a direct qualification route for Rugby World Cup 2019. The try below caused a bit of debate surrounding its legality. MORE »


Sunday, August 12, 2018

Clermont's Fijian beasts turn Toulon into speed bumps in preseason friendly

Clermont defeated Toulon on Friday night and as this video shows, their marauding Fijians could not be stopped, putting on a powerful display, giving us a glimpse of what we can expect this season. MORE »

Friday, August 10, 2018

Bryan Habana explains why these are the 3 best players he's ever played with

Springbok legend Bryan Habana spoke to The Late Tackle show earlier this year and was put on the spot to come up with the best three rugby players he's ever played with. Two of them you might have guessed, but the other, possibly not. MORE »

The remarkable story of Eric Tweedale, Australia's oldest surviving player

At 97 years-old, Eric Tweedale is the oldest surviving Australian rugby player and has seen his fair share of action throughout his life. But this tale recounts not only his playing career, but an amazing human story. MORE »

Thursday, August 09, 2018

After title success with the Crusaders, O'Gara's coaching path should be clear

After steering the Crusaders to a Super Rugby title alongside Scott Robertson, there is talk once more that former internationalist Ronan O'Gara could be one of the contenders for coaching at Test level.. MORE »

Epic video of backs destroying forwards will make you question everything

Gone are the days of forwards dominating all before them. More and more backs are now as big - or bigger - than their forward counterparts and this incredible video shows us those physical specimens at their very best, as they aggressively take on the big guys. MORE »

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Try scorer goes from hero to zero as he realises what he's done wrong

When you see that try line fast approaching, getting the ball down as quickly as possible is often the goal. Unfortunately on this occassion, things didn't go to plan... MORE »

Monday, August 06, 2018

Elton Jantjies try line blunder in the final he'll be keen to forget

On Saturday we saw a similar story to last year, only a different location. Unfortunately for Elton Jantjies and the Lions, they've now lost their third consecutive Super Rugby final, and didn't ever look close to changing that. MORE »

These five brutal hits might be the biggest of Super Rugby 2018

With Super Rugby complete, Rugby.com.au have taken a look back at the Top 5 hits of the season, featuring a number of huge tackles that you may have also seen posted on here at some point in the last few months. MORE »

Saturday, August 04, 2018

Scott Robertson victory celebration might just be the best thing in rugby

Crusaders coach and former All Black player, Scott 'Razor' Robinson, has celebrated their Super Rugby title in typical fashion on Christchurch's AMI Stadium. The 37-18 win over the Lions was their ninth in total, and second in consecutive years. MORE »

Crusaders win ninth Super Rugby title with convincing victory over the Lions

The Crusaders have beaten the Lions 37-18 in Christchurch to win their ninth Super Rugby title, going back-to-back after having also beaten the Lions in last year's final. MORE »

Friday, August 03, 2018

Comical conversion gaffe after Elton Jantjies was way too casual

He was criticised for some poor decision making, and as is often the case, was a mix of brilliant and mind-boggling. MORE »