Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Classic Falcon results in another freakish try for Jordie Barrett

Young Jordie Barrett has had a phenomenal season for the Hurricanes, culminating in his time with the All Blacks against the British and Irish Lions. It's been a sensational step up from junior rugby, and along the way he's been involved in a number of freakish tries, and this was no different. MORE »

Monday, July 24, 2017

The Impact of British and Irish Lions Tours

With the Lions tour already feeling like a distant memory, here is a look at how the huge event will have impacted in New Zealand, from a media, fan and financial point of view. As explained, the Lions visiting a country every twelve years supplies a huge economic injection. MORE »

Super Rugby 2017 - Quarter Final Highlights

The Crusaders will face the Chiefs while the Lions host the Hurricanes in the semi finals of Super Rugby 2017, following a fascinating round of knockout pla this past weekend. The Lions squeaked past the Sharks, but will now be in a repeat of last year's final. MORE »

Friday, July 21, 2017

Hurricanes through to semi finals after clash with Brumbies in Canberra

The Hurricanes have booked their place in the Super Rugby semi finals after a 35-16 win over the Brumbies earlier today. The Brumbies were narrowly in front at half time, but the Hurricanes flexed their muscles in the second half for what proved to be a comfortable win in the end. MORE »


Dylan Hartley says his disciplinary record has made him who he is today

"Naughty boy" Dylan Hartley had a sit down with BT Sport's Clare Balding on Thursday evening to cover a wide-range of topics relating to his rugby career. Among the topics were his missing out on the Lions tour, his promotion to England captain, and of course his bad-boy persona. MORE »

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Quade Cooper excluded from Michael Cheika's Wallabies training squad

Quade Cooper and Scott Higginbotham have both missed out on selection for Wallabies coach Michael Cheika's 38-man training squad for the Rugby Championship. He has named eleven new faces in the lead up to the Bledisloe Cup clash in Sydney on August 19. MORE »

Belmont Shore powerhouse demolishes tackler who goes too high

Mafi Malua Seanoa of Belmont Shore in the USA sent us this clip of him absolutely demolishing an attempted tackle recently. We've shared it on our instagram and facebook pages, and there has been a fair bit of debate regarding the legalities of the collision. MORE »

Monday, July 17, 2017

Steam train Tongan Thor runs straight through Lima Sopoaga

Young Taniela Tupou was once again at his rampaging best this past weekend as he easily turned Lima Sopoaga into a speed bump during the Reds loss to the Highlanders on Friday. MORE »

Fiji win Pacific Nations Cup to book RWC 2019 place along with Tonga

Fiji secured their place in the 2019 Rugby World Cup after claiming the Pacific Nations Cup title by beating Samoa 38-16 in the final at Apia Park. MORE »

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 17 Highlights

The Super Rugby Quarter Finals are now confirmed following the final round of pool play this past weekend. After 17 rounds and 135 matches, the Lions topped the log, and we now know all eight teams that will compete in the first round of knock out play. MORE »

Friday, July 14, 2017

Jordie Barrett's casual booming dropgoal after the halftime whistle

Clips of this kick spread across the net this week following the third and final Test of the All Blacks vs Lions series. The casual way that 20-year-old Jordie Barrett slotted it was very impressive. MORE »

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Behind the Scenes: USA book 2019 RWC spot with fitting farewell for Todd Clever

Amidst the Summer Internationals and the Lions Tour, there were a number of 2019 Rugby World Cup qualification matches, one of them deciding who would be heading to Japan in two years' time as winner of the Americas segment. MORE »

Mic'd Up Quade Cooper calls final play that leads to Reds win

After highlighting a blooper from his match against the Brumbies, its only fair to show what Quade Cooper is still fully capable of at the elite level. Fox Sports has put together this sweet video with the star mic'd up during the Reds at-the-death win at the weekend. MORE »

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Jacques Burger coaches with the Pride in Kenya

Bhubesi Pride Foundation - the rugby charity that leads annual coaching expeditions through nine countries in Africa - has given us exclusive access to their first series of video. They were joined on the ground by former Namibia and Saracens legend, Jacques Burger. MORE »

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

So that's how it feels to kiss your sister - Kiwi Tony gutted with how it ended

The All Blacks vs Lions 2017 series is over and we're no closer to knowing the winner, because there wasn't one. Ardent ABs fan Tony is back to give us his thoughts on the anti-climax that was the third Test in Auckland. Like any good tale, there's a [relatively] happy ending. MORE »