Friday, May 29, 2015

Yoann Huget's horrific looking face stamp against Bordeaux Begles

Yoann Huget could find himself in trouble after footage emerged of what appears to be the Toulouse winger stamping on Bordeaux Begles lock Jan Andre Marais' head/face. MORE »

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Wraparound from Rugby HQ - Weeks 15 & 16

Rugby HQ's Sean Maloney gives us the run down on some of the more bizarre bits of play that took place in the world of rugby last weekend. This is the latest edition, round 16, and you can also view last week's video, round 15, on page two of this post. MORE »

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

WIN Tickets to the Aviva Premiership Final between Saracens and Bath

The Aviva Premiership Final is fast approaching as fans gear up for an epic showcase, as Saracens edged Northampton and Bath ran riot in Leicester in the semi finals. Today we're letting you know about a way to get your hands on tickets for the big day at Twickenham. MORE »

Dylan Hartley facing potential ban after alleged headbutt against Saracens

Dylan Hartley will appear before a RFU Disciplinary panel later today, charged with striking an opponent with the head in the Aviva Premiership semi final between Northampton Saints and Saracens. If found guilty, Hartley could jeopardise his position with England. MORE »

Jonny May starts and finishes brilliant length of the field try against Connacht

Gloucester scored twice in extra time to beat Connacht 40-32 in a thrilling European Champions Cup playoff match. The Irish side led with a minute left to play, but Gloucester took the game to extra time, then Jonny May settled it with a brilliant 75-meter try. MORE »

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Get Two Months Free of Professional Rugby Strength & Conditioning

Most young rugby players fail hard in the gym because they use crap workouts meant for bodybuilders and not rugby-specific training. Any amount of training is going to help, but it will be boys against men when you face players who are properly trained for rugby. MORE »

Monday, May 25, 2015

Waratahs Will Skelton and Tolu Latu both suspended for double lifting tackle

Waratahs tight forwards Will Skelton and Tolu Latu have been suspended for two and four weeks respectively following a lifting tackle against the Crusaders on Saturday. In a repeat of last year's Super Rugby final, the Waratahs won the match 32-22. MORE »

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Munster and Glasgow book places in Guinness PRO12 final

Glasgow Warriors will play Munster in the final of the Guinness Pro12 at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast next weekend after both sides triumphed in two tantalising home semi-finals. MORE »

James O'Connor comes up with Blooper of the Season as he gifts the Sharks a try

Poor James O'Connor. Things just didn't go well for him against the Sharks on Friday night, including a bit of a halftime spat with a team mate, then late in the game with this absolute howler of a kick that landed square in the bread basket of Stefan Ungerer. MORE »

Friday, May 22, 2015

Win Tickets to the Aviva Premiership Final with StubHub UK

As the official ticketing partner of Aviva Premiership Rugby, StubHub UK are offering supporters the chance to witness the thrills and spills of rugby's most prestigious club final, which is set to take place at tTwickenham Stadium on May 30th. MORE »

Friday Funnies - Henry Seniloli's premature showboating costs Treviso a try

A little bit of showmanship can be harmless, but on occassion it puts you in a position to really end up with egg on your face. This is what happened with Treviso's Henry Seniloli last weekend, and his finger pointing try celebration came a little early against Scarlets. MORE »

Seven of the Best Tries from the 2015 London Sevens

We have already seen two cracking tries from speedster Carlin Isles during the USA's shock semi final demolition of England in last weekend's HSBC Sevens World Series finale at Twickenham. But as the latest World Rugby highlights reel shows, there were plenty more scorchers to marvel at during an enthralling conclusion to the season. MORE »

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Canadian Taylor Paris scores try from 105m out in PRO D2 Semi Final

Canadian former Sevens star, Taylor Paris, scored a sensational counter-attacking try for Agen from all of 105m out in the French second division, PRO D2, semi final at the weekend. It was what is sometimes called a 14-point turnaround, and proved vital in the end. MORE »

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Kenyan Collins Injera celebrates milestone try by signing ball and camera

Collins Injera's 200th try celebration at the London 7s has gone viral, causing a bit of a stir around the globe for as much good as bad. While it was a classic celebration, with the marker stored in his sock until being needed, there were concerns about the damage to the camera. MORE »

Fijian powerhouse winger Taqele Naiyaravoro signed by Glasgow Warriors

Glasgow Warriors have signaled their intent to once again challenge for next season's PRO12 title by signing big Fijian flyer Taqele Naiyaravoro. The 23-year-old has impressed of late, so here's a look at his impressive recent try, plus other highlights. MORE »