Friday, July 01, 2016

Super Rugby Highlights feed - Round 15

Super Rugby is back after a break for Test rugby, and round 15 kicked off with two enjoyable games, as the Chiefs took on the Crusaders in a historic match in Fiji, while the Brumbies hosted the Reds in Canberra. We'll add highlights throughout the weekend. MORE »

The Best Skills were on show in June's Test window

In the last few weeks we've been treated to some thrilling international rugby, so World Rugby have put together an enjoyable compilation that highlights some of the best pieces of skill on show. Offloads, great catches and high quality skill, all from the best teams on the planet. MORE »

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Tears of joy as we see how much Olympic qualification means to Spain

In case you missed it, Spain managed to become the final team to qualify for the Rio Olympics, thanks to a last second try against Samoa. It all became a bit too much for the Spanish captain Pablo Feijoo who broke down in tears in the post-match interview. MORE »

A look at the European Champions Cup pools and the infamous 'Hand of Back'

With the Summer Tours now concluded, fans in the Northern Hemisphere turn their attention to next season's European rugby. Below is a look at the groups plus some moments from classic encounters down the years, including the infamous ‘Hand of Back’ incident from 2002. MORE »

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Top 5 of 'Out There' Entertainment

Fox Sports are doing their popular Top 5 segments again, this time under the umbrella of a different show completely. Today they take a look at some of the craziest pre-match and halftime entertainment ever seen. From scantily clad ladies... MORE »

Argentine Under 20 winger fumbles five pointer with tryline begging

Under 20s Argentine winger Julian Dominguez will certainly be wishing he had taken more care with the ball as he drops what was to be a certain score. MORE »

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Craig Joubert breaks silence on THAT decision against Scotland in the 2015 World Cup

Referee Craig Joubert has spoken about the infamous decision that effectively cost Scotland a place in the 2015 Rugby World Cup semi finals, saying that he made an honest mistake, but under protocol he had no way of referring to the TMO for help. MORE »

Rugby Training Mistakes: The Weight On The Bar

This week Rugbydump Academy S&C Coach TJ Jankowski looks at two basic errors that guys make when initially getting to the gym. One being not adding weight to the bar and the other, adding so much weight that technique drops... MORE »

Emotive final Tests montage from Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa

The thrilling Summer international Test series has concluded and what a ride it's been! Check out this smooth mashup that perfectly highlights the drama and emotion of the third and final weekend, from what was a brilliant round of Test rugby. MORE »

Monday, June 27, 2016

Racing beat Toulon with just 14 men to claim Top 14 title in Barcelona

Joe Rokocoko scored a stunning try for the second week in succession as Racing 92 captured their first French league title since 1990 by beating Toulon 29-21 in front of a whopping 99,124 spectators at the Nou Camp in Barcelona. MORE »

Willie le Roux gets one week ban after another midair contest goes wrong

Springbok fullback Willie le Roux pleaded guilty to breaching Law 10.4 (i) - tackling a player in the air - after he was cited following his yellow card. Here is another look at it, PLUS some other similar incidents. MORE »

France bounce back with convincing victory over Argentina in second Test

After losing the first Test to Argentina 30-19, France turned things around in Tucuman to draw the series 1-1 with a convincing 27-0 victory on Saturday. Hugo Bonneval, Remi Lamerat and Loann Goujon scored a try each while Baptiste Serin kicked three conversions and two penalties. MORE »

Japan's sensational length of the field try against Scotland

Scotland kicked their way to a 21-16 second Test victory over Japan however it was the hosts who scored the only try of the match, and it was an absolute beauty as they ran the length of the field. MORE »

Sunday, June 26, 2016

England juniors beat Ireland juniors to win World Rugby U20 Championship

England were crowned World Rugby U20 Champions for the third time in four years as they beat Ireland 45-21 in Manchester. Slightly overshadowed by the senior team's successful tour of Australia, the U20s cruised to the final, with a number of stars being born. MORE »

Springboks clinch series victory with tense win over Ireland in deciding Test

The Springboks turned things around to claim a 19-13 third Test win, and 2-1 series triumph after another hard-fought Test against Ireland that was filled with plenty of drama. Each side scored a try apiece, as the Boks held on in the dying minutes thanks in part to dynamic scrumhalf Faf de Klerk. MORE »