Friday, December 19, 2014

Friday Funnies - Prop Adam Jones' drop goal masterclass

Wales and Cardiff Blues prop Adam Jones got together with Sky Sports this week to shoot together a video that quite frankly is long overdue. Ever since front rowers the world over saw his miraculous attempt at goal, they've been wondering how he does it. Now, he shares his knowledge. MORE »

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Dan Carter signs huge 2015 deal with Racing Metro in France

Dan Carter's career with the All Blacks will come to an end post Rugby World Cup 2015 as he has signed a three-year deal with Racing Metro in France, reportedly worth in excess of £1million per year. It will be his second stint in France, after time with Perpignan in 2008. MORE »

Nick Evans and Brian O'Driscoll give a great phase play pitch demo

The guys at BT Sport's Rugby Tonight are doing an excellent job of creating quality content for everyone from the armchair enthusiast, to youngsters that are still learning the game. Last week on the show their Masterclass demo featured a few backs that know a thing or two about rugby. MORE »

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Seven of the Best Tries from the South Africa Sevens

There were some brilliant team and individual tries scored at the Port Elizabeth Sevens this past weekend. Here is a recap of Seven of the Best, as chosen by World Rugby (formerly the IRB). It includes efforts from Portgual, England, New Zealand, Australia and champions South Africa, with three tries. MORE »

Monday, December 15, 2014

South Africa retain title with Port Elizabeth Sevens 2014 win

South Africa's sevens team won for the second week in succession, this time beating New Zealand 26-17 in a thrilling final, to successfully defend the Port Elizabeth Sevens title and take the lead in the overall HSBC Sevens World Series. MORE »

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Match winning try scored by boy with Down Syndrome goes viral

Last week we shared this heartwarming story on our social media pages, only to then be blown away by the incredible response from the rugby loving public. The story has since gone viral, so today we're archiving it here for those of you who missed it. MORE »

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Springbok 7's flyer Seabelo Senatla scores sizzling 85m try vs Kenya

Seabelo Senatla has done it again, this time lighting up his home tournament as South Africa marched on to the quarter finals of the Sevens World Series in Port Elizabeth. This try against Kenya was one of many, but again it showed his blistering pace. MORE »

USA 7's player Perry Baker kicks pitch invader after thuggish tackle

There was an ugly incident at the South African 7's earlier, as an idiot took to the field during the South Africa vs USA game and tackled a player. The madness didn't end there as Perry Baker got up, took a second to think about it, then kicked the guy. MORE »

Thursday, December 11, 2014

NEW T-Shirt - Peace and Love, I just don't like C*nts

On Sunday Toulon prop and former Leicester Tigers player, Martin Castrogiovanni had a full go at former boss Richard Cockerill, calling him all sorts of names. He showed that despite English not being his first language, he has a pretty extensive vocabulary. MORE »

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Best Tries from Round 3 of the Champions Cup PLUS Facts and Stats

European rugby was back at the weekend with some fascinating results in Round 3 of the European Rugby Champions Cup. Here is a look at some of the best tries that were scored, as well as some interesting facts ahead of the return fixtures of Round 4. MORE »

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Seven of the Best Tries from both the Men and Ladies Dubai Sevens 2014

The Dubai Sevens produced another thrilling weekend of rugby 7's, with some sensational tries scored over the course of the two days. Here is a look at seven of the best, which features a strong South African presence, with the likes of speedster Seabelo Senatla crossing for some great tries. MORE »

Monday, December 08, 2014

Leicester Tigers beat European champions Toulon at Welford Road

Brad Thorn rolled back the years as he scored a try for Leicester Tigers in their 25-21 victory over defending European champions Toulon at Welford Road. The win keeps their qualification hopes alive and ends the French sides nine-match winning streak. MORE »

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Sam Burgess throws his body around in the Montpellier mud

Sam Burgess played just 28 minutes in his second outing for Bath, a 30-5 Champions Cup pool stage win over Montpellier. He came off the bench and got stuck in as only he can, throwing his considerable weight around, but almost landing in hot water. MORE »

Saturday, December 06, 2014

South Africa beat Australia in Cup Final to win Dubai Sevens 2014

South Africa climbed to second spot on the overall HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series table after a powerful display in the knockout stages of the Dubai Sevens, where they beat both New Zealand (28-0) and Australia (33-7) on the way to the title. MORE »

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Looking back at the first ever European Cup match in 1995

European club rugby returns this weekend with fixtures that are crucial to the qualification hopes of clubs in both the Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup. Here is a look at the first ever European Cup match, and a weekend preview. MORE »

 
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