Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Biting Zebre hooker cited after receiving straight red card

Zebre hooker Oliviero Fabiani has been cited following the straight red card he receiving for BITING Connacht lock Quinn Roux during their European Champions Cup match this past weekend. He will appear before an independent disciplinary hearing in London. MORE »

Wallabies disallowed try viewed as a major turning point in loss

This huge call is still being discussed following the All Blacks' 37-10 Bledisloe Cup victory on Saturday. At 15-10 down, Wallabies playmaker Bernard Foley set up what seemed to be a great try for Henry Speight, however it was disallowed by the officials. MORE »

Monday, October 24, 2016

All Blacks break record for successive wins as they beat the Wallabies

The All Blacks have become the first top tier team to ever reach 18 successive Test victories, surpassing the record that they jointly held with the Springboks for many years. Their 37-10 win over the Wallabies in Eden Park puts them up there with the greatest of all time. MORE »

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Keith Earls furious after red card for tip-tackle in Munster win

Munster produced one of the most impressive European Champions Cup performances in recent history as they secured a bonus point 38-17 win over Glasgow Warriors, despite winger Keith Earls being sent off in the first half. MORE »

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Glasgow's coast-to-coast counter that was inches from being an epic try

Glasgow produced one of the greatest performances in their history to stun two-time European Champions Cup champions Leicester last weekend, scoring five tries in a 42-13 victory at Scotstoun. MORE »

Friday, October 21, 2016

WIN Barbarians Tickets, Signed Jersey and more ahead of South Africa clash

The Barbarians will take on the Springboks at Wembley Stadium in a once off fixture that is set to feature some stunning attacking rugby, and big names on show. To celebrate the occasion we are giving away some incredible merchandise, so enter now MORE »

The Top 5 BLOOPERS of the Year!

We've seen some outrageous bloopers so far this year, so the boys at Fox Sports' The Other Rugby Show have put together another great Sean Maloney Top 5, this time featuring the biggest gaffes of the year, some of which are truly cringeworthy. MORE »

Believe it or not, RUGBY GOLF is now a real thing

Most of us would consider rugby the best sport on the planet, but for some, golf might just be a near second. So why not combine the two? It's happened, and now there are a set of rules and everything. It looks like fun! MORE »

Thursday, October 20, 2016

#ThrowbackThursday: That time New Zealand broke Irish hearts (twice)

The end-of-year internationals are just around the corner and Ireland in particular start with a fascinating clash. They kick their matches off in the unfamiliar territory of Soldier Field in Chicago, where they will face the All Blacks. MORE »

Special Strength Training for Rugby - Why, What and How?

Special Strength Training is a very advanced method of training for sports. It's what makes the biggest difference between just going to the gym and working out and using the gym to improve your rugby performance. If you really want to become a better rugby player, you need to be doing this. MORE »

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Brumbies sign Jonah Lomu's hard hitting nephew, Lolo Fakaosilea

The Brumbies have signed hard-hitting former Australia Schoolboys and U20s representative Lolo Fakaosilea on a one-year deal. We first saw Fakaosilea here on Rugbydump late last year when he made a massive tackle against Samoa at the U20 World Championship. MORE »

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Southern Hemisphere stars added to Barbarians squad to face Springboks

Another batch of Super Rugby stars have been added to the Barbarians squad that will take on South Africa, Fiji and the Czech Republic. Today a group of up and comers were picked to join the squad for the opening match against the Springboks on November 5th. MORE »

Nigel Owens unimpressed by naughty Francois Steyn shouting at goalkicker

Montpellier back Francois Steyn was given a telling off by referee Nigel Owens after he shouted "MISS" when Northampton Saints' Stephen Myler attempted a conversion kick during their European Champions Cup match on Saturday. MORE »

Monday, October 17, 2016

Rugby community in shock following sudden death of Munster legend Anthony Foley

While the start of the European Champions Cup weekend was met with excitement, it ended in tragedy on Sunday as news broke of the shock passing of Munster legend, Anthony Foley. The former player and coach died suddenly in his Paris hotel room overnight. MORE »

Connacht score brilliant length of the field try as they upset Toulouse

Connacht scored one of the tries of the weekend as they upset Toulouse 23-21 at the Sportsground in the opening round of this season's European Champions Cup. The hosts were trailing 21-11 at halftime MORE »