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 »

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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 »

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Reggie Goodes suspended as clean out badly injures Michael Allardice knee

Hurricanes prop Reggie Goodes has been suspended for a week for a charge into a ruck that put an end to Chiefs lock Michael Allardice's season. Goodes pleaded guilty to the offence that left Allardice with a ruptured medial ligament in his left knee. MORE »

The Aviva Premiership Highlights Wrap - Round 22

In the concluding weekend of Aviva Premiership rugby action there was much to play for as teams vyed for those final European qualification places, and others hoped to secure themselves playoff semi-finals. After the jump we've got highlights from all six games. MORE »

Monday, May 18, 2015

Guinness PRO12 Highlights and Wrap-up from Round 22

There was much to play for as the regular season of the Guinness Pro12 came to a conclusion at the weekend. For some, European Champions Cup qualification was on the line while others looked to secure home advantage as the knockout stages approach. MORE »

The Shortball highlights wrap from Round 14 of Super Rugby

It was another busy weekend of rugby, so if you missed some of the Super Rugby that took place, catch up with the Shortball's recap of what went down in round 14. MORE »

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Carlin Isles burns England in semi final as USA fly to London 7s Cup Final victory

The USA have claimed a historic first ever Cup Final win at the London 7s, beating Australia 45-22 in front of a day two record attendance at Twickenham. In the semi final the USA scored their highest ever total against England, thumping them 43-12. MORE »

Friday, May 15, 2015

Manu Tuilagi admits to assaulting police officers, won't be part of Rugby World Cup

Manu Tuilagi will play no part in the Rugby World Cup, England coach Stuart Lancaster has said. The explosive England back has been convicted of three charges of assault on police officers, and one of criminal damage. A joint statement was released today. MORE »