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Thursday, May 05, 2016

Prop Kyle Sinckler scores Harlequins match winner from 45m out

Harlequins beat London Irish 32-25 in an entertaining match at the Madejski Stadium at the weekend, with prop Kyle Sinkler scoring a vital try with fifteen minutes to spare. The win for Quins meant that the Exiles would be relegated from the Premiership for the first time. MORE »

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Throwback Thursday - Harry Robinson's blistering debut try vs the Barbarians

Today young Welsh winger Harry Robinson announced that he is retiring from rugby with immediate effect due to injury. Robinson, now just 23 years old, made his debut for Wales against the Barbarians in 2012, scoring a blistering try down the right wing. MORE »

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Brilliant kick pass from Matty James puts winger in for great Stade Montois try

Mont de Marsan scored this excellent try in their win over Albi at the weekend, with Vilikisa Salawa crossing the whitewash after an outstanding bit of play from flyhalf Matty James. MORE »

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Christian Wade's SIX tries in his 100th appearance for Wasps

Wasps winger Christian Wade scored an unbelievable six tries in his 100th match for the club, contributing to a high scoring win over Worcester Warriors at Sixways. Wade now hopes to either make it to the Olympics with the Sevens team, or feature for England in Test rugby. MORE »

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Brazilian players create a try that their neighbours would be proud of

This lovely try was scored by Pasteur Athletique Club in the Regional Championship in Brazil recently, as flyhalf Victor De Luca showed the ball then flicked it inside behind his back for winger Ronaldo Silva to swoop in, sidestep the covering defence, and go over to score. MORE »

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Seven Brilliant Tries from the 2016 Hong Kong Sevens

Fiji retained the Hong Kong Sevens title with a 21-7 Cup Final win over New Zealand, extending their lead at the top of the World Rugby Sevens Series table. There were some brilliant tries scored throughout the weekend, so here is a look at seven of the best, including two from the champs. MORE »

Friday, April 08, 2016

Melani Nanai scorching try not enough as Blues go down to Chiefs

Blues fullback Melani Nanai scored a classic 55m solo try but it wasn't enough as the Chiefs rallied to claim a 29-23 victory in another classic New Zealand derby thriller in Hamilton. The win sees the Chiefs extend their lead atop the Super Rugby standings. MORE »

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Aviva Premiership Tries of the Week for Round 18

Tim Visser scored a sensational solo effort for Harlequins, while Jackson Wray got on the end of a nice break for Saracens, and Chris Cook finished off after prop Henry Thomas created a lovely try for Bath. These and more in round 18's Aviva Premiership Tries of the Week. MORE »

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Damian McKenzie finishes off brilliant Chiefs team try in romp over Force

The Chiefs put in a thrilling performance to beat the Force 53-10 in Hamilton on Saturday, scoring some sensational tries, outscoring their opponents by nine to one. Damian McKenzie scored the opener after some great team play, while centre Charlie Ngatai picked up four. MORE »

Monday, March 28, 2016

Barnstorming Pierre Spies run sets up Bismarck du Plessis try

Montpellier moved up to third on the Top 14 table following a 45-21 victory over Agen on Saturday. Former Springbok number eight Pierre Spies had the run of the match, setting up a try for fellow South African Bismarck du Plessis with this powerful charge. MORE »

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Top 7 Best Tries at the Vancouver Sevens

Canada's first taste of HSBC World Series 7s proved to be a huge success, with large crowds and superb knock-out stage matches. Needless to say, there were tries aplenty, and World Rugby has picked the seven that made their final cut. MORE »

Monday, March 14, 2016

Dan Carter finishes off stunning length of the field Racing 92 try

Dan Carter finished off a stunning Racing 92 counter-attacking try as they beat Stade Francais 34-16 in a Top 14 derby on Saturday. The win over their rivals keeps them at the top of the table, thanks in part to Carter but also the likes of Brice Dulin, who was brilliant on the day. MORE »

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

5 Brilliant Tries from Round 2 of Super Rugby

The Breakdown have put together this list of five best tries scored in another excellent round of Super Rugby. You'll notice the Kieran Read try scored from that mammoth charge by Nemani Nadolo, as well as some sensational handling by the Bulls. MORE »

Friday, March 04, 2016

Nemani Nadolo HUGE charge sends debutant flying and leads to great Crusaders try

The Crusaders beat the Blues 28-13 in a Super Rugby Round two match earlier today, with this try being the pick of them, set up by a sensational bit of play by giant Fijian, Nemani Nadolo. Here is a look at the try, and the massive bump-off by the big winger. MORE »

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Six of the Best Tries from the opening round of Super Rugby

Here is a quick look at six of the best tries scored on the opening weekend of Super Rugby, as chosen by Sky Sport New Zealand. Which is your favourite, and are there any others that you saw that you think could have been included? MORE »

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

All 11 Six Nations Round Two Tries in Under 2 Minutes

There were plenty of top quality tries scored in round two of the Six Nations. We've covered them all in the highlights wraps, but here is a look at all 11 scores, in less than two minutes! MORE »

Monday, February 01, 2016

Dan Carter bags first Top 14 try with lovely chip in Racing win

As the Top 14 takes a brief pause ahead of the start of the 6 Nations, Racing 92 consolidated their place at the top of table with a convincing 26-3 win over Oyonnax in Colombes. MORE »

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Sonny Bill Williams begins 7s career with brilliant offload to beat South Africa in pool stages

Sonny Bill Williams started his 7s career on a high when he scored against Russia with his first touch of the ball, then did this in the dying stages of the pool match against rivals South Africa. His pass, after drawing three players, allowed Joe Webber to trot in untouched. MORE »

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Superb Ben Spencer try helps Saracens to Euro quarters

Saracens maintained their 100% unbeaten run this year's European Champions Cup with a 28-17 victory over former champions Toulouse in the south of France. MORE »

Monday, January 25, 2016

Steffon Armitage massive fend on George Ford as Toulon beat Bath

Toulon secured their place in the Champions Cup quarter final with victory over Bath on Sunday, ending in second place in Pool 5 after Wasps snuck ahead to top the group. Steffon Armitage finished off a well deserved try with a huge fend on Bath number ten George Ford as he went over. MORE »

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