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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Top 5 Aviva Premiership Tries plus Highlights Wrap - Round 19

The race for a playoff and a top six finish heated up this week as the contenders faced off against each other in what is a crucial round of Premiership rugby and one that saw a lot of sin bins. View our highlights wrap on page two of this post, which includes some controversy and a record crowd at Wembley. Above, the Try of the Week contenders. MORE »

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Throwback Thursday - Rupeni Caucaunibuca hat-trick vs the Crusaders in 2004

Back in 2004 Rupeni Caucaunibuca was regarded by some as being the greatest attacking rugby player in the world. An opinion that is hard to disagree with upon evidence of this blast from the past clip of his hatrick against the Crusaders back in February 2004. MORE »

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Seven Brilliant Tries from the 2015 Hong Kong Sevens

The Hong Kong Sevens proved to be a brilliant showcase of rugby with the eventual winners Fiji running out as deserving champions beating New Zealand 33-19, overcoming their heartbreak of a semi-final loss to England last year. MORE »

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Top 5 Aviva Premiership Tries plus Highlights Wrap - Round 18

The Aviva Premiership was back in action as Six Nations players returned, and there was plenty to talk about. View our highlights wrap on page two of this post, which includes some controversy and a record crowd at Wembley. Above, the Try of the Week contenders. MORE »

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Three of the Best Tries from Round 6 of Super Rugby

Not to be outdone by the high scoring Six Nations, Round 6 of Super Rugby served up some excellent bits of play, including a few top tries. Here is Sky NZ's look at three of the best, including two Crusaders scorchers and a dramatic late winning try for the Lions in Melbourne. MORE »

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Highlights video of U15 flyer Tyrese Johnson-Fisher hits 1 Million viral views

Johnson-Fisher took the rugby world by storm when footage emerged of him playing for Oakham U-15's in the NatWest Schools Cup semi-final, a semi-final that they would win mostly thanks to the outstanding performance of this young man which sees Oakham reach the final for the first time in 10 years. MORE »

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The Top 5 Tries of the Aviva Premiership weekend - Round 16

With all the shocks and big clashes of last weekends Six Nations matches it is easy to forget the Aviva Premiership, however this week's tries of the week showed up some real doozies. A perfect mixture of tries containing pace, power, offloading and most important of all, quality finishing. MORE »

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Six Of The Best Tries from the 2014 Six Nations Championship

With the Six Nations just around the corner, as part of the build up we'll be sharing clips from previous years, as well as highlights and videos during once the tournament itself kicks off. This one above looks at six of the best tries scored in last year's Championship. MORE »

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Sky Sports' Top Five Tries of the Week - 19 Jan 2015

Sky Sports have put together a list of their Top Five tries for the past weekend. Efforts include those by Bath and Toulon, as seen here in the last few days, plus a few others featuring Steffon Armitage, Chris Ashton and Tadgh Furlong. MORE »

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Mamuka Gorgodze finishes off outstanding Toulon team try in Ulster thrashing

Steffon Armitage scored a hat-trick as Toulon stormed into the European Champions Cup quarter finals with a 60-22 victory over Ulster at the weekend. This great team try, finished off by Mamuka Gorgodze, was one of the best of the round. MORE »

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Jonathan Joseph brilliance sets up Francois Louw try for great Bath try

Bath secured a bonus point victory over Toulouse this weekend with this great try set up by Jonathan Joseph. As Bath keep European Champion Cup hopes alive, their centre pairing of Kyle Eastmond and Joseph eagerly await Stuart Lancaster's England Six Nation's squad announcement on Wednesday. MORE »

Monday, January 19, 2015

A look at the Top International Try Scorers of 2014

The IRB, now known as World Rugby, have put together a video featuring some of the top tryscorers of 2014. It's been named the Top 5 International Try Scorers of 2014, but there are actually a bonus two in there, including those from other tiers of Test rugby. MORE »

Monday, January 05, 2015

The Aviva Premiership Best Tries of 2014

A few days back we posted the biggest hits from the 2014 Aviva Premiership year, so here is a look at some of the best tries. They are all excellent and rather than focused on individual efforts, these are great team tries for the most part. Which is your favourite? 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

Dan Norton vs Seabelo Senatla sprint race at the South Africa 7s

After another great weekend of Sevens, here is a very quick clip that looks at the fascinating head to head duel between two of the quickest in the game - Dan Norton and Seabelo Senatla. It took place in the Cup quarter finals in Port Elizabeth, and you could say it was a tied result between the two. 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 »

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 01, 2014

IRPA Try of the Year 2014 awarded to Francois Hougaard and the Springboks

The Springboks' end of year tour ended poorly but there was some consolation in the announcement that the great try they scored against New Zealand was named the International Rugby Players' Association (IRPA) Try of the Year 2014. MORE »

Monday, November 24, 2014

Sky New Zealand Fans Try of the Year 2014

Sky TV have put together a list of 10 nominations for the very best tries scored in New Zealand domestic and international rugby in the last 12 months. Fans have until Wednesday this week to vote for the single try they think is best. MORE »