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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 »

Friday, January 22, 2016

Danny Cipriani sets up Nev Edwards with another great bit of attacking play

Danny Cipriani helped Sale Sharks to a convincing 38-5 bonus point victory over Newport Gwent Dragons last night, earning qualification for the European Challenge Cup last eight, and a home quarter-final as Pool Two winners. MORE »

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Keith Earls slices through Stade Francais for great individual try

With the Six Nations just around the corner, Ireland fans will be pleased to see Keith Earls scoring tries like this stunning effort against Stade Francais. Late in the first half the Munster man spotted a small gap between two tight forwards then sprinted away.. MORE »

Monday, January 18, 2016

Drew Mitchell scores dramatic try at the death as Toulon snatch victory from Wasps

Toulon claimed a dramatic win over Wasps at the Stade Felix Mayol last night, coming from behind to score a superbly taken late winning try through Wallaby winger Drew Mitchell. The 15-11 Pool 5 win denied Wasps a historic away win, and put the French side top of the group. MORE »

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Throwback Thursday - Sione Lauaki sets up Sitiveni Sivivatu for quality 2004 Pacific Islanders try

In 2004 the pacific island nations of Tonga, Fiji and Samoa came together to form the Pacific Islanders, and play matches against New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. Here is a quick look at a great try they scored against the All Blacks. MORE »

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Hugo Bonneval scores great individual try against Toulouse

Stade Fran├žais picked up a much-needed victory over Toulouse in the Top 14 last weekend as the defending champions struggle to hit form. The 19-18 win saw the Parisiens leapfrog Pau into 11th in the standings, but they are still a full 16 points off current leaders Racing 92. MORE »

Monday, January 04, 2016

Conrad Smith dummies Ma'a Nonu to slice through and score first Top 14 try

Conrad Smith left Ma'a Nonu clutching for air as the two World Cup winning All Black midfielders faced off against one another for the first time since the 2015 Rugby World Cup final. Both now playing for French clubs, Nonu came away with the 21-17 Toulon victory, but it was Pau's Smith who took the bragging rights. MORE »

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Telusa Veainu unbelievable stepping and best tries compilation

Telusa Veainu was a stand out star for Tonga at the World Cup, and he's continued that form with some highly impressive performances for Leicester Tigers in the Premiership and Champions Cup. Here is a look at some of his best bits on attack! MORE »

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

David Strettle scores another quality try for Clermont in Exeter romp

David Strettle scored another top quality try for new club Clermont as they romped to a 42-10 win over Exeter Chiefs at the Stade Marcel Michelin. The French side bounced back after a shock defeat the week previously. Strettle streaked through for this excellent try early on. MORE »

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Jamie Henry repeats heroics of last year with yet another unbelievable dive for the corner

Japan's Jamie Henry scored this unbelievable try against Canada at the Dubai 7's, being named as one of the top tries of the tournament. Incredibly, it wasn't the first time he has done something like this. He actually scored a near identical try last year in Tokyo. MORE »

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Danny Cipriani's stunning chip kick provides childhood friend Nev Edwards with a great Sale Sharks try

Sale Sharks flyhalf Danny Cipriani created this fantastic try for childhood friend Nev Edwards at the weekend. Cipriani's chip was perfectly executed, but made all the more special by the backstory that goes with Edwards' rise to professional rugby. MORE »

Monday, December 07, 2015

Johann Sadie scores great try as Agen get pounded by Toulon on Ma'a Nonu debut

Ma'a Nonu made his Toulon debut this past weekend as the powerhouse European outfit scored eight tries to beat Agen 53-16 at Stade Felix Mayol. The visitors scored arguably the try of the match though, so here's a look at that, plus a highlights wrap. MORE »

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Schalk Brits brilliant stepping sets up Chris Ashton try for Saracens

Chris Ashton scored twice as Premiership champions Saracens thumped Worcester Warriors 48-18 in the London Double Header at Twickenham on Saturday. Sarries scored six tries, but this one stood out due to the outstanding footwork from hooker Schalk Brits. MORE »

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Top 3 Best Tries chosen for New Zealand's Fans Try of the Year 2015

We recently posted 15 brilliant tries that were the nominees for the Sky Sport New Zealand's Fans Try of the Year for 2015, and told you that you can vote for your favourites. Here are the Top 3, with the winner to be decided on 11 December. MORE »

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Argentina unleash the talent to win entertaining Barbarians clash

Argentina scored seven tries to beat an ambitious Barbarians team 49-31 at Twickenham. The game was played in the spirit of Barbarians rugby, with both teams flinging the ball around when possible, resulting in some sensational play as Los Pumas in particular impressed. MORE »

Friday, November 20, 2015

A look at Jonah Lomu's 15 brilliant Rugby World Cup Tries

Jonah Lomu scored 15 sensational Rugby World Cup tries, a record that was recently equalled by Bryan Habana, although he did it in three tournaments, not two. With respect to the Springbok winger, Lomu's tries were from another planet, as you can see here MORE »

Friday, November 13, 2015

Sky Sport New Zealand's Fans Try of the Year 2015

After another fantastic year for New Zealand rugby, Sky Sport NZ have put together a list of 15 outstanding scores that are the nominations for the Sky Fans Try of the Year 2015. In their own words, ten tries just weren't enough. MORE »

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