Posts in See it to Believe it

Monday, August 06, 2018

Elton Jantjies try line blunder in the final he'll be keen to forget

On Saturday we saw a similar story to last year, only a different location. Unfortunately for Elton Jantjies and the Lions, they've now lost their third consecutive Super Rugby final, and didn't ever look close to changing that. MORE »

Saturday, August 04, 2018

Scott Robertson victory celebration might just be the best thing in rugby

Crusaders coach and former All Black player, Scott 'Razor' Robinson, has celebrated their Super Rugby title in typical fashion on Christchurch's AMI Stadium. The 37-18 win over the Lions was their ninth in total, and second in consecutive years. MORE »

Friday, August 03, 2018

Comical conversion gaffe after Elton Jantjies was way too casual

He was criticised for some poor decision making, and as is often the case, was a mix of brilliant and mind-boggling. MORE »

Sunday, July 29, 2018

England flanker Brad Shields takes conversion kick and it's not too bad

With the Hurricanes failing to beat the Crusaders in their semi final clash, their Super Rugby campaign is over, which means a farewell to coach Chris Boyd, winger Julian Savea and loose forward Brad Shields. Shields was given the honours with the tee at the end of the match. MORE »

Friday, July 27, 2018

Ashley Johnson's 'Secret' supplement gets 6 month ban, but he's free to play

In a rather strange piece of news this week, Wasps forward Ashley Johnson found himself suspended for taking an illegal substance, that was later found out to be included inside his wife's dietary supplement. In another twist... MORE »

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Samoan player to face court following "assault" on Wales' Tom Williams

Samoa's Gordon Langkilde is due to appear in court today on charges of assault after a tunnel incident with Welsh player Tom Williams at the Sevens Rugby World Cup. MORE »

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Referee describes this horrendous spear tackle as the worst he's ever seen

We all know that player safety, particularly regarding the head and neck, has been a key focus for rugby's governing body in recent years, with dangerous tackles being heavily sanctioned and often debated. This one, however, is as clear cut as it comes. MORE »

Sunday, July 08, 2018

All Blacks 10s one-up each other for sensational pass of the weekend

Both Damian McKenzie and Beauden Barrett were in fine form over the weekend, and in a case of "what one can do, the other can do better", both playmakers pulled off these brilliant no-look passes to set up tries. MORE »

Friday, July 06, 2018

Reece Hodge gets fed up with tee, does it himself for brilliant three points

The Queensland Reds got back in the win column Friday night, defeating the Melbourne Rebels 37-23 at Suncorp Stadium. One highlight for the Rebels, however, was this brilliant... MORE »

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Midweek Madness - Tackler gets thin air as winger miraculously flies over him

Cobras A team scored this incredible try against Whangamata recently, as they found a way to get past a cover defender, defying the laws of physics (and some may say rugby) MORE »

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Gloucester have dealt with old tattoos after new emblem caused consternation

Gloucester Rugby recently changed their emblem, causing a bit of an uproar with some fans, while others approved of the new look. Some, however, had more pressing concerns. Luckily for them, the club had a plan to take care of that. MORE »

Sunday, July 01, 2018

TJ Perenara scores one of the most outrageous tries you'll see

The Brumbies shocked the Hurricanes this weekend after beating them 24-12, but the game will be remembered for TJ Perenara's opportunistic try. MORE »

Thursday, June 28, 2018

History was made but should the extra points 'Power Try' be adopted globally?

The World Series of Rugby in Australia played host to the first ever Power Try in professional rugby, when Crusaders scrumhalf Mitchell Drummond went over against the Force in Perth. The try is worth 7 points immediately, with a conversion to follow. MORE »

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Calls for one man lifts to be outlawed as Israel Folau readies for judicial hearing

Israel Folau's disciplinary hearing will take place tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon in Sydney, and will determine whether the Waratahs fullback will be suspended for this weekend's round of Super Rugby matches. MORE »

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Incredible mass Haka challenge from Auckland schools in annual derby clash

Ahead of their annual derby clash, King's College Auckland and Auckland Grammar School faced off for their traditional Haka exchanges pre-match, setting the scene for the 206th 1st XV meeting between the two schools. MORE »

Monday, June 18, 2018

France U20 celebrate in style following World Championship victory

France were crowned U20 champions at the weekend after a superb 33-25 victory over England at the Stade de la Méditerrannée in Béziers and they made sure to celebrate in style. MORE »

Sunday, June 17, 2018

USA edge Scotland in dramatic first ever victory over a tier one nation

It's taken several attempts, but the US have finally claimed their first victory over a tier one opponent. The match came down to the wire and ended in dramatic fashion with Scotland missing a last-chance conversion, sealing the match for the Eagles 30-29. MORE »

Thursday, June 07, 2018

From 170kg security guard to All Black prop, meet new cap Karl Tu’inukuafe

As the rugby world gears up for the start of the June test series this weekend, a few stories have been captivating fans around the globe since squads were announced. Perhaps none more so than that of the rise of freshly-minted All Black prop Karl Tu'inukuafe. MORE »

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Bizarre scenes with unpunished deliberate knock-on amidst friendly fire

The U20 World Championship kicked off yesterday in France with a number of closely fought encounters suggesting this year's edition is set to be the most competitive yet. Below is one of the stranger incidents of the day though. MORE »

Monday, May 28, 2018

Retiring Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe attempts conversion for Baabaas

Former Argentina captain Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe had the honour of leading the Barbarians in Sunday's emphatic victory over England. In typical BaaBaas fashion, the retiring flanker stepped up for the final conversion attempt of the day. MORE »

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