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Friday, August 14, 2015

The Wraparound from Rugby HQ - Week 27

In this latest edition of the Wraparound, the final installment for the year, we see some great bits of play, Wallaby coach Michael Cheika up to no good, and Rod Kafer gets some live TV abuse from his own son. There is also a great big hit from the archives, featuring big Willie O. MORE »

Monday, August 03, 2015

Ma'a Nonu tells jokes on the couch while confessing his love for chocolate

Ma'a Nonu has a fearsome reputation on the rugby field, known his physicality and eye for the gap in particular. You wouldn't want to cross his path, but off the field he's actually incredibly laid back and has a dry sense of humour that might surprise some. MORE »

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Awkward interview with 'Honey Bear' Nick Cummins in the USA

Nick Cummins has been in the USA this week to promote the Wallabies fixture against the USA Eagles in Chicago on September 5th. This live TV interview didn't go all to plan, as the host introduced Cummins as the Honey Bear, rather than the fierce Honey Badger. MORE »

Friday, July 10, 2015

Friday Funnies - Clearing kick lands directly on touchjudge's head

You might not have seen this a few days ago if you only caught up on the highlights of Samoa vs New Zealand, but it was a pretty funny moment in the first half. More so because referee Jaco Peyper found it absolutely hilarious to see his touch judge get hit on the bead by the ball. MORE »

Monday, June 15, 2015

The Wraparound from Rugby HQ - Week 18

Sean Maloney from Fox Sports Australia is back with another edition of The Wraparound for us, featuring all the weird and wonderful things that make the sport we all love so special. Here is a look at what went down in the last week or so. MORE »

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Wraparound from Rugby HQ - Weeks 15 & 16

Rugby HQ's Sean Maloney gives us the run down on some of the more bizarre bits of play that took place in the world of rugby last weekend. This is the latest edition, round 16, and you can also view last week's video, round 15, on page two of this post. MORE »

Friday, May 22, 2015

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 »

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sam Warburton says he's not scared of facing the New Zealand Haka

Wales skipper Sam Warburton made an appearance on the new season of The Clare Balding Show, and amongst other things, spoke about how he doesn't find the All Blacks Haka scary. MORE »

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Another classic Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins post match interview one liner

Honey Badger Nick Cummins has come up with another pearler of an interview following the Western Force's 18-11 victory over the Waratahs in Perth earlier today. View the interview, that featured one genius line in particular MORE »

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Midweek Madness - Marlie Packer takes Tyla Nathan-Wong for a ride

Remember George North's formidable show of strength and athleticism for the British & Irish Lions in 2013 when he picked up would be tackler, Israel Folau, and carried him over his shoulder for a few metres? Well check out this video of Marlie Packer from England emulating the Welsh winger at the Canada sevens over the weekend. MORE »

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Priceless reaction from referee after ball hits him straight in the nose

Referee Nick Briant found himself a little closer to the action than he would have liked when the the Crusaders hosted the Chiefs in their Super Rugby derby. Chiefs scrumhalf Brad Weber fired the ball to switch play, so Briant could do nothing but take the full brunt of it in the face. MORE »

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Cheeky fans text their way into fake Champions Cup press conference

The team at Heineken Ireland put together this elaborate prank to fool a few hardcore rugby fans into attending a fake press conference, and to face an awkward encounter with former Leicester Tigers flanker, Neil Back. It's all based on 2002's 'Hand of Back' incident. MORE »

Friday, April 10, 2015

Friday Funnies - James Haskell goes into meltdown

If there is one person you certainly wouldn't want to mess with, it would definatley be London Wasps and England's 6ft 4", 18 stone flanker. However someone definatley didn't tell that to YouTube comedian Thomas Gray. MORE »

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Midweek Madness - Nigel Owens puts Chris Robshaw in his place

Famed for his no-nonsense attitude to adjudication, referee Nigel Owens was evidently fed up with England captain Chris Robshaw's persistent attempts to influence his decisions during England's 55-35 win over France at Twickenham on Saturday. MORE »

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Richard Hibbard punches ball into Wales teammate Dan Biggar's face

Sky Sports had a camera on hand at a Wales training session recently and managed to capture this moment of mischief from hooker Richard Hibbard, who obviously felt that the backs weren't training hard enough, so took it upon himself to damage fresh-faced Dan Biggar's nose. MORE »

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Martin Castrogiovanni says every day is Valentines Day with him

As we already know, Italian prop Martin Castrogiovanni is all about peace and love (he just doesn't like c*nts). In this quick video ahead of Italy's Six Nations match with England, we hear his thoughts on Valentines Day, and his general recipe for love. MORE »

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sam Burgess killer moves don't only take place on the rugby field

Sam Burgess has had a promising start to his Rugby Union career with Bath, and late last week was selected in the England Saxons squad. Things are going well for the former rugby league superstar, who in his downtime is a massive Meghan Trainor fan (we can only assume). MORE »

Friday, January 02, 2015

Friday Funnies - Gillies Kaka high-fives himself after try in PE Sevens knockouts

Here's a quick Friday Funny clip from the Port Elizabeth Sevens in South Africa a few weeks back, as New Zealand flyer Gillies Kaka was left hanging by the referee after scoring a try. It happened in the Cup Quarter finals, as the Kiwis romped to victory over the USA. MORE »

Friday, December 19, 2014

Friday Funnies - Prop Adam Jones' drop goal masterclass

Wales and Cardiff Blues prop Adam Jones got together with Sky Sports this week to shoot together a video that quite frankly is long overdue. Ever since front rowers the world over saw his miraculous attempt at goal, they've been wondering how he does it. Now, he shares his knowledge. MORE »

Monday, November 03, 2014

Nick Cummins gives typically entertaining post match interview after BaaBaas outing

Nick Cummins crossed for a well deserved try against his former team on Saturday, and as always, he commanded a lot of media attention all week. Post match he was great value once again as he chatted to Sky Sports about the performance, and a few other things. MORE »

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