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Monday, November 23, 2015

Bakkies Botha's amusing conversion kick attempt for the Barbarians

Argentina beat the Barbarians 49-31 in an entertaining game, as Los Pumas scored seven tries at Twickenham. One of the funniest moments from the match came at the end though, as Bakkies Botha impersonated both Dan Biggar and Jonny Wilkinson.. MORE »

Friday, November 06, 2015

Friday Funnies - Tryscoring Fail in Polish Club Rugby

We had to share this, as we've all been in this situation. You beat the last man and casually stride in for the try as if you don't have a worry in the world. Why would you? You've just created something special, but just as you are about to complete the memory by dotting the ball down... uh oh. MORE »

Thursday, November 05, 2015

George Ford questions referee decision only to get a sarcastic response

When Bath flyhalf George Ford questioned Matt Carley's decision, the referee hit back with an extremely sarcastic response. Yes, it came across as a bit harsh, and the awkward stare down that ensued felt like it lasted for minutes.. MORE »

Friday, October 30, 2015

Friday Funnies - Dowson gives O'Callaghan a cheeky slap

Here's a quick clip of a funny moment in a Premiership match last weekend, as Sale Sharks beat Worcester Warriors, and Phil Dowson took the opportunity to slap Irishman Donncha O'Callaghan on the behind after a bit of a wardrobe malfunction at the scrum. MORE »

Thursday, October 29, 2015

More Nigel Owens gems ahead of the Rugby World Cup Final

As was confirmed earlier this week, Nigel Owens will referee the Rugby World Cup Final between New Zealand and Australia. He's clearly the best ref in the world right now, most notably for the way he allows the game to flow, his superb control under pressure, and his well timed one liners. MORE »

Friday, October 23, 2015

Richard Cockerill's post match interview disrupted by phonecall

Coach Richard Cockerill has always been known to be quite outspoken when it comes to his post-match interviews, but on this occasion just as he was getting into his analysis of the Leicester Tigers vs London Irish game, he was rudely interupted, throwing him off track completely.. MORE »

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Joe Marler explains to referee that early RWC exit is reason for late tackle against Wasps

England's players have returned for the start of the Aviva Premiership following their early exit from the World Cup, and while it's mostly back to business, for some the pain and frustration is clearly still just under the surface. Here's a look at a great bit of chat between prop Joe Marler and referee Luke Pearce! MORE »

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

RWC 2015: Fails and funnies of the tournament so far

While the Rugby World Cup 2015 takes a well earned break for the week, ahead of Saturday's first quarter final between South Africa and Wales, it is perhaps an ideal time to look back of some of the more humourous moments of the tournament. MORE »

Friday, October 09, 2015

Embarrassed Joe Launchbury admits receiving Man of the Match award was strange

England lock Joe Launchbury, who was bizarrely named Man of the Match after their loss to Australia, has admitted that he was as surprised as anyone to receive the award. It's not the first time during this World Cup that the award has gone to the wrong person, as organisers have adopted a strange system that selects nominees long before full time. MORE »

Friday, October 02, 2015

Friday Funnies - Dan Biggar's bizarre kicking ritual, the Biggar Shuffle

The role of goal kicker in any team is a mentally tough one, and throughout the years, many rituals or "ticks" have been used to prepare a player for a kick. Last Saturday saw the dawn of another bizarre pre-kick routine, from Wales' stand-off Dan Biggar. MORE »

Friday, September 11, 2015

Friday Funnies - The Samsung School of Rugby, with Jack Whitehall

Samsung have launched a humorous new campaign that features comedian Jack Whitehall taking on former England stars on the training field. Martin Johnson and Lawrence Dallaglio put him through his paces, along with the likes of Jason Robinson and Maggie Alphonsi. MORE »

Friday, August 28, 2015

Friday Funnies - Bollywood's violently dramatic take on Rugby

This week some videos surfaced featuring clips from a ten year old Indian movie that had a rugby back story. Above is one such video, and it's fascinating to say the least. With kicks to the face, extreme rucking and WWE style bodyslams, Bollywood rugby is a must watch. MORE »

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 »

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