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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Best Tries from the opening rounds of Top 14 and PRO D2

While the early starts of France's top two league, Top 14 and PRO D2 at the end of August have been a constant talking point in the rugby world, it gives us all much greater relief that the 2016/17 rugby season has begun in earnest. And there are plenty of excellent tries already. MORE »

Monday, August 29, 2016

Charles Piutau shows some serious skills in Ulster preseason game

Charles Piutau delivers a monster performance against Northampton, scoring a try of his own and contributing to two others with some lovely pieces of play. MORE »

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Best tries of Mitre 10 Cup - Round 1

First round of tries highlights with excellent ball-handling, offloading, footwork, and pace in the newly-named Mitre 10 Cup from New Zealand. You may remember it as the ITM Cup, or NPC (National Provincial Championship). Different name, same quality. MORE »

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

TJ Perenara big bump on opposite number sets up great Hurricanes try

The Hurricanes blew the Sharks away in Wellington, scoring six tries to win 41-0 and set up a home Super Rugby semi final. Beauden Barrett and TJ Perenara were outstanding, so here is a quick look at a stand out moment from Perenara, as he dominated his opposite number. MORE »

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Cardiff Schools U15 throw ridiculous offloads for a great try

A lot has been spoken in recent times about Wales' new style of play, with coach Warren Gatland looking for the team to start playing a more open, running brand of rugby. There were glimpses of it during the 3-0 defeat to New Zealand, particularly from the likes of Liam Williams. However, if they're looking for inspirations, they need look no further than this Cardiff Schools U15 try. MORE »

Monday, July 18, 2016

Aaron Cruden gets stuck in Highlanders celebration after brilliant try

The Highlanders scored one of the tries of the weekend against the Chiefs, and apparently it was so good that opposition flyhalf Aaron Cruden couldn't help getting in on the celebrations. MORE »

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

A look back at the career of Nicky Robinson, including THAT penalty shootout and some brutal hits

Nicky Robinson announced his retirement from rugby on Tuesday, bringing the curtain down on a 15-year career. We're going to take a look back, including a trip down memory lane to the memorable Heineken Cup Semi-Final shootout between Cardiff Blues and Leicester in 2009. MORE »

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Highlanders and Elliot Dixon score superb team try against the Jaguares

The Highlanders score a brilliant try in the 31st minute on their way to a 34-8 victory and a spot in the Super Rugby playoffs. Outstanding team try, with mostly forwards involved. MORE »

Friday, July 08, 2016

Super Rugby Highlights feed - Round 16

Round 16 of Super Rugby kicked off a little earlier today and has already seen 110 points scored, and that is just from the first two matches. The Blues vs Brumbies and Reds vs Chiefs produced an incredible 55 points each, setting the tone for the rest of the round. MORE »

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Sacramento Express go coast to coast for length of the field try

Brilliant long-distance Sacramento try starts with a bit of sloppy play from San Fransisco, ends with former All Black beaten to the corner for the score. MORE »

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

16 of the best tries from the June Internationals

It's been a great summer of rugby. From England's first series win in Australia to a pulsating Junior World Championship, there was action and tries aplenty. Here are 16 great tries from the last month MORE »

Thursday, June 30, 2016

A look at the European Champions Cup pools and the infamous 'Hand of Back'

With the Summer Tours now concluded, fans in the Northern Hemisphere turn their attention to next season's European rugby. Below is a look at the groups plus some moments from classic encounters down the years, including the infamous ‘Hand of Back’ incident from 2002. MORE »

Monday, June 27, 2016

Racing beat Toulon with just 14 men to claim Top 14 title in Barcelona

Joe Rokocoko scored a stunning try for the second week in succession as Racing 92 captured their first French league title since 1990 by beating Toulon 29-21 in front of a whopping 99,124 spectators at the Nou Camp in Barcelona. MORE »

Monday, June 27, 2016

Japan's sensational length of the field try against Scotland

Scotland kicked their way to a 21-16 second Test victory over Japan however it was the hosts who scored the only try of the match, and it was an absolute beauty as they ran the length of the field. MORE »

Friday, June 17, 2016

The 5 Best Tries from Round 3 of the World Rugby U20 Championship

The group stages of the World U20 Rugby Championships are over, and we now know the make-up of the Semi-Finals. Here’s a quick round-up of the upcoming fixtures, along with a look at five of the best tries from round three. MORE »

Sunday, June 12, 2016

England Saxons score great tries to win on tour vs South Africa 'A'

England Saxons scored some stunning tries on their way to a 32-24 victory over a South Africa 'A' team on Friday evening. The visitors led 22-3 at halftime but a second half fightback saw the South African team get within a point, before conceding a late try. MORE »

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Gio Aplon glides through Toulouse defence for stunning solo try

Former Springbok wizard Gio Aplon has been playing in France for the last few seasons and despite now being 33 years old, he is showing no signs of slowing down. He scored this stunning try against Toulouse at the weekend MORE »

Monday, June 06, 2016

Zee Ngwenya still has plenty of gas as he steps to score for San Diego

Zee Ngwenya is still alive and roasting defenders with blazing quickness and speed. For most of us, the first time we heard of Takudzwa Ngwenya was when he was roasting Bryan Habana at the 2007 Rugby World Cup. MORE »

Friday, June 03, 2016

Christ's College score fantastic counter attack try with unbelievable pass

Last week a stunning try was scored in NZ schoolboy rugby as Southland upset Otago, and now we've got another scorcher to watch, this time from Christ's College. The special thing about this try is that it features two brothers and one unbelievable pass. MORE »

Thursday, June 02, 2016

All Black legend Mils Muliaina scores first try in USA Pro Rugby with first touch

All Blacks legend Mils Muliaina managed to grab his first try for new club San Francisco at the weekend, with his first touch of the ball in USA Pro Rugby. While he has scored far more impressive efforts, it is nice to see a player of his calibre on a new stage. MORE »

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