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La Rochelle defeat champions Toulon 32-29 with dramatic try in the final play

Classy stuff from Gorgodze. Starts arguing with the referee. Upon getting sent off, bumps the ref with his shoulder. He then gobs on the pitch before deciding to amble around the dead ball area like a sulking child. Oh dear.

1 Day, 23 Hours ago

Video tribute to new Harlequins winger Tim Visser

Incredible try scoring stats in the pro 12. Quinn fans'll be pretty excited at the prospect of a Yarde, Visser, Brown combo. Lethal stuff. Edinburgh have let go such a powerful runner. So why has this guy has been so disappointing for Scotland. A few well taken tries, no doubt, but Visser must surely want more than that. The best of Ugo Monye is a related video and I can't help but feel they've both had a similar career path so far. Both look like the real deal, the next big thing... only to be underwhelming given their apparent athleticism.

Still, great signing for Quins.

5 Days, 57 Minutes ago

George North knocked out again as Nathan Hughes gets red card for knee

Totally agree with you on this one. I love Hughes, he's an awesome player and clearly didn't try to knock North unconscious. I'm not sure I see him trying to kick the ball out of North's hands (probably because I'm looking through blue and black tinted glasses). But all that is irrelevant when a player is lying spread eagle and motionless on the turf.

I think someone's already mentioned the O'Connell/Kearney incident. I think the Payne/Goode incident is also totally relevant. For me, intent and motivations should influence the length of ban but the colour of the card surely can't be affected when something this dangerous has happened.

4 Weeks, 1 Day ago

George North knocked out again as Nathan Hughes gets red card for knee

Scrum caps provide absolutely zero protection from concussion.

4 Weeks, 1 Day ago

England and France's Twickenham thriller not enough in dramatic title chase

Bloody good game but the defensive coaches have something to answer!

1 Month, 5 Days ago

Jacques Potgieter fined $20,000 for homophobic comments against the Brumbies

That fine must be an absolute pain in the arse

1 Month, 5 Days ago

Ireland stay on track with victory over England in Dublin

The only role I see him playing is a backup to a fully fit Tuilagi, alright player though he is.

1 Month, 3 Weeks ago

Ireland stay on track with victory over England in Dublin

Agreed. Except when he's in the shithouse behind his own try line with 50 Irish defenders trying to tackle him!

1 Month, 3 Weeks ago

Ireland stay on track with victory over England in Dublin

Love that, Murray was so influential all game! Definitely thought he could have got MoM over Henshaw.

1 Month, 3 Weeks ago

Ireland stay on track with victory over England in Dublin

Definitely agreed on 1,2 & 3 - not to sure what happened to 4?! :D But you can't really believe Wigglesworth is better than Youngs. Granted I'll admit Youngs is a bit of a turnstile, whilst Wigglesworth is strong in defence. But that's hardly the defining trait of a good scrum half. For me I can't imagine a lethal England back line with Wigglesworth at the helm.

Youngs, Care and Simpson must surely be England's strongest options right now.

1 Month, 3 Weeks ago