Posts for November 2007

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Famous Simon Shaw run from the Lions Tour 2005

After posting the clip of Andries Bekker man-handling some of the smaller guys , there was a lot of talk about Bekker's height, and in particular, comparing him to Simon Shaw. MORE »

Monday, November 26, 2007

Zinzan Brooke huge hit from the past

Regarded by many as the best number eight ever to play the game, Auckland and All Black legend Zinzan Brooke had it all - huge defence included. MORE »

Friday, November 23, 2007

That Brendan Cannon punch on Kevin Mealamu

Hookers are generally loved or hated characters on the rugby field. There aren't many international number two's that go unnoticed for whatever reason. Perhaps it's the fact that they're squashed between two smelly gorilla's and have five massive guys pushing them from behind. MORE »

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Denis Leamy's bunny hopping-madness at the back of the scrum

The Munster fire is alive and well. After a close defeat to the Wasps, they redeemed themselves with a five-try killing spree of Clermont Auvergne. MORE »

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Ulster vs Bourgoin - A massive hit & two great tries

The two number tens added spark to this eventful Heineken Cup match played in France between Ulster and Bourgoin. MORE »

Monday, November 19, 2007

Ugo Monye dump tackle on Ben Blair


Friday, November 16, 2007

Tony Buckley's big handoff on Simon Shaw

With Wasps pounding away at the line, Munster come back with a brilliant countershove, driving Paul Sackey back and dislodging the ball. Substitute front rower Tony Buckley picks up and sets off. Big English lock Simon Shaw has a go at him but Buckley says 'Sorry mate, the bus is full' and delivers a massive hand off that sends Shaw to the turf. MORE »

Friday, November 16, 2007

Know The Game - Smart thinking from the 22 kick off

Check out this piece of smart thinking by Bobby Joubert of the Griquas which resulted in a try against the Sharks in this years Currie Cup match in Kimberley. MORE »

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Leinster vs Leicester - Big hit by Tuilagi and amazing defense by Horgan

Crowd favourite Alesana Tuilagi smashes Gordon Darcy as he gets a ball-and-all pass from Argentinian star Felipe Contepomi. The powerhouse Samoan wing times the tackle perfectly, hitting Darcy hard and driving him to the floor. MORE »

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Rico Gear smashed by Benson Stanley


Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Classic Clip - the Ref makes his point

As the Northern hemisphere rugby scene welcomes back many players that were away on World Cup duty, we look at a classic moment brought to us by not a star player, but by a referee for a change. MORE »

Thursday, November 01, 2007

RWC 2007 Individual Tries of the Tournament

As promised, here are our World Cup 2007 Individual Tries of the Tournament. MORE »