Posts for April 2009

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Best tries of the Top 14 - Round 22

The big news in the Top 14 today is that Racing Metro have signed French captain Lionel Nallet and the Caveman himself, Sbastien Chabal. Racing Metro have just been promoted to the Top 14, so are going on a spending spree in preparation for next season. MORE »

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Midweek Madness - Substitute that bloody Ref

Weve featured quite a few referee related clips here on RD in the past, most of which have involved the ref being knocked over, tackled, losing his footing, and last week we even saw a ref tackle a player. Todays clip though, is a first. MORE »

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Super 14 Pick of the Week - Round 11

Round 11 of the Super 14 brought about a shifting of the top four as we saw a few outstanding performances, some upsets, and a change of no less than nine positions on the table. MORE »

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Tana Umaga hits hard, then sets up Jerry Collins for the try

With Tana Umaga making his return to the playing field recently at Toulon, there's been renewed interest around the world from people wondering how he's getting on at the ripe old age of thirty five. MORE »

Monday, April 27, 2009

The School of Hard Knocks - Episodes 1 & 2

We've got something slightly different for you today as we bring you the first two episodes of season two of The School of Hard Knocks, featuring Will Greenwood and Scott Quinnell. MORE »

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Jamie Heaslip cracking hit on Bernardo Stortoni

Leinster beat the Glasgow Warriors 36-13 in the Magners League on Saturday, scoring four second half tries which should give them some much needed momentum and confidence ahead of their upcoming Heineken Cup semi-final meeting with Munster. MORE »

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Super 14 Pick of the Week - Round 10

As Round 11 of the Super 14 comes to an end, we look back at some of the best tries of last weekends action, with our weekly Super 14 Pick of the Week, this time for Round 10. MORE »

Friday, April 24, 2009

Friday Funnies - Matt Henjak high tackled by the referee

Toulon achieved their biggest win of the season by upsetting Toulouse 14-6 in front of a packed Stade Velodrome last weekend in the Top 14. MORE »

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Dan Carter Interview on life in France and his injury

Injured All Black flyhalf Dan Carter is still on the sidelines and in the recovery process since rupturing his Achilles tendon in late January. Contracted to Perpignan, the 59 test veteran and 2005 player of the year will miss the rest of the French season. MORE »

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Jimmy Cowan red card for hit on Jimmy Goperth

All Black Jimmy Cowan was red carded on the weekend as his side, the Highlanders, went down 26-6 to the Blues in their Super 14 meeting at Eden Park. MORE »