Posts for August 2009

Monday, August 31, 2009

Currie Cup best tries mix - Round 8

South Africa's premier domestic competition, the Currie Cup, is in full swing and round 8 produced a host of great tries and one major upset in particular. MORE »

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Top 14 Highlights - Round 2

As always, all eyes are on the French Top 14 at the moment as the global interest for the tournament picks up once again, thanks in a large part to the big names that have joined this season. MORE »

Saturday, August 29, 2009

The Springboks impress as they beat the Wallabies in Perth

The Springboks silenced their critics as they produced a powerful running game on their way to a 32-25 win over the Wallabies in Perth on Saturday. This leaves them unbeaten in this years Tri Nations, with one hand on the trophy. MORE »

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Air New Zealand Cup - Round 4 Highlights

We have another cracking tries package for you today, from round 4 of the always entertaining Air New Zealand Cup's action from last weekend. MORE »

Friday, August 28, 2009

Adam Ashley-Cooper answers the Wallabies call

The Wallabies host the Springboks in Perth tomorrow in another crunch Tri Nations match. With a injury problems, the Wallabies have had to shuffle their backline again, with Mr Fix-It Adam Ashley-Cooper moving to inside centre. MORE »

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Guinness Premiership 2009 advert - The Race To Twickenham

The 2009 Guinness Premiership gets under way soon with the race to Twickenham having officially started at the launch earlier today. Reigning champions Leicester Tigers are the bookies favourites to retain the trophy, just ahead of beaten finalists London Irish. MORE »

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Top 14 Best Tries Mix from Round 1

The French Top 14 is back in full swing as we've seen two rounds of action already, with some great tries scored around the country in this brilliant championship of rugby that features top players from around the globe. MORE »

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Classic Encounters - Wallabies vs Springboks 1963

Were heading back in time today as we focus on a classic moment in Australian rugby history from almost fifty years ago, when the Springboks were defeated at home in consecutive Tests for the first time since 1896. MORE »

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Aaron Cruden destined for greatness after battling cancer

Young Kiwi flyhalf Aaron Cruden is a huge talent with an inspirational story. The Manawatu player was diagnosed with Testicular Cancer last year, but has since come back to lead his countrys Under 20 side to victory at the Junior World Cup. MORE »

Monday, August 24, 2009

Joe Van Niekerk scores for Toulon from neat Jonny Wilkinson chip

Toulon came good this past weekend as they beat fellow big spenders Racing Metro 27-13 at a packed Felix Mayol in the Top 14 on Saturday. MORE »