Posts for November 2009

Monday, November 30, 2009

Argentina snatch victory over Scotland with a late dropgoal

Argentina ruined the Murrayfield festivities as they beat Scotland 9-6 on Saturday, a week after the Scots historic win over Australia. MORE »

Saturday, November 28, 2009

France thumped at home by rampant All Blacks

The All Blacks, wearing all white, outclassed France in Marseilles as they ended their end of year tour with another win by beating the French 39-12. MORE »

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Australia bounce back to beat Wales in Cardiff

The Wallabies came back strongly after their shock defeat at Murrayfield last weekend. Written off by their fans and media, the young side bounced back to beat Wales 33-12 at the Millennium Stadium. MORE »

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Ireland beat South Africa at Croke Park in Dublin

Dublin will celebrate tonight as their Ireland team beat South Africa 15-10 at a cold and misty Croke Park earlier today. Flyhalf Jonathan Sexton was the hero of the day as he showed great temperament to kick all the points for his side, slotting five penalty kicks in terrible weather conditions. MORE »

Friday, November 27, 2009

Ireland vs South Africa at Croke Park - Preview

One of the biggest matches of the year takes place at Croke Park tomorrow as the much anticipated meeting between the champions of the north and the champions of the south will play out in front of 82 000 fans. MORE »

Friday, November 27, 2009

Top 14 Highlights - Round 13

It was a busy day yesterday for Rugbydump. The re-development of the site is taking shape nicely, the archives are being updated, and RD found its voice with a short interview on BBC Radio. Things are back on track today though with highlights from the latest round of the French Top 14. MORE »

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Jonah Lomu comeback for Marseilles-Vitrolles

Jonah Lomu made his much anticipated return to rugby on the weekend as he turned out for his new club Marseilles-Vitrolles in the French Third Division. MORE »

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Barbarians against the All Blacks - Cardiff Arms Park 1993

As is tradition, the All Blacks played the Barbarians on their final match of their end of year tour overseas tour in 1993. The match was played at a packed Cardiff Arms Park, the same ground that hosted the legendary 1973 meeting between the same teams. MORE »

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Matt Stevens on life away from rugby

The rigours of international rugby take their toll on each player in a different way. One man who couldnt handle the pressure is now getting used to life off the field, away from the sport he loves. No Lions tour. No England internationals. No rugby. MORE »

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Ireland too powerful for Fiji in Dublin

Ireland followed on from their draw against Australia last weekend with a comfortable 41-6 win over Fiji at the RDS in Dublin on Saturday. MORE »