Posts for August 2010

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Francois Hougaard's great try saving tackle on Adam Ashley-Cooper

One of the defining moments of the classic Tri Nations match that took place in Pretoria on Saturday has to be when young Springbok scrumhalf Francois Hougaard made this fantastic last ditch try saving tackle on Adam Ashley-Cooper. MORE »

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Exclusive interview with Wales and British & Irish Lions center Jamie Roberts

Jamie Roberts attended an event in Newport last week where he, other Welsh players, and a group of youngsters all took part in Under Armour's MORE »

Monday, August 30, 2010

The History of Rugby - Parts 10 & 11

It's been a while since the last History of Rugby posting, so today we continue with the next two parts as this fascinating documentary picks up with the 1974 British & Irish Lions in South Africa. MORE »

Monday, August 30, 2010

ITM Cup in New Zealand - Highlights from Round 5

There have been quite a few requests for more tries from the ITM Cup in New Zealand, so today here is a package that is ten minutes long and features the best moments from every New Zealand provincial championship game of the weekend. MORE »

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Best tries of the Top 14 - Round 2

Today we head to France and the Top 14 for one of the most entertaining leagues in the world, and certainly one that will be featured regularly here on RD. Last week things were a little quiet Top 14 wise, so here is a recap of the best tries from Round 2 of the highly competitive tournament. MORE »

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Springboks come good against the Wallabies at Loftus

Victor Matfield celebrated his 100th Test match in style as the Springboks ended their four match losing streak with a 44-31 win over the Wallabies at Loftus Versfeld in what was a thrilling Tri Nations match. MORE »

Friday, August 27, 2010

Friday Funnies - Stephen Brett, the water bottle, and the big hit

As the week comes to an end, theres still time for a funny clip from the ITM Cup game between in which Tasman upset Canterbury 27-25. Today however Ive included a great hit from the match, as it occurred on the same player just a few minutes later. MORE »

Friday, August 27, 2010

Exclusive interview with David Strettle and Danny Care

A while back I asked for some of you to submit questions via the MORE »

Thursday, August 26, 2010

The Rugby Club Plays of the Week - Your letters answered

The reach of the Plays of the Week stretches far and wide these days, due in large part to the internet, the quality of the clips, and the fact that they usually show skimpily dressed girls shaking inappropriately. MORE »

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Romain Terrain fantastic try saving chase and tackle on Rory Lamont

Toulon beat Biarritz 13-3 in the French Top 14 on Friday night, their first win away at the club in 29 years. Kris Chesney scored the only try of the match, for Toulon, but this great clip actually comes from a Biarritz forward. MORE »