Posts for May 2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

South Africa win the Edinburgh Sevens in dramatic fashion

The final leg of the IRB World Series Sevens took place in Edinburgh this past weekend, with New Zealand being crowned champions, and South Africa pulling off an incredible last few seconds win over Australia in the final. Here's a wrap-up of all the action. MORE »

Monday, May 30, 2011

Munster take the Magners League title after beating Leinster in Grand Final

One of the bigger games of the weekend was the all Irish Magners League Grand Final, contested by bitter rivals Munster and Leinster. This time around, Munster took the title 19-9. MORE »

Monday, May 30, 2011

Siale Piutau lets fly on Michael Rhodes after dangerous headlock

A handful of citings took place this weekend in Super Rugby, with one of the most talked about being this incident from the Lions' great 26-22 away win at the Highlanders on Saturday. Both players are in the dock. MORE »

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Toulouse cruise into the Top 14 final with win over Clermont

Toulouse eased to the Top 14 final with a 29-6 win over current champions Clermont at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille. Rupeni Caucaunibuca scored both the tries. MORE »

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Rugby Club Plays of the Week Round 13 & 14

The mood has been quite sombre over the last day or so here, as you will have noticed with the previous post. We do need to keep on keeping on however, so to lighten the mood, here's two weeks worth of Super Rugby Plays of the Week. MORE »

Friday, May 27, 2011

Kobus Engelbrecht, paralysed playing rugby in 2007, murdered

It's with great sadness, and a huge amount of shock, that this post is to inform you of the untimely passing of young Kobus Engelbrecht, who was paralysed playing rugby at school in 2007. A few hours ago, he was murdered in his home. MORE »

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Three refs taste the dirt in one weekend of rugby

While the Super Rugby Picks of the Week for the last two rounds is still being prepared, it's a good time to get this amusing clip up that shows a quite rare occurrence from last weekend. MORE »

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Gloucester Rugby show off their tricks and talent at training

Just as the hype surrounding the All Blacks tricks at training videos has died down a little, out comes another one, from a different team, that is sure to get you scratching your head while asking the question, 'How did they do that?' MORE »

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The Stormers edge the Blues in another dramatic game

Following a bit of a trend this past weekend in world rugby, the Stormers traveled to Auckland and pulled off a last ditch 28-26 win against the Blues, in yet another game of two halves. MORE »

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Harlequins take the Amlin Challenge Cup final in dramatic fashion

The Heineken Cup final wasn't the only big game that took place in Cardiff on the weekend, as the Amlin Challenge Cup final produced a classic finish, with Harlequins snatching the silverware from counterparts Stade Francais. MORE »