Posts for August 2012

Friday, August 31, 2012

Best Tries of the Top 14 - Round 1 - 2012

Last week we featured the best tries of last season in the French Top 14, so today we've got the top ten from round one of the new season, which kicked off two weeks ago. The latest tries from round 2, put together by Canal Plus as always, will be broadcast this coming weekend. MORE »

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The Rugby Club Plays of the Week - Rugby Championship Round One

There has been a short break in the Plays of the Week from the Rugby Club in Australia, but they're back with the first round of the Rugby Championship, featuring the games between South Africa and Argentina, and Australia and New Zealand. MORE »

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The Crowd Goes Wild bids farewell to Sonny Bill Williams

Sonny Bill Williams played his final game for the All Blacks on the weekend, for now anyway. Against the Wallabies he went up another level, earning the respect of the naysayers. Japan beckons though, and then he's off the to the NRL, but will he be back? MORE »

Monday, August 27, 2012

Top 14 Round Two - Best of the weekend wrap-up

After two rounds of the French Top 14 it's the usual suspects at the top of the table, but that's not to say the second round wasn't without surprises. Here is a quick wrap-up of the best of the action, which includes a whole host of big collisions and great play. MORE »

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Argentina and South Africa battle to a tense draw in Mendoza

Argentina lived up to their reputation as a very difficult side to beat at home as they led the Springboks for the majority of their Mendoza Test match, before the two sides shared the points with a 16-16 draw come full time. MORE »

Saturday, August 25, 2012

The All Blacks retain the Bledisloe Cup with convincing win over the Wallabies

The All Blacks kept the Wallabies scoreless for the first time in fifty years as they retained the Bledisloe Cup with a convincing 22-0 victory at Eden Park. It has now been 10 years since Australia held the trophy, contested solely between the two sides. MORE »

Friday, August 24, 2012

The gloves come off during North Island vs South Island match in New Zealand

New Zealand's provincial domestic tournament, the ITM Cup, is underway with a few games already played, and more to come tomorrow. Today we're having a look at an ugly incident you may not have seen a few months back, during the Super Rugby break. MORE »

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Bulls hooker Willie Wepener smashes Stormers fullback Gio Aplon

Here is a quick look back at a hit from earlier in the Super Rugby season, as Stormers flyer Gio Aplon learns that running into a front rower usually isn't a good option. MORE »

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

WIN tickets to the London Double Header at Twickenham

As a proud partner of Premiership Rugby for a fifth consecutive year, Hilton HHonorsâ„¢ would like share the London Double Header experience with you to celebrate the start to another thrilling rugby season. MORE »

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Best Tries of the Top 14 - 2011/2012 Season

The French Top 14 season kicked off on the weekend with some big games and no doubt many fantastic tries to come. Today we look back at the Top Ten best tries from last season though, 2011/2012, many of which were featured here on RD. MORE »