Posts for March 2013

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Ref Cam makes it's debut in the Top 14 with Romain Poite

Ref Cam makes Top 14 debut with Romain Poite in Stade Francais vs Toulon game MORE »

Friday, March 29, 2013

Friday Funnies - Fan gets hit on head by snow during match

Quick clip for today's funny that comes to us from the same game that was featured yesterday, as Saracens hosted Harlequins in the Avivia Premiership last weekend. MORE »

Friday, March 29, 2013

Bhubesi Pride 2013 update video and letter to RD from Mike Coogan

Bhubesi Pride 2013 is going well as sustainable change is taking place in every African village or town they visit. Today we catch up with the first part of the trip, and hear from one of the senior members, who first learnt about the organisation right here on RD. MORE »

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Chris Ashton carded for high swinging arm on Maurie Fa'asavalu

Saracens winger Chris Ashton was yellow carded for a dangerous high tackle he made on Harlequins forward Maurie Fa'asavalu in the Aviva Premiership last weekend. A suspension looked likely, but he has been cleared and faces no further punishment. MORE »

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Ian Madigan chip from behind tryline and winning try vs Glasgow Warriors

Young flyhalf Ian Madigan starred at the RDS as Leinster beat Glasgow Warriors 22-17 in last weekend's RaboDirect PRO12 game. In the second half he pulled off a risky chip kick from behind his own try line, and he also scored a nicely taken try. MORE »

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Ilai Tinai suspended for five weeks for dangerous tackle against Wales

Fiji came back from 19-0 down to win the Hong Kong Sevens Final 26-19 last weekend, but in fairly controversial circumstances after star Ilai Tinai received a yellow card for what could have been a red. He has since been suspended. MORE »

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Young Prop Dean Irvine scores 90 meter intercept try

This is a quick look at a pretty amazing try scored by replacement prop Dean Irvine in last year's Oxford vs Cambridge Under 21 match at Twickenham. Oxford won 31-17. MORE »

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Jerry Collins claims physical threat from gang following Japan arrest

Former All Blacks hardman Jerry Collins has been held by Japanese police since March 17th following his arrest for carrying knives into a department store in Hamamatsu, Japan. It has since emerged that he felt he was under threat from a Brazilian gang. MORE »

Monday, March 25, 2013

Waratahs vs Blues Highlights - Super Rugby Round 6

Highlights of Waratahs vs Blues in Sydney MORE »

Monday, March 25, 2013

Stormers vs Brumbies Highlights - Super Rugby Round 6

Stormers vs Brumbies Highlights from Cape Town MORE »

Monday, March 25, 2013

Sharks vs Rebels Highlights - Super Rugby Round 6

Highlights of the Sharks vs the Rebels MORE »

Monday, March 25, 2013

Force vs Cheetahs Highlights - Super Rugby Round 6

Highlights of the Force vs the Cheetahs MORE »

Monday, March 25, 2013

Reds vs Bulls Highlights - Super Rugby Round 6

Reds vs Bulls Highlights from Brisbane MORE »

Monday, March 25, 2013

Crusaders vs Kings Highlights - Super Rugby Round 6

Crusaders vs Kings highlights from Christchurch MORE »

Monday, March 25, 2013

Chiefs vs Highlanders Highlights - Super Rugby Round 6

Chiefs vs Highlanders highlights from Hamilton MORE »

Monday, March 25, 2013

Seven of the Best Tries from the 2013 Hong Kong Sevens

Here is a look at some of the best tries scored in Hong Kong, including efforts from champions Fiji, runners-up Wales, Australia, Scotland, Kenya and New Zealand. MORE »

Monday, March 25, 2013

Fiji stage dramatic comeback to win Hong Kong Sevens

Fiji came from 19-0 down to win a dramatic Hong Kong Sevens Cup Final 26-19, beating Wales who were in their first ever Hong Kong final. Flyer Osea Kolinisau changed the game with a sensational hat-trick after coming on as a second half substitute. MORE »

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Super Rugby 2013 Plays of the Week Round 5

As the Top Fives from Rugby HQ are becoming more popular than Plays of the Week, we've chosen to feature the them on the homepage, while still posting and archiving Plays. What that means is that you can still watch Plays right here on the site, but they may not always be homepage features. MORE »

Sunday, March 24, 2013

The World's Biggest Harlem Shake

Just when you thought the Harlem Shake was a fad that ended about a month ago, fans at the Hong Kong Sevens took place in what is quite possibly the biggest one ever seen. MORE »

Friday, March 22, 2013

The Top Five 'Don't Argues' of All Time

The Top Five features we've been posting lately have proven to be quite popular so with the love and blessing of the guys at Fox Sports, here is another, featuring the biggest fends, or Don't Argues, we've seen in recent times. MORE »

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Waisale Serevi talks about THAT classic try at the 2007 Hong Kong Sevens

The 2013 Hong Kong Sevens kicks off tomorrow so to get you in the mood here is a look back at a thrilling moment from a great match in 2007. We first posted it after it happened, but the IRB have since got the great man himself to chat about it. MORE »

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Midweek Madness - Trevor Nyakane goes into Beast mode with incredible lift

Yes, it's happened again. As the Cheetahs picked up a well deserved 27-26 away win over the Waratahs in Friday‚Äôs Super Rugby clash, we saw another incredible moment from a prop at a restart. And no, this time it wasn't the Beast. Not the original anyway. MORE »

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Jason Robinson wants to see more attacking from England

Highly respected England World Cup winner Jason Robinson has warned Stuart Lancaster he must make his beaten England side a stronger attacking force if they are to achieve repeat successes over the big sides in future. MORE »

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Vincent Clerc's incredible volley almost leads to try

If you watched France vs Scotland on Saturday night you will have seen this great piece of play by French winger Vincent Clerc, who managed to keep an attacking move alive via some impressive quick thinking. France went on to win the game 23-16. MORE »

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Harlequins aiming for treble after LV= Cup Final win over Sale Sharks

Harlequins were crowned LV= Cup champions after a convincing 32-14 victory over Sale Sharks at Sixways on Sunday. They scored two tries in either half, securing the win to keep their hopes of a historic treble alive. MORE »

Monday, March 18, 2013

NEW Rugbydump T-Shirt, Hoodies, and more store

We've teamed up with experts in the field to re-launch our popular Rugbydump clothing range. The store has just gone live and we've brought back the best of the old, as well as some new offerings, with plenty more on the way. MORE »

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Super Rugby 2013 Plays of the Week Round 4

Catch up on the latest Plays of the Week from Rugby HQ, featuring the very best from Round 4 of Super Rugby. Round 5's Plays of the Week will be posted shortly after being aired, on Thursdays. MORE »

Sunday, March 17, 2013

France get first tournament win with Paris victory over Scotland

France avoided not winning a championship game for the first time since 1969 as they beat Scotland 23-16 thanks to two tries in the second half. Their disappointing campaign sees them ending bottom of the table however, for the first time since 1999. MORE »

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Sharks vs Brumbies Highlights - Super Rugby Round 5

Highlights of the Sharks vs the Brumbies in Durban MORE »

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Reds vs Force Highlights - Super Rugby Round 5

Highlights of the Reds vs the Force in Brisbane MORE »

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Crusaders vs Bulls Highlights - Super Rugby Round 5

Crusader vs Bulls Highlights from Christchurch MORE »

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Wales thrash England by record score to retain Six Nations title

Wales produced a thrilling attacking display as they achieved their biggest ever Six Nations victory over England, scoring two great tries in the second half. Man of the Match Justin Tipuric played a large part in all things good on the night. MORE »

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Italy give Lo Cicero famous send off with historic win over Ireland

Italy achieved their first ever Six Nations victory over Ireland with a famous 22-15 win at the Stadio Olimpico on the final weekend of the 2013 Championship. They ended the tournament with two historic victories for only the second time ever. MORE »

Friday, March 15, 2013

Southern Kings vs Chiefs Highlights - Super Rugby Round 5

Southern Kings vs Chiefs highlights from Port Elizabeth MORE »

Friday, March 15, 2013

Friday Funnies - Jamie Helleur scores freak Newcastle try after multiple rebounds

Here is a very quick look at a bizarre try that was scored by Jamie Helleur of Newcastle Falcons last Friday night. Scored against Bedford Blues in the RFU Championship, the try reiterated yet again why one should always chase a penalty kick. MORE »

Friday, March 15, 2013

Waratahs vs Cheetahs Highlights - Super Rugby Round 5

Waratahs vs Cheetahs highlights from Sydney MORE »

Friday, March 15, 2013

Highlanders vs Hurricanes Highlights - Super Rugby Round 5

Highlights of Highlanders vs Hurricanes MORE »

Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Top 5 Intercepts of all time

In the last few weeks we've been treated to a few classic Top 5's from the crew at Rugby HQ in Australia, and here's another. This time it's their choice of the best interceptions, all having taken place in the southern hemisphere. MORE »

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Blues vs Bulls Highlights - Super Rugby Round 4

Highlights of the Bulls vs the Blues from Auckland, New Zealand MORE »

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Southern Kings vs Sharks Highlights - Super Rugby Round 4

Highlights of the Kings vs the Sharks MORE »

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Stormers vs Chiefs Highlights - Super Rugby Round 4

Highlights of the Stormers vs Chiefs in Cape Town MORE »

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Brumbies vs Waratahs Highlights - Super Rugby Round 4

Highlights of the Brumbies vs the Waratahs from Canberra MORE »

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Highlanders vs Cheetahs Highlights - Super Rugby Round 4

Highlights of the Highlanders vs the Cheetahs in Round 4 of Super Rugby MORE »

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Gilbert unveil match ball for British & Irish Lions series in Australia

With 99 days left until the British & Irish Lions tour of Australia, Gilbert have today revealed what their new Virtuo match ball will look like. It's not a new ball as such, but will have a custom colour scheme for the series. MORE »

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

O2 Inside Line - Season 3 Episode 9

After four weeks of competition it's come down to the final game to decide who will not only take the Six Nations title, but possibly a Grand Slam too. A win in Cardiff will do it for England, but Wales have plenty to play for themselves. MORE »

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Darren Dawidiuk banned for six weeks for tip-tackle on Dave Attwood

Yesterday hooker Darren Dawidiuk received a six week suspension for a tip-tackle that took place during Gloucester's 25-31 defeat to Bath at the beginning of this month. Dawidiuk was red carded at the time, before both he and Lua Lokotui were cited. MORE »

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Martin Bayfield gives practical demonstration of the tip-tackle law

Following the recent red card for Gloucester's Darren Dawidiuk, Martin Bayfield and Craig Doyle put together this handy practical explanation for those of us wondering why we see certain tackles ruled as dangerous these days. MORE »

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

French referee horrifically breaks leg, collarbone, and sprains ankle

There was some hesitation in posting this because it's really not nice to see, but a lot of you seemed interested in finding out exactly how referee Mathieu Raynal got so badly injured at the weekend. It's not for the faint hearted, so do not watch if you're squeamish. MORE »

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Six Nations Week Four Highlights Wrap

Week four of the Six Nations contained all the usual hype and drama that has become an integral part of the Championship, but on field there was less to cheer about as all three games failed to live up to the same standards we saw at the opening weekend. MORE »

Monday, March 11, 2013

England hang on for win over Italy and Grand Slam opportunity

England were put under serious pressure by a determined Italy side that scored the only try of the game, but couldn't force a late draw. The 18-11 win for England sets them up for a Championship decider against Wales in Cardiff next weekend. MORE »

Monday, March 11, 2013

France and Ireland draw for second consecutive year

France came from behind to draw 13-13 with Ireland as they avoided a fourth straight defeat, but are still without a win with one game left in this years Six Nations championship. The two teams drew their Six Nations meeting last year too. MORE »

Monday, March 11, 2013

Wales' Championship hopes still alive after gritty win over Scotland

Wales beat Scotland 28-18 at Murrayfield on Saturday in what could possibly be described as a game for the purists. The victory keeps Wales' hopes alive of achieving a Six Nations title, with the decider to be played in Cardiff next week. MORE »

Monday, March 11, 2013

Julian Savea smashes Israel Dagg, Robbie Fruean, and a few others

The Hurricanes beat the Crusaders 29-28 in a Super Rugby thriller on Friday night. Wing Julian Savea had a large part to play in the home side's performance as he physically dominated and scored a try that was reminiscent of Jonah Lomu vs Mike Catt in 1995. MORE »

Friday, March 08, 2013

HSBC Lions Monthly - Episode 3

The February, and third ever edition of the HSBC Lions Monthly featured some of rugby's all-time greats chatting about past glories, possible selections, and what it feels like to face the Lions. MORE »

Friday, March 08, 2013

Super Rugby 2013 Plays of the Week Round 3

Another week gone by, another look at the Plays of the Week, now from the newly rebranded RugbyHQ in Australia. The latest features the best, worst, and funniest from Round 3 of Super Rugby. MORE »

Friday, March 08, 2013

Rebels vs Reds Highlights - Super Rugby Round 4

Highlights of the Melbourne Rebels vs the Reds in Melbourne MORE »

Friday, March 08, 2013

Hurricanes vs Crusaders Highlights - Super Rugby Round 4

Highlights of the Hurricanes vs the Crusaders MORE »

Thursday, March 07, 2013

A look at the Top 5 clearance kicks gone wrong

The Reds beat the Hurricanes 18-12 last weekend but a fluffed Liam Gill clearance kick could have changed the outcome of the game with time almost up. With that still fresh on the mind, here is a look at RugbyHQ's Top 5 clearance kick bloopers. MORE »

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Midweek Madness - Rob Cook's bizarre goal kicking technique

Gloucester fullback Rob Cook has been causing quite a stir in the Aviva Premiership with his unorthodox goal kicking style, that despite an impressive success rate, is usually greeted with abuse and laughter. Here's a look at him in action. MORE »

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

O2 Inside Line - Season 3 Episode 8

O2 Inside Line returns this week as the Six Nations is back after a break, with England hoping to continue their determined march towards a Grand Slam. Having won three in a row, spirits are high ahead of the Italy clash. MORE »

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Darren Cave picks up concussion after two big tackles vs Treviso

Ulster slipped to second place on the RaboDirect PRO12 table as Treviso pulled back a 14-point deficit and scored a late equalising try. Earlier in the game centre Darren Cave had to leave the field after making two big tackles in succession. MORE »

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

The Dimitri Yachvili stamp on Racing Metro's Henry Chavancy

Last week Biarritz scrumhalf Dimitri Yachvili was cited for repeatedly stamping late in the Top 14 game against Racing Metro, last Saturday. Due to the delay in the disciplinary procedures in France, Yachvili is actually free to play until his hearing. MORE »

Monday, March 04, 2013

The Top 5 Swan Dives of all time

As mentioned on Friday, the Rugby Club in Australia has changed formats slightly, has some new features, and is now called RugbyHQ. Here is a look at what is likely to be a popular regular segment, the Top 5's, starting off with some classic swan dives. MORE »

Sunday, March 03, 2013

Sharks vs Stormers Highlights - Super Rugby Round 3

Highlights of the Sharks vs the Stormers in Durban MORE »

Sunday, March 03, 2013

Bulls vs Force Highlights - Super Rugby Round 3

Highlights of the Bulls vs the Force in Pretoria MORE »

Sunday, March 03, 2013

Waratahs vs Rebels Highlights - Super Rugby Round 3

Extended highlights of the Waratahs vs the Rebels from Sydney MORE »

Sunday, March 03, 2013

Chiefs vs Cheetahs Highlights - Super Rugby Round 3

Highlights of the Chiefs vs the Cheetahs in Hamilton MORE »

Sunday, March 03, 2013

Reds vs Hurricanes Highlights - Super Rugby Round 3

Highlights of the Queensland Reds vs the Hurricanes from Brisbane MORE »

Sunday, March 03, 2013

Blues vs Crusaders Highlights - Super Rugby Round 3

Highlights of the Blues vs the Crusaders at Eden Park MORE »

Friday, March 01, 2013

Best Tries of the Top 14 - Rounds 16, 17, and 18

As we head into another weekend of rugby, here is a chance to catch up on the best tries scored in France of late, with three Top 10 compilations from Canal Plus. MORE »

Friday, March 01, 2013

Super Rugby 2013 Plays of the Week - Round 1 and 2

After a bit of a break, Plays of the Week is back courtesy of Fox Sports and their new rugby show, RugbyHQ. Each week we'll bring you this popular segment as they pick out the best, worst, biggest, funniest and strangest Super Rugby has to offer. MORE »

 
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