Posts for April 2013

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Jerome Porical knocks out home town club Perpignan with great display

Jerome Porical inspired Stade Francais to a 25-22 victory over former team Perpignan in the first Amlin Challenge Cup Semi Final. He had a difference of opinion with captain Sergio Parisse late in the game, but he got it right and guided his team to victory. MORE »

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

WIN a trip to watch the Lions in Australia with HSBC

After much anticipation and speculation, we now finally know who will be in the squad to take on the Wallabies in the three-Test British and Irish Lions tour of Australia this June. You could join them down under, thanks to principal partner HSBC. MORE »

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

British & Irish Lions squad announcement - Sam Warburton named as captain

The 37-man Lions squad to tour Australia was revealed earlier today, with bookies favourite Sam Warburton named as captain. There were a few surprise inclusions, as well as some that were left out. Full squad below, with video of announcement to come. MORE »

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Sir Ian McGeechan on Coaching and Leading the Lions

With just a few hours left until we find out who will be named in the British & Irish Lions squad to tour Australia, here is a look at two interesting videos from former Lions coach Sir Ian McGeechan, as he shares his views on both selection, and leadership. MORE »

Monday, April 29, 2013

Jonny Wilkinson seals Man of the Match performance with trademark drop goal

The Heineken Cup Semi Final between Saracens and Toulon wasn't much of a spectacle, but there was one moment in particular that stood out, as Jonny Wilkinson snapped a well taken drop-goal to cap off a record breaking performance. MORE »

Monday, April 29, 2013

Fetu'u Vainikolo try from no look pass against Treviso

A late converted try by Paul O'Donohoe helped Connacht to a 23-23 draw with Treviso in Friday night's RadoDirect PRO12 game at the Stadio Monigo. Flyer Fetu'u Vainilolo scored a very well taken try following a no-look pass off a lineout, that he ran onto at pace before stepping a few players. MORE »

Monday, April 29, 2013

The Chiefs Dance Video (Liam Messam Remix)

Crowd Goes Wild reporter James McOnie spent some time with the Chiefs in Hamilton, hoping to find out what the reason for their mid-season slump was. Instead, along with his help, they put this hilarious video together. Move over Harlem Shake. MORE »

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Clermont through to first ever Heineken Cup Final after tense win over Munster

Clermont will face Toulon in the final of the Heineken Cup after a tense 16-10 victory over Munster at the Stade de la Mosson on Saturday. It will be their first ever Heineken Cup final in what in what will be a closely fought all French affair in Dublin. MORE »

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Super Rugby 2013 Plays of the Week Rounds 9 & 10

This weekend's Super Rugby is all but over so before we get too bogged down, here is your fix of Plays of the Week from Rugby HQ in Australia. This time it's a double dose, featuring the best, worst, funniest and skimpiest from Rounds 9 and 10. MORE »

Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Six Nations 2013 Highlights Montage

As we head towards another jampacked international season that includes a Lions tour amongst other things, here's our fast-paced take on some of the most memorable moments from the 2013 Six Nations Championship. We've also got some stats for you. MORE »