Saturday, February 24, 2018

Scotland claim first victory over England since 2008 in epic match

Scotland produced a sensational performance in front of a packed BT Murrayfeld to beat England 25-13 and reclaim the Calcutta Cup for the first time since 2008. MORE »

Stockdale seals third straight Ireland win in Dublin thriller

A late interception try from Jacob Stockdale enabled Ireland to claim a thrilling 35-27 victory over Wales at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin to keep their 6 Nations title hopes alive. MORE »

Friday, February 23, 2018

Misfiring France labour to crucial victory over Italy in Marseille

After a run of eight straight defeats, France finally secured their first win of the 6 Nations campaign, beating Italy 34-17 at the Stade VĂ©lodrome in Marseille. MORE »

Martin Johnson escapes with warning after nasty throat stamp in 1999

The Calcutta Cup between Scotland and England is the oldest international fixture in the history of the game and the two sides face each other again this weekend in another eagerly anticipated encounter. MORE »

Plenty of tries on show as Highlanders edge out Blues in Super Rugby thriller

The Highlanders opened their 2018 Super Rugby account with a hard-fought 41-34 victory over the Blues in Dunedin on Friday. Nine tries were scored throughout a fiercely contested affair as the lead changed hands on multiple occasions. MORE »

Scott Higginbotham pleads innocence but red card wrecks Reds opener

The Queensland Reds had a nightmare start to their Super Rugby campaign as they lost a man after just ten minutes, leading to a heavy 45-19 loss at the hands of the Melbourne Rebels. Scott Higginbotham had.. MORE »

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Andries Coetzee has reinvented the wheel with inexplicable passing technique

Lions and Springbok fullback Andries Coetzee appears to have taken a liking to a truly unorthodox kind of pass, the kind that's usually seen during warm-ups on the training field. Saturday wasn't the first time he's done it either MORE »

Gaby Lovobalavu's crucial tackle looked innocuous, until he was cited

Gabiriele Lovobalavu was cited and has been suspended for a crucial tackle that he made in the closing seconds of Wasps's Aviva Premiership clash with Exeter Chiefs on Sunday. He appeared before a disciplinary hearing in London last night. MORE »

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Dropped Teddy Thomas shows dazzling feet in Racing 92 win over La Rochelle

A week after being dropped from Jacques Brunel's French side for this Friday's 6 Nations with Italy in Marseille, Teddy Thomas was in illustrious form in Racing 92's Top 14 win over La Rochelle. MORE »

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Shane Williams and Andy Powell get their kit off for bizarre sumo experience

With the next Rugby World Cup kicking off in Japan next year, hype is gradually starting to build, as fans will be introduced to the host cities and get to learn more about Japanese culture. Clearly Shane Williams and Andy Powell were asked to help out... MORE »

Romania's dangerous high tackle that helped Spain to an upset victory

Spain beat Romania 22-10 in the Rugby Europe Championship to find themselves in pole position for Rugby World Cup 2019 qualification. Their task was helped early on when Romania lost a man to the sin-bin thanks to this reckless tackle. MORE »

Monday, February 19, 2018

Young Lions winger scores stunning Super Rugby Try of the Week on debut

The 2018 Super Rugby season got off to a cracking start with four of the teams from the South Africa Conference in action during the opening weekend. The best try belonged to Lions winger Aphiwe Dyantyi, with his brilliant... MORE »

Chris Ashton sniffs out another hat-trick as Toulon crush Stade Francais

Toulon cruised to a 43-5 victory over Stade Francais in the Top 14 on Saturday, with winger Chris Ashton scoring his second hat-trick this season. Recently suspended center Mathieu Bastareaud also made a return, marking it with a powerful try of his own. MORE »

Friday, February 16, 2018

Australia adopts guidelines to enhance safety and minimize mismatches

Rugby Australia have announced that they are to make significant changes to Junior and Senior rugby, adopting a Size for Age policy aimed at ensuring maximum safety and enjoyment for all participants. They will also introduce a Blue Card concussion management system. MORE »

A look at England and Georgia's epic scrum training session

Eddie Jones made good on his desire to have England face off against "the strongest scrum pack in the world" as England welcomed Georgia to Latymer Upper School in London on Tuesday. Footage of the session... MORE »