Thursday, November 30, 2017

Rene Ranger somehow finds Victor Vito with unbelievable reverse flick pass

La Rochelle scored six tries to comfortably beat Pau 44-14 in their Top 14 clash at the weekend, with a number of former All Blacks on show. Most notable of which was the combination between Rene Ranger and Victor Vito, the latter finishing this superb try in the first half. MORE »

WIN: George North signed Wales shirt PLUS Gillette products

We've teamed up with Gillette to give one lucky winner a signed George North Wales shirt, in honour of this year's Movember. North has been growing a Mo to raise awareness for men's health and to help Stop Men Dying Too Young, one Mo at a time. MORE »

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Midweek Madness - Powerful scrum sends pack and posts backwards

You would never think it were possible, but Hinckley Rugby Football Club's big boys up front have given new meaning to the term 'pushover try'. They drove the opposition pack from Luctonians back so far and with so much force, that they took down the posts in the process. MORE »

Sergio Parisse 'rucking' technique will make the ball appear every time

South Africa overturned last year's shock loss to Italy with a convincing 35-6 win in Padova on Saturday. They turned to their traditional power up front, which paid dividends. Italy skipper Sergio Parisse never gave up though, getting stuck in at the breakdown, as can be seen here. MORE »

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

UPDATE: Sekope Kepu banned for that shoulder charge on Hamish Watson

Wallabies tight head prop Sekope Kepu appeared in front of an independant World Rugby-appointed Disciplinary Committee today, following the red card he received for charging with his shoulder during Australia's 53-24 loss to Scotland on Saturday. MORE »

Monday, November 27, 2017

Rapid Chris Ashton avoids blooper and gets on end of Nonu's skill

Chris Ashton continues to pay dividends for Toulon and show exactly why they were keen to sign him. As these clips show, he still possesses world-class speed and knows how to both finish and save tries. MORE »

Waisake Naholo falcons Aaron Smith, probably because of the hairstyle

Not since 1953 have Wales beaten the All Blacks, and nothing changed on Saturday as the visitors picked up a 33-18 win in Cardiff. Waisake Naholo probably owes his scrumhalf a few beers though, after this happened. MORE »

The bizarre moment coach Christophe Urios slapped Fabien GalthiƩ

Toulon's troubles in the Top14 grew deeper on Saturday afternoon as the French giants lost 20-19 to Castres at the Stade Pierre-Antoine yet that was not what had people talking after the game. MORE »

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Shocking footage of vicious kick during college rugby match leads to arrest

Vile footage of a cowardly act from a rugby player has been released by authorities in the States as part of their investigation into assault charges. MORE »

Even in defeat Tongan fans show true passion and support

As the autumn internationals in the game of Union were getting underway across Europe on Saturday, a cracking and contentious Rugby League World Cup semi-final had occurred mere hours before at the MT Smart Stadium in Auckland. MORE »

Gloucester lock shows how easy it can be to score tries from lineouts

With one of the simplest moves you are likely to see Gloucester showed just how important a good line-out can be. MORE »

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Sekope Kepu sent off for shoulder charge as Scotland thrash Wallabies

Scotland claimed their largest ever victory over a Tier 1 nation by thumping 14-man Australia 53-24 at BT Murrayfield. The visitors had prop Sekope Kepu sent off late in the first half for a dangerous clear-out of Hamish Watson. MORE »

Friday, November 24, 2017

Taniela 'Tongan Thor' Tupou goes from Youtube sensation to Test rugby

This Saturday Taniela Tupou will wear the colours of Australia as he starts on the bench for the Wallabies against Scotland. It's been a meteoric rise for the 21-year-old, a path we've all followed in recent years. MORE »

WATCH: Zimbabwe rugby tribute as country celebrates promising future

As a nation, Zimbabwe received a huge boost this week with the news that their former oppressive leader will rule no longer. With that comes a huge amount of optimism, and the hope that they can get another shot at making an impact on the rugby field. MORE »

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Waisake Naholo escapes card after taking Stuart Hogg out in the air

While this week there has been a fair bit of discussion about Kieran Read's illegal play, New Zealand winger Waisake Naholo was also lucky not to be yellow carded during his side's narrow 22-17 victory over Scotland, after he took Stuart Hogg out in the air. MORE »