Sunday, April 01, 2018

Controversies galore as Munster knock out Toulon with brilliant late try

A magnificent individual effort from Andrew Conway helped Munster see off Toulon for a spot in the European Champions Cup in a game full of controversy. MORE »

Friday, March 30, 2018

McKenzie and Pulu combine with brilliant cross kick and catch combo

The Chiefs beat the Highlanders 27-22 in a hard-fought Round 7 Super Rugby contest in Hamilton on Friday. Both sides scored three tries each, but this one, finished by Solomona Alaimolo, was arguably the pick of bunch. MORE »

Little Christian Wade's big carry knocks Jonny May out cold

Jonny May was knocked out cold by Christian Wade last weekend, as he fended with the ball carrying forearm or elbow, getting the best of a brutal collission. May, however, is expected to be okay for their next match against Bath. MORE »

Thursday, March 29, 2018

OPEN SIDE: Fascinating insight into David Pocock's return to Africa

David Pocock makes his long-awaited return for the Brumbies this weekend in Super Rugby. The Zimbabwean-Australian flanker stepped away from the game in 2016 for a year long break, heading back to his former family home in Africa. MORE »

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Malouf high shot on Wade met 'red card threshold' according to panel

Leicester Tigers replacement back Nicholas Malouf has been sanctioned for the high tackle he made on Christian Made during Sunday's Aviva Premiership contest. He was cited then last night received the bad news. MORE »

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

New PRO14 record for fastest ever try after Dougie Fife effort from kickoff

Edinburgh's Dougie Fife scored the fastest ever PRO 14 try from a kickoff when he crossed against Connacht on Friday night. The early score contributed to Edinburgh's sixth straight win, keeping their hopes of making a play-off spot alive. MORE »

Monday, March 26, 2018

Taniela Tupou escapes red card for brutal no arms tackle

Reds tighthead prop Taniela Tupou has been cited for this dangerous tackle against the Stormers in Cape Town on Saturday. Tupou will face a disciplinary hearing to determine how his next few weeks will look. The Reds lost the game 25-19. MORE »

Friday, March 23, 2018

Jacob Stockdale picks up Player of the Championship after breakthrough campaign

Ireland winger Jacob Stockdale has been named 2018 Natwest Player of the Championship following a record-breaking campaign that included seven tries and a Grand Slam. Stockdale secured the majority of fans' votes. MORE »

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Castres hooker in trouble after strike is met with theatrical dive

Castres' Marc-Antoine Rallier struck fellow hooker Francois da Ros during his side's 37-28 victory over Brive last weekend. The reaction, however, was dubious.. MORE »

Hard running Damian Penaud stars in comeback game as Clermont down Pau

Damian Penaud made his long-awaited return to action from injury last weekend as Clermont Auvergne comfortably beat Pau 38-14 at the Stade Marcel Michelin. MORE »

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Bismarck du Plessis slaps Florian Fritz repeatedly but stays on the field

Montpellier hooker Bismarck du Plessis made headlines recently when he and a teammate were involved in a fight just before kickoff. This past weekend he caught our attention again, this time against Toulouse, after he.. MORE »

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

James Haskell cops falcon from Owen Farrell in England's defeat

Eddie Jones' England slumped to a third straight defeat against Ireland after a somewhat calamitous performance at Twickenham last weekend. England summed up their waywardness with James Haskell copping an unfortunate falcon from team-mate Owen Farrell. MORE »

Dan Carter takes forearm shot to the throat in his final Paris derby

Dan Carter was on the receiving end of a nasty forearm shot to the throat from Stade Francais prop Zurabi Zhvania this past weekend. Accordingly, the Georgian international.. MORE »

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Ugly scenes amidst referee shocker as Spain fail to qualify for the World Cup

Spain's chances of qualifying for the Rugby World Cup have taken a huge blow after losing to Belgium, but the result was overshadowed by Spanish players confronting the referee after the final whistle. MORE »

Jacob Stockdale sets Six Nations record as Ireland take Grand Slam

It was a day to remember for Ireland after securing their third ever Championship Grand Slam, and it was even better for Jacob Stockdale after the winger set a new record for tries scored. MORE »