Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Emotive final Tests montage from Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa

The thrilling Summer international Test series has concluded and what a ride it's been! Check out this smooth mashup that perfectly highlights the drama and emotion of the third and final weekend, from what was a brilliant round of Test rugby. MORE »

Monday, June 27, 2016

Racing beat Toulon with just 14 men to claim Top 14 title in Barcelona

Joe Rokocoko scored a stunning try for the second week in succession as Racing 92 captured their first French league title since 1990 by beating Toulon 29-21 in front of a whopping 99,124 spectators at the Nou Camp in Barcelona. MORE »

Willie le Roux gets one week ban after another midair contest goes wrong

Springbok fullback Willie le Roux pleaded guilty to breaching Law 10.4 (i) - tackling a player in the air - after he was cited following his yellow card. Here is another look at it, PLUS some other similar incidents. MORE »

France bounce back with convincing victory over Argentina in second Test

After losing the first Test to Argentina 30-19, France turned things around in Tucuman to draw the series 1-1 with a convincing 27-0 victory on Saturday. Hugo Bonneval, Remi Lamerat and Loann Goujon scored a try each while Baptiste Serin kicked three conversions and two penalties. MORE »

Japan's sensational length of the field try against Scotland

Scotland kicked their way to a 21-16 second Test victory over Japan however it was the hosts who scored the only try of the match, and it was an absolute beauty as they ran the length of the field. MORE »

Sunday, June 26, 2016

England juniors beat Ireland juniors to win World Rugby U20 Championship

England were crowned World Rugby U20 Champions for the third time in four years as they beat Ireland 45-21 in Manchester. Slightly overshadowed by the senior team's successful tour of Australia, the U20s cruised to the final, with a number of stars being born. MORE »

Springboks clinch series victory with tense win over Ireland in deciding Test

The Springboks turned things around to claim a 19-13 third Test win, and 2-1 series triumph after another hard-fought Test against Ireland that was filled with plenty of drama. Each side scored a try apiece, as the Boks held on in the dying minutes thanks in part to dynamic scrumhalf Faf de Klerk. MORE »

Saturday, June 25, 2016

England pushed all the way in thrilling Wallabies Test but take series 3-0

Highlights of England's 44-40 win over the Wallabies in Sydney, in the third and most competitive of the three-match series, that the visitors won 3-0. Owen Farrell kicked 24 points as England scored five tries to four in a thoroughly entertaining match. MORE »

New Zealand romp to victory against hapless Wales to take series clean sweep

Highlights of New Zealand's 46-6 romp against Wales in Dunedin, where they scored six tries to zero to blow the visitors off the park. They win the series 3-0 and extend their unbeaten run against Wales to 29 matches, since 1953. MORE »

Friday, June 24, 2016

Jonathan Davies' HUGE hand off on Seta Tamanivalu brings back 1987

Here's a look at Jonathan Davies' massive hand off on All Black replacement Seta Tamanivalu in last weekend's 2nd Test, as Davies went over for a second consolation score for the boys in red. New Zealand won the game 36-22. MORE »

Thursday, June 23, 2016

South Africa U20s skipper Jeremy Ward suspended for two weeks after dangerous challenge

South Africa's Under-20 side have not been very impressive at this year's U20 World Championship, culminating in a 39-17 loss to England in the semi finals earlier this week. To make things worse, captain Jeremy Ward has now been banned for an ugly looking challenge. MORE »

Dan Carter's winning conversion seals dramatic Top 14 semi final win

With all the drama of the international rugby the past few weekends, its easy to forget about club-level, namely the Top 14 semi-finals. Racing '92 and Clermont provided plenty of excitement, going all the way to extra-time, with an unbelievable ending. MORE »

England Rugby in a good place as U20s defeat South Africa in Championship Semi-Final

There's no escaping the grey skies wherever you are in the world; whether that's Australia, South Africa or Manchester. What you will find though, are winning England sides. Here is a look at the match highlights from the semi final MORE »

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Spain shock Samoa to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics 7s

Spain won a dramatic Monaco Sevens final to secure qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, upsetting Samoa 22-19 to cap off an outstanding weekend of performances in the qualifying tournament. MORE »

England Saxons win in George to take South Africa 'A' series 2-0

The England Saxons won the series against South Africa 'A' when they beat them 29-26 in the second of the two match series in George on Friday. Here is a quick highlights catchup if you missed the game, plus a more extensive look for those who fancy it. MORE »