Monday, November 21, 2016

Sam Davies helps Wales edge Japan after tight encounter in Cardiff

Wales were saved from a draw with Japan thanks to a last gasp drop-goal by replacement Sam Davies, giving them a 33-30 win in Cardiff. A late Japanese try and excellent conversion brought the visitors within minutes of a draw, against a team they have beaten once before. MORE »

Sunday, November 20, 2016

England score nine tries to comfortably beat Fiji at Twickenham

England scored nine tries to run Fiji off the park and win 58-15 at a packed Twickenham Stadium on Saturday. Fijian born England winger Semesa Rokoduguni started for England for the first time since 2014, and scored a brace, as did Jonathan Joseph and Joe Launchbury. MORE »

Tevita Kuridrani scores sensational try to seal Aussie win in France

Australia secured their second narrow end-of-year Test victory in as many weeks as they overcame France 25-23 in Paris. Key to the Wallabies' win was an exceptional try from in form powerhouse centre, Tevita Kuridrani. MORE »

Friday, November 18, 2016

Touching tribute to legend Jonah Lomu a year after he tragically passed away

A year ago we lost a legend. In honour of the great man and to support the Jonah Lomu Legacy Trust this beautiful tribute charts the rugby life of a true legend of the game. MORE »

Ireland looking for first ever New Zealand scalp on home turf

Ireland has had many reasons to celebrate in the arena of sport lately. Not the least of which is their current win streak against New Zealand rugby foes. MORE »

Hitman Simone Favaro takes out Israel Dagg during Italy Test

Despite the one-sided nature of this win for the All Blacks, Italy competed well and made some crunching tackles last weekend, and none more so than the Simone Favaro tackle on Israel Dagg. The tackle can be seen here in this latest edition of Smashed Em Bro from New Zealand TV. MORE »

Will Skelton's yellow card for no-arms charge against Scotland

One of the main talking points from Australia's narrow 23-22 win over Scotland at Murrayfield last weekend was the sin-binning of Wallaby second-row Will Skelton late on. MORE »

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Maori All Blacks' tribute to late Anthony Foley was pure class

As the Maori All Blacks have now wrapped up their end of year tour, we look back on a special moment of class and great sportsmanship that occurred before their match with Munster last weekend. MORE »

Perfectly executed back heel kick 100m try goes viral

In case you missed it, this video has gone viral in the last few days after it was shared on instagram. It features a bit of skill that we have probably all dreamed about doing at some point in our lives, but rarely has it even been executed so well. On the last play of the game. MORE »

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Best Tries from week two of the End of Year Tests

Another great weekend of international Rugby means another round of amazing tries. There was plenty of action to go around from a full slate of both tier one and tier two matches, including Wales bouncing back against Argentina, England continuing their winning streak, and yet another New Zealand team getting beat by a team from Ireland. MORE »

Monday, November 14, 2016

Beauden Barrett worthy winner of World Rugby Player of The Year 2016

Beauden Barrett has been named World Rugby Men's Player of the Year for 2016, becoming the fifth All Black in succession to win the prestigious award. The 25-year-old flyhalf has put in consistent world class performances this year playing for both the Hurricanes and the All Blacks. MORE »

Wales edge Argentina for confidence building win

Wales restored pride by beating Argentina 24-20 in Cardiff, a week after going down 32-8 to Australia. Tries were scored in the second half by Gareth Davies and Liam Williams, while Leigh Halfpenny converted one and slotted four penalties, for a 14-point personal haul. MORE »

England break their Springboks hoodoo with convincing win at Twickenham

England beat South Africa for the first time since 2006 as they showed superior composure, organisation and execution for a 37-21 Twickenham victory. Mastermind coach Eddie Jones has now led England to ten victories in succession since he took over. MORE »

All Blacks show depth as they run riot against Italy

The All Blacks fielded a much changed side from their loss to Ireland in Chicago and quickly dismissed any hopes Italy had of getting the World Champions on bad form. The hosts scored just one try in the 68-10 rout, as New Zealand eased to a massive win. MORE »

Barbarians dominate Fiji in wet Belfast

Belfast were treated to an impressive display of Barbarians rugby as the invitation side beat Fiji 40-7 in wet conditions on Friday night. The win ends the unbeaten Baa-Baas tour, which featured a 31-31 draw with South Africa, a 71-0 thumping of the Czech Republic, and then this convincing win. MORE »