Monday, February 10, 2014

New Zealand beat South Africa to claim Wellington Sevens victory

New Zealand picked up their first win over South Africa in the HSBC Sevens World Series since 2012 when they put on a clinical display in front of their home crowd in Wellington on Saturday. The 21-0 victory sees them move back to the top of the table. MORE »

Sunday, February 09, 2014

France ease past Italy with comfortable win at the Stade de France

France scored three second half tries to ease past Italy with a comfortable 30-10 victory in Paris. Louis Picamoles, Wesley Fofana and Hugo Bonneval all scored within ten minutes as France showed a clinical side that they lacked in the first half. MORE »

England retain Calcutta Cup after dominant performance at Murrayfield

England ran out 20-0 winners in a one-sided Calcutta Cup match at a boggy Murrayfield on Saturday. Both Luther Burrell and Mike Brown scored tries again, converted by Owen Farrell. Conditions underfoot were awful, hampering the efforts of both teams at times. MORE »

Saturday, February 08, 2014

Ireland outplay Wales for convincing week two win in Dublin

Ireland never looked out of control in Dublin as they beat defending Six Nations champions Wales 26-3. Johnny Sexton was on fine form, kicking two early penalties and converting Chris Henry's try, before Paddy Jackson came on and rubbed salt in the wound with a converted try of his own. MORE »

Friday, February 07, 2014

Friday Funnies - Nigel Owens tells off Mike Brown and Yoann Huget

If there's one thing worse than being told that you're acting immature, it's being told when playing rugby, on TV and in front of millions of people. That's what happened to Mike Brown and Yoann Huget when they got in a tussle during Saturday's game in Paris. MORE »

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

O2 Inside Line - Season 4 Episode 5

England took heart from their narrow loss to France last weekend and have been in camp preparing for Scotland and the Calcutta Cup. Hosted by the brilliant Alex Payne, this latest episode of O2 Inside Line gives superb insight and build up for the match. MORE »

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

The Top 10 Tries in South African Rugby in 2013

Springbok Rugby have put together the nominees for the Supersport Try of the Year Award for 2013. The list features some fantastic tries scored at Test, Super Rugby and Currie Cup level. The winner will be announced at a function on 12 February. MORE »

Sunday, February 02, 2014

Ireland start campaign with comfortable win over Scotland

Ireland scored three tries as they started their 2014 Six Nations campaign with a comfortable 28-6 win over Scotland in Dublin earlier today. While Scotland showed flashes of class at times, they never really tested the Irish. MORE »

Saturday, February 01, 2014

France snatch victory from England in Six Nations thriller in Paris

France started and finished well as they snatched a dramatic 26-24 victory against England after trailing with just minutes remaining in Paris. Young Gael Fickou came on to replace battering ram Mathieu Bastareaud and scored the decisive try at the death. MORE »

Wales get past defiant Italy in Six Nations opener in Cardiff

Defending Six Nations champions Wales weren't as convincing as they would have liked to be but managed to hold off a determined Italy side in Cardiff, winning 23-15 after leading 17-3 at halftime thanks to tries by Alex Cuthbert and Scott Williams. MORE »

Friday, January 31, 2014

School of Hard Knocks 2013 - Episode 4, The Finale

We've dragged things out a bit but today you can watch the final episode of the 2013 School of Hard Knocks, which follows a group of youngsters from Glasgow in their quest for self-improvement, a better understanding of the game of rugby, and employment. MORE »

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

O2 Inside Line - Season 4 Episode 4

Alex Payne and O2 Inside Line are back to look ahead to the start of the Six Nations with France vs England on Saturday. Both teams have now named their teams, which include uncapped players for both sides, including at flyhalf for France.* MORE »

Jacques Burger's tackling masterclass on Rugby Tonight

Namibian flanker Jacques Burger is one of the Aviva Premiership's top tacklers. He was one of the more physical Saracens players against the Sharks at the weekend, where he made a few big hits. He's managed to combine his physical attributes with solid technique, as well as a fearless mindset. MORE »

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Will Helu's outrageous stepping against Exeter Chiefs

Quick clip from London Wasps featuring some impressive stepping from Will Helu against the Exeter Chiefs recently. It very nearly resulted in a try too. MORE »

Ireland Wolfhounds hang on in face of late England Saxons chances

The England Saxons came within inches of possibly snatching victory from the Ireland Wolfhounds but it wasn't to be as the Irish scored two first half tries to one and prevailed 14-8 in Gloucester on Saturday. MORE »

 
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