Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Marcos Ayerza plays for both teams as Argentina beat Leicester Tigers in tryfest

Argentina scored nine tries to beat Leicester Tigers 55-34 in a Rugby World Cup warm-up match, that also served as a testimonial for Marcos Ayerza. The veteran prop played for both teams on the day, much to the delight of the Welford Road faithful. MORE »

Monday, September 07, 2015

Wallabies pick up big win in historic once off Test vs USA in Chicago

The Wallabies notched up a 47-10 victory over the USA Eagles in their World Cup warm-up match at Soldier Field in Chicago this past weekend. The home trailed by just four points at halftime, but the Wallabies powered through the second half for a big win. MORE »

Brad Thorn tackle breaks ribs of reality TV star in charity match

Amongst all the excitement of World Cup warm up matches, on Friday night a mixed celebrity and players England XV took on a mixed World XV in the inaugural Rugby Aid fixture. The match was to benefit the Rugby Aid charity, people who work alongside returning servicemen and women to help adjust back to civilian life after conflict. MORE »

England beat Ireland in final World Cup warm-up game at Twickenam

England ended their Rugby World Cup 2015 warm-ups on a positive note with a 21-13 victory over Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday. Catch up on all the highlights, watch the full match and get feedback from the players, two weeks out from RWC kickoff. MORE »

Sunday, September 06, 2015

Scotland come close but France hang on in tight Paris Test

France finished their preparations for this month's Rugby World Cup by beating a spirited Scotland in Paris on Saturday. Three penalties from Frederic Michalak and a Noa Nakaitaci try proved decisive for the hosts in a tight encounter. MORE »

Friday, September 04, 2015

Zac Guildford suspended for four weeks for bad lifting tackle

Zac Guildford has pleaded guilty after he was cited for a dangerous tackle in an ITM Cup match against Counties Manukau last Friday. Guildford picked up and dropped the opposition player, but it wasn't actually spotted by officials at the time. MORE »

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Are You the Next Rugby Great? Get Signed by Under Armour

Do you want to get SIGNED BY UNDER ARMOUR and get the same treatment given to professional rugby players including gear, visiting professional clubs, free tickets, and more? The Under Armour and Rugbydump.com "Earn your Armour" Challenge is now live. MORE »

Dave Dennis Mic'd up in the National Rugby Championship in Australia

Last week we got to hear Karmichael Hunt wearing a microphone in Australia's National Rugby Championship, so as it was so popular with fans, Fox Sports have done it again. This time it's Dave Dennis, the Sydney Stars forward who gave great insight, and tested their censorship. MORE »

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Midweek Madness - Sprinklers interupt Barbarians vs Samoa match in London

By now you've no doubt heard all about the sprinklers that went off during the Barbarians 27-24 win over Samoa at London's Olympic Stadium on Saturday. Some great photos emerged, so now you can see some footage too, mixed in with some of those classic snaps. MORE »

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The Top 8 Biggest Fends ever in New Zealand rugby

The guys at the sports show The Crowd Goes Wild have been mourning the exclusion of Cory Jane from the All Blacks Rugby World Cup squad, so in honour of the fend master, they've put together this awesome compilation of some of the best hand-offs by New Zealanders. And one Aussie. MORE »

Harlequins beat the USA Eagles in historic once off game in Philadelphia

The United States hosted Harlequins this past weekend in a World Cup warmup match in Philadelphia. The experience of 'Quins paid off in the end, as they prepared for the upcoming Premiership season, while the Eagles get ready for Pool B at the RWC. MORE »

Monday, August 31, 2015

Mass Brawl between Perpignan and Carcassonne in French second division

Midway through the first half of Friday's Pro D2 second round match a little push and shove ensued between Perpignan and Carcassonne. It all looked fairly innocuous, but when something was said in close quarters, David Marty took things to another level. MORE »

Wales avenge heavy loss by beating Ireland in Dublin RWC warmup

Ireland came within inches of beating Wales in the closing minutes of a tense Rugby World Cup warmup game in Dublin on Saturday. Wales coach Warren Gatland has since praised tryscorer Justin Tipuric, who contributed to the 16-10 victory. MORE »

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Scotland cruise to record win over Italy in Edinburgh

Scotland cruised to a commanding 48-7 victory over Italy at BT Murrayfield, scoring seven tries in front of a nearly 44,000 strong crowd. Vern Cotter rung 14 changes to the starting squad that beat Italy 16-12 in Turin last week for the clash in Edinburgh. MORE »

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Barbarians edge Samoa in physical battle at the Olympic Stadium

The Barbarians got the better of Samoa in a closely fought contest at the Olympic Stadium in London earlier today. Kane Thompson needed to be cooled off, so the sprinklers came on mid match, as fans weren't impressed with the venue that will host five RWC matches. MORE »