Monday, June 08, 2015

Top 5 Tries from U20 World Championship PLUS Highlights from Day Two

Round Two of the World Rugby U20 Championshop served up some outstanding tries as the juniors battled it out in the heat of Italy on Saturday. Above is a look at five of the best, with all the individual match highlights posted on page two of this post. MORE »

The Shortball highlights wrap from Round 17 of Super Rugby

The top 6 places have been decided following round 17 of Super Rugby, but with one week of league action left, the final spots are still up for grabs with plenty to play for. Here is Sean Maloney's quick recap in The Shortball. MORE »

Saturday, June 06, 2015

The day Jerry Collins played for Barnstaple Rugby Football Club's 2nd XV

There are some stories that will live on in rugby folklore for all of time. The day Jerry Collins, who tragically died in a car crash yesterday, turned out for Barnstaple Rugby Football Club, in England's fifth tier, is one of those such tales. MORE »

Friday, June 05, 2015

The Wraparound from Rugby HQ - Week 17

The Wraparound from the guys at Rugby HQ was at its usual standard of greatness this week and with Sean Maloney as our guide we delved into the weird and wonderful side of rugby from the last weekend. MORE »

Former All Black Jerry Collins tragically killed in car crash

It's with deep sadness that today we've learned of the passing of the great All Black flanker, Jerry Collins. The 34-year-old, along with his partner Alana, died in a car crash in France last night. MORE »

Thursday, June 04, 2015

The Top 5 Best Tries at the U20 World Championship on Day One

The opening round of the U20 World Championship didn't disappoint, as new records were set and plenty of running rugby was on display. MORE »

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

England begin Under 20 World Championship title defence in style

England got the defence of their Under 20s World Cup title off to an impressive start this week with an emphatic 59-7 victory over returnees Japan, while Ireland secured a dramatic last minute win over Argentina. MORE »

Midweek Madness - Christian Wade butchers hat-trick try against the Barbarians

England romped to a 73-12 victory over the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday, with the likes of Wade and Danny Cipriani piling on the points. Wade ended up with a hat-trick as England scored their highest ever win over the Baa-Baas. MORE »

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

The Shortball highlights wrap from Round 16 of Super Rugby

It was another jampacked weekend of rugby, so if you missed any of the Super Rugby action, the guys at the Shortball have stepped up to put together their recap of all the best action. As always, there's the Try of the Week, which is a beauty from the Hurricanes, some big hits and a few funnies. MORE »

England run riot to rack up their highest ever score against the Barbarians

Following a one-point victory over Ireland, the Barbarians took on England at Twickenham on Sunday, but it was an entirely different affair. The home side ran in ten tries as coach Stuart Lancaster was afforded the luxury of trying out a few combinations on the Premiership Final weekend. MORE »

Monday, June 01, 2015

Saracens defeat Bath to win the 2014-2015 Aviva Premiership title

Saracens proved victorious in this year's Aviva Premiership final as the London based side put on a dominant display to beat a Bath, who cruised to victory in their semi-final against Leicester, 28-16 at Twickenham. MORE »

Laurie Weeks sent off and banned for multiple punches on Jannie du Plessis

Melbourne Rebels prop Laurie Weeks has been banned for three weeks following a red card for multiple punches on Sharks tighthead Jannie du Plessis at the weekend. While Du Plessis struck first, Weeks' retaliation and flurry of punches is what got him sent off. MORE »

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Highlights of the Barbarians' midweek win over Ireland at Thomond Park

The Barbarians edged Ireland 22-21 in a non-cap international at Thomond Park on Thursday evening, with Wales winger Alex Cuthbert grabbing a brace as the invitational side claimed a win over Ireland by one point for the third time in succession MORE »

Glasgow Warriors beat Munster to win historic first ever Guinness PRO12 title

Glasgow Warriors created history last night as they became the first Scottish club to win the Guinness PRO12 with a convincing 31-13 victory over Munster in Belfast. MORE »

Friday, May 29, 2015

Yoann Huget's horrific looking face stamp against Bordeaux Begles

Yoann Huget could find himself in trouble after footage emerged of what appears to be the Toulouse winger stamping on Bordeaux Begles lock Jan Andre Marais' head/face. MORE »