Saturday, October 05, 2013

Rugby HQ'S Plays of the Week - Rugby Championship penultimate weekend

It's the final round of the Rugby Championship, with a massive decider set up for Ellis Park between the Springboks and the All Blacks, while in Argentina Los Pumas are looking for a huge scalp in the form of a wounded Wallabies side. Now though, it's time to catch up on the Plays of the Week. MORE »

Friday, October 04, 2013

Friday Funnies - George Ford's Innovative Kick

Bath flyhalf George Ford put in another impressive performance in his side's 33-18 victory over London Irish last weekend. In addition to an outstanding try and four conversions, he even had time to develop an unconventional goal kicking technique. MORE »

Thursday, October 03, 2013

The Best Tries in the Top 14 - All from the last Six Rounds

There have been some outstanding tries scored in the Top 14 lately, with both the best of individual efforts and team tries being celebrated in Canal Plus' compilations of the Top Ten Tries. Today we've got no less than six for you, a total of sixty tries for you to watch. MORE »

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Rupeni Caucaunibuca looking slim, trim and determined at Northland

As we reported a month back, former Auckland flyer Rupeni Caucau is back in New Zealand, plying his trade with Northland in the hopes of finding the form he showed in the early days. Total Rugby caught up with him for some insight into his world. MORE »

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Cardiff launch of the 2013/2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup

The European club rugby season kicked off in Cardiff yesterday, where we had the opportunity to speak with the captains and coaches of some of the English and Welsh clubs that will take part in the Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup. MORE »

DTH van der Merwe goes headfirst into the post

A few weeks back in the Rabodirect Pro 12, on Friday the 13th strangely enough, Glasgow Warriors winger DTH van der Merwe experienced this horror collision with the post as he came close to scoring against Ulster at Ravenhill in Belfast. MORE »

Monday, September 30, 2013

New Zealand in strong position following bonus point win over Argentina

New Zealand are favourites to claim another Rugby Championship title after they beat Argentina 33-15 on Saturday, scoring a four try bonus point in the process. They travel to Ellis Park for what should be a mouthwatering finale this coming weekend. MORE »

Flip van der Merwe suspended for one week for dangerous play

Springbok lock Flip van der Merwe has been suspended following the 28-8 victory over the Wallabies on Saturday. Van Der Merwe was yellow carded by referee Jerome Garces, but was later cited for the offence that was deemed worthy of a red card. MORE »

The Springboks claim convincing win over the Wallabies in Cape Town

The Springboks were disappointed to miss out on a much needed bonus point as they beat the Wallabies 28-8 in an eventful Rugby Championship Test on Saturday. They are now set up for a deciding encounter with the All Blacks, but have it all to do. MORE »

Saturday, September 28, 2013

The Top 10 'Out of Africa' Moments of All Time

Over the years there have been some great moments taking place in South African rugby, so Sean Maloney and crew pay tribute to them with this extended Top 10 Out of Africa moments. MORE »

Friday, September 27, 2013

Friday Funnies - David Smith scores a try by playing all positions

Toulon back David Smith shows his versatility by playing hooker, lock, scrumhalf, flyhalf and wing in this creative Instagram video he posted alongside Ali Williams earlier today. MORE »

Through the Eyes of an All Black - Rugby Championship catch up with Nick Evans

Last month we launched the new All Blacks channel, brought to you by AIG, with one of the new features being a regular chat with former Test player, Nick Evans. This week we caught up with Nick again for more insightful thoughts on the Rugby Championship. MORE »

Jonathan Pelissie stars as Montpellier thrash Clermont in Round 7

Montpellier's impressive 43-3 win over Clermont last week propelled scrumhalf Jonathan Pelissie into the headlines after he scored two tries and notched up 31 points. This follows on from his great performance against Toulouse. MORE »

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Mass brawl between Arka Gdynia and Budowlani Lodz in Poland

This is a quick look at a crazy fight involving just about all of the players in the semifinals of the Polish League, which took place at the National Rugby Stadium in Gdynia. MORE »

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Midweek Madness - Marland Yarde recovers from cramp to score a try

London Irish flyer Marland Yarde has been in great form so far this season, with many touting him to be an England regular in the not too distant future. He's scored some good tries in the past few weeks, and one that has to be seen to be believed. MORE »

 
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