Sunday, August 21, 2016

All Black thump Wallabies in opening Rugby Championship fixture in Sydney

The All Blacks were in dominant mood as they thumped the Wallabies 42-8 in Sydney on Saturday. The loss for the Wallabies was their worst on home soil since their 31-point loss to the British and Irish Lions in Brisbane in 1966. MORE »

Friday, August 19, 2016

The Rugby Championship is back as Wallabies host All Blacks, Boks host Pumas

The Rugby Championship kicks off tomorrow (Sat, 20 Aug) with some massive clashes as all four teams have plenty to play for as they all go through different transitional changes. This preview video goes through the clashes with excellent insight from Eddie Jones and John Mitchell. MORE »

Johan Goosen returns to Springboks starting XV to take on Argentina

Allister Coetzee has named his Springbok team to take on Argentina in the opening weekend of the Rugby Championship on Saturday. The starting line up includes returns for Bryan Habana, Johan Goosen, Oupa Mahoje and Lood de Jager. MORE »

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Wallabies team for opening Bledisloe Cup Test against New Zealand

Michael Cheika has selected an experienced Wallabies team to face the All Blacks in the opening Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship match in Sydney on Saturday.Cheika welcomes back 315 Tests of experience, with stars from overseas selected. - MORE »

All Blacks team plus Facts and Stats ahead of Wallabies Test in Sydney

The All Blacks team to face the Wallabies in the opening Bledisloe Cup match in the Rugby Championship has been named, and after much speculation, Hurricanes star Beauden Barrett has been picked to start at number ten. The two teams meet in Sydney on Saturday. MORE »

Rugby Fitness Sessions You Should Be Doing and Why

Struggling for ideas to help improve your rugby fitness? This week academy S&C coach TJ gives you a bunch of fitness sessions that he uses with his players, and importantly discusses why you should be doing them MORE »

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Olympic Legacy: The Future for Women's Rugby

It's fair to say that rugby 7s enjoyed a successful Olympic debut in Rio. Casual viewers and addicts morphed into one as Australia and Fiji picked up the first rugby gold medals for 92 years. With the men’s game producing the big name stars, perhaps the biggest success story was the exposure the Games gave to women’s rugby MORE »

Beauden Barrett Tribute Montage from Remarkable 2016 Season

Beauden Barrett has had an exceptional 2016. From helping the Hurricanes lift the Super Rugby trophy for the first time to a test series win against Wales in the Summer, the 25 year-old is in the prime of his young rugby career. MORE »

Coaching rugby in Namibia & South Africa with Bhubesi Pride

In this, the latest instalment of Bhubesi Pride Foundation's Rugby in Africa 2016 expedition, we see the team coaching in Namibia and South Africa, featuring Joe Schmidt and Maggie Alphonsi. MORE »

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Comeback kid Brad Thorn discusses coming out of retirement at 41

All Black legend Brad Thorn discusses his future in rugby with Queensland Country. The 41-year-old has decided to come out of retirement and play in Australia's National Rugby Championship. MORE »

Top 5 most exciting Premiership signings for the new season

Here are the five most exciting signings for the 2016/17 Premiership season along with a video of some of their best moments. MORE »

Monday, August 15, 2016

Lions score fastest ever try from kickoff in South African rugby history

Round two of South Africa's Currie Cup took place this wekeend with the Lions recording a convincing victory over the Pumas in Johannesburg in their opening match of the campaign. Things started even better than they could have hoped, with a try just seconds after kickoff. MORE »

Friday, August 12, 2016

Fiji brush aside Great Britain to take Gold in first ever Olympic Rugby Sevens

Fiji made history as they won their nation's first ever Olympic medal, with Gold in the Men's Rugby Sevens after thrashing Great Britain 43-7 in the Rio final. The Silver medalists were no match for a thrill-a-minute Fiji side, who were full deserverving of the overall win. MORE »

Tim Horan on tactical shift Wallabies need to make in the Rugby Championship

Double World Cup winner Tim Horan believes that Australia played into England’s hands this summer, but they will find a better balance in their game to challenge for honours in the Bledisloe Cup and The Rugby Championship. MORE »

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Rugby Training: 4 Simple Plateau-Breaking Strategies

There comes a time in every rugby player's training life that they hit a plateau. In today's article, Rugbydump Academy Strength Coach TJ runs through 4 quick strategies that you can use in your training to push your results to ground-breaking territory. MORE »