Thursday, March 19, 2015

Highlights video of U15 flyer Tyrese Johnson-Fisher hits 1 Million viral views

Johnson-Fisher took the rugby world by storm when footage emerged of him playing for Oakham U-15's in the NatWest Schools Cup semi-final, a semi-final that they would win mostly thanks to the outstanding performance of this young man which sees Oakham reach the final for the first time in 10 years. MORE »

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Midweek Madness - Moldovan prop's drop goal attempt doesn't reach the tryline

A few days back you may have seen the impressive drop goal from Germany's hooker, which everyone seemed to really appreciate. Well this time around it's Sale Sharks prop Vadim Cobilas who shows how not to do it if you're a front rower. MORE »

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Inspirational leader Sergio Parisse on the Art of Number Eight

Roman history is awash with great leaders. Constantine, Caesar, Agrippa... and now Parisse. What separates a good team from the great? When do players become legends? This fascinating video gives us an insight into one of world rugby's most talented players, Italian captain Sergio Parisse, and the work he puts in behind the scenes. MORE »

Wallabies drop to lowest ever ranking as Wales climb - Results and Rankings recap

The Wallabies have dropped down to sixth place on the World Rugby Rankings as Wales moved up above them with victory over Ireland in Cardiff. It was a busy weekend of international rugby, with the Six Nations, European Nations Cup, Women's Six Nations and Under-20 Six Nations all taking place. MORE »

Monday, March 16, 2015

Jonathan Davies sends Johnny Sexton to the turf with a powerful hand-off

Wales kept their Championship hopes alive as they beat Ireland in a Six Nations classic. The game was a close fought and extremely physical affair with the home side putting in a masterclass in defence, but early on it was the Welsh attack that shocked Ireland the most. MORE »

The Shortball highlights wrap from Round 5 of Super Rugby

Catch up on what went down in Round 5 of Super Rugby this past weekend, as the Shortball takes us through some try scoring highlights, then looks at the best of the bunch, shows us some of the biggest tackles of the round, and includes a wrestling move that probably shouldn't be repeated. MORE »

France ease to comfortable victory over Italy at wet Stadio Olimpico

Just a week earlier Italy were celebrating at Murrayfield, but their Rome homecoming didn't offer much to be delighted about, as a scrappy match went one way, with visitors France bouncing back to ease to a comfortable 29-0 victory. MORE »

Sunday, March 15, 2015

England part of three-horse race for the title after victory over Scotland

Scotland led at halftime in the Calcutta Cup clash at Twickenham but a late try and ten points from the boot of George Ford gave England a 25-13 victory, taking them top of the Six Nations table going into a final weekend that will go right down to the wire. MORE »

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Wales dash Ireland's Grand Slams hopes in epic Cardiff battle

Wales put in a sensational defensive effort to end Ireland's unbeaten run with a 23-16 victory at the Millennium Stadium. Scott Williams scored a try and Leigh Halfpenny kicked five penalties for the home side, while Ireland picked up a penalty try. MORE »

Friday, March 13, 2015

Paul O'Connell stars in All it Takes short film ahead of his 100th Test

We recently posted a great video featuring Johnny Sexton, tracking his rise to prominence from schoolboy to Ireland's most valuable player. This lastest video from the popular All It Takes series sees the inspirational Paul O'Connell ahead of his 100th Test. MORE »

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Shortball Super Rugby Round 4 Highlights Wrap

If you missed out on any of the Super Rugby round 4 action that took place over the course of the weekend, the Shortball is here to give you a quick recap. Sean Maloney talks us through some of the best tries of the week, the biggest hits and everything else in-between. MORE »

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Aviva Premiership Tries of the Week + Round 17 Highlights Wrap

There were some stunning tries scored in Round 17 of the Aviva Premiership in England. Christian Wade dazzled, Eliot Daly was like a slalom skier, and Sinoti Sinoti barrelled his way over after a great build up. MORE »

Monday, March 09, 2015

Hawick hold out Heriots for an incredible 66 phases before try is disallowed

Hawick beat league leaders Heroits 6-3 in the mud of Mansfield Park on Saturday to go through to the Scottish Cup final in a match that had it's fair share of controversy. There was a red card, and the end to the match was something seldom seen on a rugby field. MORE »

Sunday, March 08, 2015

Controversial yellow card for James Lowe tackle leads to Highlanders upset

The Highlanders snatched a 20-17 last ditch victory over the Chiefs in Hamilton on Friday, as a late penalty gave magic man Marty Banks a shot at goal, which he duly slotted. The visitors were in that position due to a shocker of a call however, which you can see below. MORE »

Friday, March 06, 2015

The Wrapround from Rugby HQ - Week 3

The Wraparound from Fox Sports is back for week 3 with Sean Maloney and the gang featuring all of the wildness and wackiness we love it for. This week has everything from frustrated coaches to lip-syncing to crowd invasions to brilliant commentating. MORE »