Friday, March 17, 2017

That brutal 30 seconds of collisions between Wales and Ireland

With laws being constantly adapted to protect players, especially from head injuries, many fear rugby has softened in some ways. However, one would be hard pressed to find anything soft in this short clip from Wales and Ireland's Six Nations clash last weekend. MORE »

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Martin Johnson picks B&I Lions form players ahead of final Six Nations round

Following another fascinating weekend of Six Nations rugby, World Cup winner Martin Johnson has shared his thoughts on who he think should be on the plane to New Zealand with the British & Irish Lions, breaking down each match by picking out the key players. MORE »

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

England upset the Blitzboks at thrilling Vancouver Sevens

When you think of rugby strongholds, Vancouver probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind, but in its second year as a host city of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, Vancouver staked its claim to being one of the best rugby venues in the world, and once again prove that rugby is a growing force in Canada. MORE »

Referee Angus Gardner dissects controversial mid-air contest rulings

Australian referee Angus Gardner joined Fox Sports in an attempt to shed light on how officials police the sometimes controversial mid-air contest incidents. MORE »

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Nicolas Sanchez banned for dangerous challenge after only being penalised

Jaguares number ten Nicolas Sanchez has been suspended for a week following a dangerous challenge he made during the round three Super Rugby match against the Lions. At the time he was only penalised, much to the dismay of the Lions and commentators. MORE »

Jacques Burger on coaching rugby in Africa with Bhubesi Pride

Former Namibia captain and Saracens flanker, Jacques Burger, retired from the game he loves dearly toward the back-end of last year's 2015/16 season. He has now established himself back in his home country of Namibia as a farmer, but his passion for rugby is still burning strong. MORE »

Scotland's Fraser Brown shown yellow for dangerous tackle on Elliot Daly

Scotland hooker Fraser Brown was sin-binned in the opening minutes of the England and Scotland match this past weekend. Many felt the hooker was fortunate to come away with only the yellow, after he lifted and dumped Daly in a dangerous tackle. MORE »

Monday, March 13, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 3 Highlights

Here is your weekly Super Rugby highlights round up, featuring all the tries from round three of action in New Zealand, South Africa, Australia and Argentina. The Chiefs continued to impress while the Jaguares got themselves a good win at home against last year's finalists. MORE »

Sunday, March 12, 2017

England crowned Six Nations 2017 champions after demolition of Scotland

England are officially Six Nations champions with one round to spare thanks to a convincing display against a disappointing Scotland side on Saturday. The 61-21 rout confirms their standing as the best team in the tournament, as they now look towards a Grand Slam. MORE »

Saturday, March 11, 2017

France claim convincing victory over Italy in Rome

France picked up a bonus-point win over Italy in Rome with a 40-18 win on Saturday, with Gael Fickou in particular having a top match for the visitors. They scored four tries to the two of Italy, who looked tired on defence late in the game. MORE »

Wales and North find form to beat Ireland in Cardiff

Wales beat Ireland 22-9 in a physical encounter in Cardiff on Friday night. George North scored two tries and centre Jamie Roberts crossed late in the game to seal victory in what was a tighter contest than the scoreline suggests. The win gave England their shot at the title. MORE »

Friday, March 10, 2017

Fox Sports' cringey post-try interview with Henry Speight

The guys at Fox Sports Australia are known for their innovative broadcasting of rugby. From having players mic'd up during matches to trialling the first ever ref cam in a professional match, they've done a lot for the exposure of the game. MORE »

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Fantasy Six Nations: Round four top tips

If you're starting to get worried about your less than average league position in Six Nations fantasy rugby then here are some top tips to get one back on your friends or colleagues. MORE »

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Midweek Madness - The Nigel Owens quick wit compilation

After Nigel Owens' most recent theatrics, where the Welsh referee yellow carded a ball boy, BBC Wales Sport have put together this very amusing compilation of some of his finest moments. Most of them you will have seen here before, but there are a few new laughs too. MORE »

Monday, March 06, 2017

Aaron Cruden's brilliant tip pass sets up James Lowe try vs the Blues

The Chiefs have had a great start to their 2017 Super Rugby campaign, winning two from two. There were a few notable talking points from their latest match against the Blues. One of which, as we've already seen, was Steven Luatua receiving a ban for his illegal tackle on Tim Nanai-Williams. MORE »