Monday, January 30, 2017

2017 Six Nations: The Journalists' Preview

Ahead of this year's Six Nations kickoff, we hear from a number of top northern hemisphere rugby writers, as Nick Heath gets their thoughts on various elements of the championship. It sets the scene nicely for what should be a fascinating month ahead. MORE »

Sunday, January 29, 2017

South Africa blitz Fiji to break Wellington 7s drought

Seabelo Senatla broke the South African try scoring record as the Blitzboks beat Fiji twice in a weekend to win the 2017 Wellington 7s. Their 26-5 Cup Final win, their first series win in Wellington since 2002, cements their spot at the top of the overall table after three rounds. MORE »

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Tries aplenty on Day One of thrilling Wellington 7s

New Zealand, South Africa, Canada and England were all unbeaten on day one of the Wellington 7s, setting up a fascinating quarter final round. The Cup quarter-finals on Sunday see England play Scotland, New Zealand face Fiji, Canada take on Argentina, and South Africa play France. MORE »

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Six young stars to watch out for in the 2017 Six Nations Championship

Ahead of the much anticipated Six Nations Championship, kicking off 4 February, we take a look at six up-and-coming players you should keep an eye on throughout the tournament. MORE »

Drew Mitchell, James O'Connor and Liam Gill give insight into life with Toulon

While most French Top 14 teams now have a number of foreigners in their ranks, Toulon in particular have a group of top quality Wallabies that call the port city home. Rugby.com.au caught up with three of them recently to discuss French culture, the language and rugby. MORE »

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

RBS 6 Nations 2017 Launch - Watch Live

The official launch of the 2017 Six Nations takes place today in London, and you can follow live via the video stream above. Hit play to join in at any point. MORE »

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Matthew Morgan's stunning solo try helps Cardiff Blues to quarter finals

Cardiff Blues flyer Matthew Morgan scored this stunning solo try against former club Bristol at the weekend, his second of the night, helping his side to a 37-21 in their European Challenge Cup clash at Arms Park. MORE »

Mathieu Bastareaud smashes Alex Lozowski with MONSTER hit

Against Saracens this past weekend Mathieu Bastareaud reminded everyone that he's still one of the game's biggest hitters, and that you can indeed still make enormous, legal hits in a rugby union match. His effort is without a doubt one of the biggest of the year so far. MORE »

Monday, January 23, 2017

Nemani Nadolo goes full beast mode to demolish Northampton Saints

Fiji and Montpellier winger Nemani Nadolo put in one of the performances of the weekend as he blasted through the Northampton Saints defence to help his side to a 26-17 victory on Friday night. He scored twice, and caused havoc whenever he had ball in hand. MORE »

Friday, January 20, 2017

Countdown to 2017 Six Nations - All Squads Announced

With the start of the 2017 RBS 6 Nations a mere two weeks away, today we're taking a look at the squads announced ahead of the tournament. Below are all the tournament squads, plus a little breakdown from us. MORE »

Thursday, January 19, 2017

#ThrowbackThursday: That time Delon Armitage crushed Nic White

Here is a quick #ThrowbackThursday clip that we haven't posted before, featuring Lyon's Delon Armitage making a crushing tackle on Montpellier's Nic White. The former Toulon fullback timed the challenge perfectly, getting the Wallaby ball and all. MORE »

Rugby Viadana score one of the quickest ever tries from a restart

A few weeks back this great try was scored in the Campionato Nazionale Eccellenza (Italian Premiership) by Rugby Viadana 1970's Ignacio "Nacho" Brex against Rugby Mogliano. As you can see, the try came from a restart kick and it was scored within 8.60 (roughly) seconds! MORE »

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Big news for Women's rugby as Women's Six Nations gets extended coverage

Today the Six Nations Council announced some great news for the Women's game, as it was explained that every game of the 2017 Women's Six Nations Championship will be broadcast live on television or streamed live on social media. MORE »

Luke Hamilton sings kids' song in unbelievable post match interview

North Harbour's Luke Hamilton has shown up the likes of Nick Cummins with one of the most amusing post match interviews ever seen. Hamilton was playing at the Bayleys National Sevens and after a win, he made this outstanding post match gesture for his kids. MORE »

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Will Skelton carded for slap after theatrical James Davies fall

Saracens pulled off a remarkable Champions Cup draw with the Scarlets despite losing Will Skelton to the sin-bin for a slap on Scarlets back-rower James Davies late in the game. MORE »