Sunday, November 26, 2017

Gloucester lock shows how easy it can be to score tries from lineouts

With one of the simplest moves you are likely to see Gloucester showed just how important a good line-out can be. MORE »

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Sekope Kepu sent off for shoulder charge as Scotland thrash Wallabies

Scotland claimed their largest ever victory over a Tier 1 nation by thumping 14-man Australia 53-24 at BT Murrayfield. The visitors had prop Sekope Kepu sent off late in the first half for a dangerous clear-out of Hamish Watson. MORE »

Friday, November 24, 2017

Taniela 'Tongan Thor' Tupou goes from Youtube sensation to Test rugby

This Saturday Taniela Tupou will wear the colours of Australia as he starts on the bench for the Wallabies against Scotland. It's been a meteoric rise for the 21-year-old, a path we've all followed in recent years. MORE »

WATCH: Zimbabwe rugby tribute as country celebrates promising future

As a nation, Zimbabwe received a huge boost this week with the news that their former oppressive leader will rule no longer. With that comes a huge amount of optimism, and the hope that they can get another shot at making an impact on the rugby field. MORE »

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Waisake Naholo escapes card after taking Stuart Hogg out in the air

While this week there has been a fair bit of discussion about Kieran Read's illegal play, New Zealand winger Waisake Naholo was also lucky not to be yellow carded during his side's narrow 22-17 victory over Scotland, after he took Stuart Hogg out in the air. MORE »

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Rob Horne's high shot and tip tackle combo leads to two yellows and a ban

Former Wallaby back Rob Horne was last night banned for a week after two dangerous tackles in the same match. There was an offence in each half, with the second challenge coming in the final seconds of Northampton Saints' loss to Worcester Warriors on Saturday. MORE »

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

HUGE Fijian tackles result in early exit for young Joey Carbery

Up and coming Ireland fly half Joey Carbery got a proper introduction to Fijian rugby on Saturday night, as first centre Jale Vatubua put a massive shot on him in the opening minutes, then in the second half prop Peni Ravai made another, that time resulting in injury. MORE »

Monday, November 20, 2017

Michael Hooper makes unwanted history with record breaking yellow card

As Australia fell to a 30-6 loss to England on Saturday, one man in particular may find the load harder to bear. When Michael Hooper received a yellow card on the half-hour mark he officially claimed the record for most yellow cards received in international rugby. MORE »

French centre goes unpunished after doing this to lucky Springbok

French centre Geoffrey Doumayrou should be taking out a lottery ticket after Saturday's match in Paris. While the home side narrowly lost 18-17 to South Africa, it could have been worse if the officials had spotted what he did to Francois Venter off the ball. MORE »

Courtney Lawes lays into Kurtley Beale as England run rampant over Australia

In torrid conditions, amidst some contentious calls, England overcome Australia, scoring four tries in a 30-6 hammering at Twickenham on Saturday. The intensity from the home side was felt early on with this massive hit from Courtney Lawes on Australian full-back Kurtley Beale. MORE »

MND suffering legend inspires Scotland as he delivers match ball before kickoff

There wasn't a dry eye at Murrayfield on Saturday as Scotland legend Doddie Weir took to the field with his sons to deliver the match ball ahead of kickoff against New Zealand. Weir has been suffering from Motor Neuron Disease since being diagnosed in December. MORE »

Saturday, November 18, 2017

New Zealand hang on to beat Scotland after dramatic finale in Edinburgh

New Zealand survived a monumental late fight-back from Gregor Townsend's Scotland to claim a narrow 22-17 victory at BT Murrayfield on Saturday. MORE »

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday Funnies - Kurtley Beale scrummaging disgusts Gordon Ramsay

In case you missed it, Kurtley Beale had a Jonny May moment last Saturday, when he found himself having to pack down on the side of the scrum against Wales. Needless to say, it didn't go well, leading to this hilarious moment that the playmaker would sooner rather forget. MORE »

Blind in one eye, this is the moment Ian McKinley made his historic Test debut

Six years after losing sight in his left eye in a horrific rugby accident, Irish flyhalf Ian McKinley battled the odds to make his much-publicized Test debut, coming off the bench as Italy beat Fiji 19-10 at the weekend. MORE »

England defence under threat as Wallabies get set to pounce at Twickenham

This week former England Rugby journalist and performance analyst Shay Waterworth previews the autumn international match between England and Australia. MORE »