Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Alex Waller courageously puts body on the line despite painful injury

Northampton Saints prop Alex Waller has undergone surgery after breaking his forearm in the dying minutes of Friday's night's clash with Newcastle Falcons at Franklin's Gardens. Waller played on, contributing to the defensive effort. MORE »

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Toby Arnold absolutely floors Josua Tuisova as Toulon power to victory

Toulon moved into seventh place on the Top14 table this weekend following a commanding 34-11 victory over fourth-placed Lyon. One of their star players took a big knock early in the second half though, raising some questions from the fans. MORE »

Monday, December 04, 2017

South Africa victorious after vicious high tackle in Dubai Sevens final

South Africa were able retain the Dubai Sevens title but not before All Blacks 7s player Joe Ravouvou delivered some drama in the final with this WWE clothes-line tackle to Branco du Preez. MORE »

Jonah Holmes burns Christian Wade to score 80 meter try on Premiership debut

Wasps were able to jump into fifth place in the Aviva Premiership on Saturday following a thrilling 32-25 victory over the Leicester Tigers at the Ricoh Arena. However, it was an intercept from Jonah Holmes, which stole the show. MORE »

Kiwi Hadleigh Parkes chokes up from messages of support after Wales debut

New Wales back Hadleigh Parkes had a dream debut on Saturday, scoring two tries in their 24-22 win over South Africa in Cardiff. The New Zealander's name will be familiar to fans of Super Rugby, but after living in Wales for three years, he can now play for the country. MORE »

England Deaf make history beating New Zealand in international series

Rugby prides itself on growth and an inclusive culture and last month saw another massive step in that direction with the first ever three-Test series between England Deaf and New Zealand Deaf. England won 3-0, with the series being the first of its kind. MORE »

Friday, December 01, 2017

Tala Gray protects opposition player after nasty injury

Virgile Bruni suffered a season-ending knee injury following a match between Lyon and Toulouse at Matmut Stadium over the weekend. There was a great show of sportsmanship though. MORE »

USA's Major League Rugby announces schedule for 2018 inaugural season

The USA is set to make another leap into the professional era of rugby as the full 2018 schedule for the recently created Major League Rugby has been released. This time around, the newly formed league carries with it a major TV deal. MORE »

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Brian O'Driscoll takes on 'Death Zone' training session with England 7s squad

Having retired in 2014, rugby fans are now more accustomed to seeing Brian O'Driscoll behind the camera or on the microphone. However, recently he laced up his boots as he joined the England Sevens Squad at one of their infamous 'Death Zone' training sessions. MORE »

Rene Ranger somehow finds Victor Vito with unbelievable reverse flick pass

La Rochelle scored six tries to comfortably beat Pau 44-14 in their Top 14 clash at the weekend, with a number of former All Blacks on show. Most notable of which was the combination between Rene Ranger and Victor Vito, the latter finishing this superb try in the first half. MORE »

WIN: George North signed Wales shirt PLUS Gillette products

We've teamed up with Gillette to give one lucky winner a signed George North Wales shirt, in honour of this year's Movember. North has been growing a Mo to raise awareness for men's health and to help Stop Men Dying Too Young, one Mo at a time. MORE »

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Midweek Madness - Powerful scrum sends pack and posts backwards

You would never think it were possible, but Hinckley Rugby Football Club's big boys up front have given new meaning to the term 'pushover try'. They drove the opposition pack from Luctonians back so far and with so much force, that they took down the posts in the process. MORE »

Sergio Parisse 'rucking' technique will make the ball appear every time

South Africa overturned last year's shock loss to Italy with a convincing 35-6 win in Padova on Saturday. They turned to their traditional power up front, which paid dividends. Italy skipper Sergio Parisse never gave up though, getting stuck in at the breakdown, as can be seen here. MORE »

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

UPDATE: Sekope Kepu banned for that shoulder charge on Hamish Watson

Wallabies tight head prop Sekope Kepu appeared in front of an independant World Rugby-appointed Disciplinary Committee today, following the red card he received for charging with his shoulder during Australia's 53-24 loss to Scotland on Saturday. MORE »

Monday, November 27, 2017

Rapid Chris Ashton avoids blooper and gets on end of Nonu's skill

Chris Ashton continues to pay dividends for Toulon and show exactly why they were keen to sign him. As these clips show, he still possesses world-class speed and knows how to both finish and save tries. MORE »