Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Jamie Heaslip accepts cited Pascal Pape's apology but is out injured

Jamie Heaslip has accepted the apology offered to him by Pascal Pape on Twitter last night. The French lock faces a disciplinary hearing today to judge whether he will be banned or not for the knee to the back that has possibly ended the tournament for both. MORE »

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

USA Sevens 2015 Wrap - Wonder tries, Highlights, Fiji's victory and more

Fiji stunned Wellington Sevens winners New Zealand with a convincing 35-19 cup final rout at the USA Sevens on the weekend. There were some sensational tries scored over the course of the tournament, so here is a look at the best, plus highlights and more. MORE »

Monday, February 16, 2015

Sean O'Brien's monster ruck cleanout against France

Sean O'Brien made his return to international rugby at the weekend, pleasing Ireland rugby fans after the disappointment of his withdrawal due to a warmup session injury the weekend prior. On this occasion he took to the field, and made his presence known in no uncertain terms with this huge cleanout. MORE »

Wales edge Scotland in tense Test at Murrayfield

Wales picked up their first win of this year's Six Nations with a gritty 26-23 victory over Scotland at Murrayfield. Both sides scored two tries each, but the boot of Leigh Halfpenny is ultimately what separated them come the final whistle. MORE »

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Ireland hang on against France to stay on track for title defence

Ireland are well placed overall following their 18-11 Six Nations win over France in Dublin on Saturday. Their ninth successive Test victory is their second tournament win, placing them in good stead for a Championship defence. MORE »

England lack early intensity but pile points on Italy in second half

Italy gave England an early scare after a Sergio Parisse try early on at Twickenham, but in the second half the hosts took control to come away with a 47-17 win. Coach Stuart Lancaster felt that the previous week's match might have affected them. MORE »

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Martin Castrogiovanni says every day is Valentines Day with him

As we already know, Italian prop Martin Castrogiovanni is all about peace and love (he just doesn't like c*nts). In this quick video ahead of Italy's Six Nations match with England, we hear his thoughts on Valentines Day, and his general recipe for love. MORE »

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A quick preview to get you in the mood for Super Rugby 2015

It feels like just yesterday that Bernard Foley slotted the match winning penalty to give the Waratahs their Super Rugby title. Tomorrow, the season kicks off again, and we cannot wait. This Sean Maloney, Fox Sports preview should get you in the mood too. MORE »

WIN a copy of Rugby Nations 15 and play the new LIVE GAME mode

As you may already know, we partnered with Rugby Nations 15 mobile game recently. As you play you'll see Rugbydump branding on the ad hoardings, which hopefully gives you a warm, fuzzy, familiar feeling. Today we want to share that with you, so we're giving away 10 free copies. MORE »

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

High Intensity Rugby Training Returns - Get 60% Off Until Sunday Midnight GMT

After a quiet release last year, many of you contacted us looking for our highly effective, position specific rugby workout manuals. We've decided to bring them back, teaming up yet again with strength & conditioning guru, Kevin 'Squat Lower' Shattock. MORE »

Midweek Madness - Kristen Thomas dropped ball blows great try

Poor Kristen Thomas. The USA were all set to score a fantastically well-worked try against New Zealand in Sao Paulo, but then this happened. The New Zealand ladies went on to win the tournament, the second leg of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series. MORE »

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

World Rugby accepts George North should have left field after concussion

World Rugby (IRB) have released a statement following a review of the head injury assessment that took place on George North in Friday night's Wales vs England game in Cardiff. They have found that he should not have stayed on the field. MORE »

Belgian rugby club scores over 350 points in bizarre club fixture

If you've ever thought about how many tries could actually be scored in a if one team steps aside and allows the others to do their thing, wonder no more. Royal Kituro in Belgium's top club rugby league has won a match 356-3. MORE »

Sunday, February 08, 2015

Scotland left frustrated as France kick their way to victory in Paris

French flyhalf Camille Lopez kicked five penalties as Scotland left Paris with little to show for their hearty performance, that included the only try of the match. France's 15-8 victory left the Scots frustrated and ruing missed opportunities. MORE »

Ireland break down Italy in second half for comfortable Rome win

Six Nations 2014 champions Ireland got their defence off to a stuttery start in Rome, winning comfortably 26-3 but failing to fire for most of the match. Two tries in three minutes, against 14 men, proved enough to hold off the spirited Italians. MORE »