Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Rene Ranger shows the finger after high tackle by Bundee Aki

The Blues bid farewell to three key players at the weekend but it wasn't the fairytale they'd planned as they lost 26-16 to the Chiefs. In the first half Rene Ranger was on the receiving end of a high shot that wasn't carded, and showed his disgust at the decision. MORE »

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Sharni Williams dubbed Woman of Steel after brutal double knock

Here's a clip from the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow that we've been meaning to post and add to the archive for a while. So rather late than never, if you haven't seen this collision yet, it's well worth watching but not for the faint hearted. MORE »

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Montage of Amazing Lions Test series in Australia, plus WIN a 2013 Lions jersey

A week is a long time in world sport, as British & Irish Lions fans might already feel like the historic Test series win happened ages ago. Since then, Andy Murray has won Wimbledon, and this afternoon England won the first Test in the Ashes series. MORE »

Kane Barrett gets straight red card but cited for separate stamp

Blues flanker Kane Barrett was red carded against the Chiefs after appearing to have made contact with the head of lock Craig Clarke. Blues coach John Kirwan was incensed at the decision, but Barrett has since been cited for a separate incident. MORE »

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Super Beach 5's Rugby in Lignano, Italy - Live streamed on Rugbydump

Next weekend sees the 2013 Super Beach 5's hit stunning Lignano in Italy, as teams from around the world converge on a beautiful part of Europe to play the fastest version of the sport. This year we'll be live streaming direct from the tournament. MORE »

Wilhelm Steenkamp suspended for two weeks for head charge on Butch James

Earlier in the week we showed a clip of Butch James being yellow carded for a high tackle against the Bulls, and mentioned that just before that he was involved in a scuffle. We've now got a clip of that, including the bit the TMO didn't see. MORE »

Friday, July 12, 2013

Gavin Henson knocked out by punch from new Bath team-mate

Former Wales star Gavin Henson was knocked out by a teammate in a pub in Bath on Wednesday night. Mobile phone footage of the incident has emerged, showing Henson in an altercation with what appears to be Carl Fearns, who floored him with one punch. MORE »

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Plays of the Week - The Lions Series Awards

The latest Plays of the Week aired on Rugby HQ in Australia a few hours ago, no doubt featuring some introspective analysis of what could have been with the Wallabies, who now have a new coach in the form of Ewen McKenzie. MORE »

Ligtoring Landman disallowed try and celebration after Rene Ranger hit

The Cheetahs scored three tries to beat the Blues 34-13 and reach the Super Rugby playoffs for the first time in their history. They had a few tries disallowed too, including this from Ligtoring Landman, who took a big knock but got up to run it in, and celebrate. MORE »

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Timelapse of third Test as Lions beat the Wallabies to win the series

The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) have put together a fascinating timelapse video of the third Test in Sydney, focussing on the field from the time the gates opened to when they closed. There are almost 5000 photos in total, shot over 6 hours and condensed into just 3 minutes. MORE »

George Smith knocked out by Richard Hibbard on Wallaby return

Wallaby legend George Smith has played his final game for his country, but it didn't go entirely to plan as he was knocked out just minutes into the deciding Test against the Lions. He somehow returned to the field, but was less effective than planned. MORE »

Monday, July 08, 2013

Butch James suspended for four weeks for high tackle on Jurgen Visser

Sharks flyhalf Butch James has been suspended for four weeks for a dangerous tackle he made during the 20-19 loss to the Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday night. The Bulls scored a try following the tackle, which ultimately gave them the win. MORE »

Young Michael Gunn cuts Wallaby Rod Davies in two with big tackle

This short clip shows 18-year-old 2012 Australian Schoolboy Michael Gunn, playing for Easts Rugby Union Club, chopping down former Wallaby wing 'Rocket' Rod Davies. MORE »

Saturday, July 06, 2013

The British and Irish Lions win the series 2-1 after third Test rout

The British and Irish Lions have beaten the Wallabies 2-1 after a convincing 41-16 victory in Sydney. Leigh Halfpenny, who was named Man of the Series, set up two tries and kicked brilliantly yet again. It was the first Lions series victory since 1997. MORE »

Plays of the week - The incredible Jean, Lions classics and more

The Wallabies vs Lions deciding game kicks off shortly but there is still time for a quick look at the latest Plays of the Week from the guys at Rugby HQ on Fox Sports, featuring some classic moments from the Lions series, as well as some of the best from Super Rugby, and some Sevens action. MORE »

 
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