Thursday, April 28, 2016

Throwback Thursday - Harry Robinson's blistering debut try vs the Barbarians

Today young Welsh winger Harry Robinson announced that he is retiring from rugby with immediate effect due to injury. Robinson, now just 23 years old, made his debut for Wales against the Barbarians in 2012, scoring a blistering try down the right wing. MORE »

Team GB Rugby 7s kit ready to make debut at 2016 Olympics

Yesterday adidas unveiled the new Great Britain kit that will be used to represent Team GB's Rugby 7s teams when the sport makes its return to the Olympics in a few months time. While rugby was last in the Olympics in 1924, there has never been a Team GB taking part in it. MORE »

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Midweek Madness - Referee stops counter attack when instinct kicks in

Alex Ruiz found himself perfectly positioned to take the pass when New Zealand faced Canada at the Singapore Sevens recently. The only problem? He was the referee.only problem? He was the referee. MORE »

Jaguares' Emiliano Boffelli shows brilliant aerial skills against the Sunwolves

The Sunwolves won their first ever Super Rugby game when they beat the Jaguares 36-28 on Saturday. It was a competitive game and while the Japanese side deserved their win, one player that stood out was Argentina Jaguares' Emiliano Boffelli, who was outstanding in the air. MORE »

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Nemani Nadolo banned for four weeks for tip tackle on Tomas Cubelli

Crusaders wing Nemani Nadolo will be out of action for four weeks following a dangerous tackle that he made against the Brumbies in round nine of Super Rugby this past weekend. The Fijian giant pleaded guilty to the charge following a citing. MORE »

Rib crunching tackle from French star at the recent Atlanta 7s

Marjorie Mayans made this crunching tackle on Ireland's Stacey Flood at the Atlanta Women's 7s in the USA a few weeks back. The hit looked to have caused some real damage, leaving Flood wincing on the floor as the ball was turned over and a try was scored. MORE »

Monday, April 25, 2016

Jason Emery suspended for 4 weeks for dangerous challenge on Willie le Roux

Highlanders back Jason Emery has been suspended for four weeks for the dangerous challenge he made on Willie le Roux during the Super Rugby champions' meeting with the Sharks on Friday. Emery was given a 6 week ban, but it was reduced due to mitagating factors such as his admission of guilt and exemplary disciplinary record. MORE »

Gala score try within 11.14 seconds of match kick off!

Gala scored one of the fastest tries in Scottish Rugby history on Saturday when they crossed the whitewash after just 11.4 seconds from the match kickoff againt Marr. Frankie Robson was the tryscorer after collecting, feeding his number eight, then taking the return pass. MORE »

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Owen Farrell yellow carded for knocking out Dan Robson with sickening clash

Owen Farrell made this brutal looking tackle on Wasps' Dan Robson during Saturday's European Champions Cup Semi Final at the Madejski Stadium. Farrell clashed heads with a ducking Robson, gashing his own ear, but refere Romain Poite showed little sympathy. MORE »

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Joe Marler could be in trouble again after appearing to kick an opponent in the head

Joe Marler has hit the headlines again after he appeared to kick Grenoble hooker Arnaud Heguy in the head in Friday night's European Challenge Cup semi final. Marler will face another anxious wait to see if he will have to face yet another disciplinary hearing MORE »

Friday, April 22, 2016

Willie le Roux survives horror landing as Jason Emery sees red

Sharks fullback Willie le Roux was extremely fortunate to come away unscathed from a challenge that saw him land very badly Dunedin earlier today. Highlander Jason Emery took the Springbok out in the air, so was shown a straight red card. MORE »

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Silvère Tian banned for MORE THAN A YEAR after Referee abuse

After seeing red for his verbal tirade (and subsequent post-match actions) against referee Romain Poite earlier this month, Oyonnax's Silvère Tian probably thought things couldn't get any worse. But they have. MORE »

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Fergus McFadden suspended for three weeks for this dangerous high tackle

Leinster's Fergus McFadden has been banned for three weeks for this awful looking tackle against Edinburgh in the PRO12 in Dublin on Friday. McFadden launched into Damien Hoyland, stopping him dead in his tracks but coming off worse for wear. MORE »

Brilliant kick pass from Matty James puts winger in for great Stade Montois try

Mont de Marsan scored this excellent try in their win over Albi at the weekend, with Vilikisa Salawa crossing the whitewash after an outstanding bit of play from flyhalf Matty James. MORE »

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Sonny Bill Williams' sister Niall makes a stunning flick pass for a great try

If you're a fan of Sonny Bill Williams, you already know about the amazing skill set that he possesses. Well it seems the Williams family have plenty of athletic genes to go around, as his sister is now making a name for herself on the Women's 7s curcuit. MORE »