Thursday, February 02, 2017

Dylan Hartley pranks unsuspecting England fans

Canterbury have released this amusing video featuring Dylan Hartley with random England fans, who had their commitment to the cause tested when they were asked to look after his matchday shirt. In their way was a chocolate-fingered kid, a mischievous Will Greenwood and lobby security. MORE »

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Freddie Michalak hit the uprights four times in one match

Frederic Michalak is no stranger to collecting points in a match. However, he's probably never scored them in quite the way he did against Racing 92. The Lyon halfback managed to inexplicably hit the posts four times, with three of the four going through the uprights. MORE »

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Thierry Dusautoir blindesides Colin Slade with punishing tackle

Now retired from Test match rugby, former French captain Thierry Dusautoir is still making a big impact at domestic level, as seen here with this crunching tackle on former All Black, Colin Slade. The Toulouse captain caught him unawares, knocking the wind out of him for a second or two. MORE »

SKINS compression tights DISCOUNT for Rugbydump fans

Our friends at SKINS sent us a pair of these brand new K-Proprium compression tights and asked us to try them out. They also wanted us to do the #pistolsquatchallenge.. That was always highly unlikely, but the tights themselves are unique to any other compression tights you'll find. MORE »

Seven of the best tries from the 2017 Wellington Sevens

Wellington played host to the first World Sevens Series round of 2017, with South Africa comfortably seeing off Fiji 26-5 to take victory in the cup final. Predictably, there were a plethora of incredible tries throughout the weekend. MORE »

Monday, January 30, 2017

The 5 Biggest Hits from round 17 of the Top 14

While the excitement continues to build for the start of the Six Nations, there were some great contests and familiar names delivering powerful hits in France over the weekend. Here is a quick look at the best tackles from round 17 of the Top 14. MORE »

2017 Six Nations: The Journalists' Preview

Ahead of this year's Six Nations kickoff, we hear from a number of top northern hemisphere rugby writers, as Nick Heath gets their thoughts on various elements of the championship. It sets the scene nicely for what should be a fascinating month ahead. MORE »

Sunday, January 29, 2017

South Africa blitz Fiji to break Wellington 7s drought

Seabelo Senatla broke the South African try scoring record as the Blitzboks beat Fiji twice in a weekend to win the 2017 Wellington 7s. Their 26-5 Cup Final win, their first series win in Wellington since 2002, cements their spot at the top of the overall table after three rounds. MORE »

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Tries aplenty on Day One of thrilling Wellington 7s

New Zealand, South Africa, Canada and England were all unbeaten on day one of the Wellington 7s, setting up a fascinating quarter final round. The Cup quarter-finals on Sunday see England play Scotland, New Zealand face Fiji, Canada take on Argentina, and South Africa play France. MORE »

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Six young stars to watch out for in the 2017 Six Nations Championship

Ahead of the much anticipated Six Nations Championship, kicking off 4 February, we take a look at six up-and-coming players you should keep an eye on throughout the tournament. MORE »

Drew Mitchell, James O'Connor and Liam Gill give insight into life with Toulon

While most French Top 14 teams now have a number of foreigners in their ranks, Toulon in particular have a group of top quality Wallabies that call the port city home. Rugby.com.au caught up with three of them recently to discuss French culture, the language and rugby. MORE »

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

RBS 6 Nations 2017 Launch - Watch Live

The official launch of the 2017 Six Nations takes place today in London, and you can follow live via the video stream above. Hit play to join in at any point. MORE »

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Matthew Morgan's stunning solo try helps Cardiff Blues to quarter finals

Cardiff Blues flyer Matthew Morgan scored this stunning solo try against former club Bristol at the weekend, his second of the night, helping his side to a 37-21 in their European Challenge Cup clash at Arms Park. MORE »

Mathieu Bastareaud smashes Alex Lozowski with MONSTER hit

Against Saracens this past weekend Mathieu Bastareaud reminded everyone that he's still one of the game's biggest hitters, and that you can indeed still make enormous, legal hits in a rugby union match. His effort is without a doubt one of the biggest of the year so far. MORE »

Monday, January 23, 2017

Nemani Nadolo goes full beast mode to demolish Northampton Saints

Fiji and Montpellier winger Nemani Nadolo put in one of the performances of the weekend as he blasted through the Northampton Saints defence to help his side to a 26-17 victory on Friday night. He scored twice, and caused havoc whenever he had ball in hand. MORE »