Thursday, February 15, 2018

New and improved Super Rugby format explained ahead of opening weekend

The much anticipated new look Super Rugby season kicks off in Cape Town on Saturday, as 2018 sees a reduction in the tournament from 18 teams back down to 15. In round one, the Stormers host the Jaguares and the Lions host the Sharks. MORE »

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Mic'd up Andrew Walker is 44-years-young and still as competitive as ever

Aside from the thrilling play on display in both the Men's and Women's tournaments at the Brisbane Global 10s, one of the highlights of the weekend was seeing 44-year-old Brumbies legend Andrew Walker.. MORE »

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

World Rugby admit that the wrong decision was made at Twickenham

Wales assistant coach Rob Howley has said that World Rugby admitted that they made a mistake in not awarding Gareth Anscombe a try during Saturday's 6 Nations clash between England and Wales at Twickenham. England won 12-6. MORE »

Giant winger Taqele Naiyaravoro slims down, gets signed for Premiership

Former Wallabies and Barbarians winger Taqele Naiyaravoro will be leaving the Waratahs for a stint in the Aviva Premiership, it was confirmed today. The giant winger, who has shed some weight of late, will join for the 2018-19 season. MORE »

Monday, February 12, 2018

England might have a new wing powerhouse in U20 Gabriel Ibitoye

England U20s were dominant against Wales on Friday night, winning 37-12. Harlequins winger Gabriel Ibitoye scored a brilliant try, helping England get their second bonus-point win and remain undefeated in the U20 Six Nations. MORE »

Lionel Beauxis return littered with comical inconsistency

Lionel Beauxis made his first start for France since 2012 at the weekend in his side's 32-26 defeat to Scotland in the 6 Nations, and produced a predictably unpredictable performance as only the stand-off could. MORE »

Kyle Eastmond's shocking two red card attempts in as many minutes

Wasps got the better of Harlequins on Sunday afternoon with a 44-22 win in the Aviva Premiership, despite playing the majority of the game one man short after these unbelievable moments of madness MORE »

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Thomas brace not enough as Scotland edge out France in Murrayfield thriller

Scotland produced a remarkable comeback to beat France 32-26 in a 6 Nations thriller at BT Murrayfield, to take their first win of the 2018 campaign. MORE »

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Anscombe try disallowed by TMO as England edge Wales at Twickenham

England maintained their unbeaten start to this year's 6 Nations championship after edging out Wales 12-6 in a scrappy match at Twickenham. MORE »

Clinical Ireland secure bonus point win over Italy in Dublin

Ireland announced their 6 Nations title ambitions in emphatic fashion after thumping Italy 56-19 at the Aviva Stadium. MORE »

Friday, February 09, 2018

Crunching Fijian tackle puts immediate halt to Brumbies attack at Brisbane 10s

The Brisbane 10s kicked off in Australia on Friday with teams from around the globe having a go at this enjoyable format, finding the balance between fifteens and 7s rugby. There was a huge amount of skill and physicality on show, as seen here between Fiji and the Brumbies. MORE »

Mike Brown opens up on his perceived anger and Eddie Jones' strange texts

Mike Brown opens up with former England prop Dave Flatman about life on and off the pitch in the latest episode of Land Rover's 'Open Range: Refuelled' series. MORE »

That passionate post match interview that shocked and amused fans globally

Wits University captain Constant Beckerling has become the toast of social media after his refreshing, brutally honest post-match interview after Monday night's Varsity Cup clash in Johannesburg. The skipper's choice of words, while 'censored', have shocked but mainly amused many. MORE »

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Mitchell Hunt extra-time heroics awarded NZ Sporting Moment of 2017

Crusaders back Mitchell Hunt has picked up the New Zealand Sporting Moment of the Year award at the 55th annual Halberg Awards today. Hunt's extra-time feat against the Highlanders in last year's Super Rugby tournament earned him the accolade. MORE »

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Suspension avoided despite this bad case of Faf de Klerk petulance

Sale Sharks scrumhalf Faf de Klerk received a fairly out of the ordinary sending off in Friday night's Anglo Welsh Cup clash with Scarlets, angering the referee twice in two minutes. MORE »