Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Beast Mtawarira open handed slap earns him ten minutes in the cooler

The Sharks beat the Cheetahs 26-10 in Durban on Saturday night, taking a step towards the Super Rugby playoffs, but had to contend with being a man down for ten minutes after skipper Tendai Mtawarira was yellow carded early on in the first half. MORE »

New Richie McCaw documentary CHASING GREAT looks epic

Richie McCaw, double World Cup winning captain and the most capped player of all time, is the arguably the greatest rugby player of his generation. In just over a month's time a new documentary will come out that will give us an inside look at what it takes to be a legend. MORE »

A look back at the career of Nicky Robinson, including THAT penalty shootout and some brutal hits

Nicky Robinson announced his retirement from rugby on Tuesday, bringing the curtain down on a 15-year career. We're going to take a look back, including a trip down memory lane to the memorable Heineken Cup Semi-Final shootout between Cardiff Blues and Leicester in 2009. MORE »

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Rugby Conditioning - Aerobic or Anaerobic?

Conditioning is many players’ least favourite part of training for rugby. There are many different ways to do it but each method can always be classed as either aerobic or anaerobic, so what should you do? Today Rugbydump Academy coach TJ answers this and explains why it might not be what you think MORE »

Olympic Sevens: An insight into Argentina's training camp

The Rio Olympic Games kicks off in just less than a month's time with Rugby making its first appearance since 1924. In what is sure to be a hotly contested competition, World Rugby takes a look at the preparations of a team on the rise on the Sevens circuit, Argentina. MORE »

Highlanders and Elliot Dixon score superb team try against the Jaguares

The Highlanders score a brilliant try in the 31st minute on their way to a 34-8 victory and a spot in the Super Rugby playoffs. Outstanding team try, with mostly forwards involved. MORE »

Monday, July 11, 2016

Taqele Naiyaravoro banned for taking out Beauden Barrett in the air

Giant Waratahs winger Taqele Naiyaravoro has been suspended for one week following the yellow card he received for a dangerous challenge against the Hurricanes. When compared with recent incidents, Naiyaravoro was lucky that Beauden Barrett landed the way he did. MORE »

Friday, July 08, 2016

Nick Frisby yellow carded for kicking ball out of tryscorer's hands

The Chiefs gave the Reds an almighty 50-5 hiding in Brisbane on Friday, somewhat aided by the hosts going down to 13 men after two yellow cards in the first half. Flanker Lachlan Boshier came close to scoring, but had the ball kicked out of his hands by Nick Frisby. MORE »

Super Rugby Highlights feed - Round 16

Round 16 of Super Rugby kicked off a little earlier today and has already seen 110 points scored, and that is just from the first two matches. The Blues vs Brumbies and Reds vs Chiefs produced an incredible 55 points each, setting the tone for the rest of the round. MORE »

Georgia: Are rugby's Tier 1.5 nation ready for another step up?

Georgia are international rugby's dark horses. Big, scary, Soviet-oppressed horses, and they have shown consistently that they deserve to be taken more seriously. What next for the Lelos? MORE »

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Rugby Training Mistakes: That One Thing You're Missing

Something that seems to be everywhere in fitness these days, is that one thing your missing. These things can be exotic foods, supplements, training gear or training methods. Today Rugbydump Strength Coach TJ Jankowski discusses why these weird tricks might actually be holding you back from great results and what to do about it. MORE »

Brazilian sports presenters find it hard to talk about Louis Picamoles

As the Rio Olympics approaches, fans the world over are counting down until Rugby makes its long-awaited return. However it is a shame for those outside of Brazil that they won't be able to sample the hosting of ESPN Brasil's presenters MORE »

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

The Evolution of Rugby Jerseys over the years

The modern rugby jersey is a massive technical achievement by the industry. Today we examine how jerseys have changed over the years, and why, with a look at some classic rugby jerseys. MORE »

Williams siblings included in New Zealand's Sevens squads for Rio

New Zealand has named their final squads ahead of this Summer's Olympics. Happy times for the Williams family as both Niall and SBW are chosen to represent in Rio. MORE »

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Sacramento Express go coast to coast for length of the field try

Brilliant long-distance Sacramento try starts with a bit of sloppy play from San Fransisco, ends with former All Black beaten to the corner for the score. MORE »