Thursday, November 24, 2016

Best tries from the Top 14 - Round 12

As France look to avenge their crushing World Cup loss to New Zealand this coming weekend, here is a look at some of the Top 5 best tries from the latest round of the French Top 14. MORE »

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

WIN a copy of brand new Rugby Union Team Manager 2017

Today we're giving away 5 copies of the very latest rugby manager game on the market, Rugby Union Team Manager 2017. The new game comes out on PC and MAC this week, so get your entries in and learn all about it here. MORE »

Sam Cane cleared while Malakai Fekitoa receives one week ban

Last night All Blacks Sam Cane and Malakai Fekitoa attended disciplinary hearings in London for incidents that took place during the fiery Test against Ireland in Dublin. Full details and videos are listed below MORE »

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Are the All Blacks a dirty team? Fans divided after battle in Dublin

On Saturday, the All Blacks were able to bounce back against Ireland with a ferocious win in Dublin. However, the match provided a few moments that have given plenty of fuel to those claiming the All Blacks are ill-disciplined at best, and dirty and deliberately dangerous at worst. MORE »

James Horwill has surgery to fix unbelievably gruesome finger injury

Harlequins lock James Horwill suffered a horrific finger injury this past weekend in the Aviva Premiership against Leicester Tigers, but his tough as nails attitude towards it has garnered him almost legendary status, as he appeared to want to continue playing. MORE »

Monday, November 21, 2016

Joe Launchbury in trouble for kick to Fijian head at breakdown

England's Joe Launchbury has been cited for kicking Fijian centre Asaeli Tikoirotuma during Saturday's 58-15 win over Fiji at Twickenham. Launchbury, who scored two tries on the day, will find out if whether he will receive a ban or not at a disciplinary hearing today. MORE »

New Zealand avenge previous loss with bruising win over Ireland

Ireland were unable to repeat the heroics of their famous victory in Chicago, as the All Blacks avenged that loss with a 21-9 win in front of 51 000 fans in Dublin. It was a bruising clash and Ireland now have injury concerns, while the All Blacks have two players cited for foul play. MORE »

Italy fully deserving of first ever victory over the Springboks

Italy beat South Africa for the first time ever as they put in a courageous effort to win 20-18 in Florence. The Springboks had won the previous 12 games between the countries, but their slump continues as they experience one of their worst ever periods in international rugby. MORE »

Scotland sink Argentina with late Laidlaw penalty at Murrayfield

Greig Laidlaw kicked a penalty well into extra time as Scotland beat Argentina 19-16 at Murrayfield. Sean Maitland earlier scored for the hosts, while Matias Orlando scored Argentina's try. The victory sees Scotland move up to 7th place in the World Rugby Rankings. MORE »

Sam Davies helps Wales edge Japan after tight encounter in Cardiff

Wales were saved from a draw with Japan thanks to a last gasp drop-goal by replacement Sam Davies, giving them a 33-30 win in Cardiff. A late Japanese try and excellent conversion brought the visitors within minutes of a draw, against a team they have beaten once before. MORE »

Sunday, November 20, 2016

England score nine tries to comfortably beat Fiji at Twickenham

England scored nine tries to run Fiji off the park and win 58-15 at a packed Twickenham Stadium on Saturday. Fijian born England winger Semesa Rokoduguni started for England for the first time since 2014, and scored a brace, as did Jonathan Joseph and Joe Launchbury. MORE »

Tevita Kuridrani scores sensational try to seal Aussie win in France

Australia secured their second narrow end-of-year Test victory in as many weeks as they overcame France 25-23 in Paris. Key to the Wallabies' win was an exceptional try from in form powerhouse centre, Tevita Kuridrani. MORE »

Friday, November 18, 2016

Touching tribute to legend Jonah Lomu a year after he tragically passed away

A year ago we lost a legend. In honour of the great man and to support the Jonah Lomu Legacy Trust this beautiful tribute charts the rugby life of a true legend of the game. MORE »

Ireland looking for first ever New Zealand scalp on home turf

Ireland has had many reasons to celebrate in the arena of sport lately. Not the least of which is their current win streak against New Zealand rugby foes. MORE »

Hitman Simone Favaro takes out Israel Dagg during Italy Test

Despite the one-sided nature of this win for the All Blacks, Italy competed well and made some crunching tackles last weekend, and none more so than the Simone Favaro tackle on Israel Dagg. The tackle can be seen here in this latest edition of Smashed Em Bro from New Zealand TV. MORE »