Friday, February 10, 2017

2017 Under-20s Six Nations: Round Two Preview

England, Wales and Ireland were winners as France, Italy and Scotland all lost out in the opening round of the Under-20s Six Nations, but who will come out on top in week two? MORE »

LIVE STREAM: Joost van der Westhuizen Memorial from Pretoria

A memorial is taking place in Pretoria today for the great Springbok Joost van der Westhuizen, who passed away on Monday. Supersport have provided a live stream of the event, which takes place at Joost's beloved Loftus Versfeld, where he played for the Bulls for ten years. MORE »

Thursday, February 09, 2017

#TBT: Peter Stringer's brilliant low tackle on Jonah Lomu in 2002

This week the world of rugby remembers former Springbok Joost van der Westhuizen, who died on Saturday after a long battle with Motor Neuron Disease. The scrumhalf is well known for, amongst other exploits, his heroic tackle on Jonah Lomu in the 1995 RWC. MORE »

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

WIN Tickets to a RBS 6 Nations game of your choice with Dove Men+Care

We are giving away tickets to a home nations match of your choice thanks to Dove Men+Care. They've put together this great new tvc so to celebrate their partnership with the RBS 6 Nations, they've given us a whole lot of tickets to give to our loyal site visitors. MORE »

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Joost van der Westhuizen scores within 16 seconds against Otago in 1994

As the rugby world mourns the loss of the great Joost van der Westhuizen, we've seen a number of emotive tributes online. While Joost scored 38 Test tries, he scored an impressive amount in tour games too. Here is a quick look at one such try from 1994. MORE »

France's Caroline Boujard cited after reckless mid-air tackle

France replacement winger, Caroline Boujard, has been cited for this dangerous tackle in the Women's Six Nations match against England on Saturday. She was yellow carded at the time but was later cited by the independant Citing Commissioner, facing a hearing today. MORE »

Seven blistering Sydney Sevens tries as Blitzboks win again

While most eyes were on the Six Nations this past weekend, the HSBC Sevens World Series made a stop in Sydney and once again it was all South Africa, defeating England 29-14 in the final. Here's a look at the seven best tries, each one seemingly better than the last. MORE »

Monday, February 06, 2017

Legendary scrumhalf Joost van der Westhuizen passes away

Springbok legend Joost van der Westhuizen has lost his lengthy battle with motor neuron disease. The World Cup winner passed away on Monday afternoon after having been rushed to hospital in critical condition on Saturday. He is survived by two children, and was 45-years-old. MORE »

2017 Six Nations: The Best of Social Media from Round One

Round one of the 2017 Six Nations lived up to all expectations. It had everything from big upsets to stunning tries, funny celebrations... and even bonus points. However, it was Scotland's heroic win against Ireland grabbed most of the headlines. MORE »

Wales come good in second half to comfortably beat Italy

Wales came back from trailing at halftime to beat Italy 33-7 in a second half showing that included three tries in Rome. They came close to a fourth, what would have been a bonus point try, but were denied when Liam Williams was ruled to have lost the ball on the tryline. MORE »

England edge France in tight Six Nations battle at Twickenham

England and France scored a try a piece but a late try edged the hosts ahead for a 19-16 Six Nations opening weekend victory at Twickenham on Saturday. French prop Rabah Slimani went over for the visitors, while a late try by Ben Te'o set up an England win. MORE »

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Scotland leave it late to beat Ireland in thrilling Six Nations opener

Greig Laidlaw kicked two late penalties to see the Scots over the line in the first game of the 2017 Six Nations, but the star of the match was full back Stuart Hogg, who scored a superb brace in a spell-binding opening half. MORE »

Friday, February 03, 2017

2017 Womens Six Nations: Preview

History is set to be made at the Womens' Six Nations Championship this year with every match being broadcast live on TV for the very first time. Here is a preview of each team ahead of what is sure to be a landmark 2017 Womens' Six Nations. MORE »

2017 Under-20s Six Nations: Preview

The Under-20s Six Nations Championship offers a glimpse of the future as the Northern Hemisphere's most promising players showcase their talent and potential. We preview the teams ahead of a star-spotting tournament. MORE »

George North stars in emotive Gillette short film, The Honest Player

George North will start for Wales against Italy in the Six Nations on Sunday, and barring any major surprises, he'll be on tour with the British & Irish Lions in New Zealand later in the year. Inspired by the classic Jim Telfer speech, Gillette have put together this short film. MORE »