Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Midweek Madness - Lee Jones prevents Fijian try after casual effort to score

Over the years Sevens has dished up some hilarious bloopers, as a few tryscorers have been way too casual over the tryline. This was the case at the Gold Coast Sevens last weekend, so here is a look at it, as well as a few other memorable blunders. MORE »

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Richard Hibbard and Sione Kalamafoni double hit on Brad Barritt

Richard Hibbard was throwing his weight around on the weekend against Saracens, as seen here when he and Sione Kalamafoni combined to knock back England centre Brad Barritt. Saracens won the match 28-21 but this was one of the bigger collisions of the contest. MORE »

Fiji beat Samoa in action packed final to win Gold Coast Sevens

If you weren't able to catch any of the Sevens from the Gold Coast this past weekend, above is a round up of what happened on the final day, including the dramatic final between Fiji and Samoa. On the next page of this post you can view day one highlights, with some funny clips thrown in. MORE »

Monday, October 13, 2014

Jordan Jackson-Hope red carded for dangerous tackle vs New Zealand Barbarians

A quick look at an awful tackle from the Australian Schools flyhalf Jordan Jackson-Hope against the New Zealand Barbarians two weeks ago. Jackson-Hope was shown a straight red card after he left the referee little choice but to send him from the field for this spear or tip-tackle. MORE »

Ben Flower red carded for vicious punching at start of Super League Grand Final

Wigan Warriors prop Ben Flower was shown a straight red card for punching in the opening minutes of the Super League Grand Final. The Welshman hit Lance Hohaia on the floor despite the first punch appearing to have knocked the 31-year-old Kiwi out. MORE »

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Ben Tameifuna massive fend on huge prop Solomona Sakalia

Ben Tameifuna made his return to ITM Cup rugby after serving the suspension for pushing referee Glen Jackson last month. The massive tighthead showed what Waikato had been missing with a strong performance, including this huge fend and a big tackle. MORE »

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Uruguay vs Russia World Cup 2015 Qualifier - Full Match Replay

Today Uruguay and Russia meet in Montevideo for the crucial second leg decider to see who will qualify for Rugby World Cup 2015, to join England, Wales, Fiji and Australia in Pool A. The match will be streamed live around the world, with fans able to view the uninterrupted coverage right here. MORE »

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Midweek Madness - Probably the worst lineout throw ever

There's always a bit of guilt involved in highlighting a player's misfortune on the rugby field, especially if it's a junior, but this clip has to be seen to believed as it could be the most wayward lineout ever seen. It comes from the Fiji Schools vs New Zealand Barbarians match recently. MORE »

Sonny Bill Williams back in the ITM Cup for Counties Manukau

Sonny Bill Williams made his return to rugby union today, playing for Counties Manukau against Auckland in the ITM Cup. His return has been swift, wasting no time shifting from the NRL back into New Zealand's domestic competition. The Crowd Goes Wild met up with him a few days back. MORE »

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Just how fast is Carlin Isles? HSBC reveals some fascinating stats

A new video featuring Carlin Isles has been launched ahead of the HSBC Sevens World Series. The fastest man in rugby is shown with stats revealing that he competes favourably against stars of the NBA, NFL and even against Olympic great, Usain Bolt. MORE »

Monday, October 06, 2014

Naked streaker starts mass brawl after tackling Varsity match winger

The annual Varsity match between Northumbria and Newcastle University took an unfortunate turn for the worse when a streaker took to the field, pipe and all, and attempted to make a tackle out on the wing. He then snuck away, as chaos ensued. MORE »

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Argentina beat the Wallabies to claim first ever win in Rugby Championship

Argentina beat the Wallabies for the first time since 1997, and in the process picked up their first ever win in the Rugby Championship since joining three years ago. The 21-17 victory was sealed with a Nicolas Sanchez penalty with five minutes to spare. MORE »

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Springboks edge All Blacks in another thriller between the two rivals

The battle between the top two teams in the world lived up to it's billing yet again, but this time it was the Springboks that beat the All Blacks 27-25, after another epic Test match. A long range penalty by Pat Lambie secured the win at the death. MORE »

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Russia edge Uruguay in first leg of Rugby World Cup qualification play-off

While Rugby World Cup 2015 ticket applications have now closed, there are two teams that are still unsure if they'll even be there though. Russia and Uruguay played their first leg play-off at the weekend, hoping for a sport in Pool A. MORE »

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Declan Fitzpatrick suspended after being Red carded for punch

Ulster prop Declan Fitzpatrick appeared before an independent PRO12 Rugby Disciplinary Committee today, following his sending off for striking Zebre hooker Andrea Manici in the Guinness PRO12 match between Zebre and Ulster on Saturday. MORE »

 
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