Monday, July 02, 2018

Samoa edge towards RWC 2019 qualification with win over Germany

Samoa moved closer to qualifying for the 2019 Rugby World Cup with a comfortable 66-15 victory in the first leg play-off against Germany. MORE »

Wasps sign 125kg Georgian beast who is sure to become a fan favourite

Wasps have secured the services of hard-running Georgian front rower Zurabi Zhvania, who will join the club ahead of the 2018/19 season. As seen in the video below, the former Stade Francais man brings plenty of skill and speed to the table, as well as power up front. MORE »

WATCH: 5 best tries as Super Rugby returns with a bang

While the June Internationals came to a close last weekend, Super Rugby is back and Round 17 produced some sensational upsets and stunning tries. Here is a look at five of the best scores from around the competition, including that special effort from TJ Perenara. MORE »

Sunday, July 01, 2018

TJ Perenara scores one of the most outrageous tries you'll see

The Brumbies shocked the Hurricanes this weekend after beating them 24-12, but the game will be remembered for TJ Perenara's opportunistic try. MORE »

Friday, June 29, 2018

Jerome Kaino attempts conversion kick in his final Blues match Eden Park

Veteran flanker Jerome Kaino played his final match at Eden Park earlier today, finishing on a high as the Blues picked up their first home win of the season, convincingly beating the Queensland Reds 39-16. It was a fitting finale for their loyal servant, now 35-years old. MORE »

Thursday, June 28, 2018

History was made but should the extra points 'Power Try' be adopted globally?

The World Series of Rugby in Australia played host to the first ever Power Try in professional rugby, when Crusaders scrumhalf Mitchell Drummond went over against the Force in Perth. The try is worth 7 points immediately, with a conversion to follow. MORE »

Workhorse Adriaan Strauss calls it quits with impressive record to his name

Long-time Springbok hooker Adriaan Strauss has announced that he will retire from rugby at the end of the Super Rugby season. Having previously stepped away from international consideration, he's now calling time on all forms of rugby after a remarkable 14-year career. MORE »

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Tonga's Fetu'u Vainikolo stars in MLR Try of the Week for Utah Warriors

Tongan rugby's all-time leading try scorer Fetu'u Vainikolo played his part in helping the Utah Warriors claim a Major League Rugby (MLR) Playoff spot in Week 10 of the inaugural USA domestic rugby league. MORE »

The 5 Best All Blacks tries scored in series win over France

The All Blacks beat France 3-0 in their series, notching up a total of 127 points against just 38 from the visitors. They scored some outstanding tries throughout, with the likes of Damian McKenzie and Rieko Ioane featuring prominently. Here is a quick look at five of the best. MORE »

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Peter Stringer calls time on illustrious career, aged 40

Former Ireland international scrum-half Peter Stringer has announced his retirement from rugby today, after an incredible 20 years at the top of the game. He posted a heartfelt tweet to let the world know it was finally time to hang up the boots. MORE »

Calls for one man lifts to be outlawed as Israel Folau readies for judicial hearing

Israel Folau's disciplinary hearing will take place tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon in Sydney, and will determine whether the Waratahs fullback will be suspended for this weekend's round of Super Rugby matches. MORE »

Monday, June 25, 2018

Faf de Klerk lauded for huge defence on much larger Nathan Hughes

England got the better of South Africa in Cape Town on Saturday night in their final match, but this defensive effort from scrumhalf Faf de Klerk typified his performance all series. MORE »

Biggest hits and knocks from Wallabies vs Ireland Test series decider

Ireland's 20-16 win over the Wallabies in Sydney featured a number of physical impacts, some on the illegal side of the law, but many great tackles too. MORE »

RANKINGS UPDATE: Three northern hemisphere sides firmly in the top 5

Following successful tours for Ireland and Wales, and a final Test win for England in South Africa, the three Six Nations teams have cemented their spots in the World Rugby Rankings top five, giving them a different look to what we're all used to. MORE »

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Ireland build towards RWC 2019 with brilliant season and 2-1 series victory

Ireland are looking forward to a bit of a break after capping off a sensational season with their first win in Australia since 1979, as they beat the Wallabies 20-16 in Sydney to go 2-1 in the three-Test series. This follows their Six Nations victory earlier in the year. MORE »