Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Mass brawl spills into tunnel as match gets abandoned in France

This mass brawl took place in France's Federal 2 division clash between Ch√Ęteaurenard and Vienne a few days back. After it took a long time to calm the players down, the match had to be called off. Even then, referees and officials were not safe as some were attacked when leaving the field. MORE »

Monday, May 08, 2017

Ruan Pienaar bids tearful farewell to Ulster after seven years in Belfast

In what was his last game in an Ulster uniform, this past weekend South African Ruan Pienaar tearfully bid farewell and reflected on his time with the club and what the past seven years of rugby in Ireland has meant to his family. MORE »

British & Irish Lions come together for kit stash and team photo

The British & Irish Lions squad got together in London for the first time today to pick up all their kit, pose for the team photograph and chat to coach Warren Gatland. He said that the 41-man squad, aside from the already known injuries, are fit and raring to go. MORE »

Friday, May 05, 2017

Jordie Barrett steals the ball to score freakish try against the Stormers

If you've been living under a rock in recent times you may not have heard of Jordie Barrett, the younger yet significantly lankier version of superstar, Beauden Barrett. Today they were both on top form for the Hurricanes - again - and Jordie scored this incredible try. MORE »

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 11 Highlights

The Hurricanes hosted the Stormers on Friday in what was a fascinating contest that was at one point 22-22, before the hosts' class got them through for a convincing win in the end. Tonight the Super Rugby action continues, before a full day tomorrow. MORE »

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Sam Whitelock forearm 'strike' in retaliation gets him two week ban

Earlier this week Crusaders second rower Sam Whitelock was suspended for 2 weeks, following a SANZAAR Judicial Committee Hearing that ruled that he had contravened Law 10.4(a) Striking another Player with the arm, after he was cited during a Super Rugby match at the weekend. MORE »

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Outrageous Moments in Rugby History: Matt Burke relives a 96-19 thrashing

In this Outrageous Moments in Rugby History segment, Sean Maloney looks back on a disastrous night for the Waratahs, when they were truly demolished 96-19 by the Crusaders. Matt Burke, playing for the Tahs, recalls the infamous night of horror in this amusing short clip. MORE »

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Worcester Warriors prop Val Rapava Ruskin cited for referee push

Worcester Warriors prop Val Rapava Ruskin will appear before a RFU Discplinary panel tomorrow following this push he made on referee Greg Garner during the Aviva Premiership match against Newcastle Falcons at the weekend. MORE »

Monday, May 01, 2017

Pascal Pape and Wenceslas Lauret red carded after tense Paris derby brawl

The drama surrounding Stade Francais and Racing 92 took another ugly turn on the weekend as the match between the two rival clubs descended into an a brawl, with two players sent off. MORE »

Jamie-Jerry Taulagi banned for 5 weeks for shoulder shot to head

Sunwolves back Jamie-Jerry Taulagi pleaded guilty to contravening Law 10.4(e) Dangerous tackling of an Opponent, after he was Red Carded during the Super Rugby match against the Chiefs at the Weekend. Taulagi has been suspended from all forms of the game for 5 weeks, up to and including Saturday 10 June. MORE »

Friday, April 28, 2017

Referee knocked out by disgraceful punch in rugby league game

A referee has been knocked out by a vicious punch in a rugby league match in France. The disgusting incident took place in a French Cup juniors game between Saint-Esteve and Toulouse. The player in question lost his cool after being sent off by referee Benjamin Casty. MORE »

Powerful report on mental and emotional health in rugby

Just two months the rugby world came to a standstill with the shock news that former Wallaby Dan Vickerman had died, aged just 37. Varous reports and speculation followed, and what is now clear is that despite appearances, Vickerman was suffering on the inside. MORE »

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Welsh legend Gareth Thomas talks about the Lions taking on New Zealand

Former Wales and British and Irish Lions back Gareth Thomas been analysing what makes New Zealand such a dominant force on the world rugby stage, and appeared on The Crowd Goes Wild to discuss this and the prospects for the 2017 tour. He also introduces some huge hits. MORE »

Andre Esterhuizen red carded and banned for 6 weeks for dump on head

Sharks centre Andre Esterhuizen was shown a straight red card for this nasty looking tackle during the dour 9-9 draw with the Melbourne Rebels on Saturday. Esterhuizen has since been suspended for 6 weeks, after it was ruled that he contravened Law 10.4(j). MORE »

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Stats and highlights as Clermont and Saracens reach Champions Cup Final

Reigning champions Saracens will face French giants Clermont in the European Champions Cup Final in Edinburgh following a thrilling weekend of semi final clashes. If you haven't yet seen the highlights, catch up below, and we've also got some interesting stats for you. MORE »