Thursday, May 14, 2015

Host selection process kicks off for Rugby World Cup 2023

The host selection process for Rugby World Cup 2023 has officially launched, with interested Unions having until 15 June 2015 to officially express their interest in hosting rugby's premier global event. MORE »

Throwback Thursday - South Africa and Samoa show respect post match in 2003

Today's Throwback Thursday from World Rugby looks back at a beautiful moment that took place post match at the Rugby World Cup 2003 Pool C game in Brisbane. After thumping Samoa 60-10, South Africa's captain, Corne Krige, called both teams together for a quiet moment of respect and reflection. MORE »

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Damian de Allende's great form continues with big hit against the Brumbies

As far as textbook tackling technique goes, it doesn't get much more accurate than this monster hit from Stormers back Damian de Allende against the Brumbies. It's another highlight in an impressive season, so he must be firmly in the Springboks selectors sights. MORE »

The Top 5 Aviva Premiership Tries plus Highlights Wrap - Round 21

The latest round of Aviva Premiership rugby saw the end of an era for two of the leagues greatest players - Ugo Monye and Mark Cueto - as the race for a playoff spot heads towards its climatic finish. MORE »

Yoann Huget finishes great Toulouse team try against Brive

Toulouse scored one of the best returns from a kickoff you are likely to see this season when they hosted Brive last week. MORE »

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Toulon's Xavier Chiocci scores a great prop try against Castres in the Top 14

Prop tries are always a thing of beauty to be recognised here on Rugbydump. Toulon's Xavier Chiocci scored an absolute classic front rower's 5 pointer which has to be seen to be believed, as the European Champions defeated Castres 37-21 this weekend in the Top 14. MORE »

A look back at some of Jonah Lomu's Best Tries at the 1995 Rugby World Cup

In 1995 a young man by the name of Jonah Tali Lomu hit the 1995 Rugby World Cup with a bang, and the sport of rugby was never to be the same again. On Tuesday he turned 40, so to honour the great man we're spending the week looking back at some of his best moments. MORE »

Inside the Pride - Rugby in Africa 2015 - Part 1

The 2015 Bhubesi Pride rugby coaching expedition in Africa is well under way, so today we've got the latest video update for you, as well as some information on how you have the opportunity to get involved. This year they started in Uganda and Kenya, and will gradually make their way down south over the course of a few months, en route to South Africa. MORE »

Monday, May 11, 2015

Seven of the Best Tries from the Glasgow Sevens

With plenty to play for in the penultimate round of the HSBC Sevens Series in Glasgow, flowing rugby was the order of the day as all sides produced some sensational offloads and creative play whilst running in impressive tries - check out the pick of the bunch here. MORE »

WIN a copy of the Jonah Lomu Documentary, Anger Within

Rugby legend Jonah Lomu changed the sport as we know it. The great man turns 40 tomorrow, so to coincide with the big birthday, we're giving away DVD copies of his documentary, Anger Within. We'll then be having a bit of a 'Jonah week' as we celebrate the great man. MORE »

Sergio Parisse harshly red carded as Brice Dulin gets tipped up in the air

Stade Francais captain Sergio Parisse was shown a straight red card by referee Jerome Garces at the weekend, a decision that stunned the skipper, and everyone watching. It was a vital game for the Paris based side, a local Top 14 derby with Racing Metro. MORE »

The Shortball highlights wrap from Round 13 of Super Rugby

Catch up on the very best and in some cases, worst, from another great round of Super Rugby down south. There were tries aplenty, some upsets and one player got punched in the face, by his teammate. Look out for the Sam Whitelock try yet again, as well as a scorcher from Melani Nanai. MORE »

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Six of the Best - Aviva Premiership Try of the Season Shortlist

As we come to the end of another weekend of domestic rugby, here is a look at some of the very best tries scored in the Aviva Premiership over the course of the 2014-2015 season. It's difficult to pick a Try of the Season winner, but take a look and let us know your thoughts. MORE »

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Another classic Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins post match interview one liner

Honey Badger Nick Cummins has come up with another pearler of an interview following the Western Force's 18-11 victory over the Waratahs in Perth earlier today. View the interview, that featured one genius line in particular MORE »

Friday, May 08, 2015

Second Rower Sam Whitelock scores unbelievable solo try vs the Reds

The Crusaders gave the likes of Dan Carter and Richie McCaw a fitting farewell in their last ever home game as they thrashed the Reds 58-17 in Christchurch. They scored eight tries in the process, with none better than this sensational solo effort from lock, Sam Whitelock. MORE »