Wednesday, September 14, 2016

U9 kid goes into BEAST MODE and nobody can do a thing about it!

Yesterday we received a video from a guy in Australia, Moroni Martin, who was filming at an Under 9's tournament in Canberra and happened to see this little beast in action. The guys at USA7s put a quick video together, and that has since gone epicly viral. MORE »

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Eye Gouge denied by Brive's Mathieu Ugalde despite incriminating footage

Brive flyhalf Mathieu Ugalde has been cited for the alleged eye-gouge that was seen during the weekend's ugly battle with Grenoble in the Top 14, the same match that saw three players red carded for fighting. Ugalde has since denied the committing the offence. MORE »

Wallabies get elusive win with great comeback victory over the Springboks

The Wallabies picked up a much needed win as they beat the Springboks 23-17 in Brisbane on Saturday, coming back from trailing 14-3 early on in the match. They now turn their attention to Argentina, while South Africa will face an even bigger challenge in the impressive All Blacks. MORE »

Monday, September 12, 2016

New Zealand set sights on South Africa after strong finish vs Argentina

New Zealand won their third consecutive bonus-point victory 57-22, so are still undefeated as they look ahead to this weekend's clash with rival Springboks MORE »

Tommy Seymour scores 4 TRIES in Glasgow win over Leinster

Glasgow produced a masterful second half performance to beat Leinster 33-25 on the first game played on the new synthetic turf at Scotstoun. MORE »

Front row sparks mass brawl and three red cards in Brive vs Grenoble clash

A mass brawl broke out shortly before halftime in a fiery Grenoble vs Brive Top 14 match on Sunday. Starting in the front row after a scrum, it took little time for the backs to get involved, as well as replacement players and staff members on the sidelines. MORE »

Sam Jeffries makes a monster blindside hit on Folau Fainga

The third round of Australia's National Rugby Championship (NRC) delivered some great tries and one huge tackle in particular, as the NSW Country Eagles beat Melbourne Rising 32-20. This hit by Sam Jeffries has been touted as one of the hits of the season, and you can see why. MORE »

Friday, September 09, 2016

Friday Funnies - Vaea Fifita avoids the tackle with perfectly executed jump

The Wellington Lions pulled off a dramatic win in the Mitre 10 Cup Cup earlier today, beating Counties Manukau at the death. Earlier in the match though it was this incident that left a lot of onlookers with jaws wide open, none more so than the would-be tackler. MORE »

Thursday, September 08, 2016

50 Random Nutrition Tips For Rugby Players

Do you need a post-workout shake? How do I get started with a diet? Do I need white or brown rice? Find out the answers to these questions and many more facts about nutrition as this week TJ Jankowski takes us through 50 random nutrition tips for rugby players. MORE »

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Ulster score stunning tries to start PRO12 with strong performance

With round two of the Guiness PRO12 right around the corner, we look back at some great action from round one in the match that saw Ulster defeat Newport Gwent Dragons 29-8. Lovely play from Ruan Pienaar and Rob Lyttle. MORE »

Referee lauded for letting mouthy scrumhalf know that it's time to show respect

Referee Jaco van Heerden has been praised for the way that he dealt with a chirpy scrumhalf in the weekend's Currie Cup clash between the Cheetahs and EP Kings in Bloemfontein. Van Heerden, an Advocate by trade, had no time for Ricky Schroeder, who was firmly put in his place. MORE »

Fijian Gold Medal Winner Semi Kunatani makes emotional return to village

Fijian Gold Medal Winner Semi Kunatani makes first return trip to his home village since winning the Gold Medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics. What followed was an emotional journey that nobody quite expected. MORE »

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Prop Alec Hepburn flies into hooker Tommy Taylor to make huge tackle

Cracking hit from Exeter Chiefs in their Aviva Premiership season opener versus Wasps at the Ricoh Arena, as Alec Hepburn flew off the line to perfectly time this crunching tackle on hooker Tommy Taylor, stopping him dead in his tracks. MORE »

Stade Fran├žais and Clermont share the spoils in Top 14 epic!

Stade Fran├žais and Clermont produced an early candidate for the game of the season after drawing 30-30 at the Stade Jean Bouin in Paris. We've got extended highlights plus a shorter recap if you don't have the time (we'd highly recommend the longer video though). MORE »

Monday, September 05, 2016

Aviva Premiership Tries of the Week - Round 1

The Aviva Premiership is back so here is a look at some of the best tries that were scored over the course of the weekend, with five great efforts finished off or created by tryscorers Matt Scott, Ben Spencer, Jimmy Gopperth, Will Chudley and Dan Robson. MORE »