Monday, June 17, 2013

HSBC Lions Weekly - Sydney

After another succesful week for the British and Irish Lions on tour, today's HSBC Lions Weekly brings us a video wrap-up of what's been happening both on and off the field, including thoughts from Jason Robinson and Brian O'Driscoll. MORE »

Sunday, June 16, 2013

British and Irish Lions too strong for determined Waratahs in Sydney

It's been an eventful weekend for the British and Irish Lions off the field but on it, they beat the Waratahs 47-17 in one of their best performances thus far on the tour. Since then three new players have been called into the squad. MORE »

Shane Williams and Christian Wade called up and on the wings vs the Brumbies

The shock news today is that Welsh Wizard Shane Williams has been called up to do a job for the Lions against the Brumbies on Tuesday. The other big news is that gasman and fan favourite Christan Wade will join him, with Brad Barrit flying in too. MORE »

The All Blacks win the series with convincing victory over France

The All Blacks kept France tryless as they sealed the Test series with an emphatic 30-0 victory in Christchurch on Saturday. It was the All Blacks' 500th Test, and skipper Kieran Read's 50th, leading to a special night for the 21 000 fans in attendance. MORE »

Friday, June 14, 2013

The Top 5 Individual Tries of all time - Rugby HQ

Ahead of the weekend it's time for another Top 5, taking a look at the latest selection from Rugby HQ, this time showcasing some of the best individual tries of all time. There's also a chat with the winner, and a you can enjoy the best of the rest too. MORE »

Thursday, June 13, 2013

WIN a copy of iOS game Rugby Nations 13

Rugby Nations 13, a full rugby simulation mobile game, has just been launched on iPhone, iPod Tough and iPad and is now available in the Apple Appstore. Today we're giving away five copies, as well as sharing more info and the trailer for it. MORE »

Simon Zebo set for Lions debut as Billy Twelvetrees joins the squad

England and Gloucester back Billy Twelvetrees has been called up to the British and Irish Lions squad as cover in the backs, while Ireland winger Simon Zebo, who joined earlier this week, will make his debut against the Waratahs on Saturday. MORE »

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Tongan Eddie Aholelei punches Jebb Sinclair after fight with Canada

Three Tongan players have been suspended following a fractious Pacific Nations Cup match against Canada at the weekend. Canada won the game, but it has been marred by incident, and the Tongan coach has since claimed that officials appear racist. MORE »

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

British and Irish Lions thump Combined Country in Newcastle

The Lions scored ten tries on their way to beating a Combind Country midweek team 64-0 in Newcastle on Tuesday. The home side were totally overwhelmed early on, but put up a good fight in the second half, with Lions inaccuracy frustrating Brian O'Driscoll. MORE »

USA Eagle Samu Manoa's huge hit on Peter O'Mahony

It was one of those crazy rugby weekends as the Midyear Tours kicked into action and rugby fans were treated to Test rugby yet again. Over in the US the Eagles hosted Ireland in Houston, with this being one of the moments of the match. MORE »

Monday, June 10, 2013

Samoa outmuscle Scotland in opening game of Quad Series in Durban

Samoa claimed their first ever victory over a bruised and battered Scotland outfit, winning 27-17 as part of the Kings Park double header on Saturday. The game forms part of the quadrangular series, and was played directly before South Africa vs Italy. MORE »

The Springboks romp to convincing win over Italy in Durban

The Springboks scored five tries as they beat Italy 44-10 in Durban on Saturday. The visitors, coming off their best Six Nations campaign to date, had a poor first half in particular against the Boks, who fielded a slightly new look side with five new caps. MORE »

Sunday, June 09, 2013

HSBC Lions Weekly - Perth and Brisbane

The latest HSBC Lions Weekly reflects on the win over the Reds and looks at things from a Wallaby point of view as legends Nathan Sharpe and George Gregan share their thoughts on performances, regrets and mind games. MORE »

England too strong for Argentina in first Test in Salta

England scored four tries as they beat Argentina 32-3 in the first of their two Test series in Salta on Saturday. Three tries were scored in the first half, before debutant Billy Vunipola crossed in the final minute of the match. MORE »

Lions fight off strong challenge from the Reds to claim third tour win

The British and Irish Lions faced their toughest challenge of the tour to date as the Queensland Reds threatened to upset the tourists in Brisbane on Saturday. The tempo changed in the second half however, and the Lions came away 22-12 winners. MORE »

 
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