Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Olympic Legacy: The Future for Women's Rugby

It's fair to say that rugby 7s enjoyed a successful Olympic debut in Rio. Casual viewers and addicts morphed into one as Australia and Fiji picked up the first rugby gold medals for 92 years. With the men’s game producing the big name stars, perhaps the biggest success story was the exposure the Games gave to women’s rugby MORE »

Beauden Barrett Tribute Montage from Remarkable 2016 Season

Beauden Barrett has had an exceptional 2016. From helping the Hurricanes lift the Super Rugby trophy for the first time to a test series win against Wales in the Summer, the 25 year-old is in the prime of his young rugby career. MORE »

Coaching rugby in Namibia & South Africa with Bhubesi Pride

In this, the latest instalment of Bhubesi Pride Foundation's Rugby in Africa 2016 expedition, we see the team coaching in Namibia and South Africa, featuring Joe Schmidt and Maggie Alphonsi. MORE »

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Comeback kid Brad Thorn discusses coming out of retirement at 41

All Black legend Brad Thorn discusses his future in rugby with Queensland Country. The 41-year-old has decided to come out of retirement and play in Australia's National Rugby Championship. MORE »

Top 5 most exciting Premiership signings for the new season

Here are the five most exciting signings for the 2016/17 Premiership season along with a video of some of their best moments. MORE »

Monday, August 15, 2016

Lions score fastest ever try from kickoff in South African rugby history

Round two of South Africa's Currie Cup took place this wekeend with the Lions recording a convincing victory over the Pumas in Johannesburg in their opening match of the campaign. Things started even better than they could have hoped, with a try just seconds after kickoff. MORE »

Friday, August 12, 2016

Fiji brush aside Great Britain to take Gold in first ever Olympic Rugby Sevens

Fiji made history as they won their nation's first ever Olympic medal, with Gold in the Men's Rugby Sevens after thrashing Great Britain 43-7 in the Rio final. The Silver medalists were no match for a thrill-a-minute Fiji side, who were full deserverving of the overall win. MORE »

Tim Horan on tactical shift Wallabies need to make in the Rugby Championship

Double World Cup winner Tim Horan believes that Australia played into England’s hands this summer, but they will find a better balance in their game to challenge for honours in the Bledisloe Cup and The Rugby Championship. MORE »

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Rugby Training: 4 Simple Plateau-Breaking Strategies

There comes a time in every rugby player's training life that they hit a plateau. In today's article, Rugbydump Academy Strength Coach TJ runs through 4 quick strategies that you can use in your training to push your results to ground-breaking territory. MORE »

Olympic 7s Day Two Recap as Japan reach Semi Finals and New Zealand exit

Day two of the Olympic Rugby Men's Sevens produced more entertaining games, with Japan continuing their remarkable progress to reach the semi finals, and Great Britain and Argentina playing out a thrilling 0-0 draw, before a Golden Point try to decide the winner. MORE »

Sonny Bill Williams out for the season after innocuous looking injury in Rio

Sonny Bill Williams was injured in New Zealand's disastrous match against Japan in Rio, suffereing a partially ruptured Achilles tendon, ending his Olympic 7s campaign as quickly as it started. Williams will miss the Rugby Championship season with the All Blacks too. MORE »

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Nate Ebner's incredible story of living dreams and overcoming tragedy

It's safe to say that Nate Ebner is living a sporting life that most could only dream about. While currently in Rio as a member of the United States national Sevens team, Ebner also has the distinction of being a Superbowl-winning Safety for the New England Patriots. MORE »

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Australia's Women claim historic Gold Medal at the Rio Olympics

The Australian Women's 7s team have made history by becoming the first team to win Olympic Gold in Rugby 7s, after beating New Zealand 24-17 in the final in Rio last night. New Zealand, whose star player Portia Woodman had an awful time, took Silver while Canada, who were outstanding against Great Britain, deservedly got Bronze. MORE »

Monday, August 08, 2016

Rugbydump Academy official sponsor of Rugby Nations 16 ‘Career Mode’

Rugby Nations 16, the latest number one rugby game on mobile, now features Rugbydump Academy as the official sponsor of Career Mode. Using our link, get the game today at a discount, for a limited time only. MORE »

Rio 2016 Olympics Preview: France

France come into Rio 2016 as one of the most successful teams in Olympic history, having won the first competition back in 1900, before going on to become beaten finalists in both the 1920 and 1924 Games. MORE »