Tuesday, November 29, 2016

A look back on a record-breaking All Blacks year

It's been another record-breaking year for New Zealand, having recorded 18 straight victories since August 2015, and despite the hiccup of Ireland's famous first ever win in Chicago, their strength is such that they could have stretched that record even further. MORE »

Monday, November 28, 2016

Elliot Daly suspended for 3 weeks after red card for dangerous challenge

England winger Elliot Daly appeared in front of an independant World Rugby Disciplinary Committee in London today after he was red carded for tackling an opponent in the air during England's Autumn International against Argentina on Saturday. MORE »

Highlights from Week 4 of the November Tests

After another busy weekend, below are highlight recaps from each main international that took place over the last few days. We've posted the best tries here, but if you missed the matches and want to catch up, you can digest everything below. MORE »

Best Tries from Week 4 of End of Year Tests

Another jam-packed weekend of November Test rugby has flown by, dishing up one or two surprise results and some excellent tries across the board. Here is a look at 17 of them, from various games including top tier mens and women's rugby, as well as some from tier two. MORE »

Friday, November 25, 2016

French Barbarians score late to secure win over Wallaby XV in Bordeaux

The French Barbarians scored a lovely try to upset a Wallaby XV team 19-11 in front of over 30 000 fans in Bordeaux on Thursday night. With three minutes left in the match it could have gone either way, but the French team scored through number eight Camille Gerondeau. MORE »

Flashback to Tedo Zibzibadze's smashing tackle on Max Evans in 2011

Scotland face Georgia this Saturday at Rugby Park in Kilmarnock in the third and final Autumn International. The two sides have met just the once, in the 2011 World Cup, with the Scots edging a tight encounter 15-6. MORE »

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Calum Clark banned for 3 weeks for elbow on Donncha O'Callaghan

Northampton Saints flanker Calum Clark has been suspended for three weeks after he pleaded guilty to striking Worcester Warriors lock Donncha O'Callaghan with the elbow during their Aviva Premiership match this past weekend. MORE »

Best tries from the Top 14 - Round 12

As France look to avenge their crushing World Cup loss to New Zealand this coming weekend, here is a look at some of the Top 5 best tries from the latest round of the French Top 14. MORE »

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

WIN a copy of brand new Rugby Union Team Manager 2017

Today we're giving away 5 copies of the very latest rugby manager game on the market, Rugby Union Team Manager 2017. The new game comes out on PC and MAC this week, so get your entries in and learn all about it here. MORE »

Sam Cane cleared while Malakai Fekitoa receives one week ban

Last night All Blacks Sam Cane and Malakai Fekitoa attended disciplinary hearings in London for incidents that took place during the fiery Test against Ireland in Dublin. Full details and videos are listed below MORE »

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Are the All Blacks a dirty team? Fans divided after battle in Dublin

On Saturday, the All Blacks were able to bounce back against Ireland with a ferocious win in Dublin. However, the match provided a few moments that have given plenty of fuel to those claiming the All Blacks are ill-disciplined at best, and dirty and deliberately dangerous at worst. MORE »

James Horwill has surgery to fix unbelievably gruesome finger injury

Harlequins lock James Horwill suffered a horrific finger injury this past weekend in the Aviva Premiership against Leicester Tigers, but his tough as nails attitude towards it has garnered him almost legendary status, as he appeared to want to continue playing. MORE »

Monday, November 21, 2016

Joe Launchbury in trouble for kick to Fijian head at breakdown

England's Joe Launchbury has been cited for kicking Fijian centre Asaeli Tikoirotuma during Saturday's 58-15 win over Fiji at Twickenham. Launchbury, who scored two tries on the day, will find out if whether he will receive a ban or not at a disciplinary hearing today. MORE »

New Zealand avenge previous loss with bruising win over Ireland

Ireland were unable to repeat the heroics of their famous victory in Chicago, as the All Blacks avenged that loss with a 21-9 win in front of 51 000 fans in Dublin. It was a bruising clash and Ireland now have injury concerns, while the All Blacks have two players cited for foul play. MORE »

Italy fully deserving of first ever victory over the Springboks

Italy beat South Africa for the first time ever as they put in a courageous effort to win 20-18 in Florence. The Springboks had won the previous 12 games between the countries, but their slump continues as they experience one of their worst ever periods in international rugby. MORE »