Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Rory Arnold banned for bite in process of scoring first ever Currie Cup try

There were mixed emotions for Australian Rory Arnold on Saturday after he scored a try for Griquas, then was red carded for simultaneously biting a player. Today he received a seven match suspension after a disciplinary hearing found him guilty. MORE »

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Jamie Roberts poor pass bombs try after great break from Jonny Sexton

British & Irish Lions stars Jonny Sexton, Dan Lydiate and Jamie Roberts are all at Racing Metro in France this season. So far Sexton has played pretty well, as can be seen with the confident break in this clip, but on this occasion Roberts failed to finish off what could have been a great try. MORE »

The Top 5 Rugby Villains of All Time - Rugby HQ

When you think of Villain, you no doubt have someone in particular in mind based on where you are from and who you support, as well as what you've seen in your time as a rugby fan. The guys at Rugby HQ in Australia have picked theirs, so here you go. MORE »

Monday, September 02, 2013

Rupeni Caucaunibuca playing well after returning to the ITM Cup

If you hadn't heard yet, the legendary Rupeni Caucau is back playing where it all started for him, at Northland in New Zealand provincial rugby. He has had two outings for the Taniwha, and showed glimpses of his brilliance on both occasions. MORE »

Friday, August 30, 2013

The great Jonah Lomu's Bledisloe Cup Memories

This excellent video was made by Sky Sport New Zealand and shown a few times on TV, over there and in the UK, ahead of the recent Bledisloe Cup matches. It features the great man Jonah Lomu speaking about his memories of Bledisloe Cup rugby. MORE »

Tribute to the legendary Cliff Morgan who passed away aged 83

Tributes have poured in for the late Cliff Morgan, the former Wales and Lions star and commentator so famous for his wonderful words on the great Barbarians try in 1973. Morgan passed away yesterday at the age of 83 after a lengthy illness. MORE »

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Rugby HQ's Top 5 'Falcons' of All Time

Last week we looked at Matt Toomua getting hit in the head by the ball on debut against the All Blacks, which provided a few laughs at the time, and no doubt will for a while. Today we've got a best of the best in Falcons, courtesy of the guys at Rugby HQ. MORE »

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Best Tries in the Top 14 2013/2014 - Round 1

The French Top 14 is back underway with the new season having kicked off last weekend. As we've become accustomed to, each week TV station Canal Plus puts together their selection of the best tries scored in that round. So here's a look at the latest. MORE »

Two Argentina players cited after eye-gouge and biting claims in Mendoza

Two Argentina forwards are facing possible suspensions following the ill-tempered Pumas vs Springboks game in Mendoza at the weekend. Leonardo Senatore and Pablo Matera have been cited for biting Eben Etzebeth and eye-gouging Francois Louw respectively. MORE »

Monday, August 26, 2013

All Black player interviews after Bledisloe Cup win in Wellington

The All Blacks secured the Bledisloe Cup for yet another year after they beat the Wallabies 27-16 in Wellington on Saturday. Directly after the match AllBlacks.com's James Somerset took to the field to have a chat with some of the key players from the winning side. MORE »

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Springboks scrape through tough second Test with Argentina in Mendoza

The Springboks stuttered to a 22-17 victory over a much improved Argentina side in Mendoza on Saturday. Last year they drew 16-16, and on this occasion it was the home side that looked ready to take the win, if it were not for two late Morne Steyn penalties. MORE »

Saturday, August 24, 2013

All Blacks retain Bledisloe Cup with Wellington win over Wallabies

Ben Smith scored two tries as he and the All Blacks continued their fine form, beating the Wallabies 27-16 to retain the Bledisloe Cup in Wellington. Debutant flyhalf Tom Taylor kicked 14 points, while Tony Woodcock picked up his 100th Test cap. MORE »

Friday, August 23, 2013

Through the Eyes of an All Black - with Nick Evans

The All Blacks are the current World Champions so this year we've launched our new All Blacks channel, brought to you by AIG, and we'll be focussing on them throughout the season, starting with the first in our series of features with Nick Evans. MORE »

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Brumbies beat Auckland to win World Club 7's - Highlights and Best Tries

The Brumbies beat Auckland 17-14 to win the inaugural World Club 7's at Twickenham at the weekend. Today we feature the highlights, as well as some of the best tries scored over an interesting weekend of rugby Sevens. MORE »

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Midweek Madness - Damien Traille takes a dive and gets player sinbinned

The Top 14 is back in full swing and with it comes the many characters that such a diverse league brings. One of those is Damien Traille, who was never far from the action during Biarritz's 22-18 loss to Clermont at the weekend. MORE »

 
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