Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Prop Naama Leleimalefaga makes a crunching tackle on fellow front rower Joe Marler

You don't often see props being smashed backwards, so when it happened to Harlequins loosehead Joe Marler it was no surprise that it was another huge man that dished it out, Worcester Warriors powerhouse Naama Leleimalefaga. MORE »

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Awesome compilation of some of the greatest skills ever seen in rugby

While we may all have slightly different reasons for loving rugby - often due to our body types and the positions we play - there's one thing that we all respect and enjoy: Great Skill. This brilliant video compilation features some outstanding moments from the game we all love. MORE »

Monday, January 04, 2016

Conrad Smith dummies Ma'a Nonu to slice through and score first Top 14 try

Conrad Smith left Ma'a Nonu clutching for air as the two World Cup winning All Black midfielders faced off against one another for the first time since the 2015 Rugby World Cup final. Both now playing for French clubs, Nonu came away with the 21-17 Toulon victory, but it was Pau's Smith who took the bragging rights. MORE »

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Penalty rebound leads to lucky try for Oyonnax's Jimmy Yobo

Last weekend bottom of the table Oyonnax upset Top 14 champions Stade Francais 25-12, for the latter's seventh defeat of a troubling season so far. The only try of the match was scored in bizarre fashion, as former Toulon back Jimmy Yobo took his opportunity. MORE »

Friday, January 01, 2016

12 Outstanding Try Savers from 2015

As we see in the new year, here is a quick look at some of the very best try saving tackles seen in what was a thoroughly enjoyable 2015 for both international and domestic rugby. These clips feature moments from the RWC, Aviva Premiership, Super Rugby and more. MORE »

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Telusa Veainu unbelievable stepping and best tries compilation

Telusa Veainu was a stand out star for Tonga at the World Cup, and he's continued that form with some highly impressive performances for Leicester Tigers in the Premiership and Champions Cup. Here is a look at some of his best bits on attack! MORE »

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

The Top 5 Sneaky Lineout Moves

The best teams excel in their ability to do something different when it matters most, so here's another from the archives, Sean Maloney’s Top 5 Sneaky Lineout Moves. MORE »

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Duane Vermeulen knocked out attempting try-saving tackle on Maxime Medard

Toulon's hard-hitting number eight Duane Vermeulen was knocked out cold attempting a thumping try-saving tackle against Toulouse recently. The Springbok star will be out of action for two weeks following this big knock in Toulon's 31-8 loss. MORE »

Monday, December 28, 2015

Ma'a Nonu blunder gives Gael Fickou easy score in Toulouse rout

Bernard Laporte's Toulon may be famed for their classic red playing kit, but they were left red faced after being thumped on the road to current Top 14 leaders Toulouse. The three-times reigning European champions went down 31-8 despite fielding a star-studded line-up. MORE »

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Telusa Veainu stops Francis Saili's near certain Munster try in Leicester Tigers win

Leicester Tigers maintained their unbeaten start to the 2015-16 Champions Cup with a hard-fought 17-6 victory over Munster at Welford Road. The result completed a rare back-to-back success over the two-time champions, whose qualification hopes hang by a thread. MORE »

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Rugby Tactics: Using the Grubber Kick to beat defences

This week our Rugby Tactics feature looks at the resurgence of the Grubber kick in the modern game, focusing on Chris Ashton's two well constructed tries for Saracens against Oyonnax. MORE »

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Number eight Nathan Hughes bumps off flyhalf George Ford with big carry

Hard running Wasps number eight Nathan Hughes sat down George Ford with this great carry recently. While it was only a diminutive flyhalf in the path of the Premiership Player of the Month for November, it was still good to see a big man doing exactly... MORE »

David Strettle scores another quality try for Clermont in Exeter romp

David Strettle scored another top quality try for new club Clermont as they romped to a 42-10 win over Exeter Chiefs at the Stade Marcel Michelin. The French side bounced back after a shock defeat the week previously. Strettle streaked through for this excellent try early on. MORE »

Friday, December 18, 2015

Friday Funnies: Awkward RWC 2015 press conference proves Scotland's South African born prop does not play the bagpipes!

We've all been there: a desperately awkward situation where one can only sit and smile until the torment is over and done with. For prop WP Nel, his time was during a press conference ahead of Scotland's World Cup match with Japan back in September. MORE »

Crunching tackle plants fullback into the ground in Florida, USA

This short clip was brought to our attention via our Facebook page and features a spectacular looking tackle from the recent Boca Raton vs Naples match in the Florida Rugby Mens second division in Boca Raton, Florida. MORE »