Sunday, May 12, 2013

Mass brawl in French second division playoff between Pau and La Rochelle

There was chaos in France last night as the Pro D2 playoff game between Pau and La Rochelle degenerated in what resembled a street fight in the last ten minutes. Three players were red carded within a few minutes, as Pau won 30-16. MORE »

James O'Connor injured then flattened by Rene Ranger

Melbourne Rebels star James O'Connor was injured early on in the 36-32 loss to the Blues at Eden Park. It happened under a pile of bodies at a ruck, and while he tried to stay on the field, rampaging Rene Ranger picked him out, flattening the 22-year-old. MORE »

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Andrew Trimble and Liam Williams carded for fighting as Ulster progress to final

Ulster have reached the RaboDirect Pro12 final, beating Scarlets 28-17 at Ravenhill last night. It was an eventful, amusing game for winger Andrew Trimble, who was yellow carded for fighting in the first half, and later provided some laughs with a comical trip. MORE »

Super Rugby 2013 Plays of the Week Rounds 11 and 12

Double dose of Plays of the Week for you today, looking back on Rounds 11 and 12 of Super Rugby, thanks to Rugby HQ. Above you can see the latest round (last weekend's, Round 12), and on page two of this post, the Plays of the week for the previous weekend, Round 11. MORE »

Friday, May 10, 2013

Lolo Lui's huge tackle on James Stannard at the Glasgow Sevens

This weekend the London Sevens takes place at Twickenham after another fascinating round in Glasgow a week ago. Here is a quick look at a big tackle that took place in the Samoa vs Australia game, as Lolo Lui demolished James Stannard. MORE »

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Stormers captain Jean De Villiers smashes Chris Noakes out of the way

Jean De Villiers scored twice as the Stormers launched a comeback against the Blues, but ultimately failed to take their chances, going down 18-17 in an exciting game in Auckland. De Villiers led from the front, making this big charge in the first half. MORE »

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

WIN a 'Lions 2013 Down Under' Rugbydump Shirt!

We've just launched some awesome new shirts, hoodies, and coffee mugs in our store. We'd love to see you in them, so today you've got the opportunity to win one of our brand new Lions 2013 shirts! MORE »

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Opeti Fonua smashes through Chris Masoe in 2010

After seeing what Tongan born Agen giant Opeti Fonua did to Jonny Wilkinson at the weekend, a follower on Twitter reminded us that a few years ago he did something similar to former All Black Chris Masoe. For some reason we didn't post that on the site at the time, so here it is. MORE »

Bhubesi Pride 2013 - Project Update 2 from Africa

Bhubesi Pride have just left Malawi after a fantastic few days held at one of the partner schools, where Mzumanzi joined Mngwangwa for their first ever tournament. Recently the team released their latest inspiring project video, recapping the last few weeks. MORE »

Monday, May 06, 2013

Jonny Wilkinson absolutely smashed by huge Opeti Fonua

Jonny Wilkinson was on the receiving end of one of the biggest knocks of his career as Toulon beat Agen 43-21 at the Stade Felix Mayol on Saturday. Wilkinson, who wasn't included in the initial Lions squad, didn't suffer any long term effects from the collision. MORE »

South Africa win the 2013 Glasgow Sevens - Day Two Highlights

The South African Sevens team won their second consecutive tournament in the Sevens World Series on Sunday, beating New Zealand 28-21 in the Glasgow Sevens final. They are now in second place overall with one leg left to play, in London next weekend. MORE »

Colin Slade finishes brilliant Highlanders team try against the Sharks

The Highlanders scored one of the tries of the season as they picked up their long overdue first win of the 2013 Super Rugby campaign. They beat the Sharks 25-22 on Saturday in a match that produced a thrilling second half of rugby. MORE »

Sunday, May 05, 2013

Glasgow Sevens - Day One Highlights Wrap

The Cup Quarter Finals of the Glasgow Sevens are taking place at the moment, but here's a look at who got there and how, including some big upsets on day one of the tournament. MORE »

Friday, May 03, 2013

HSBC Lions Monthly - Squad Announcement Special

It's been an eventful week for Lions fans as the tour party and captain for the 2013 British & Irish Lions tour of Australia this June and July was announced. Following on from that, the latest edition of HSBC’s Lions Monthly is now available. MORE »

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Zee Ngwenya's great try saving tackles against Leinster

Earlier this week we featured a great try saving tackle from Tim Nanai-Williams, but he wasn't the only one putting in a massive effort at the weekend. Zee Ngwenya, the USA Eagles and Biarritz flyer, made two great tackles during defeat to Leinster at the RDS. MORE »

 
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