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 »

Rio 2016 Olympics Preview: Australia

While much of the attention given to Australia's Olympic 7s side will be directed at the men, it is the women's squad that go into Rio 2016 in the better form. The side, led by captain Sharni Williams have dominated the Women's Sevens Series circuit this year en route to the title. MORE »

Ben May and Loni Uhila warned for flipping Warren Whiteley in lineout

Hurricanes forwards Ben May and Loni Uhila have been issued Citing Commissioner Warnings for dangerously taking out Lions skipper Warren Whiteley in the lineout during the Super Rugby final on Saturday. MORE »

Hurricanes beat the Lions to win maiden Super Rugby title

The Lions put up a good fight but were unable to contend with the Hurricanes, who lifted the Super Rugby trophy for the first time after a convincing 20-3 victory in Saturday's final. After 21 seasons of heartache, the 'Canes finally came good on all the talent they've had over the years. MORE »

Friday, August 05, 2016

Super Rugby Final Preview as the Hurricanes host the Lions

On Saturday, the Lions will face the Hurricanes in Wellington's Westpac Stadium for 2016 Super Rugby glory. After 17 thrilling rounds and some brilliant playoff rugby, both sides appear to be hitting their peak at exactly the right moment. MORE »

Wallabies turn to experience with Rugby Championship 33-man squad

Wallabies Coach Michael Cheika has named an experienced 33-man squad for the Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup, that kick off later this month. Following a disastrous England series, the Wallabies are looking to bolster up the squad ahead of a tough challenge. MORE »

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Willie Le Roux signed by Wasps for 2016/2017 Season

Wasps today confirmed that Springbok fullback Willie Le Roux will join the club during the 2016/17 season, signing from Japanese side Canon Eagles. Le Roux will arrive following his commitments in Japan. MORE »

Bhubesi Pride heads through Malawi, Zambia & Botswana

Bhubesi Pride Foundation is into its fifth year of operations in Africa. Since 2012, the charity has been assembling teams of committed rugby coaches from all over the world to unite, empower and inspire communities through rugby. And you could be there with the Pride in 2017... MORE »

Rio Olympics 2016 Preview: New Zealand

One of the biggest spectacles of rugby sevens at the impending Rio Olympic Games will undoubtedly be the presence of New Zealand's superstar Sonny Bill Williams. SBW has done it all: twice a World Cup winner and Super Rugby champion in union as well as illustrious spells in Rugby League and Boxing, and now an Olympian. MORE »