Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Midweek Madness - The Top Five Best Game-Day Entertainment Showings Ever

Rugby HQ's Top Five's are back and today as part of our Midweek Madness slot we're looking at their choice of the best ever unique, weird and wonderful pieces of game-day entertainment. You may have seen before, but most will be a first! MORE »

WIN an Xbox 360 console and copy of Rugby Challenge 2!

Rugby Challenge 2, the sequel to Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge, will be released in June of this year on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles. It is The Lions Tour Edition, and today we're giving away copies of the game, as well as an awesome Xbox 360 console. MORE »

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Tom Croft's brilliant try and try-saving tackle against Harlequins

Tom Croft played a key role in Leicester Tigers' 33-16 Aviva Premiership semifinal win over Harlequins at the weekend, scoring a great try and making a very impressive try-saving tackle. They will face Northampton Saints in the final on May 25th. MORE »

Monday, May 13, 2013

Rod Davies finishes off brilliant 95m Reds try against the Sharks

Rocket Rod Davies scored one of the tries of the season on Saturday as the Reds powered past the struggling Sharks to claim a 32-17 bonus point win at home. They now head to South Africa with goals of reaching the top of the Australian conference. MORE »

New Zealand victorious at London Sevens - All the highlights and Best Tries

New Zealand ended the HSBC Sevens World Series on a high as they added to their series title with a London Sevens victory, demolishing Australia 47-12 in the final. It was their second Cup title of the season, and 11th World Series title in 14 seasons. MORE »

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 »

 
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