Thursday, August 06, 2015

Nehe Milner-Skudder starts on the wing for All Blacks vs Wallabies

Hurricanes flyer Nehe Milner-Skudder will make his Test debut when the All Blacks take on the Wallabies in the Rugby Championship decider in Sydney on Saturday night. The 24-year-old hotstepper will make his debut on the right wing. MORE »

Hooper and Pocock to start for Wallabies in championship decider vs New Zealand

Australia will field a changed line up when they face the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship decider on Saturday night. For the first time in their Test careers, Michael Hooper and David Pocock have been named in the starting line-up together. MORE »

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Fiji beat Samoa to win thrilling Pacific Nations Cup final

Fiji got the better of their Pacific Island rivals Samoa with a thrilling display of running rugby in the final of the Pacific Nations Cup. Both sides scored some wondeful tries, but Fiji came out on top with a 39-29 victory in Burnaby, Canada. MORE »

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Tonga's Alipate Fatafehi puts in a huge hit on USA Eagle Shalom Suniula

Tongan centre Alipate Fatafehi put in this huge shot against the USA Eagles last week in the Pacific Nations Cup. A turnover ended up being a blessing in disguise for the big centre, who lined up Eagles scrumhalf Shalom Suniula and with a 30kg weight difference, smashed him. MORE »

Sunday, August 02, 2015

A look at the Top Three Try Saving Tackles ever, as chosen by Dewi Morris

As rugby fans, there's nothing we find more satisfying than a good try saving tackle. Sky Sports and Dewi Morris have come up with three superb efforts featuring Fiona Pocock, Alesana Tuilagi - this time on the receiving end - and George Gregan. MORE »

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Top Tries scored in world rugby in July

July was a busy month for rugby around the world, and we've been treated to some thrilling games and brilliant tries. Here is a look at some of the best, as World Rugby have compiled 11 top quality five-pointers from both the Rugby Championship and the Pacific Nations Cup. MORE »

Mammoth tackle as two giant Polish forwards meet in Cup Final

A few weeks back this huge collision took place in the final of the Ekstraliga, Poland's top league for rugby. You may have come across it but we haven't featured it yet, and it really is a must see hit. It's been described as the 300kg clash, as these two giant men met in midfield. MORE »

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Michael Hooper suspended for one week for striking Nicolas Sanchez

Wallaby flanker Michael Hooper has received a one week suspension for striking Argentina's Nicolas Sanchez during their Rugby Championship match at the weekend. The argument that is was open handed, not a punch, was accepted. MORE »

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Toulon play the France '98 FIFA WC squad in Half Football, Half Rugby charity game

Two years ago Toulon played Olympique Marseille in a charity match that comprised of half football, half rugby. They've done it again, this time against France's 1998 FIFA World Cup winners, with the likes of Zinedine Zidane, Marcel Desailly and Didier Deschamps taking part. MORE »

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Brilliant Richie McCaw lineout move first done vs Springboks by Samoa in 2013

Richie McCaw's winning try against the Springboks on Saturday was hailed as a moment of genius, while some have called it illegal, and it has had a fair bit of scrutiny this week. Technically legal or not, it was very well created, but it's not the first time we've seen it. MORE »

Alesana Tuilagi crunches big winger in thrilling Samoa and Fiji draw

Samoa and Fiji played out an extremely entertaining 30-30 draw in their Pacific Nations Cup clash in Sacramento, California at the weekend. There were plenty of big collisions, but none more enjoyable than this trademark Alesana Tuilagi tackle. MORE »

Inside the Pride - Rugby in Africa 2015 - Part 3

Bhubesi Pride Foundation has been running projects in Africa for the last four years. The latest video showcases these very goals. Featuring Malawi, Botswana and Zambia, a new team member with a great back story has had his life changed through the charity. MORE »

Monday, July 27, 2015

Michael Hooper cited for off the ball punch against Argentina

Wallaby Michael Hooper has been cited for striking following an off the ball incident during Australia's 34-9 Rugby Championship second round victory over Argentina in Mendoza. Hooper will appear before a SANZAR disciplinary hearing on Wednesday this week. MORE »

Wallabies set up crunch clash with All Blacks following win in Mendoza

The Wallabies defeated Argentina 34-9 in Mendoza on Saturday evening, ensuring a blockbuster Rugby Championship showdown against New Zealand in Sydney on Saturday 8 August, following the All Blacks' victory over South Africa. MORE »

Sunday, July 26, 2015

All Blacks score late to deny Springboks in another Ellis Park classic

Richie McCaw scored the winning try in his last ever international on South African soil, as New Zealand came from behind to claim a 27-20 victory in another classic, dramatic Test between the two great rivals at Ellis Park. MORE »