Monday, May 22, 2017

Seven incredible tries as Scotland win 2017 London Sevens

Scotland won the London 7s leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series for the second time in succession as they beat England 12-7 in the Cup Final at Twickenham. Meanwhile, South Africa were officially crowned champions, after claiming the overall series title a week ago. MORE »

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Eben Etzebeth takes on Sonny Bill Williams and Akira Ioane

Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth was right in the heart of the action as he took on Blues forward Akira Ioane, then Sonny Bill Williams joined in, amongst others. It was a lot of pushing and shoving, that resulted in Etzebeth seeing yellow for his open-handed shove to the face. MORE »

Friday, May 19, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 13 Highlights

The Crusaders and Chiefs got round 13 of Super Rugby off to an exciting start with a unique fixture played in Suva, Fiji. The Crusaders won the match, extending their winning streak to 12 matches, despite it being a close game. Highlights below, with more as the weekend progresses. MORE »

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Waisake Naholo and RG Snyman both banned after red cards for shoulders

The Highlanders beat the Bulls 17-10 with a late try at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday, but earlier in the match a player from each side was red card for two separate incidents. Both were similar in the fact that they were for dangerous shoulders, however. MORE »

Virimi Vakatawa's unbelievable no-look offload and try at the Paris 7s

French Sevens superstar Virimi Vakatawa was at his creative best over the weekend as he helped the hosts defeat Kenya 20-14 with this unbelievable offload and try at the Sevens World Series stop in Paris. MORE »

Monday, May 15, 2017

Sarries claim back-to-back European titles after beating Clermont in Cup Final

Saracens won the European Champions Cup for the second successive season after a hard-fought victory against ASM Clermont Auvergne at Murrayfield on Saturday. MORE »

South Africa are World Sevens Series champions after tournament win in Paris

South Africa's Sevens team have won the Paris 7s title, with it claiming the overall HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title at the same time. The Blitzboks beat Scotland 15-5 in a tense Cup Final at the Stade Jean Bouin on Sunday evening. MORE »

Stade Français end season on a high with European Challenge Cup title

Stade Français claimed their first ever European trophy on Friday night, by beating Gloucester 28-21 in the Challenge Cup final at Murrayfield. MORE »

Friday, May 12, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 12 Highlights

Round 12 of Super Rugby is underway, with two matches having been played today in New Zealand and Australia respectively. We will get all the match highlights posted up here by the end of the round. MORE »

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Greig Laidlaw talks about Lions call-up following Ben Youngs withdrawal

After initially missing out on selection, Scotland scrum-half Greig Laidlaw has been called up to join the British and Irish Lions squad, following the unfortunate withdrawal of England's Ben Youngs at the weekend. MORE »

Residency laws changed as 'Project Players' may be a thing of the past

Yesterday's Rugby World Cup Pool Draw in Japan slightly overshadowed the big news that World Rugby has changed the laws regarding players' eligibility for other countries. The ruling changes from 3 years to 5 years, however, this only takes effect in 2020. MORE »

LIVE STREAM: Rugby World Cup 2019 Pool Draw from Japan

The pool draw for Rugby World Cup 2019 takes place in Kyoto, Japan. Follow the draw in the live video above, as teams get to see where they are placed for the next world cup. MORE »

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Mass brawl spills into tunnel as match gets abandoned in France

This mass brawl took place in France's Federal 2 division clash between Châteaurenard and Vienne a few days back. After it took a long time to calm the players down, the match had to be called off. Even then, referees and officials were not safe as some were attacked when leaving the field. MORE »

Monday, May 08, 2017

Ruan Pienaar bids tearful farewell to Ulster after seven years in Belfast

In what was his last game in an Ulster uniform, this past weekend South African Ruan Pienaar tearfully bid farewell and reflected on his time with the club and what the past seven years of rugby in Ireland has meant to his family. MORE »

British & Irish Lions come together for kit stash and team photo

The British & Irish Lions squad got together in London for the first time today to pick up all their kit, pose for the team photograph and chat to coach Warren Gatland. He said that the 41-man squad, aside from the already known injuries, are fit and raring to go. MORE »