Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Sila Puafisi red carded after clearing out Kieran Marmion with his head

When Glasgow Warriors and Connacht faced off recently in their top-of-the-table clash, you would think that both sets of players would keep their cool for such an important match. Try telling that to Warrior Sila Puafisi, who received a straight red for a senseless clearout. MORE »

Fans and players involved in crazy fight at full time in Argentina

These chaotic scenes took place in Argentina recently as a match between Huazihul San Juan Rugby Club and Personal Bank Mendoza ended in violence, with supporters from both sides getting involved, resulting in two players being sent to hospital. MORE »

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Fascinating Nigel Owens chat about respect, his attempted suicide and more

Referee Nigel Owens was on the Ray D'Arcy Show for an amusing yet moving discussion covering various facets of the 45-year-old's life. While his famed on-field antics were talked about, Owens didn't hold back in sharing details of his personal life. MORE »

Top 5 Tries from Round 11 of Super Rugby

Here is a look at Sky Sport NZ's selection of the five best tries scored in the latest round of Super Rugby. There are some brilliant efforts, including Jordan Taufua's outstanding dummy, Tevita Li's impressive sprint and Aaron Cruden's finish for a great Chiefs team try. MORE »

Monday, May 09, 2016

Referee checks TMO twice for Chris Henry's controversial try

Ulster sealed their place in the Guinness PRO12 Semi Finals for the fourth consecutive year following a crucial bonus point try scored by Ireland flanker Chris Henry. It was anything but a clear cut decision however, with the referee turning to his TMO twice to confirm it. MORE »

Ma'a Nonu and Quade Cooper combine for awesome Toulon try vs Castres

Toulon beat Castres 17-7 on Sunday, staying on course for the Top 14 playoffs despite having a rough week with injuries. Ma'a Nonu and Josua Tuisova both scored excellent tries, while Quade Cooper had a fairly mixed night, and we saw an uppercut get punished. MORE »

Friday, May 06, 2016

Jone Macilai hat-trick helps Crusaders breeze past Reds

The Crusaders made short work of the Reds in round 11 of Super Rugby earlier today, with winger Jone Macilai stealing the show with a fine hat-trick. He wasn't the only player streaking down the wing though, as you will see in the highlights. MORE »

Tighthead vs Tighthead as props Kieran Brookes and David Wilson collide

We've seen a few seismic collisions over the years and this one between two of the biggest props in the game was epic. Clearly Northampton Saints tighthead Kieran Brookes got the better of it, and Bath's David Wilson might reconsider his approach, as it simply won't work on such a big man! MORE »

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Prop Kyle Sinckler scores Harlequins match winner from 45m out

Harlequins beat London Irish 32-25 in an entertaining match at the Madejski Stadium at the weekend, with prop Kyle Sinkler scoring a vital try with fifteen minutes to spare. The win for Quins meant that the Exiles would be relegated from the Premiership for the first time. MORE »

Quade Cooper will not be playing 7s for Australia at the Olympics

Quade Cooper will not be going to the 2016 Rio Olympics, an Australian Sevens statement announced today. He will also not be considered for the final two rounds of the HSBC Sevens World Series. MORE »

Passing tips from the world's best scrumhalf, Aaron Smith

There's no doubt that New Zealand and Highlanders halfback Aaron Smith is the best in the world in his position. Here is a quick look at some passing tips that he did for the Breakdown show on Sky Sports New Zealand. MORE »

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Double World Cup winner Ben Franks on life after rugby and his time in the Premiership

Former All Black and current London Irish prop Ben Franks has experienced success at multiple levels, with a stellar career by anyone's standards. This World Rugby feature takes us behind the scenes as we get to see a Franks brother in its natural habitat - the gym. MORE »

Harlequins confirm departing players following Ruaridh Jackson signing

Yesterday it was confirmed that flyhalf Ruaridh Jackson will be leaving Wasps for Harlequins at the end of the season. Today Harlequins have confirmed who will be leaving the club, as Ben Botica moves to Montpellier in France. MORE »

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Rugbydump Training: 5 Nutrition Basics for Rugby Players

To get the best out of yourself as a rugby player, you already know that you need to pay attention to diet. But what should you eat? Today Rugbydump Academy coach TJ Jankowski takes you through the best ways to fuel your body for rugby. MORE »

Highlights from the Army vs Navy classic clash at Twickenham

Navy won the Inter Services Championship title for the first time since 2010 after they drew 29-29 with the Army in a thrilling match at Twickenham on Saturday. Bath flyer Semesa Rokoduguni scored twice, but it wasn't enough as Navy won due to having beaten the RAF, who themselves edged the Army. MORE »