Thursday, February 05, 2015

Try Savers and Rib Breakers 13

Our beloved big tackles series was quietly and unofficially retired after the last world cup. With so many compilations out there, we didn't think it was necessary. Well, we've changed our minds. Try Savers and Rib Breakers is back and here to stay. MORE »

Wales vs England - Preview to the big Six Nations opener

The drama is building for the opening match of the Six Nations, which perhaps more significantly, is also the first match of top tier Test rugby in this, the year of the Rugby World Cup. England will be out to avenge their last visit to Cardiff, a loss back in 2013. MORE »

Scotland's Greig Laidlaw in confident mood ahead of France clash

Scotland coach Vern Cotter has named his squad for Saturday's Six Nations meeting with France. See the team below, and hear what captain Greig Laidlaw had to say about their chances of success, the French clash and his season with Gloucester. MORE »

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Get to know more about Gloucester and England wing Jonny May

Jonny May has been selected for England against Wales in this weekend's Six Nations opener on Friday night. Here is a great video put together by LV= that is an intimate look at how he rose to prominence, from his days at Wotton Basset rugby club, to scoring against the All Blacks. MORE »

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Six Of The Best Hits and Tackles from the 2014 Six Nations Championship

Last week we looked at Six of the Best Tries scored in the 2014 Six Nations Championship, so today we've got this clip of the Six of the Best Biggest Hits and Tackles from last year's tournament. There are a few in there that you'll remember well, and some perhaps not as much. They're all worth checking out, and should get you in the mood for the much anticipated kick off this Friday. MORE »

Sneaky quick restart from Bayonne's Santiago Fernandez vs Toulon

Here's a quick look at Bayonne's sneaky restart against Toulon in the Top 14 at the weekend. This is the type of thing that gets attempted at school or lower grade rugby fairly often, but it's not all that common with the pros. It was well executed on this occasion by Argentine Santiago Fernandez. MORE »

Monday, February 02, 2015

Jason Eaton and Julien Bonnaire fight as La Rochelle claims famous win

La Rochelle upset Clermont 16-12 in the Top 14 on Saturday thanks to a late try by Mali Hingano. Earlier in the game there was a bit of an ugly incident however, with Kiwi Jason Eaton unleashing on French international Julien Bonnaire. MORE »

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Slade and Wade score as England Saxons defeat Irish Wolfhounds in Cork

Henry Slade and Christian Wade scored tries as the England Saxons beat the Irish Wolfhounds 18-9 in Cork on Friday night. Slade, Henry Thomas and Sam Burgess have since been called up the senior England squad ahead of the Six Nations. MORE »

Friday, January 30, 2015

Six Nations 2015 : The Journalists' Preview

In the build up to the Six Nations, today we look at an insightful piece that catches up with some of the top UK and Ireland rugby writers at this week's tournament launch. They go through their predictions for the Championship, and what excites them most. MORE »

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Six Of The Best Tries from the 2014 Six Nations Championship

With the Six Nations just around the corner, as part of the build up we'll be sharing clips from previous years, as well as highlights and videos during once the tournament itself kicks off. This one above looks at six of the best tries scored in last year's Championship. MORE »

Jamie Roberts excellent pick up off his toes in top Racing Metro performance

Jamie Roberts was named Man of the Match in Racing Metro's 32-8 victory over Northampton Saints at the weekend. Roberts carried well and showed superb handling skills, particularly on this occasion when he got down low to pick up a low pass. MORE »

Monday, January 26, 2015

WIN a limited edition Rugbydump jersey with Akuma

We've teamed up with the good people at Akuma to bring you an awesome, first ever official Rugbydump supporters jersey. We're only giving away 3 of them, so if you'd like to get thrown into the hat and take part in the draw, enter below. You can also enter via twitter and facebook. MORE »

Friday, January 23, 2015

Yoann Huget gets official warning for faking injury against Bath

With Oscar season just around the corner, Yoann Huget has made his best effort to scoop the coveted statuette with a best actor in a leading role performance that simply cannot be beaten. Sense has since prevailed, as he received an official warning. MORE »

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Sky Sports' Top Five Tries of the Week - 19 Jan 2015

Sky Sports have put together a list of their Top Five tries for the past weekend. Efforts include those by Bath and Toulon, as seen here in the last few days, plus a few others featuring Steffon Armitage, Chris Ashton and Tadgh Furlong. MORE »

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Mamuka Gorgodze finishes off outstanding Toulon team try in Ulster thrashing

Steffon Armitage scored a hat-trick as Toulon stormed into the European Champions Cup quarter finals with a 60-22 victory over Ulster at the weekend. This great team try, finished off by Mamuka Gorgodze, was one of the best of the round. MORE »