Tuesday, March 20, 2018

James Haskell cops falcon from Owen Farrell in England's defeat

Eddie Jones' England slumped to a third straight defeat against Ireland after a somewhat calamitous performance at Twickenham last weekend. England summed up their waywardness with James Haskell copping an unfortunate falcon from team-mate Owen Farrell. MORE »

Dan Carter takes forearm shot to the throat in his final Paris derby

Dan Carter was on the receiving end of a nasty forearm shot to the throat from Stade Francais prop Zurabi Zhvania this past weekend. Accordingly, the Georgian international.. MORE »

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Ugly scenes amidst referee shocker as Spain fail to qualify for the World Cup

Spain's chances of qualifying for the Rugby World Cup have taken a huge blow after losing to Belgium, but the result was overshadowed by Spanish players confronting the referee after the final whistle. MORE »

Jacob Stockdale sets Six Nations record as Ireland take Grand Slam

It was a day to remember for Ireland after securing their third ever Championship Grand Slam, and it was even better for Jacob Stockdale after the winger set a new record for tries scored. MORE »

Friday, March 16, 2018

Bulls prop avoids red card for late shot after referee is talked down by TMO

Bulls prop Conraad van Vurren narrowly avoided a red card when the Chiefs and the Bulls met in Hamilton in the opening game of round 5 of Super Rugby. The Bulls led for large parts but the wheels came off in the second half, as the Chiefs picked up a 41-28 win at home. MORE »

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Six Nations Permutations: The Battle for Second Place

This weekend marks the final round of the 2018 6 Nations and while the title has already been wrapped up a week early by Joe Schmidt’s Ireland, there is still much to play for as all but one team have a chance of a satisfying end to the campaign. MORE »

French U20s banned for that awful double challenge vs England

The two France U20 players that dangerously cleared out an England U20 player last weekend have been suspended following a disciplinary hearing in London. The two received red cards at the.. MORE »

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

'Toughest player on the field' reacts to being dropped by sneaky punch

Brumbies halfback Matt Lucas was warned following round 4 of Super Rugby, after his sucker punch in the midriff of Rebels number eight Amanaki Mafi. The incident sparked a scuffle, after Mafi did his best to get Lucas in trouble. MORE »

Kerevi and Tupou bully young Bulls winger with thumping tackles

The Reds came from behind to beat the Bulls 20-14 in round four of Super Rugby in Brisbane. Their physicality was an impressive aspect of the game, as you can see here with dominant tackles by centre Samu Kerevi and powerhouse prop, Taniela Tupou. MORE »

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Vincent Clerc achieves incredible try-scoring milestone in the Top 14

He may now be a veteran of the game in France, but Vincent Clerc is still scoring tries at will. The former internationalist proved this point by touching down for a record-equaling try against Agen MORE »

Monday, March 12, 2018

5 Great Tries from round four of Super Rugby

There was plenty of high-flying action and excitement in round four of Super Rugby. Here is a look at five of the best tries from the weekend. MORE »

Ireland are now the second best rugby team in the world

Ireland's win over Scotland on Saturday, combined with England's loss to France, means that they not only claimed the 2018 6 Nations Championship title, but moved up to their highest position in the official World Rugby Rankings since 2015. MORE »

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Lionel Beauxis shocker nearly costs France dramatic win at home

France claimed a hard-earned win over England at the Stade de France on Saturday night. However, things got unnecessarily dramatic with time up as Lionel Beauxis.. MORE »

Bismarck du Plessis and Montpellier teammate fight in warm-up!

Top 14 leaders Montpellier smashed second-placed Racing 92 41-3 at the weekend, but the win was marred by a scrap between Bismarck du Plessis and teammate Mohamed Haouas in the match warm-up. MORE »

Two French players see red for nasty WWE double tackle

Shades of The Undertaker or The Dudley Boyz were on show during France U20s match against England, as two Frenchman were sent off for a horrendous clear out at the ruck. MORE »