Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Soteria Pulumu suspended from Women's World Cup for Spear Tackle

There were two suspensions that followed the opening day's play at the Women's Rugby World Cup in France. Mandisa Williams of South Africa was banned for punching, while Samoa's Soteria Pulumu received a 5 week ban for a tackle. Here is a look at the latter. MORE »

Monday, August 04, 2014

Women's Rugby World Cup Top Five Tries + Match Highlights from round one

The Women's Rugby World Cup 2014 kicked off in France on Friday, with defending champions New Zealand winning their opening match, and the home team pulling in a record TV audience. View all the match highlights plus the best tries from day one. MORE »

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Waratahs win Super Rugby title after nail-biting thriller with the Crusaders

Adam Ashley Cooper scored twice but it was Waratahs flyhalf Bernard Foley that struck a long distance, last minute penalty to claim a well deserved 33-32 Super Rugby Final victory over the Crusaders in Sydney. It is the Waratahs' first ever Super Rugby title. MORE »

Friday, August 01, 2014

The Waratahs and Crusaders Plays of the Season, so far

With the big final in Sydney tomorrow, here's a look at Sean Maloney's Plays of the Season for the two sides doing battle, the Waratahs and the Crusaders. It's a light hearted look at the good, the bad and the ugly, and should get you in the mood for what should be a massive Super Rugby clash. MORE »

New Supporters T-Shirts for the Rugby Championship

Looking ahead to this month's Rugby Championship, we've brought out two new supporters shirts for fans of both the Springboks and Argentina. MORE »

The Best Tries from the 2014 Super Rugby season

As the Super Rugby season comes to a close with the Waratahs vs Crusaders final tomorrow, here is a look at some of the sensational tries that were scored in yet another fascinating tournament. Earlier in the week we featured the biggest hits, so for the purists, here are the tries. MORE »

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Top 5 Little Men of World Rugby

Rugby HQ's latest Top 5 took a look at some of the smaller men of the game, featuring legends of years gone by that could tear up the park with footwork and raw speed alone. You can probably guess who would be number one and two (interchangeable?), but the rest are outstanding too. MORE »

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Some of the Biggest Hits from Super Rugby in 2014

Sky Sport New Zealand have put together this compilation of the biggest and most memorable hits in this year's Super Rugby tournament. Noteworthy tackles include that by Highlanders star Malakai Fekitoa, Chiefs prop Ben Tameifuna, and Colin Slade losing his gum-guard twice in two weeks. MORE »

Monday, July 28, 2014

U19 player slots a mammoth 80m+ kick at training

With the wind behind him, Cheetahs Under 19 player Gerrie Labuschagne slotted this unbelievable kick from at least 80m out in Bloemfontein, South Africa recently. Firm under foot and using the wind to his advantage, the youngster appeared to get the distance with ease, much to the delight of his team mates. MORE »

South Africa beat New Zealand to win Gold at the Commonwealth Games Sevens

South Africa won Gold at the Commonwealth Games Sevens for the first time, upsetting previously unbeatable New Zealand 17-12 in Glasgow on Sunday night. The record breaking weekend is being viewed as the perfect leadup to the Olympics. MORE »

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Living With The Pride - Part 3 - Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia

Catch up with the unique rugby charity, Bhubesi Pride, as in this latest episode they continue their expedition through Africa, meeting some famous faces and experiencing some thrilling highs along the way. This is Living with the Pride, Part Three. MORE »

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Call of the Wallaby - Episode 1

The Call of the Wallaby is a short documentary feature that over the next six weeks will give us a fascinating look into the minds and souls of Australian rugby fans. Made by Fox Sports and featuring fan favourite Sean Maloney, the show follows a new initiative, called the Gold Brigade, as they hunt down the elusive Bledisloe Cup. MORE »

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Great tries from the Sharks vs Highlanders Super Rugby Qualifier

The Sharks will face the Crusaders in Christchurch this coming weekend in the Super Rugby semi finals after a pulsating 31-27 victory over the Highlanders in the qualifier. Both sides scored great tries, so here is a look at the best of them ahead of the semis. MORE »

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Shane Williams discusses life in Japan and that British & Irish Lions call up

Welsh legend Shane Williams spoke to Total Rugby recently about how he's enjoying life in Japan, touching on language challenges, the level of play and the Rugby World Cup. He also spoke about the unbelievable phonecall he received that prompted his 2013 British and Irish Lions call up. MORE »

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Top 5 Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins Moments

And just like that, Nick Cummins' time in the spotlight appears to be over, for now anyway. The Wallaby and Western Force winger is setting sail for Japan, where he will take up a lucrative contract with the Coca Cola West Red Sparks in the Top League. MORE »

 
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