Saturday, September 17, 2016

All Blacks too strong for error-ridden Springbok challenge in Christchurch

New Zealand were too good for a spirited Springbok challenge on Saturday, picking up an emphatic 41-13 victory after leading just 15-10 at halftime. The final score was the third heaviest losing margin in 92 years of Tests between the two sides. MORE »

Friday, September 16, 2016

Billy Vunipola tries to keep ball in play with near disastrous result

Here's a funny moment from last weekend as Billy Vunipola attempted to keep a Lachlan Turner kick infield, but instead threw it metres forward and almost had it intercepted for what would have been a gift of a try courtesy of the Saracens number eight. MORE »

Special report on World Rugby's plans to tackle concussion

Concussion plays an ever increasing role in rugby these days, and the sport’s governing body World Rugby has taken yet more pro-active measures to reduce the occurrences of such injuries. MORE »

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Should You Take Time Off Rugby To Focus On The Gym?

A growing trend at the minute is people taking time away from rugby to focus solely of strength and conditioning. Is this a good idea? Well this week we have Rugbydump Strength and Conditioning Coach TJ to answer that very question. MORE »

Taranaki lock produces best around the corner offload you're likely to see

Taranaki's Leighton Price collects spilled ball and produces show-stopping offload to Sean Wainui for the score, in round five of Mitre 10 Cup action on Wednesday. MORE »

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Eben Etzebeth's giant frame revealed after jersey rip in scuffle

In a fairly amusing moment during the clash between the Wallabies and Springboks in Brisbane this past weekend, fiery lock Eben Etzebeth had his jersey ripped apart after a scuffle with Wallabies Quade Cooper and Allan Alaatatoa. MORE »

U9 kid goes into BEAST MODE and nobody can do a thing about it!

Yesterday we received a video from a guy in Australia, Moroni Martin, who was filming at an Under 9's tournament in Canberra and happened to see this little beast in action. The guys at USA7s put a quick video together, and that has since gone epicly viral. MORE »

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Eye Gouge denied by Brive's Mathieu Ugalde despite incriminating footage

Brive flyhalf Mathieu Ugalde has been cited for the alleged eye-gouge that was seen during the weekend's ugly battle with Grenoble in the Top 14, the same match that saw three players red carded for fighting. Ugalde has since denied the committing the offence. MORE »

Wallabies get elusive win with great comeback victory over the Springboks

The Wallabies picked up a much needed win as they beat the Springboks 23-17 in Brisbane on Saturday, coming back from trailing 14-3 early on in the match. They now turn their attention to Argentina, while South Africa will face an even bigger challenge in the impressive All Blacks. MORE »

Monday, September 12, 2016

New Zealand set sights on South Africa after strong finish vs Argentina

New Zealand won their third consecutive bonus-point victory 57-22, so are still undefeated as they look ahead to this weekend's clash with rival Springboks MORE »

Tommy Seymour scores 4 TRIES in Glasgow win over Leinster

Glasgow produced a masterful second half performance to beat Leinster 33-25 on the first game played on the new synthetic turf at Scotstoun. MORE »

Front row sparks mass brawl and three red cards in Brive vs Grenoble clash

A mass brawl broke out shortly before halftime in a fiery Grenoble vs Brive Top 14 match on Sunday. Starting in the front row after a scrum, it took little time for the backs to get involved, as well as replacement players and staff members on the sidelines. MORE »

Sam Jeffries makes a monster blindside hit on Folau Fainga

The third round of Australia's National Rugby Championship (NRC) delivered some great tries and one huge tackle in particular, as the NSW Country Eagles beat Melbourne Rising 32-20. This hit by Sam Jeffries has been touted as one of the hits of the season, and you can see why. MORE »

Friday, September 09, 2016

Friday Funnies - Vaea Fifita avoids the tackle with perfectly executed jump

The Wellington Lions pulled off a dramatic win in the Mitre 10 Cup Cup earlier today, beating Counties Manukau at the death. Earlier in the match though it was this incident that left a lot of onlookers with jaws wide open, none more so than the would-be tackler. MORE »

Thursday, September 08, 2016

50 Random Nutrition Tips For Rugby Players

Do you need a post-workout shake? How do I get started with a diet? Do I need white or brown rice? Find out the answers to these questions and many more facts about nutrition as this week TJ Jankowski takes us through 50 random nutrition tips for rugby players. MORE »