Monday, August 22, 2016

Phil Kearns has some interesting theories about All Blacks success

Never one to shy away from giving his opinion on New Zealand rugby, former Wallaby Phil Kearns was once again at his bomb-throwing best during Saturday night's Rugby Championship and Bledisloe match. MORE »

Elton Jantjies boots the ball directly into his captain's face!

South Africa's 30-23 win over Argentina on Saturday was error-riddled throughout, so when flyhalf Elton Jantjies failed to clear the ball from a dangerous defensive position in the second half, it didn't come as a huge surprise to fans. Adriaan Strauss on the other hand, had a front row seat. MORE »

Stade Français kick off season with big win over Grenoble

Stade Français kicked off their Top 14 season in the best possible fashion as they thumped Grenoble 54-20 in Paris at the weekend. We've got a highlights wrap from the match, that featured some lovely tries in the second half in particular. MORE »

South Africa come back late to defeat Argentina in tournament opener

The Springboks had to rely on a late comeback after trailing by ten points as they picked up a 30-23 victory over Argentina in Nelspruit on Saturday. The home side were made to fight hard for the win, as Argentina showed yet again what a tough challenge they are on the road. MORE »

Sunday, August 21, 2016

All Black thump Wallabies in opening Rugby Championship fixture in Sydney

The All Blacks were in dominant mood as they thumped the Wallabies 42-8 in Sydney on Saturday. The loss for the Wallabies was their worst on home soil since their 31-point loss to the British and Irish Lions in Brisbane in 1966. MORE »

Friday, August 19, 2016

The Rugby Championship is back as Wallabies host All Blacks, Boks host Pumas

The Rugby Championship kicks off tomorrow (Sat, 20 Aug) with some massive clashes as all four teams have plenty to play for as they all go through different transitional changes. This preview video goes through the clashes with excellent insight from Eddie Jones and John Mitchell. MORE »

Johan Goosen returns to Springboks starting XV to take on Argentina

Allister Coetzee has named his Springbok team to take on Argentina in the opening weekend of the Rugby Championship on Saturday. The starting line up includes returns for Bryan Habana, Johan Goosen, Oupa Mahoje and Lood de Jager. MORE »

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Wallabies team for opening Bledisloe Cup Test against New Zealand

Michael Cheika has selected an experienced Wallabies team to face the All Blacks in the opening Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship match in Sydney on Saturday.Cheika welcomes back 315 Tests of experience, with stars from overseas selected. - MORE »

All Blacks team plus Facts and Stats ahead of Wallabies Test in Sydney

The All Blacks team to face the Wallabies in the opening Bledisloe Cup match in the Rugby Championship has been named, and after much speculation, Hurricanes star Beauden Barrett has been picked to start at number ten. The two teams meet in Sydney on Saturday. MORE »

Rugby Fitness Sessions You Should Be Doing and Why

Struggling for ideas to help improve your rugby fitness? This week academy S&C coach TJ gives you a bunch of fitness sessions that he uses with his players, and importantly discusses why you should be doing them MORE »

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Olympic Legacy: The Future for Women's Rugby

It's fair to say that rugby 7s enjoyed a successful Olympic debut in Rio. Casual viewers and addicts morphed into one as Australia and Fiji picked up the first rugby gold medals for 92 years. With the men’s game producing the big name stars, perhaps the biggest success story was the exposure the Games gave to women’s rugby MORE »

Beauden Barrett Tribute Montage from Remarkable 2016 Season

Beauden Barrett has had an exceptional 2016. From helping the Hurricanes lift the Super Rugby trophy for the first time to a test series win against Wales in the Summer, the 25 year-old is in the prime of his young rugby career. MORE »

Coaching rugby in Namibia & South Africa with Bhubesi Pride

In this, the latest instalment of Bhubesi Pride Foundation's Rugby in Africa 2016 expedition, we see the team coaching in Namibia and South Africa, featuring Joe Schmidt and Maggie Alphonsi. MORE »

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Comeback kid Brad Thorn discusses coming out of retirement at 41

All Black legend Brad Thorn discusses his future in rugby with Queensland Country. The 41-year-old has decided to come out of retirement and play in Australia's National Rugby Championship. MORE »

Top 5 most exciting Premiership signings for the new season

Here are the five most exciting signings for the 2016/17 Premiership season along with a video of some of their best moments. MORE »