Sunday, January 07, 2018

Joe Marler's dangerous shoulder puts his Six Nations campaign in doubt

Harlequins front rower Joe Marler will be in doubt for this year's Six Nations campaign after he received a straight red card in Saturday night's Aviva Premiership clash with Sale Sharks, which the latter edged 30-29 after a late referee decision. MORE »

Friday, January 05, 2018

The 5 Best Tries of the Month: December 2017

December closed off a fantastic year of rugby and with it came a selection of the month's finest tries across the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and European scenes. Here is a fan-made round-up of the pick of the bunch. MORE »

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Austin Healey offers sharp criticism of Hartley's England captaincy

There's never a dull moment when Austin Healey is tossing around opinions. Such was the case on BT Sport's Rugby Tonight when Healey threw current England hooker and captain Dylan Hartley under the bus, saying he shouldn't make the Saints or the England national squad. MORE »

Josh van der Flier's record breaking 34 tackles against Connacht

In case you missed it, Leinster's Josh van der Flier made a record breaking 34 tackles during their PRO14 clash with Connacht. That's officially a tournament record, the highest number of tackles made in a PRO14 match since stats began to be tracked by Opta in 2010. MORE »

Sammy Arnold suspended after nasty high shot on Christian Lealiifano

Munster's Sammy Arnold faced a disciplinary hearing last night after being cited for this dangerous tackle on Ulster's Christian Lealiifano at the Kingspan Stadium on New Year's Day. He was issued a straight red card by referee Sean Gallagher. MORE »

#ThrowbackThursday: Brian O'Driscoll bloopers show how far he's come

Having been retired for a few years now, Ireland legend Brian O'Driscoll is a much sought after pundit and media personality in rugby circles. Back in his mid twenties though, his skills off the field clearly left much to be desired, as seen in this hilarious blooper real. MORE »

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Bizarre alarm interruption means mass forced evacuation of stadium

Glasgow Warriors bounced back from their opening leg 1872 Cup defeat to Edinburgh with a commanding 17-0 victory over their Scottish rivals at Scotstoun, but only after the stadium's fire alarm caused a rather puzzling postponement. MORE »

Dangerous 'chop tackle' causes bad knee injury, sparks debate

This tackle, that took place in Spain recently, has caused a large amount of debate on our social media pages after we shared it yesterday. The challenge, made by Alex Silvestre in the Spanish 2nd Division match in Valencia, unfortunately resulted in a bad knee injury. MORE »

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

New simplified rugby law book launched for 2018

Today sees the launch of World Rugby's new simplified law book, in a move that hopes to improve the global understanding of the sport, while enhancing accessiblity, without altering the laws themselves. MORE »

Monday, January 01, 2018

Five of the Best tries from the latest round of the French Top 14

Round 14 of France's top domestic competition is in the books, so here's a look at five of the best tries from the latest action, including some scorchers and a top try in particular scored by a man who started his career in 1999. MORE »

Five things to watch out for in 2018

2018 is set to deliver another year of fantastic rugby action. And while there are no Lions tours or World Cups to look forward to, it will nonetheless be another enthralling, entertaining and intriguing 12 months. MORE »

Friday, December 29, 2017

Hooker escapes ban after ridiculous citing for bumping into the referee

The ruling on the unbelievable Elliot Dee citing took place today, after the young Dragons hooker was cited for 'making contact' with the referee late in the Dragons vs Cardiff Blues Guinness Pro 14 match at Rodney Parade. MORE »

Uplifting video on how rugby is helping young kids in inner city Harlem

World Rugby have put together this short piece that shows the great work being done in Harlem by coach Richard Kirkland and Play Rugby USA. Kirkland, known as 'Coach Rick' talks about how the programme has changed his life, and continues to improve the lives of young inner city kids. MORE »

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Scrumhalf Conor Murray scores try after going up in the lineout!

Conor Murray is doing his best to put his seal on the title of world's best scrum-half. As if he wasn't already talented enough at the position, he impressed with this gem of set-piece skill in being lifted for a lineout throw. MORE »

Jordan Larmour scores one of the best tries you will see this season

Leinster fullback Jordan Larmour scored a genuine try of the season contender as Munster were defeated 34-24 at Thomond Park. Just 20-years-old and already on Joe Schmidt's radar, Larmour will have Irish fans salivating at what is still to come. MORE »