Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Rugbydump Training: Using Medicine Balls To Develop Ruck Power

We're joined by resident Rugbydump Academy S&C Coach TJ Jankowski today in a video to demonstrate how to develop great rucking power with the benefit of Medicine Ball Throws. MORE »

5 Awesome Tries from Round 13 of Super Rugby

A look at the five best tries scored in the latest round of Super Rugby - all outstanding efforts. They include Derek Carpenter's great try for the Sunwolves, as well as some long range efforts from the Lions, who are having a superb season. MORE »

Southland Boys upset Otago Boys as Hakas set the scene for stunning individual try

Southland Boys High School beat Otago Boys High School for the first time since 2008, in the process launching one young player in particular into the global spotlight. Here is a look at the stirring prematch Hakas, as well as a stunning breakaway try. MORE »

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Morgan Parra prevents try brilliantly by punching ball out of attacker's hands

Clermont beat Stade Francais 36-10 on Sunday, edging closer to reaching the Top 14 Semi Finals. Scrumhalf Morgan Parra collected a personal tally of 23 points, including denying the defending champions an early try with this outstanding piece of play over the tryline. MORE »

Scotland go into Beast mode with gymnastics flip ahead of Olympic 7s

A few years again Tendai 'BEAST' Mtawarira saved his teammate from flipping over by showing incredible strength to hold him up. He then did it again a year later. Well now Scotland 7s has shown us what happens when the player does actually flip over. MORE »

Monday, May 23, 2016

Julian Salvi reveals a little too much during cracking Exeter Chiefs effort

Exeter Chiefs beat Wasps 34-23 to reach the Aviva Premiership final, just six seasons after moving up from the Championship. In the second half the Chiefs pushed for forward dominance, and we got to see just a bit too much of flanker Julian Salvi. MORE »

Scotland pull off unbelievable comeback to win historic first ever Sevens title

Scotland came from behind to win a thrilling London Sevens Cup Final against South Africa, claiming their first ever World Rugby Sevens Series title. With just a minute left in the match, Scotland trailed 26-15 but miraculously score twice to win 27-26. MORE »

Sunwolves score classic backs try with a neat touch from Tusi Pisi

The Reds picked up their third win of the Super Rugby season with a 35-25 victory over a spirited Sunwolves team in Brisbane on Saturday. One of the tries of the match was scored by the visitors, as Tusi Pisi and Derek Carpenter combined for a fantastic backs try. MORE »

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Jarryd Hayne ankle tap saves a certain France try at the London Sevens

Jarryd Hayne came on late in Fiji's Cup Quarter Final against France and was shown up on defence straight away, as he overshot and had to turn to chase a break down the right wing. He managed to save face though, putting in an excellent ankle tap that proved to be a try saver. MORE »

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Sonny Bill Williams puts in a monster tackle at the London Sevens

All the talk at this year's London 7s is about another cross-code convert, but Sonny Bill Williams has been quietly going about his work in his own fight to make it to the Olympics. On the opening day in London he made this cracking tackle, reminding everyone he is out there. MORE »

Friday, May 20, 2016

Friday Funnies - Up and under hits Prop Owen Franks square on the head!

Today Owen Franks found out the hard way that while the backs are doing their thing playing kicksies, you still need to pay attention to the flight of the ball, or you'll end up being the recipient of the falcon of the season. MORE »

WIN a pair of Amsterdam Sevens 2016 Tickets!

The Amsterdam Sevens is celebrating it's 45th year, so to mark the occasion we are giving away 5 pairs of weekend tickets (27-29 May). MORE »

3 Steps To Keep You Showing Up To The Gym

In today's training article resident Rugbydump Academy S&C Coach TJ Jankowski gives us some key tips on how to make sure you never miss another training session, no matter what your level of motivation is at the time. MORE »

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Seven must see sensational tries from the 2016 Paris Sevens

Catch up on the top tries from last weekend's Paris Sevens, including two tries of respective magnificence and strength from Toulon and Fiji winger, Josua Tuisova. MORE »

Find out what really makes Nick Cummins tick in this insightful feature with his ailing father

Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins is all for the family in a journey of love and discovery. Learn more about what makes him tick, and just how much he has sacrificed for his loved ones. MORE »