Monday, June 23, 2014

USA Eagles come from behind to beat Canada for first time in eight attempts

The USA Eagles ended a five year losing streak against neighbours Canada when they came from behind to beat them 38-35 in Sacramento on Saturday. Played in front of a sell-out crowd, it was the first time that the Eagles had won in this fixture since 2009. MORE »

Sunday, June 22, 2014

South Africa maintain home record with dramatic last ditch win over Wales

A dramatic late penalty try denied Wales a first ever win in South Africa, as the Springboks fought back twice to snatch victory at the death. It was an agonising 31-30 defeat for the Welsh, who led for 78 minutes before referee Steve Walsh's big decision. MORE »

Living With The Pride - Part 2 - Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania

Here's Bhubesi Pride's second video, featuring their incredible expedition through Africa, coaching rugby in local communities in as many as 10 countries. Follow the members of the Pride as they travel through Kenya and Tanzania and see for yourself how much impact their work has on numerous children throughout Africa. MORE »

Samoa hang on to win in Fiji for the first time in sixteen years

Samoa's Tusi Pisi kicked six penalties to take them to a 18-13 Pacific Nations Cup victory over Fiji in Suva on Saturday. Fiji scored the only tries of the match but were let down by ill-discipline, as Samoa went on to finish top of the Pacific Conference. MORE »

Australia complete clean sweep against France with Sydney win

The Wallabies achieved a clean sweep in their three-Test series with France as they beat them 39-13 in Sydney on Saturday. The win takes Australia to seven consecutive Test victories for the first time since 2000. MORE »

Saturday, June 21, 2014

New Zealand complete series whitewash as Savea gets hat-trick vs England

New Zealand completed a 3-0 whitewash of England as they stormed to a 36-13 victory in Hamilton earlier today. The damage was done in the first half as the All Blacks shot out to a 29-6 lead, but England held on to save too many blushes in the second. MORE »

Scotland snatch win with late penalty against Argentina in Cordoba

Scotland's Duncan Weir slotted a late penalty in Cordoba to give them a 21-19 away win against Argentina and maintain new coach Vern Cotter's unbeaten run. They now head to South Africa where they will take on the Springboks in a one-off Test next weekend. MORE »

Thursday, June 19, 2014

England beat South Africa to win JWC 2014 title + 5 Best Tries

England retained the Junior World Championship title they first won in 2013 as they beat South Africa's Junior Boks 21-20 in a thrilling final at Eden Park. MORE »

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Five Funniest Moments of the 2013/2014 Aviva Premiership Season

Last week we posted the Five Biggest Hits of the Aviva Premiership Season, and today we've got a quick compilation of five of the funniest, as put together by Premiership Rugby. Most of these have been featured on here before - see the Related Posts - but they're worth watching again. MORE »

Midweek Madness - Japanese player loses the ball over the tryline

A few months back we watched on in horror as Japan made an awful mess of a try at the Hong Kong Sevens. Against the USA at the weekend they did it again, this time with winger Kenki Fukuoka, who lost the ball in an attempt to get between the posts. MORE »

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

England impress with big midweek win against the Crusaders

England picked up their first win on tour as they beat the Crusaders 38-7 this morning. The hosts scored their solitary try through replacement Matt Todd, while England scored six as they showed their strength in depth ahead of the third Test. MORE »

Springboks brush aside Welsh challenge with convincing win in Durban

South Africa were far too strong for Wales in Durban on Saturday, delivering a clinical performance to give them a 38-16 victory in the first of two Tests. A dominant forward pack and some excellent play out wide led to five tries being scored by the Springboks. MORE »

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Jebb Sinclair controversially red carded for 'leading with the elbow'

Canada came agonisingly close to a famous victory over Scotland on Saturday, but had a late penalty reversed due to a controversial sending off. Scotland will be relieved to have won the tour game 19-17 after the home side pushed them all the way. MORE »

New Zealand win England series 2-0 with victory in Dunedin

New Zealand wrapped up their with England by winning the second Test 28-27 in front of a capacity crowd at the Forsyth Barr stadium in Dunedin on Saturday. The All Blacks retain the Hilary Shield, with one match left to play in Hamilton next weekend. MORE »

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Fiji score six tries in Pacific Nations Cup rout against Tonga

Fiji got their 2014 Pacific Nations Cup defence under way with a convincing 45-17 win over Tonga at Churchill Park in Lautoka earlier today. The defending champions scored six tries and played some excellent rugby, with the backs in particular running riot. MORE »

 
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