Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Jaguares turn into Argentina to beat Italy in once off Test

Argentina beat Italy for the sixth time in succession as they held on for a 30-24 win in a once off Test in Santa Fe on Saturday. It was new Italian coach Conor O'Shea's first match in charge, but he opted to rest regular captain Sergio Parisse. MORE »

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Rugby Training Mistakes: Training Like A Bodybuilder

Continuing our series of Rugby Training Mistakes, this week Rugbydump Academy Strength Coach TJ Jankowski discusses what is probably the most common mistake amongst amateur rugby players in the gym: Training like a bodybuilder. He discusses why you shouldn't do this and what to do instead. MORE »

Racing and Montpellier through to Top 14 Semi Finals

Racing 92 and Montpellier both advanced to the French Top 14 semi-finals at the weekend as they came out on top in their respective playoffs (barrages). MORE »

The Chiefs score six tries to thump Wales in midweek match

Wales were handed a 40-7 thumping earlier today, leading to questions over the merit of such a fixture in the middle of a very tough three-Test series against the world champions. The Chiefs weren't full strength, but there was a top performance by Stephen Donald. MORE »

Monday, June 13, 2016

CJ Stander banned for 1 week after red card for knocking out Pat Lambie

Ireland flanker CJ Stander had to wait anxiously to find out his fate after he was red carded for this challenge on Springbok Pat Lambie during Ireland's famous win in Cape Town on Saturday. Lambie was knocked out cold and will not be able to take part in the second Test. MORE »

James Haskell humble after smashing tackle on David Pocock

James Haskell put in arguably the best performance of his career as he helped England to a famous victory over the Wallabies in Brisbane. The veteran flanker started the match with huge intent, making a crushing tackle on David Pocock within minutes of kick off. MORE »

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Courageous Ireland beat Springboks in South Africa for first time ever

Ireland achieved a famous victory away from home, beating the Springboks in South Africa for the first time ever, and did so with just 14 men following a controversial red card. If Ireland win at Ellis Park next weekend, they win the three-match series. MORE »

England start series on a high with first ever win over Wallabies in Brisbane

England avenged their Rugby World Cup 2015 loss with an impressive 39-28 first Test win at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday. The Wallabies led early but England came back strongly and with the boot of Owen Farrell claiming 24 points, they claimed the ascendancy in the series. MORE »

New Zealand composure leads to 27th consecutive win over Wales

The All Blacks scored 21 unanswered points in a dominant second half display that cancelled out the visitors' solid first half performance. Waisake Naholo scored a brace as New Zealand won comfortably 39-21 in the end, maintaining the winning record since 1953. MORE »

England Saxons score great tries to win on tour vs South Africa 'A'

England Saxons scored some stunning tries on their way to a 32-24 victory over a South Africa 'A' team on Friday evening. The visitors led 22-3 at halftime but a second half fightback saw the South African team get within a point, before conceding a late try. MORE »

Friday, June 10, 2016

South Africa vs Ireland preview and look back at explosive 1998 Test

We continue our previews of the upcoming Summer Tours by taking a look at Ireland's match against South Africa in Cape Town. We also look back at an unsavoury clash back in 1998, when a Keith Wood punch in the first Test set the tone for a fiery second. MORE »

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Warren Gatland's entertaining interview in hilarious Crowd Goes Wild segment

The Crowd Goes Wild has fun at the expense of Warren Gatland and Gareth Anscombe ahead of the first test in the New Zealand vs Wales series. Wales has not beaten New Zealand for a very long time. MORE »

Looking back at the last three matches between Australia and England

Today we look back at the last three matches between England and Australia, as well as look forward to the first Test of the series. While England have won two of the last three, the Wallabies won the most important game, at the RWC. MORE »

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Upsets and tries aplenty on opening day of U20 World Championships

The U20 World Championship kicked off in Manchester yesterday with six matches played, featuring nail-biters, upsets and some sensational tries. If you missed the matches, and the results, you can catch up with all of them below. MORE »

Scotland stun Australia on U20 World Championship opening day

The World Rugby U20 Championship kicked off yesterday in Manchester and it has already produced one of the shocks of the year so far. Scotland came from behind to pull off a superb victory over 14-man Australia, winning 15-10. MORE »