Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Midweek Madness - Two casual tryscorers shown up at World Club 7's

There were two really unfortunate, yet highly amusing incidents at the Limerick World Club 7's at Thomond Park on the weekend. Both videos feature players about to score runaway tries, but result in red faced errors instead. MORE »

Monday, August 11, 2014

Griquas centre Jonathan Francke cited after awkward tackle and sending off

Griquas centre Jonathan Francke has been cited for his dangerous tackle during the 31-24 loss to the Sharks on the opening weekend of the Currie Cup. Franke was eventually red carded, in what was an awkward few minutes for referee Craig Joubert. MORE »

Sunday, August 10, 2014

France are top seeds as New Zealand go out of Women's Rugby World Cup

The final day of pool play at the Women's Rugby World Cup decided the four sides that will go through to the semi-finals in Paris on Wednesday, August 13th. Ireland will play in their first ever semi-final, against England, while hosts France take on Canada. MORE »

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The Top 5 Worst Celebrations in Rugby history

The Top 5 team at Rugby HQ are at it again, this time tracking down five of the Worst Ever Celebrations on a rugby field, no doubt prompted by the Waratahs' recent inability to produce an F1 podium moment when celebrating their Super Rugby victory in Sydney. MORE »

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Ireland Women upset New Zealand on Day Two of Women's Rugby World Cup

Ireland's women caused a huge upset when they did what their male counterparts have never done, beating New Zealand 17-14 in a dramatic Test in Paris. The Black Ferns lost for the first time in the Women's Rugby World Cup since 1991. MORE »

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Oustanding closing montage for Super Rugby 2014

The way the Waratahs ended 2014 Super Rugby was indicative of the quality and drama that has been seen in this year's high quality competition. It produced some outstanding, memorable rugby, as seen by some of the moments relived here. MORE »

Soteria Pulumu suspended from Women's World Cup for Spear Tackle

There were two suspensions that followed the opening day's play at the Women's Rugby World Cup in France. Mandisa Williams of South Africa was banned for punching, while Samoa's Soteria Pulumu received a 5 week ban for a tackle. Here is a look at the latter. MORE »

Monday, August 04, 2014

Women's Rugby World Cup Top Five Tries + Match Highlights from round one

The Women's Rugby World Cup 2014 kicked off in France on Friday, with defending champions New Zealand winning their opening match, and the home team pulling in a record TV audience. View all the match highlights plus the best tries from day one. MORE »

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Waratahs win Super Rugby title after nail-biting thriller with the Crusaders

Adam Ashley Cooper scored twice but it was Waratahs flyhalf Bernard Foley that struck a long distance, last minute penalty to claim a well deserved 33-32 Super Rugby Final victory over the Crusaders in Sydney. It is the Waratahs' first ever Super Rugby title. MORE »

Friday, August 01, 2014

The Waratahs and Crusaders Plays of the Season, so far

With the big final in Sydney tomorrow, here's a look at Sean Maloney's Plays of the Season for the two sides doing battle, the Waratahs and the Crusaders. It's a light hearted look at the good, the bad and the ugly, and should get you in the mood for what should be a massive Super Rugby clash. MORE »

New Supporters T-Shirts for the Rugby Championship

Looking ahead to this month's Rugby Championship, we've brought out two new supporters shirts for fans of both the Springboks and Argentina. MORE »

The Best Tries from the 2014 Super Rugby season

As the Super Rugby season comes to a close with the Waratahs vs Crusaders final tomorrow, here is a look at some of the sensational tries that were scored in yet another fascinating tournament. Earlier in the week we featured the biggest hits, so for the purists, here are the tries. MORE »

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Top 5 Little Men of World Rugby

Rugby HQ's latest Top 5 took a look at some of the smaller men of the game, featuring legends of years gone by that could tear up the park with footwork and raw speed alone. You can probably guess who would be number one and two (interchangeable?), but the rest are outstanding too. MORE »

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Some of the Biggest Hits from Super Rugby in 2014

Sky Sport New Zealand have put together this compilation of the biggest and most memorable hits in this year's Super Rugby tournament. Noteworthy tackles include that by Highlanders star Malakai Fekitoa, Chiefs prop Ben Tameifuna, and Colin Slade losing his gum-guard twice in two weeks. MORE »

Monday, July 28, 2014

U19 player slots a mammoth 80m+ kick at training

With the wind behind him, Cheetahs Under 19 player Gerrie Labuschagne slotted this unbelievable kick from at least 80m out in Bloemfontein, South Africa recently. Firm under foot and using the wind to his advantage, the youngster appeared to get the distance with ease, much to the delight of his team mates. MORE »

 
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