Friday, August 25, 2017

Nick Mallet rips into Springbok centre in ATTACK PLAY pitch demo

Former Springbok and Italy coach Nick Mallett, joined by Jean De Villiers and Gcobani Bobo, takes a look at some attacking errors made by Springboks centre Jessie Kriel against Argentina last weekend. Mallet and crew then show what was done wrong, and explain how to fix it. MORE »

Thursday, August 24, 2017

SANZAAR release statement on Sonny Bill Williams continuing to play despite being knocked out

Following a worrying head-knock incident in the opening minutes of the Rugby Championship clash between Australia and New Zealand, SANZAAR have released a statement saying that they have urgently reinforced the Head Injury Assessment (HIA) protocols. MORE »

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Canterbury Rugby Fit Experiment: Week 1, Initiation

This week sees the launch of the unique new #RugbyFit Experiment campaign with Canterbury, whereby we've got a rugby team - mentored by Dylan Hartley - taking on the challenge from website Rugby Lad, who have Robbie Henshaw on their side. MORE »

Pierre Spies dominates with first ever Test try against England in 2007

Former Springbok number eight Pierre Spies announced his retirement from rugby earlier this week, writing a heartfelt statement on his website. The 32-year-old physical specimen earned 53 Test caps and played for the Bulls, Montpellier and Japanese side, Kintetsu Liners. MORE »

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

BOOTS REVIEW: Canterbury's new range

Last week we gave away a pair of the all new Canterbury range of boots that features four different styles. There was a fair bit of interest, so here is a quick overview and review of what each boot is like and who it will be most suited to. MORE »

Monday, August 21, 2017

FANTASY RUGBY: Rugby Championship Round 1 Team of the Week

Week one of the 2017 Rugby Championship is in the books and those of you who made some good picks in our Rugbypass Fantasy Rugby will now be sitting pretty. If you're still on the fence about joining or need some tips for next week, here's a recap. MORE »

Rugby Championship 2017 - Round 1 wrap-up

The 2017 Rugby Championship got off to a flying start as New Zealand staked a claim for a fifth title in six years after a thumping 54-34 victory over Australia in Sydney. South Africa also got off to a winning start with a morale-boosting 37-15 win against Argentina in Port Elizabeth. MORE »

Christian Lealiifano continues recovery with loan spell at Ulster

Brumbies and former Wallabies star Christian Lealiifano will continue his incredible return to rugby with a loan spell at Irish Province Ulster in the newly reformed PRO14 competition. It's yet another milestone after a hard-fought battle with illness. MORE »

Thursday, August 17, 2017

#TBT to Australia's dramatic Bledisloe Cup triumph in 2000

The Rugby Championship begins again this weekend with Australia hosting New Zealand in the first of the Bledisloe Cup matches at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. Today we look back at an iconic moment in Australian rugby, when a legend sealed a dramatic victory for the hosts. MORE »

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Join Rugbydump's Rugby Championship Fantasy league

We're well aware that we have a huge amount of knowledgeable rugby gurus that visit Rugbydump regularly, so this year we're a running a Fantasy League for the Rugby Championship that features a real statistical approach to the game. MORE »

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Epic 'Inches Speech' Wallabies preview ahead of Bledisloe clash with All Blacks

Excitement is building as kickoff for the 2017 Rugby Championship is just a few days away. Fox Sports Australia have released this epic preview video ahead of this weekend's Bledisloe opener between the Wallabies and All Blacks in Sydney. MORE »

Monday, August 14, 2017

Top 5 Tries from Round 2 of the Women's Rugby World Cup

Round two of the Women's Rugby World Cup took place on Sunday, with New Zealand racking up a 121-0 defeat of Hong Kong, while hosts Ireland came back from trailing Japan to win 24-14. Here are five of the best tries scored on the day, as the USA, England and France also picked up big wins. MORE »

Friday, August 11, 2017

LIVE STREAM: Toulon vs Clermont preseason friendly

Tonight's Top 14 preseason friendly between Toulon and Clermont will be streamed LIVE and for free around the globe via the above video player. Check in for a 7pm (France time) kickoff and enjoy. MORE »

Western Force axed from Super Rugby

It's a sad day for rugby union in Western Australia as the Force have been kicked out of Super Rugby, following months of speculation. Due to the tournament being reduced from 18 to 15 teams for 2018, the Australian Rugby Union will discontinue their Super Rugby licence. MORE »

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Women's World Cup - Opening day highlights

The Women's Rugby World Cup began in earnest on Wednesday with defending champions England cementing their status as favourites with a comfortable win over Spain while hosts Ireland downed Australia in a nail-biting finish in Dublin. MORE »