Tuesday, February 14, 2017

2017 Six Nations: Best of social media from Round Two

Round two of the 2017 Six Nations brought three very differnt games of rugby. Italy were embarrassed by the Irish in Rome, France snatched victory against Scotland in a scrappy game in Paris and England continued their unbeaten run after a dramatic night in Cardiff. MORE »

Monday, February 13, 2017

Lopez helps France to edge Scotland after tight encounter in Paris

France edged Scotland 22-16 in a tense Six Nations clash on Sunday. Camille Lopez kicked two late penalties to deny Scotland their first win in Paris since 1999. Scores were tied with ten minutes left, but France made sure that they took this one, after a narrow defeat to England last weekend. MORE »

Elliot Daly late try secures England win after titanic battle with Wales

England claimed a 21-16 victory over Wales thanks to a late try by Elliot Daly, edging them ahead in what was a thoroughly entertaining battle in Cardiff. Wales were leading with five minutes left but a missed touch finder led to a well taken try, and ultimately a home loss for the hosts. MORE »

Tryfest in Rome as Ireland run riot against Italy

CJ Stander and Craig Gilroy scored hat-tricks as Ireland thumped Italy 63-10 to claim a bonus point and give them a boost in confidence for the rest of their Six Nations campaign, following last week's loss to Scotland. MORE »

Friday, February 10, 2017

New Zealand Super Rugby 'BOOM BOOM' advert comes under fire ahead of tournament

This is the new Super Rugby advert that was launched yesterday in New Zealand, bringing a whole lot more colour to the tournament that is already known to be jam-packed with entertainment. The style of the video has been less than warmly received though, mainly for it's lack of.. rugby. MORE »

Fantasy Six Nations: Top tips for round two

After round one of the 2017 Six Nations it was Stuart Hogg and Leigh Halfpenny who grabbed top points in the fantasy leagues, but here are some tips to help you surge up the league tables in round two. MORE »

2017 Womens Six Nations: Round Two Preview

Ireland, England and Wales reigned supreme at the expense of Scotland, France and Italy on the opening weekend of the RBS Women's Six Nations, but who will come out on top in round two? MORE »

2017 Under-20s Six Nations: Round Two Preview

England, Wales and Ireland were winners as France, Italy and Scotland all lost out in the opening round of the Under-20s Six Nations, but who will come out on top in week two? MORE »

LIVE STREAM: Joost van der Westhuizen Memorial from Pretoria

A memorial is taking place in Pretoria today for the great Springbok Joost van der Westhuizen, who passed away on Monday. Supersport have provided a live stream of the event, which takes place at Joost's beloved Loftus Versfeld, where he played for the Bulls for ten years. MORE »

Thursday, February 09, 2017

#TBT: Peter Stringer's brilliant low tackle on Jonah Lomu in 2002

This week the world of rugby remembers former Springbok Joost van der Westhuizen, who died on Saturday after a long battle with Motor Neuron Disease. The scrumhalf is well known for, amongst other exploits, his heroic tackle on Jonah Lomu in the 1995 RWC. MORE »

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

WIN Tickets to a RBS 6 Nations game of your choice with Dove Men+Care

We are giving away tickets to a home nations match of your choice thanks to Dove Men+Care. They've put together this great new tvc so to celebrate their partnership with the RBS 6 Nations, they've given us a whole lot of tickets to give to our loyal site visitors. MORE »

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Joost van der Westhuizen scores within 16 seconds against Otago in 1994

As the rugby world mourns the loss of the great Joost van der Westhuizen, we've seen a number of emotive tributes online. While Joost scored 38 Test tries, he scored an impressive amount in tour games too. Here is a quick look at one such try from 1994. MORE »

France's Caroline Boujard cited after reckless mid-air tackle

France replacement winger, Caroline Boujard, has been cited for this dangerous tackle in the Women's Six Nations match against England on Saturday. She was yellow carded at the time but was later cited by the independant Citing Commissioner, facing a hearing today. MORE »

Seven blistering Sydney Sevens tries as Blitzboks win again

While most eyes were on the Six Nations this past weekend, the HSBC Sevens World Series made a stop in Sydney and once again it was all South Africa, defeating England 29-14 in the final. Here's a look at the seven best tries, each one seemingly better than the last. MORE »

Monday, February 06, 2017

Legendary scrumhalf Joost van der Westhuizen passes away

Springbok legend Joost van der Westhuizen has lost his lengthy battle with motor neuron disease. The World Cup winner passed away on Monday afternoon after having been rushed to hospital in critical condition on Saturday. He is survived by two children, and was 45-years-old. MORE »