Sunday, June 12, 2016

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 »

Absorb and Create On-Pitch Power with Multi-Direction Hops

In rugby training there is a lot of focus on creating power and exploding forward. This week Rugbydump S&C Coach TJ Jankowski looks at the opposite (and equally important!) side of the coin - absorbing the power. Do this drill and watch your speed on the pitch increase! MORE »

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Gio Aplon glides through Toulouse defence for stunning solo try

Former Springbok wizard Gio Aplon has been playing in France for the last few seasons and despite now being 33 years old, he is showing no signs of slowing down. He scored this stunning try against Toulouse at the weekend MORE »

5 Classic Moments from New Zealand vs Wales Clashes

Wales have arrived in New Zealand in anticipation of their three-Test summer tour so we thought it was high time we had a nostalgic look-back through some of the great moments between the two sides. Featuring big tackles, great tries and plenty of controversy. MORE »

Monday, June 06, 2016

Bayonne return to the Top14 after playoff win over Aurillac

Bayonne will make a welcome return to Top 14 action next season after they came out on top in their ProD2 (French second division) promotion play-off against Aurillac. They won 21-16 at the Stade Ernest Wallon in Toulouse. MORE »

Fox Sports Australia pull no punches in new promo mocking England ahead of series

Fox Sports have produced this scathing promo ahead of the three-Test series between the Wallabies and England. It features former Test stars having a full go at the RWC 2015 hosts. MORE »

Zee Ngwenya still has plenty of gas as he steps to score for San Diego

Zee Ngwenya is still alive and roasting defenders with blazing quickness and speed. For most of us, the first time we heard of Takudzwa Ngwenya was when he was roasting Bryan Habana at the 2007 Rugby World Cup. MORE »

Sunday, June 05, 2016

Rugby Tactics: The Key to Saracens' Wolf Pack Defence - Part One

This week, as part of our Rugby Tactics Series we take look at Saracens highly effective "Wolf Pack" defensive system and how the players within it make it function so well. MORE »