Monday, February 26, 2018

La Rochelle hooker burns All Black legend to score dazzling 80m try

On Sunday, young La Rochelle hooker Pierre Bourgarit decided it was time he became a household name by scoring this unbelievable near length-of-field try against Toulon. MORE »

Ryan Wilson may be in big trouble after citing commissioner intervention

Scotland backrower Ryan Wilson has been cited following Saturday's historic Calcutta Cup win over England at Murrayfield. Wilson was involved in the tunnel scuffle with Owen Farrell prior to kick-off, but this citing is for a different incident. MORE »

Red card not enough as Higginbotham gets suspended for dangerous tackle

The Queensland Reds will be without the services of loose forward Scott Higginbotham for a few weeks after he was suspended for the dangerous tackle that he was red carded for on Friday. He pleaded guilty but still couldn't avoid a ban. MORE »

New footage shows moment Owen Farrell pushed Scotland players in the tunnel before kick-off

England will wait and see if Owen Farrell will face punishment for the scuffle in the tunnel before kick-off. We've got another angle on the incident, with new footage MORE »

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Scotland claim first victory over England since 2008 in epic match

Scotland produced a sensational performance in front of a packed BT Murrayfeld to beat England 25-13 and reclaim the Calcutta Cup for the first time since 2008. MORE »

Stockdale seals third straight Ireland win in Dublin thriller

A late interception try from Jacob Stockdale enabled Ireland to claim a thrilling 35-27 victory over Wales at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin to keep their 6 Nations title hopes alive. MORE »

Friday, February 23, 2018

Misfiring France labour to crucial victory over Italy in Marseille

After a run of eight straight defeats, France finally secured their first win of the 6 Nations campaign, beating Italy 34-17 at the Stade VĂ©lodrome in Marseille. MORE »

Martin Johnson escapes with warning after nasty throat stamp in 1999

The Calcutta Cup between Scotland and England is the oldest international fixture in the history of the game and the two sides face each other again this weekend in another eagerly anticipated encounter. MORE »

Plenty of tries on show as Highlanders edge out Blues in Super Rugby thriller

The Highlanders opened their 2018 Super Rugby account with a hard-fought 41-34 victory over the Blues in Dunedin on Friday. Nine tries were scored throughout a fiercely contested affair as the lead changed hands on multiple occasions. MORE »

Scott Higginbotham pleads innocence but red card wrecks Reds opener

The Queensland Reds had a nightmare start to their Super Rugby campaign as they lost a man after just ten minutes, leading to a heavy 45-19 loss at the hands of the Melbourne Rebels. Scott Higginbotham had.. MORE »

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Andries Coetzee has reinvented the wheel with inexplicable passing technique

Lions and Springbok fullback Andries Coetzee appears to have taken a liking to a truly unorthodox kind of pass, the kind that's usually seen during warm-ups on the training field. Saturday wasn't the first time he's done it either MORE »

Gaby Lovobalavu's crucial tackle looked innocuous, until he was cited

Gabiriele Lovobalavu was cited and has been suspended for a crucial tackle that he made in the closing seconds of Wasps's Aviva Premiership clash with Exeter Chiefs on Sunday. He appeared before a disciplinary hearing in London last night. MORE »

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Dropped Teddy Thomas shows dazzling feet in Racing 92 win over La Rochelle

A week after being dropped from Jacques Brunel's French side for this Friday's 6 Nations with Italy in Marseille, Teddy Thomas was in illustrious form in Racing 92's Top 14 win over La Rochelle. MORE »

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Shane Williams and Andy Powell get their kit off for bizarre sumo experience

With the next Rugby World Cup kicking off in Japan next year, hype is gradually starting to build, as fans will be introduced to the host cities and get to learn more about Japanese culture. Clearly Shane Williams and Andy Powell were asked to help out... MORE »

Romania's dangerous high tackle that helped Spain to an upset victory

Spain beat Romania 22-10 in the Rugby Europe Championship to find themselves in pole position for Rugby World Cup 2019 qualification. Their task was helped early on when Romania lost a man to the sin-bin thanks to this reckless tackle. MORE »