Friday, October 14, 2016

Brilliant flick infield by Adam Knight saves Otago try

Otago flanker Adam Knight produced a sensational piece of play against Manawatu earlier today, helping his side to a 21-14 victory in the Mitre 10 Cup. It's the type of skill we've seen in Rugby League's NRL before, most notably in 2008 when Greg Inglis set up Mark Gasnier. MORE »

Fiji team set to play in Australia's domestic championship in 2017

The Australian Rugby Union, Fiji Rugby Union and World Rugby have today announced that a Fiji-based team will enter Australia's National Rugby Championship (NRC) competition in 2017. MORE »

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Functional Gym Training for Rugby - Why It Makes No Sense

In today's article Rugbydump Academy Strength Coach TJ discusses why searching for "functional" exercises may not be in your best interest. He talks about what may be a better way of looking at things as well as what Functional Training actually is. MORE »

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Maro Itoje performs some sort of wizardry to steal ball

What can't this man do? Here is yet another brilliant bit of play from Maro Itoje, England's next superstar forward, if he isn't already. If you don't know much about him yet, you will soon because the Saracens lock is pure class, and at such a young age. MORE »

Johnny Leota banned for dangerous judo throw on Aled Brew

Sale Sharks back Johnny Leota has been suspended for two weeks after he was yellow carded late in the Aviva Premiership match against Bath for flipping and 'judo throwing' Aled Brew to the floor. MORE »

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

HUGE hits from menacing midfielders Johnny Fa'auli and Hunter Paisami

Johnny Fa'auli went on a rampage for Taranaki against Wellington making three huge hits, while Hunter Paisami put in a monster hit during a schoolboys clash with New Zealand. MORE »

Gigantic Joe Tekori tosses Morgan Parra to the floor with ease

Clermont Auvergne narrowly edged out Toulouse 29-25 in the Top 14 at the weekend, but scrumhalf Morgan Parra got a little more than he bargained for when he tried tacking giant Samoan, Joe Tekori. MORE »

5 AMAZING tries from the Aviva Premiership

The amount of rugby being played at the weekend meant it was very easy to miss key moments. Thankfully, the Citizen Try of the Week series produces the best tries from the Aviva Premiership, and round 6 served up some scorchers! MORE »

Monday, October 10, 2016

Nick Phipps warned for pushing medic during Argentina Test

Wallabies replacement scrumhalf Nick Phipps has been issued with a warning after he pushed an Argentinian medic who was attempting to get the ball during their Rugby Championship match at Twickenham on Saturday. Phipps was penalised at the time. MORE »

Lood de Jager suspended after dangerous charge into Wyatt Crockett

Springbok lock Lood de Jager has been suspended for a week after he was yellow carded for charging into a ruck against the All Blacks during Saturday's 57-15 humiliation in Durban. De Jager pleaded guilty to the offence in a disciplinary hearing. MORE »

Wallabies victorious over Argentina in historic Twickenham clash

The Wallabies came out on top in an entertaining Rugby Championship Twickenham fixture on Saturday, the first of it's kind in the northern hemisphere. The 33-21 meant that the Wallaby side finished in second place on the overall tournament log, behind winners New Zealand. MORE »

Sunday, October 09, 2016

New Zealand score 45 second half points to CRUSH South Africa

The All Blacks put in a rampant second half performance to blow the Springboks out of a Rugby Championship contest that was evenly matched on the scoreboard at halftime. When the black machine kicked into gear, they achieved a record 57-15 victory. MORE »

Friday, October 07, 2016

Powerful Top 5 'Tongan Thor' moments

Prop Taniela Tupou is still just 20 years old, but his rise to fame has been so fast that he is practically a household name already. Well, 'Tongan Thor' is anyway. Here is another look at this rising talent in action, with a rundown of his best bits since he first came to prominence. MORE »

Win the NEW Autumn Winter Canterbury Training Kit!

We've teamed up with Canterbury to offer you the chance to win some of the new Canterbury Autumn Winter 2016 training range. Simply enter below and we'll announce the winner next week. MORE »

Old rivals in way of New Zealand record and tournament clean sweep

New Zealand can make history on Saturday as they look for a perfect finish to this year's Rugby Championship, while old rivals South Africa will aim to spoil the party in Durban, and avenge their earlier Round 4 loss. MORE »