Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Dangerous 'chop tackle' causes bad knee injury, sparks debate

This tackle, that took place in Spain recently, has caused a large amount of debate on our social media pages after we shared it yesterday. The challenge, made by Alex Silvestre in the Spanish 2nd Division match in Valencia, unfortunately resulted in a bad knee injury. MORE »

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

New simplified rugby law book launched for 2018

Today sees the launch of World Rugby's new simplified law book, in a move that hopes to improve the global understanding of the sport, while enhancing accessiblity, without altering the laws themselves. MORE »

Monday, January 01, 2018

Five of the Best tries from the latest round of the French Top 14

Round 14 of France's top domestic competition is in the books, so here's a look at five of the best tries from the latest action, including some scorchers and a top try in particular scored by a man who started his career in 1999. MORE »

Five things to watch out for in 2018

2018 is set to deliver another year of fantastic rugby action. And while there are no Lions tours or World Cups to look forward to, it will nonetheless be another enthralling, entertaining and intriguing 12 months. MORE »

Friday, December 29, 2017

Hooker escapes ban after ridiculous citing for bumping into the referee

The ruling on the unbelievable Elliot Dee citing took place today, after the young Dragons hooker was cited for 'making contact' with the referee late in the Dragons vs Cardiff Blues Guinness Pro 14 match at Rodney Parade. MORE »

Uplifting video on how rugby is helping young kids in inner city Harlem

World Rugby have put together this short piece that shows the great work being done in Harlem by coach Richard Kirkland and Play Rugby USA. Kirkland, known as 'Coach Rick' talks about how the programme has changed his life, and continues to improve the lives of young inner city kids. MORE »

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Scrumhalf Conor Murray scores try after going up in the lineout!

Conor Murray is doing his best to put his seal on the title of world's best scrum-half. As if he wasn't already talented enough at the position, he impressed with this gem of set-piece skill in being lifted for a lineout throw. MORE »

Jordan Larmour scores one of the best tries you will see this season

Leinster fullback Jordan Larmour scored a genuine try of the season contender as Munster were defeated 34-24 at Thomond Park. Just 20-years-old and already on Joe Schmidt's radar, Larmour will have Irish fans salivating at what is still to come. MORE »

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Jonny May cleared after red card for committing same offence twice

Leicester Tigers winger Jonny May is free to play after he received two yellow cards and a sending off during Sunday's match against Saracens. May was sin-binned twice for the exact same offence. Saracens won the match 29-17. MORE »

The Season: Fascinating Documentary on Nudgee College's First XV - Episode 5

Catch up on the final episode of the fascinating The Season documentary, featuring Brisbane school Nudgee College in their quest for a 41st GPS Premiership title. In this final episode, it's all to play for with an undefeated record on the line. MORE »

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Edinburgh's Simon Berghan sent off for head stamp in 1872 Cup first leg

14-man Edinburgh produced the shock of the Pro14 season so far with an incredible last-minute victory over leaders Glasgow at Murrayfield. MORE »

Clermont prop's brain explosion hands match to Pau seconds from time

Pau snatched victory from defending champions Clermont after replacement prop Beka Kakabadze lost his cool and effectively cost them the match. The 22-year-old Georgian lashed out in the final minutes of the game, earning a yellow card and giving away a crucial penalty. MORE »

Friday, December 22, 2017

Bizarre few seconds of WWE rugby with piledriver and headbutt leading to ban

Nothing declares you want to spend several weeks on the sidelines like head-butting an opponent. Racing 92 back Juan Imhoff will do just that after head-butting Castres scrum half Rory Kockott in their match this past weekend. MORE »

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Nigel Owens puts moaner in his place after Kahn Fotuali'i demolishes scrumhalf

Samoan scrumhalf Kahn Fotuali'i, who recently signed a new deal to stay on at Bath, made this cracking hit on his opposite number at the weekend. Bath claimed a 26-21 win, and this tackle was one of the many highlights of the match, and even included a trademark Nigel Owens comment. MORE »

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

WATCH: Giant Opeti Fonua's biggest hits

Giant Tongan forward Opeti Fonua is moving back to former team Agen, the Newcastle Falcons confirmed. Fonua is widely regarded as one of the biggest forwards in rugby, and has claimed a number of victims over the years with his big ball carries. MORE »