Friday, August 05, 2016

Wallabies turn to experience with Rugby Championship 33-man squad

Wallabies Coach Michael Cheika has named an experienced 33-man squad for the Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup, that kick off later this month. Following a disastrous England series, the Wallabies are looking to bolster up the squad ahead of a tough challenge. MORE »

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Willie Le Roux signed by Wasps for 2016/2017 Season

Wasps today confirmed that Springbok fullback Willie Le Roux will join the club during the 2016/17 season, signing from Japanese side Canon Eagles. Le Roux will arrive following his commitments in Japan. MORE »

Bhubesi Pride heads through Malawi, Zambia & Botswana

Bhubesi Pride Foundation is into its fifth year of operations in Africa. Since 2012, the charity has been assembling teams of committed rugby coaches from all over the world to unite, empower and inspire communities through rugby. And you could be there with the Pride in 2017... MORE »

Rio Olympics 2016 Preview: New Zealand

One of the biggest spectacles of rugby sevens at the impending Rio Olympic Games will undoubtedly be the presence of New Zealand's superstar Sonny Bill Williams. SBW has done it all: twice a World Cup winner and Super Rugby champion in union as well as illustrious spells in Rugby League and Boxing, and now an Olympian. MORE »

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Fred Tuilagi Junior yellow carded for high tackle just 7 seconds from kickoff

Look out world, there is another Tuilagi on the loose. This time it's Freddie Tuilagi's son, and if first glance is anything to go by, he looks every bit as menacing as the rest of the famous family. His entry to Premiership 7s didn't go too well though, coming to a halt just seconds in. MORE »

Rio Olympics 2016 Preview: Great Britain

Great Britain come into this year's Rio 2016 Olympic Games in a unque position in that they are the only entrant to be formed from a selection of individual unions. MORE »

Denver Stampede win inaugural 2016 USA Pro Rugby Championship

The Denver Stampede have come away as champions in the inaugural season of professional rugby in the United States. In a strange twist, the Stampede lost on the final day, but were ahead in overall points so were crowned champions of Pro Rugby USA for 2016. MORE »

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016 Preview: Fiji

This week's build up to the 2016 Olympic Games continues with a look at the style kings of Fiji. Their electric speed, skills and flair have charmed the Sevens circuit for decades and they look set to wow the Rio crowd on the biggest stage of all. MORE »

Former player Glen Jackson will ref the 2016 Super Rugby Final

Glen Jackson has been handed the responsibility of officiating the Super Rugby Final between the Hurricanes and the Lions at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on this coming Saturday. MORE »

Monday, August 01, 2016

TJ Perenara escapes ban after kicking Sam Cane in the face

Influential Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara has avoided sanction after an incident in the second half of the Super Rugby semi final against the Chiefs was missed by both officials on the day, and the citing commissioners. He is a free to play in the final as a result. MORE »

Rio Olympics 2016 Preview: South Africa

The 2016 Olympic Games kicks off on Friday, with rugby making its first appearance since 1924. We will feature different teams and players throughout the week, in the lead up to the historic 7s event, with the Women's kicking off on Saturday the 6th, and Mens on the 9th. MORE »

Maori All Blacks new jersey design embodies culture and free-flowing rugby

Today adidas released their new Maori All Blacks jersey, inspired by the natural elements of Aotearoa. Designed over 18 months, the complex jersey embodies the powerful, free-flowing rugby for which the team is famous, and pays respect to traditional Maori culture. MORE »

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Lions light up Johannesburg as they knock Super Rugby champs out in semi final

The Lions continued their fine run of form with another dominant display against a New Zealand team, this time beating defending Super Rugby champions the Highlanders by 42-30, to go through to next weekend's final. They will travel to Wellington to take on the Hurricanes. MORE »

Hurricanes power into Super Rugby final with win over Chiefs

The Hurricanes cruised into this year's Super Rugby final after a 25-9 win over the Chiefs in Wellington. Above are quick highlights from the match, including that outstanding bit of play from brilliant Beauden Barrett. MORE »

Friday, July 29, 2016

Top 5 Centres: Jean de Villiers picks the best he's ever played against

Former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has picked the Top 5 best centres that he played against during his 109 international caps for South Africa. JDV led the Springboks to a third place finish at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, and over a Test career that spanned 13 years, has played against some of the best ever. MORE »