Friday, March 18, 2016

Six Nations Finale Preview: 3 Classic Grand Slam Deciders

As the final weekend of the RBS 6 Nations fast approaches, we take a look back at three memorable championship deciders in the tournament's vast history. MORE »

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Throwback Thursday - Motu Matu'u demolishes two Melbourne Rebels players in 2012

Gloucester have announced the signing of Hurricanes hooker Motu Matu'u, who a lot of you will know for his hard-hitting, strong carrying brand of rugby. New Zealand born, Matu'u has played 7 Tests or Samoa, including at the 2015 Rugby World Cup. MORE »

Joe Marler will face no punishment for 'Gypsy Boy' comment

England prop Joe Marler can breate easy now knowing that he will not be punished for the derogatory comment he made towards Wales prop Samson Lee last Saturday. While Marler has been cleared, coach Warren Gatland himself was also under fire. MORE »

Ma'a Nonu cited for massive no-arms hit on Grenoble scrumhalf

Ma'a Nonu has been cited after he was yellow carded for a tackle that was deemed to be with the shoulder. Nonu has a bit of a history of tackling without using his arms properly, which is surprising for a player of his calibre. MORE »

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Joe Marler escapes ban for forearm strike on Wales' Rob Evans

Joe Marler has been clearedto play following a disciplinary hearing for the incident that involved him striking Wales' Rob Evans during their Six Nations match at Twickenham on Saturday. While the citing was upheld, it was found to be not worthy of a red card. MORE »

The Top 7 Best Tries at the Vancouver Sevens

Canada's first taste of HSBC World Series 7s proved to be a huge success, with large crowds and superb knock-out stage matches. Needless to say, there were tries aplenty, and World Rugby has picked the seven that made their final cut. MORE »

Mat Luamanu flies in to make a cracking hit on big Matt Banahan

Mat Luamanu made this cracking tackle on Bath's Matt Banahan this past weekend, rocking the 6ft7 former England winger to the floor. MORE »

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

New Zealand prevail in classic inaugural Canada 7s

New Zealand were crowned winners of the inaugural HSBC Canada 7s after edging South Africa 19-14 in a scintillating Cup Final in Vancouver. Here is a quick recap for you in case you missed it on another busy rugby weekend. MORE »

Former Fiji star Seru Rabeni passes away aged 37

Seru Rabeni's passing shocked the rugby world today. The former Fijian powerhouse was just 37-years-old. He died this morning in his home in Nakasi, with the cause of death speculated to have been a heart attack, while other sources said he was ill for some time. MORE »

Tomas Francis only penalised but then cited for contact with Dan Cole's eyes

Wales prop Tomas Francis has been cited for the incident that had some fans and pundits up in arms during the Six Nations clash against England on Saturday. Francis appeared to make contact with the eyes of Dan Cole, but he was only penalised due to lack of evidence. MORE »

Monday, March 14, 2016

Dan Carter finishes off stunning length of the field Racing 92 try

Dan Carter finished off a stunning Racing 92 counter-attacking try as they beat Stade Francais 34-16 in a Top 14 derby on Saturday. The win over their rivals keeps them at the top of the table, thanks in part to Carter but also the likes of Brice Dulin, who was brilliant on the day. MORE »

Scotland come up trumps against France at Murrayfield

Scotland beat France 29-18 at Murrayfield on Sunday, handing England the Six Nations title but more importantly from their point of view, following through on the good form they've shown so far. MORE »

England hang on at Twickenham to beat Wales and later become champions

England are Six Nations and Triple Crown champions following their 25-21 victory over Wales at Twickenham on Saturday. Following Scotland's win over France, they now need to win in Paris next weekend to pick up their first Grand Slam since 2003. MORE »

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Ireland back on form with crushing win over Italy

Ireland produced a wonderous performance in front of a baying home crowd in Dublin to thrash Italy 58-15 in the 6 Nations on Saturday. View an extended highlights wrap, or shorter, quick highlights MORE »

Friday, March 11, 2016

Eddie Jones on the hateful rivalry between the English and the Welsh

England coach Eddie Jones talks about the intense rivalry between the two old enemies ahead of Saturday's big Six Nations clash at Twickenham. The winner of this match will be in pole position for the final weekend, and a championship title. MORE »