Monday, November 02, 2015

Sonny Bill Williams gives World Cup winners medal away to young fan, but gets given another one

Having won the Rugby World Cup for a second time in succession, midfield star Sonny Bill Williams did something that those watching on could hardly believe. After a young fan took to the field and was tackled by security, SBW then escorted him off, and gave him his winners medal. MORE »

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Highlights and celebrations as All Blacks win successive Rugby World Cup titles

The All Blacks did what nobody before them has ever managed to do as they beat the Wallabies to go back to back and retain the Rugby World Cup. Their 34-17 victory takes them to three title wins, ahead of South Africa and Australia who remain on two. MORE »

Friday, October 30, 2015

Springboks ease to win over Argentina to claim Third place in Rugby World Cup 2015

Bryan Habana was unable to beat the world record for most tries ever in Rugby World Cup history, that he holds with Jonah Lomu, but played a part in South Africa's 24-13 victory over Argentina at the Olympic Stadium on Friday night. MORE »

How to Get Faster for Rugby

Performance Coach Dave Thomas looks at some easy drills guaranteed to make you quicker over every distance. We guarantee that these simple drills, practiced and scheduled properly, will improve your testing time over a variety of distances. MORE »

A Cup Full of Baggage - The RWC Final from a Kiwi perspective

Four years ago we heard from lifelong New Zealand fan, Antony O'Sullivan, as he and an expectant nation prepared for the the 2011 RWC knockout stages. Now, with a first ever away win for the All Blacks a possibility, we hear from the 'simian' Kiwi again. MORE »

Friday Funnies - Dowson gives O'Callaghan a cheeky slap

Here's a quick clip of a funny moment in a Premiership match last weekend, as Sale Sharks beat Worcester Warriors, and Phil Dowson took the opportunity to slap Irishman Donncha O'Callaghan on the behind after a bit of a wardrobe malfunction at the scrum. MORE »

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Giant Mat Luamanu barrels through Fijian Seremaia Bai

Last week George Smith was smashed on his Premiership debut. Someone that contributed to the double tackle was massive Harlequins number eight, Mat Luamanu. On this occasion it was him with ball in hand, and Seremaia Bai on the receiving end. MORE »

Wallabies team fields just one change to starting XV for Rugby World Cup Final

Wallabies team named for Rugby World Cup 2015 Final Wallabies Head Coach Michael Cheika has announced his team for the Rugby World Cup 2015 Final against New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday (Sunday 3am AEDT). Scott Sio will return to the starting XV having overcome MORE »

New Zealand team unchanged for Rugby World Cup Final vs Australia

New Zealand have named their team to take on Australia in the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham on Saturday. The team is exactly the same as the one that beat the Springboks 20-18 in the Semi Final last weekend. MORE »

More Nigel Owens gems ahead of the Rugby World Cup Final

As was confirmed earlier this week, Nigel Owens will referee the Rugby World Cup Final between New Zealand and Australia. He's clearly the best ref in the world right now, most notably for the way he allows the game to flow, his superb control under pressure, and his well timed one liners. MORE »

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Rugby Tactics: Box Kicking

The box kick is an essential skill in modern rugby. But before you go ahead and say to your scrum half, “Right, let’s start box kicking!” it’s important to be understand all the different situations in which this tactic can be used. MORE »

Canterbury win another ITM Cup Final, as Hawkes Bay get promoted in thriller

While the World Cup nears a close, New Zealand's provincial domestic competition, the ITM Cup, culminated with two sensational finals at the weekend. MORE »

A look at some of the Best Moments from Rugby World Cup 2015

This year's Rugby World Cup has been full of some quite unforgettable drama, surprises and disappointment. And as the competition nears its end this Saturday, Sky Sport New Zealand has taken their chance to reflect on some of the stand-out moments from the past six weeks. MORE »

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Most Memorable Tries of the 2015 Rugby World Cup

With just two matches left in the World Cup, Sky Sport NZ have put together this great compilation of some of the very best and most memorable tries scored at this year's tournament. MORE »

Monday, October 26, 2015

Nigel Owens picked to referee the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final

Welsh referee Nigel Owens will take charge of this year's Rugby World Cup Final between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham this coming Saturday. MORE »