Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Australia's Women claim historic Gold Medal at the Rio Olympics

The Australian Women's 7s team have made history by becoming the first team to win Olympic Gold in Rugby 7s, after beating New Zealand 24-17 in the final in Rio last night. New Zealand, whose star player Portia Woodman had an awful time, took Silver while Canada, who were outstanding against Great Britain, deservedly got Bronze. MORE »

Monday, August 08, 2016

Rugbydump Academy official sponsor of Rugby Nations 16 ‘Career Mode’

Rugby Nations 16, the latest number one rugby game on mobile, now features Rugbydump Academy as the official sponsor of Career Mode. Using our link, get the game today at a discount, for a limited time only. MORE »

Rio 2016 Olympics Preview: France

France come into Rio 2016 as one of the most successful teams in Olympic history, having won the first competition back in 1900, before going on to become beaten finalists in both the 1920 and 1924 Games. MORE »

Rio 2016 Olympics Preview: Australia

While much of the attention given to Australia's Olympic 7s side will be directed at the men, it is the women's squad that go into Rio 2016 in the better form. The side, led by captain Sharni Williams have dominated the Women's Sevens Series circuit this year en route to the title. MORE »

Ben May and Loni Uhila warned for flipping Warren Whiteley in lineout

Hurricanes forwards Ben May and Loni Uhila have been issued Citing Commissioner Warnings for dangerously taking out Lions skipper Warren Whiteley in the lineout during the Super Rugby final on Saturday. MORE »

Hurricanes beat the Lions to win maiden Super Rugby title

The Lions put up a good fight but were unable to contend with the Hurricanes, who lifted the Super Rugby trophy for the first time after a convincing 20-3 victory in Saturday's final. After 21 seasons of heartache, the 'Canes finally came good on all the talent they've had over the years. MORE »

Friday, August 05, 2016

Super Rugby Final Preview as the Hurricanes host the Lions

On Saturday, the Lions will face the Hurricanes in Wellington's Westpac Stadium for 2016 Super Rugby glory. After 17 thrilling rounds and some brilliant playoff rugby, both sides appear to be hitting their peak at exactly the right moment. MORE »

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 »