Wednesday, April 19, 2017

LIVE: British & Irish Lions 2017 Tour Squad Announcement

Watch an official live stream of the 2017 British and Irish Lions squad announcement here, with more details to follow later. The Lions face 10 tough challenges in New Zealand, including three Tests against the All Blacks. MORE »

10 Classic British & Irish Lions Tries ahead of 2017 squad announcement

Warren Gatland will today announce the touring squad for the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand. The Lions will embark on a 10-match campaign, beginning on 3rd June against New Zealand Barbarians in Whangerei, with the first test taking place at Eden Park on the 24th. MORE »

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Rampaging Danny Barrett at it again but Canada take Cup Final at Singapore 7s

Over the weekend, Barrett helped the USA to the 2017 Singapore final where team Canada won a thrilling match to claim their first ever Cup final. MORE »

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 8 Highlights

The Crusaders got round 8 of Super Rugby off to a flying start, knocking up 50 against the Sunwolves despite playing on an extremely wet surface in Christchurch. That was today's only game, with more to come tomorrow, with highlights updated here when available. MORE »

Friday, April 14, 2017

Friday Funnies - The Lionel Cronje around the back dummy bamboozles defence

This unbelievable try is both amusing and awesome, as Southern Kings flyhalf Lionel Cronje executed a perfectly timed around the back dummy then nudge ahead, resulting in a lovely try against the Force last weekend. MORE »

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Damian McKenzie sparks incredible full field team try for the Chiefs

The Stormers versus Chiefs game last Saturday was one of the best games we've seen thus far this year, featuring numerous moments of high quality action, and one sensational pass in particular. There was also this incredible team try by the Chiefs, finished off by winger Toni Pulu. MORE »

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Hooker Sean Cronin makes a mockery of Dan Biggar with a stunning try

Leinster Hooker Sean Cronin scored this superb try during victory over the Ospreys at the weekend, making a fine return from injury after missing out on the entire Six Nations. There have since been calls for his inclusion in the British & Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand. MORE »

Seven outstanding tries from the 2017 Hong Kong Sevens

The Hong Kong Sevens are over for another year and as expected, there were a myriad of unbelievable tries scored throughout the three-day showstopper tournament. View some of the best below, as well as highlights from the final day of action. MORE »

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A closer look at how Professionalism has changed Rugby

The latest in the series of Ricoh Rugby Change videos looks at arguably one of the most important events in the game, the dawn of professionalism. The series investigates the impact professionalism has had on rugby union since its conception in 1995, the fundamental changes in the way the sport is run and consumed as well as the future. MORE »

Monday, April 10, 2017

Ma'a Nonu back to form with brilliant individual try against Toulouse

Powerful Toulon midfielder and former All Black Ma'a Nonu was back to his best as he helped Toulon to an important Top 14 victory over Toulouse at the weekend. It was a score reminiscent of his try against the Wallabies in the 2015 Rugby World Cup final. MORE »

Super Rugby teams face emotional cut with another restructure

SANZAAR has announced that the Super Rugby tournament has been restructured and will kick-off in 2018 with a three conference, 15-team format: five teams from New Zealand, four from Australia, four from South Africa, one from Japan; and one from Argentina. MORE »

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Dillyn Leyds sets up try with one of the best passes you will ever see

Stormers winger Dillyn Leyds pulled off one of the passes of the decade yesterday as the Stormers beat the Chiefs 34-26 in a seven try thriller in Cape Town. The Chiefs themselves scored one of the best team tries you'll see, but this pass in particular was out of this world. MORE »

Friday, April 07, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 7 Highlights

Round 7 of Super Rugby started with a free-flowing game that featured the old cliche of a game of two halves, as the Hurricanes flew off to an early lead before being tracked down by the Waratahs. View highlights below, with more to be added throughout the weekend. MORE »

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Warren Gatland's son Bryn set for Super Rugby debut

Young flyhalf Bryn Gatland is set to make his first Blues appearance in Super Rugby this coming weekend, a moment that could set in motion a strange series of events. He is the son of British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland, who will face the Blues in June. MORE »

Australian rugby in 'big trouble' after a number of poor performances

It may only be the start of the new Super Rugby season, but already the Australian teams are beginning to feel the heat. It's been a largely poor start for all their franchises and it has been hard to avoid it in the media. MORE »