Posts in See it to Believe it


Friday, June 23, 2017

Christian Lealiifano makes unbelievable comeback after Leukaemia diagnosis

Brumbies number ten Christian Lealiifano has made an incredible return to rugby after being out of action for ten months after being diagnosed with Leukaemia. It was an emotional comeback, as he played against the Asia Pacific Dragons in Singapore. MORE »

Monday, June 05, 2017

Fijian players show remarkable respect for French President prior to Top 14 final

Clermont Auvergne secured their first Top 14 title since 2010 after beating Toulon 22-16 in Paris. It was an incredibly tense encounter throughout, but one moment prior to kick-off showed the more human side of professional rugby. MORE »

Friday, May 26, 2017

USA botch try as Luke Morgan makes big tackle over try line

This comical moment at the London 7s last weekend stands out in memory as it's not the first time we've seen a player get shown up over the tryline. This time it was the USA's Martin Iosefo who bombed a try as Wales' Luke Morgan chased back admirably, then hit him hard, dislodging the ball. MORE »

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Virimi Vakatawa's unbelievable no-look offload and try at the Paris 7s

French Sevens superstar Virimi Vakatawa was at his creative best over the weekend as he helped the hosts defeat Kenya 20-14 with this unbelievable offload and try at the Sevens World Series stop in Paris. MORE »

Friday, May 05, 2017

Jordie Barrett steals the ball to score freakish try against the Stormers

If you've been living under a rock in recent times you may not have heard of Jordie Barrett, the younger yet significantly lankier version of superstar, Beauden Barrett. Today they were both on top form for the Hurricanes - again - and Jordie scored this incredible try. MORE »

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Outrageous Moments in Rugby History: Matt Burke relives a 96-19 thrashing

In this Outrageous Moments in Rugby History segment, Sean Maloney looks back on a disastrous night for the Waratahs, when they were truly demolished 96-19 by the Crusaders. Matt Burke, playing for the Tahs, recalls the infamous night of horror in this amusing short clip. MORE »

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Worcester Warriors prop Val Rapava Ruskin cited for referee push

Worcester Warriors prop Val Rapava Ruskin will appear before a RFU Discplinary panel tomorrow following this push he made on referee Greg Garner during the Aviva Premiership match against Newcastle Falcons at the weekend. MORE »

Friday, April 28, 2017

Powerful report on mental and emotional health in rugby

Just two months the rugby world came to a standstill with the shock news that former Wallaby Dan Vickerman had died, aged just 37. Varous reports and speculation followed, and what is now clear is that despite appearances, Vickerman was suffering on the inside. MORE »

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Simon Zebo's prank on Conor Murray during Lions 2013 tour match!

Conor Murray has had an interesting few days. Yesterday he was picked for the British & Irish Lions tour, and today is his 28th birthday. He is currently injured though, so could be in doubt. Recently he told this funny story about some of the banter on the previous Lions tour, where on one occassion his mate Simon Zebo stitched him up in a midweek match. 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 »

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, March 31, 2017

The All Blacks tackle Tokyo in new AIG Japan advert

The All Blacks were in Tokyo to shoot this latest AIG Japan advert for their chief sponsor. While at first it appears that they are just tackling random locals for no particular reason, there is a twist. MORE »

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The peculiar Vannes vs Narbonne 'no maul' stand off

Last weekend's ProD2 clash between Vannes and Narbonne will hardly be remember as being a classic. But what will invariably stand out is a bizarre moment of play, in which both sides tried to exploit the laws of the game to their advantage. MORE »

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Legend Shane Williams, aged 40, helps local club reach cup final

Wales legend Shane Williams turned out for his local club this past weekend, helping them to qualify for the WRU National Bowl final, which takes place at the Principality (former Millennium) Stadium next month. At 40-years-old, Williams still has some magical touches. MORE »

Friday, March 24, 2017

Karmichael Hunt and Samu Kerevi Mic'd up for Reds

The guys at Fox Sports have once again given us a chance to get closer to the action by mic'ing up Queensland Reds backs Karmichael Hunt and Samu Kerevi in recent weeks. First we've got Hunt vs the Crusaders then Kerevi against the Sharks. MORE »

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Racing 92 and Stade Fran├žais merger called off - A recap

After a farcical week of French politics and rugby combining, it's official: the controversial proposed merger between Racing 92 and Stade Fran├žais is off. We recap what took place, and look at where things stand now. MORE »

Thursday, March 02, 2017

What Rugby Gave Me, John Goldman

Rarely does sport produce such inspirational characters as John Goldman, a 76 year-old man who has beaten cancer twice, undergone a heart by-pass but continues to regularly play rugby for his club, Mill Hill RFC. This England Rugby details an extraordinary man. MORE »

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Incredible stats illustrate how kicking has changed in rugby

The latest in the Ricoh Rugby Change Series focuses on kicking in the modern game and how relevant the practice has become in the face of better attacks. MORE »

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Israel Dagg marks his 100th Super Rugby match with some serious skill

Israel Dagg celebrated his 100th Super Rugby game over the weekend, and it appears that he's already in mid-season form after showing off some serious skill to help the Crusaders beat the Brumbies, 17-13. MORE »

Monday, February 27, 2017

Italy ruck tactics bemuse England and agitate coach Eddie Jones

England had a tough time adapting when Italy employed a breakdown tactic that we've seen used by a few teams before, namely the Chiefs in Super Rugby. It resulted in chaos for the halfbacks, and led Eddie Jones to state that it wasn't rugby being played out there. MORE »

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