Video Jordie Barrett pass vs Chiefs for Savea Try March 10 2017- Great Passing Skill

Here is Jordie Barrett’s great pass against the Chiefs to set up Julian Savea’s try for the Hurricanes in their Super 18 game on 10 March, 2017. Jordie is the younger brother of All Black and Canes flyhalf Beauden Continue reading “Video Jordie Barrett pass vs Chiefs for Savea Try March 10 2017- Great Passing Skill”

Rugby Team of the Year 2016- L’Equipe Best 15 Rugby Players in 2016

Here is rugby union’s team of the year for 2016 according to French newspaper L’Equipe. The team is predictably dominated by New Zealand, with no less than eight All Blacks named in L’Equipe’s best 15. Four English players and one from Ireland, Scotland and France make up the 15. Continue reading “Rugby Team of the Year 2016- L’Equipe Best 15 Rugby Players in 2016”

Video Tadhg Furlong vs New Zealand 2016 | Furlong monsters three All Blacks Franks Retallick Read

Great power shown from Irish prop Tadhg Furlong in Ireland’s game against the All Blacks on 19 November, 2016. Monsters Franks, Retallick and Read while carrying the ball- certainly not an easy thing to do! Continue reading “Video Tadhg Furlong vs New Zealand 2016 | Furlong monsters three All Blacks Franks Retallick Read”

All Blacks v Springboks Extended Highlights 8 October 2016 Durban (New Zealand 57-15 South Africa)

Highlights from the All Blacks v Boks Rugby Championship clash in Durban on 8 October, 2016. Continue reading “All Blacks v Springboks Extended Highlights 8 October 2016 Durban (New Zealand 57-15 South Africa)”

Official- JWC 2017 Groups Announced- U20 World Rugby Championship 2017

The draws for the 2017 IRB JWC tournament (or World Rugby U20 Championship as it is known now), has been made. The tournament will be held in Georgia, with the hosts drawing Argentina, South Africa and France in Group C. Defending champions England are in Group A along with Australia and Wales (a repeat of the 2015 Rugby World Cup), while Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland and Italy are in Group B Continue reading “Official- JWC 2017 Groups Announced- U20 World Rugby Championship 2017”

Video Fifita vs Piers Francis 2016- Vaea hurdles and jumps over Piers Francis tackle- Counties Wellington Rugby

Wellington flanker Vaea Fifita literally leapt over Counties back Piers Francis in their Mitre 10 Cup gqame on 9 September, 2016. Wellington won 28-27 Continue reading “Video Fifita vs Piers Francis 2016- Vaea hurdles and jumps over Piers Francis tackle- Counties Wellington Rugby”

Video Owen Franks v Kane Douglas- Did Franks eye gouge Douglas Bledisloe 2 2016?

Owen Franks could be in a bit of hot water after footage showed him allegedly eye gouging Australia lock Kane Douglas in the All Blacks’ 29-9 win over the Wallabies in Wellington on August 27, 2016. Continue reading “Video Owen Franks v Kane Douglas- Did Franks eye gouge Douglas Bledisloe 2 2016?”

Super Rugby 2016 Quarterfinals Confirmed- Lions v Crusaders & Canes v Sharks in Playoffs

The Playoff lineup for Super Rugby 2016 (effectively the quarterfinals with eight teams in it) has been determined and last season’s champions the Highlanders will travel to Canberra to take on Australian leaders the Brumbies. South African conference winners the Lions will host the Crusaders while the table topping Hurricanes will square off against the Sharks in Wellington. Dave Rennie’s Chiefs will have to make the long trip to Cape Town to take on the Stormers, who have not faced a single Kiwi side in this year’s competition Continue reading “Super Rugby 2016 Quarterfinals Confirmed- Lions v Crusaders & Canes v Sharks in Playoffs”

Video Elliot Dixon & Aaron Cruden- Highlanders include Cruden in try celebration GIF

Funny little moment in today’s game between the Chiefs and the Highlanders in Dunedin, with the Otago outfit cheekily including Chiefs 10 Aaron Cruden in their celebration following Dan Pryor’s try Continue reading “Video Elliot Dixon & Aaron Cruden- Highlanders include Cruden in try celebration GIF”

Waikato Chiefs vs Wales 40-7 Highlights 14 June 2016 Tries & Haka Video

Super Rugby outfit Waikato Chiefs, themselves playing sans several first choice players, crushed Wales’ second string outfit 40-7. Some scintillating tries from the Chiefs, and some very good defence from them too Continue reading “Waikato Chiefs vs Wales 40-7 Highlights 14 June 2016 Tries & Haka Video”