The Heineken Champions Cup quarterfinals take place this weekend, and we have some mouth-watering ties coming up.
Exeter vs Leinster appears to be the pick of the ties- it will take place on 10 April after the La Rochelle-Sale clash.
The 11 April last eight ties are both all-French affairs, with Bordeaux taking on Racing Metro in one QF and Clermont against Toulouse in the other.
This Paul Gabrillagues yellow card vs New Zealand was a controversial moment from France’s first test vs the All Blacks at Eden Park on 9 June, 2018. The game was tied at 11-11 when referee Luke Pearce sent French lock Gabrillagues to the sin bin for an alleged high tackle on Ryan Crotty, and it proved to be a vital turning point in the game. The tackle, as later seen, wasn’t worthy of a yellow, but ref Pearce gave the yellow without checking it with the TMO. New Zealand eventually won 52-11 Continue reading “Video Paul Gabrillagues Crotty Tackle 2018 Luke Pearce referee- Gabrillagues yellow card vs New Zealand”
Wallabies outside center Tevita Kuridrani showed some incredible skill in grounding the ball to score what would be the match winning try for Australia in their 25-23 win over France. League like grounding from TK Continue reading “Video Tevita Kuridrani try vs France 19 November 2016 | Incredible grounding”
Natal Sharks defence coach Omar Mouneimne has been released from his contract in Durban after he agreed to take up an assignment with Stade Francais. The much travelled Mouneimne had a fantastic impact on the Sharks this year in Super Rugby (they went from being one of the worst defensive sides in SR 2015 to being one of the best in 2016), but has now agreed to return to the Northern Hemisphere.
Under Mouneimne, the Sharks conceded only 20 tries in 12 games before the international break (and 16 in 4 after the break), and were the best defensive side going into the Super Rugby playoffs. Continue reading “Omar Mouneimne Stade Francais defence coach- Omar leaves Sharks for SF”