This was some touch finder from Spain’s Facundo Munilla against Georgia- effectively a length of the field kick aided by the wind. Was near his own try line when he kicked the ball, and it goes around 99 metres to the other end! Continue reading “Longest ever touch finder in rugby union?- Facundo Munilla kick for Spain vs Georgia 2019”
South Africa came mighty close to beating the All Blacks at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday, leading 30-18 before a meltdown in the last few minutes allowed New Zealand to snatch a 32-30 win.
An incident during the game appeared to show prop Steven Kitshoff push his own teammate and star wing Aphiwe Dyantyi out of his way Continue reading “Video Steven Kitshoff pushes Aphiwe Dyantyi 2018 | Kitshoff pushes Dyantyi in New Zealand test Loftus”
This Ben Youngs post match “interview” vs South Africa was a rather disappointing moment from the English scrumhalf after the Three Lions went down 23-12 to South Africa in Bloemfontein on 16 June, 2018. Youngs’ interview was with Gail Davis (Sky Sports), and in the eyes of many fans, was disrespectful Continue reading “Video Ben Youngs post match interview vs South Africa 2018 | Youngs Sky Sports Gail Davis rude short interview”
Brian Moore was scathing in his comments on the South African national team during their autumn international against Wales, calling them the “worst South African side” he had ever seen. Check out the video of his commentary Continue reading “Video Brian Moore Commentary on Springboks- “This is the worst South African side I’ve ever seen””
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”
A thrilling 31-31 draw in this Barbarians v Springboks game at the Wembley Stadium on 5 November, 2016. Rohan Janse van Rensburg scored a crucial equalising try as the Boks fought back at the end, but Patrick Lambie missed the sideline conversion that would have given the Boks victory. Check out the great try from Taqele Naiyaravoro, where he made a mockery of Sergeal Petersen’s defence en route. Continue reading “Barbarians vs South Africa Boks 2016 31-31 Highlights Naiyaravoro Try Video”
Highlights from Japan’s stunning 34-32 victory over South Africa at the 2015 Rugby World Cup in Brighton. Today marks the first anniversary of that historic win from the Blossoms Continue reading “Boks vs Japan RWC 2015 Highlights Video | Japan 34-32 South Africa Tries English Commentary”
The groups for the 2016 Rio Olympics Rugby 7’s tournament have been made, with the 12 competing teams divided into four groups of 3 each.
Spain’s reward for shocking Samoa and qualifying are games with South Africa, France and Australia in Group B.
Group A contains HSBC sevens winners Fiji, emerging powerhouse United States and South American sides Argentina and Brazil.
Group C sees New Zealand, Great Britain, Kenya and Japan drawn together.
Should Gareth Davies’ try vs Scotland for Wales in their Six Nations try on 13 February, 2015 been disallowed for the scrumhalf being offside?
Check out video analysis below- Gareth Davies try- Wales 27-23 Scotland- Six Nations 2016 Continue reading “Was Gareth Davies offside for try vs Scotland? Wales Scotland 6 Nations Rugby 2016”
Stormers and Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth has been named as the new SARPA president (South African Rugby Players Association) for 2016, replacing Sharks hooker Bismarck du Plessis, who has moved north to join Montpellier.
It’s a massive honour for me to be entrusted with the responsibility of representing professional players in South Africa in this manner
Bismarck has done a sterling job representing all professional players over the past five years and I aim to continue the legacy he has left behind.
Under his leadership, our organisation has made huge strides, which have contributed to the organisation’s efforts in creating a better environment for professional rugby players in South Africa
SARPA Executive Committee 2016: Eben Etzebeth (President), Clemen Lewis (vice-President), Blake Kyd, Juan de Jongh, Teboho Mohoje, Kevin Luiters, Zenay Jordaan, Steph Roberts and Warren Whiteley Continue reading “New SARPA President 2016- Eben Etzebeth replaces Bismarck du Plessis”