Home Tag Archives: rugby video

Tag Archives: rugby video

Watch: A Tribute To Retiring Saracens Legend Jacques Burger

EXETER, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 07: Jacques Burger of Saracens celebrates at the final whistle during the Aviva Premiership match between Exeter Chiefs and Saracens at Sandy Park on February 7, 2016 in Exeter, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

The English Premiership will lose one of its favourite names at the end of the season as Saracens flanker Jacques Burger has announced his retirement. Pundit Arena pays tribute to the hard-hitting Namibian with a penchant for skeleton-rearranging tackling and possessing an near-infinite level of fearlessness. Here are three reasons why we love Mr Burger so much: 1. He Is …

Read More »

Watch: All Blacks Wonderkid Dubbed ‘Jonah Lomu’s Clone’

All Blacks player Rieko Ioane during the 2016 Sydney Sevens match at Allianz Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.

It looks like New Zealand may have produced another global rugby star in the making. New Zealand is known for its ability to produce generation after generation of world-class rugby talent. Most famous among them has been the late great Jonah Lomu. The rugby fraternity continues to mourn the loss of the great man, who died late last year, and his …

Read More »

Video: Cruden Sets Up Ridiculous Try & Kaino Gets Sent Off In Blues-Chiefs Game

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 19: Cheifs Aaron Cruden (R) steps past Blues Ihaia West (L) during the Super Rugby pre-season match between the Blues and the Chiefs at Pukekohe Stadium on February 19, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Michael Bradley/Getty Images)

The Blues and Chiefs’ final trial of the Super Rugby pre-season was surprisingly eventful with one All Black showing he’s recovered from a lengthy spell on the sidelines, while another looks set for some time off the field after receiving a straight red for striking another player. Pre-season trials count for little in the overall scheme of a Super Rugby season but …

Read More »

Video: Scotland Sevens’ Nayacavou Will Go Down In History For This Offload

South Africa's Seabelo Senatla (R) falls down after failing to tackle Scotland's Joe Nayacavou (L) during their rugby match on the first day of the Dubai leg, the first leg of the IRB's 10-leg World Rugby Sevens Series, on December 4, 2015 at the Sevens stadium in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. AFP PHOTO / MARWAN NAAMANI / AFP / MARWAN NAAMANI (Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

We’ve all seen New Zealand’s Sonny Bill Williams’ ridiculous offload on his sevens debut, however Scotland’s Joe Nayacavou has already eclipsed the World Cup winner’s moment of brilliance.  Playing for Scotland against Japan in the Wellington Sevens bowl semi-final, Nayacavou looked as if he was about to run into a brick wall but somehow managed to pop the ball off in the …

Read More »

Video: Is This The Worst Try Fail Of All Time?

There have been plenty of botched tries in the past, however this one in particular has to take the cake. During a Polish game of Rugby sevens, the winger (playing in black) manages to scoot around his defender. With no-one in sight and white chalk in front of him he decides to ease off the accelerator. What happens next is …

Read More »

Watch: Tim Visser’s Mesmerising Run vs Bath Was One For the Ages

Tim Visser’s debut for his new side, Harlequins, couldn’t have gone much better, with his team running out 38-28 winners against Bath.  One piece of individual brilliance has, however, stood out. It begins with Visser brilliantly catching the ball from a height before easily turning his opponent. He wasn’t done there though, as he sidestepped Bath’s oncoming players before eventually being taken …

Read More »

Watch: 44 Seconds Of Mesmerising Southern Hemisphere Rugby

The semi-finals for this year’s World Cup have been set and we’re in for a treat with four entertaining southern hemisphere sides set to face off. Whatever happens between now and the conclusion of this weekend’s action, we can sit safe in the knowledge that we’ve already witnessed some of the most mesmerising rugby the World Cup has ever seen from these …

Read More »

Video: Beautiful Moment As Redelinghuys Takes Namibia’s Final RWC Kick

The Rugby World Cup has had some beautiful moments already, and today we witnessed yet another as Namibia’s Johnny Redelinghuys was handed the honour of taking his country’s final kick of the 2015 World Cup.  Redelinghuys retired following Sunday’s match versus Argentina at the age of 31, having amassed 50 caps for his country after coming on in the 52nd minute. Unfortunately he couldn’t mark his …

Read More »

Watch Tom Hardy Hilariously Describe Where The Likes Of Bane & Bill Sikes Would Play In Rugby

Any TV or film connoisseur worth their salt will know the name Tom Hardy, however not many will know that the film star actually played for London Irish as a youngster. As well as briefly discussing his promising youth rugby career, Hardy tells World Rugby’s official Youtube channel where he thinks characters he’s played such as Bane from ‘The Dark Knight …

Read More »

VIDEO: Waikato’s Incredible End-To-End Try vs Auckland

It’s early in the season and there is still plenty of footy to be played, but this Waikato try could just be an early Try of the Season contender.  End-to-end rugby between Waikato and Auckland in today’s ITM Cup resulted in this beauty from Anton Lienert Brown. Auckland nearly scored through a rampaging run by their openside flanker, however he …

Read More »

VIDEO: Hawke’s Bay Score Two Sublime Breakaway Tries vs Mid Canterbury

Hawke’s Bay obliterated their Ranfurly Shield opponents Mid Canterbury today on a scoreline of 57-12. Having stayed close until half-time, only trailing by five points, Mid Canterbury eventually succumbed to Hawke’s Bay, with two breakaway tries within the last ten minutes standing out as particularly magnificent. The first of these mesmerising pieces of play came from Zac Guildford, who latched on to …

Read More »