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Chiefs With an Awesome Haka to Celebrate Winning Another Super Rugby Title

Posted on 5 Aug, 2013, by in Rugby

For the second straight year, the Chiefs finish on top of the Super Rugby season, beating the Brumbies 27-22 in the final held at Waikato Stadium at Hamilton, producing an exceptional Haka dance to celebrate their dominance of New Zealand and Southern Hemisphere Rugby. More

Eric Cantona Shines in Le Choc With Brilliant Rugby Penalty

Posted on 18 Jul, 2013, by in Rugby, Soccer

We’re hoping that the exhibition match between Marseille and Toulon, done for charity and showcased one half of soccer and another half played by Rugby Union rule, known as ‘Le Choc’, is the beginning of a wonderful tradition, and hopefully it will involve Eric Cantona as a part-time referee the next time this happens. More

Marseille vs Toulon – Half Rugby Union, Half Football, in Le Choc

Posted on 1 Jul, 2013, by in Rugby, Soccer

For those who have always wanted to see quite how talented footballers are at playing Rugby, and how good Rugby players would be in playing soccer, Ligue 1 club Olympique Marseille and Top 14 team RC Toulon will play in a charity match that will incorporate both sports in what has been billed as Le Choc (The Shock). More

Australia vs British & Irish Lions (Test 2 Predictions)

Posted on 28 Jun, 2013, by in Rugby

It’s been over two decades since the Lions last came out as the triumphant side from one of their tours, but heading into the second test match against Australia with one win in the bag, the confidence is quite high at the British & Irish camp. More

New Zealand Kids Performing the Cutest Haka Ever

Posted on 27 Jun, 2013, by in Rugby

Rugby, specifically Rugby Union is a religion in New Zealand, so it’s no surprise seeing kids who can barely walk or speak imitating the Haka performed by the All-Blacks prior to their test matches. More

Opeti Fonua Runs All Over Jonny Wilkinson

Posted on 7 May, 2013, by in Rugby

Usually, big Rugby Union hits are delivered by the tackles, but in this case, it was the man with possession who delivered the pain. Opeti Fonua of Agen has often been described as a tank in human form, and Jonny Wilkinson of Toulon felt the full strength of the Tongan’s size, mass and momentum when he tried to tackle the big number 8. More

All-Time Six Nations Standings

Posted on 17 Mar, 2013, by in Rugby

Wales won the Six Nations tournament thanks to point difference and a massive win on the final day of the tournament over England, but that still isn’t enough, despite winning the title for the second consecutive time (being the first side to retain the trophy since France from six years ago, to climb too high on the all-time Six Nations standings. More

2013 Six Nations – Wales vs England Predictions

Posted on 16 Mar, 2013, by in Rugby

There’s nothing better than the Six Nations tournament being decided on the last day, between the two sides still in the title race, as undefeated, Grand Slam chasing England are visiting Wales at the Millennium Stadium, who need more than just any kind of win to win the title for the second consecutive time. More

Toby Flood and Not Much More (England vs Italy)

Posted on 10 Mar, 2013, by in Rugby

The unsympathetic reaction from the fans once the final whistle was blown told everything you needed to know about the match. England won, but were far from impressive, needing six Toby Flood penalties to overcome a stubborn Italy side, that almost thwarted a perfect run in the 2013 Six Nations Championship. More

2013 Six Nations – England vs Italy Predictions

Posted on 10 Mar, 2013, by in Rugby

On paper, this should be the easiest match of the tournament for England and a chance to give some key players a rest heading into the title-clinching match happening a week later, but Italy are hoping they can somehow make something happen in a stadium they’ve never seen much success in. More