Napolioni Nalaga’s two tries help Clermont to the Top 14 Final

first_imgMonday Jun 23, 2008 Napolioni Nalaga’s two tries help Clermont to the Top 14 Final Clermont have secured themselves another shot at the French Top 14 title after crushing Perpignan 21-7 in the first of the Semi-Finals this past weekend. The victory was in part due to the Fijian flyer Napolioni Nalaga, who scored two good tries on the day.The atmosphere at a boiling Stade Velodrome in Marseille was festive to say the least, as 55 000 colourful fans packed the stadium knowing that a place in the prestigious final was 80 minutes away for one of the two star teams.After 22 minutes though, when Nalaga scored his first, you could see the writing was on the wall as Clermont showed their dominance over their forward based opposition. Their multicultural backline – featuring an Australian, Italian, South African, Fijian and Frenchmen – shone as they went about the task of doing the business on Perpignan, the fourth place team who they were a whole 17 points ahead of on the log.Nalagas first try looked easy, as he simply brushed aside a feeble tackle from Nicolas Laharrague that, for a man of the Fijians strength and balance, had no chance of ever fazing him. The powerful hand-off allowed him to scoot down the line and dot down for his 17th try of the season.With the halftime score at 16-0, the game looked all but over, and when seven minutes after the break Nalaga was released again just inside his own half, the ominous reality for Perpignan was that another try was on the cards. A simple one on one with their replacement winger Christophe Manas was not enough to stop the big man Nalaga, as he brushed him aside and dived over, taking his tally for the season to 18 tries, easily the front runner in the Top 14.This boy is a star in the making, if not one already, and as weve said before, is one to watch and someone Clermont will do well to hang onto for the future.This victory means that they will now meet Toulouse in the final of the Top 14, after they themselves beat Stade Francais, a game that well try bring you the best bits from sometime this week. Final Score: 21-7 to Clermont :: Related Posts :: Percy Montgomery’s nightmare vs Clermont Fijian flyer Napolioni Nalaga’s Top 10 Tries Time: 04:16ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueey30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueey10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. 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Final round of the Gallagher Premiership hit by a second match cancellation The final round of the Premiership lost the Worcester-Gloucester match on Tuesday and now Bristol versus London Irish is off. Napolioni Nalaga’s two tries help Clermont to the Top 14 Final | RugbyDump – Rugby News & Videos RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Sitemap Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Sign In Username or Email Password Stay logged in Forgot password Thank you for registering Click here to login Register Register now for RugbyDump commenting & enewsletter. * Required fields. 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Young James O’Connor living up to his billing

first_imgFriday Jun 18, 2010 Young James O’Connor living up to his billing Exactly two years ago I featured a profile video of James OConnor as a youngster who had a bright future ahead of him, but had to make a big choice regarding who he wanted to play for. A couple of years on, and hes now a fully fledged Wallaby who has recently taken up the starting fullback spot in the series against England.OConnor, incredibly still just 19 years of age, has followed through on the potential he showed with the Force as a 17 year old, and is now keeping guys like Adam Ashley Cooper and Kurtley Beale on the bench. He also became a first choice goal kicked last week, kicking ten points against England in Perth.Matt Giteau is back this week though, so hell relieve OConnor of the kicking duties which no doubt means less pressure on the electric runner who scored a hatrick when playing for the Australian Barbarians recently.He was the second youngest player to ever appear for the Wallabies when he made his debut against Italy in 2008, and followed that up with three tries in his first run on start for his country, an Australian first, and the youngest ever scorer of a Test hat-trick.As mentioned in this new interactive hot-spotting video, if all goes well, we could quite possibly see many more years of OConnor in action as he and the new breed of Wallaby backs terrorise the opposition for many seasons to come.The video allows you to find out more stats on OConnor while watching. Just mouseover it and youll be prompted when to click to learn more about him. If you dont want to read while watching, just keep your mouse of it.Its an interesting concept, and Im keen to hear what you think of it. Also, make sure you check out the related links to watch the profile on OConnor from two years ago, and see his first ever Super 14 try, scored for the Force. :: Related Posts :: James O’Connor – Australia, South Africa, or New Zealand? 17 Year old James O’Connor scores his first Super 14 try ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueey30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Toulon turn it on at home with thrashing of Sale Sharks

first_imgMonday Dec 17, 2012 Toulon turn it on at home with thrashing of Sale Sharks Toulon delivered a nine try thrashing of Sale Sharks at Stade Felix Mayol on Saturday evening, handing the visitors their heaviest defeat in the history of the Heineken Cup. Oozing with local and foreign talent, the French side won the game 62-0. Sale defended manfully in the first half as two attempted tries weren’t awarded, but once the dam broke, it was a dazzling 50 minutes of rugby as Toulon scored seven tries in the second half.They, along with Clermont and Harlequins, have made it four from four and will now focus on domestic silverware ahead of the tournament resuming again early in 2013.It was a lowpoint for Sale, who now have former All Blacks coach John Mitchell on board.“We were coming here looking to build on the previous performance at home but that wasn’t achieved and we are very disappointed,” said Mitchell, who joined from the Gauteng Lions. “I’ve been looking at this group of players ahead of the Christmas period and I certainly know a lot more about some individuals after that performance. Some of the characters have been revealed and I don’t have a lot of choice in some positions.“But we don’t have any regrets – we got what we deserved. Toulon were exceptional,” he said.On a sidenote, an emotional moment’s silence was held at the beginning of the game for former Sale player David Tait, who tragically lost his life in Hong Kong last week. May he rest in peace. ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

British and Irish Lions fans arriving in Australia by the thousands

first_imgFriday Jun 21, 2013 British and Irish Lions fans arriving in Australia by the thousands British and Irish Lions fans have been flocking to Australia for the series, and of course the first Test which takes place in Brisbane this weekend. Fox Sports’ Sean Maloney caught up with a whole lot of them in Sydney ahead of the clash with the Waratahs. Thousands of fans are expected at the opening Test at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday, aiming to replicate some of the famous scenes from the Gabba in 2001.“At that level you never really get intimidated by a crowd, but it was such a massive shock to see the crowd that night,” says former Wallaby Daniel Herbert, who played 12 years ago. “Nothing prepared us for that sea of red. To be enveloped by noise from the other team’s supporters was like nothing I had ever seen before. It lifted the Lions to a whole new level.”Fellow centre Tim Horan has said that they need the Wallaby supporters to lift their game and do what they can to drown out the vocal travelling Lions.“Colour is the key. The Lions taught us that in 2001,” said the 1999 World Cup winner. “We need our fans to wear as much gold as they can and stand shoulder to shoulder to support our boys.”The Australian Rugby Union have advised fans to wear green and gold clothing, and they are also giving away 15 000 gold hunting caps on the night. Impromptu renditions of Waltzing Matilda are also expected in an attempt to silence the passionate Lions fans, who will no doubt account for more than just the 8000 allotted tickets in the 52 000 seater stadium.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error British & Irish Lions 2013 Related Articles 235 WEEKS AGO Warren Gatland confirms British & Irish Lions… 399 WEEKS AGO Brian O’Driscoll’s incredible skill at training… 413 WEEKS AGO Montage of Amazing Lions Test series in Australia,… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Friday Funnies – George Ford’s Innovative Kick

first_imgFriday Oct 4, 2013 Friday Funnies – George Ford’s Innovative Kick Bath flyhalf George Ford put in another impressive performance in his side’s 33-18 victory over London Irish last weekend. In addition to an outstanding try and four conversions, he even had time to develop an unconventional goal kicking technique. Sadly for George, and despite the crowd’s amusement at what could have been a fairly historic moment, his innovative kick did not meet the IRB requirements for a successful kick at goal.Specifically, it fell short of Law 9.A.2. Kick at goal – special circumstances. (a) If after the ball is kicked, it touches the ground or any team-mate of the kicker, a goal cannot be scored. Ford has been on the radar for several years. In 2009 he was nominated for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year and in 2011 he became the first Englishman and youngest ever winner of the IRB Junior Player of the Year award. He is now putting in top performances at senior level too.During the summer he switched from Leicester to Bath, and since moving away from Toby Flood’s shadow his performances have been making headlines. Some have suggested an England call up may not be too far away. Amongst his admirers is London Irish director, Brian Smith. “He’s tearing up trees at 10 and England are lucky to have him. George has a lot of control, you can see the way players rally round him, he’s a class act. If he keeps playing like this, I don’t think England can ignore him for too long,” said Smith after the match. Despite all the plaudits he has been receiving of late, he is sure to stay grounded. “It’s not all about George. We have lots of people in that back line who can excel,” said Mike Ford, Bath head coach and once England defence coach. Then again he is George’s father. View full highlights of the match, including his great solo try, on page two below this videoPhoto via Onside Images Official highlights of Bath vs London Irish from the Recreation GroundADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another… 26 WEEKS AGO Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Georgia and Romania Rugby World Cup 2015 qualification highlights

first_imgFriday Feb 28, 2014 Georgia and Romania Rugby World Cup 2015 qualification highlights Last weekend Georgia and Romania secured their places at Rugby World Cup 2015 following victories in the FIRA-AER European Nations Cup Division 1A. Georgia beat Russia 36-10 in front of over 50 000 fans in Tbilisi, while Romania beat Spain 32-6.The team that finishes top of the ENC table will secure the prestigious Europe 1 place at England 2015, joining New Zealand, Argentina, Tonga and Africa 1 in Pool C.Romania and Georgia have an unassailable lead in the competion, which doubles as RWC qualification. The runner up will join Pool D with France, Ireland, Italy and Canada.The two teams face off in Tbilisi on March 15th to decide Europe 1 and 2.IRB Chairman Bernard Lapasset was present to witness the great occasion in Tbilisi.“The European process has been a highlight of the Rugby World Cup qualification process delivering some incredibly competitive and compelling matches,” said Lapasset.“On behalf of the IRB I would like to congratulate both Georgia on Romania for booking their places at England 2015 where they will showcase the best of European international Rugby. The scene is now set for a fascinating contest in Tbilisi where the coveted Europe 1 place looks to be decided.”EXTRA: View both full matches on page two of this postThe IRB will be providing a live stream of the decisive match in Tbilisi on rugbyworldcup.com GEORGIA VS RUSSIAWatch the Georgia vs Russia full match aboveROMANIA VS SPAINWatch the Romania vs Spain full match aboveADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Full Matches Related Articles 52 WEEKS AGO FULL MATCH: Umaga, Rokocoko, McAlister and… 54 WEEKS AGO FULL MATCH: Lions upset world champion Springboks… 58 WEEKS AGO FULL MATCH: Scotland and Samoa go down to… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Joost van der Westhuizen speaks to Matt Dawson and team on Rugby Tonight

first_imgFriday Nov 14, 2014 Joost van der Westhuizen speaks to Matt Dawson and team on Rugby Tonight Springbok legend Joost van der Westhuizen has been in the UK of late, traveling around to not only watch matches but also to spread awareness for MND and the work his J9 Foundation does. He was on BT Sport’s Rugby Tonight recently for a catch up chat.A few weeks ago Van Der Westhuizen lost a former team mate to Motor Neuron Disease, as Western Province legend and Springbok tourist Tinus Linee tragically passed away after a 19-month struggle. Now more than ever, Joost aims to spread further awareness of this debilitating condition.Ahead of England’s Test against South Africa, he spoke to the Rugby Tonight team that includes Matt Dawson, Austin Healey, Martin Bayfield and Ben Kay – all players that the former number nine played against during his prolific Test career.His brother, Pieter, helped out as Van der Westhuizen touched on the fact that Dawson and Healey were always fierce adversaries, but that he also remembers Dawson’s famous dummy in the Lions tour of 1997.Coming back to the present, the Blue Bulls legend feels that South Africa’s loss to Ireland at the weekend is the kind of reality check they needed, saying that the Irish have done them a favour, just a year out from the Rugby World Cup.On a more serious note, Joost has two small children and while he knows that his life is slowly ticking away, he aims to create as many memories and quality moments as possible. He has also said that there are two things you should not take for granted: time, and your healh. “There are two things we take for granted every day – time and health. The moment you lose them, then only do you wake up. I had a choice. Either I stay at home and die, or I live my life. I have a platform and now I’m using it to help with MND,” he said recently.If you were one of those that did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge recently, this is what it’s all about and while the hype surrounding it has died down, Joost and Linee are examples of the horrific realities of the affliction. credit to BT SportADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

James Horwill red carded and suspended for one week for forearm hit

first_imgWednesday Apr 8, 2015 James Horwill red carded and suspended for one week for forearm hit Earlier this week Reds lock James Horwill was banned for a week following the red card he received against the Melbourne Rebels in Round 8 of Super Rugby. You can view the full disciplinary statement, and a video of the incident, below. The SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Nicholas Davidson QC has accepted a guilty plea from James Horwill of the Reds for contravening Law 10.4 (a) Punching or striking. He has been suspended from all forms of the game for one week up to and including 11 April 2015.In his finding, SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Nicholas Davidson QC ruled the following: “I found this was a strike with a swinging arm to the back of neck of Rebels player, Paul Alo-Emile. The explanation that the arm was used to gain momentum at the breakdown was not tenable. There was no attempt to engage.“The strike was of no effect with no injury to the Rebels player. This was in summary, an ineffectual strike other than its impact on the game as Horwill was red carded in the 21st minute of the match.“A submission that this was relevant to setting a lower entry point for sanction was rejected. There is an adverse effect on the game as a whole following a red card.  “Horwill has attracted media attention in the disciplinary context but his actual transgressions are few despite over 100 Super Rugby games and 59 Test matches for Australia.“He had one off field yellow card (now Citing Commissioner Warning) in 2013 and came before the SANZAR Judiciary in 2015 for two yellow cards in the same match for technical breaches.“Nothing was added for aggravating factors and in mitigation, he is entitled to some allowance for his acceptance of the indicated sanction and his recognition that this was clearly unacceptable for which he apologised to the Rebels player and also during the hearing.“In the circumstances, the two-week entry point is reduced to one week and Horwill is suspended up to and including Saturday 11 April 2015.”The incident is included below in this report from the weekendADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life Reports30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Crusaders to host Super Rugby final after convincing win over Hurricanes

first_imgSaturday Jul 28, 2018 Crusaders to host Super Rugby final after convincing win over Hurricanes Richie Mo’unga was on outstanding form as the Crusaders powered into the Super Rugby final with a convincing 30-12 win over the Hurricanes in the first semi final. The visitiors scored a consolation try through Ben Lam but it was too little too late. This final makes it the 20th home final for the Crusaders, who remain unbeaten at the venue. They will face the winner of the second semi final, between the Lions and the Waratahs. The dominant performance was in a large part thanks to another superb performance by number ten Mo’unga, who effectively showed up opposite number Beauden Barrett. Due to the loss, the Hurricanes must now bid farewell to departing Brad Shields, Julian Savea and coach Chris Boyd. Savea himself picked up a miraculous try, somehow finishing in the corner for one of the two ‘Canes tries on the night. The other was scored by Lam with time in the red. The Crusaders now aim to pick up their ninth Super Rugby title, and in this form and playing at home, would be most people’s favourites for the 2018 title. Crusaders:  Tries: Mo’unga, Bridge, Havili, Ennor Conversions: Mo’unga 2 Penalties: Mo’unga 2 Hurricanes:  Tries: Savea, Lam Conversion: B BarrettADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Superhuman Danny Barrett breaks his arm, says ‘Hold my beer’

first_imgFriday Mar 8, 2019 Superhuman Danny Barrett breaks his arm, says ‘Hold my beer’ The USA defended their Las Vegas 7s title last weekend and the scary thing for those challenging them is that they did it for the most part without key players Perry Baker and Danny Barrett. The latter was injured in the quarter final, but showed his typically stoic approach by continuing to play.ADVERTISEMENTAs the USA led South Africa 12-0 in the quarter final, Blitzboks playmaker Branco du Preez attempted to create something out wide but was very quickly shutdown in a big double tackle by Carlin Isles and Barrett.Barrett flew into him with such force that he broke his arm in contact and then landed awkwardly on it. But that was not quite the end of his day. With the warrior mentality we’ve seen from him on many occassions before, he got up and leapt at the next runner, attempting to tackle him with just one arm.Medics came on the field and it looked like that was him for the day, but as Isles got the ball and a counter attack ensued, Barrett came back from the dead to join in support and actually made what could have been a very important clearout at the ruck when Isles was tackled. All of this led to a try.“How about this from Danny Barrett – Puts in the shot, almost dislocates his left shoulder, and then gets back up and such is the character of this human, he makes the next hit with ONE arm,” said Rob Vickerman in commentary. “Danny Barrett is superhuman on the 7s field and the team are responding to his efforts.”The USA won the quarter final and went on to easily beat Samoa in the final, going back to back in Vegas.ADVERTISEMENTAfter the tournament Barrett said: “Amazing weekend with some of my favorite people! Tough to go out injured but the boys did well to bring it home. Time to heal up and get ready for what comes next, rehab!”WATCH: Injured but not defeated, Cambridge lock surprises everyoneYou can see it all from another angle here:ADVERTISEMENT credit: usasevensrugby/normsmyth Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another… 26 WEEKS AGO Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more