Tag Archives: Rugby

  • Rugby Streaker Makes Tackle, Starts Brawl At Rugby Match (Video)

    Rugby Streaker Makes Tackle, Starts Brawl At Rugby Match (Video)

    A rugby streaker (that’s a streaker AT a rugby game, not a nude rugby player, to be clear) not only found his way onto the pitch to show everyone his naked body, but decided to kick things up a notch by actually tackling a player. Oh boy. Reading this before even watching the video, I […]

  • Rugby Player Congratulates Opponent On Punch That Knocked Him Out (Video)

    Rugby Player Congratulates Opponent On Punch That Knocked Him Out (Video)

    We get it, rugby players. You’re big tough guys that don’t hold a grudge. Yeesh. English rugby star Tom Youngs is the latest guy to help elevate rugby players to “mythical warrior” status as he congratulated opposing player Salesi Ma’afu on a good shot when the Australian player clocked him in the face with a […]

  • 300-Lb College Rugby Prop Runs Way Too Fast (Video)

    300-Lb College Rugby Prop Runs Way Too Fast (Video)

    Props in rugby are generally valued for their toughness and endurance, often sacrificing speedin the equation. But Daniel Tupou, 18 years old and weighing in at 300 pounds, is faster than most guys half his size. Daniel Tupou is on the rugby team at Sacred Heart College in Auckland, New Zealand, and recently turned heads […]

  • Goliath Finally Beats David in This Rugby Hit (Video)

    Goliath Finally Beats David in This Rugby Hit (Video)

    Sports narratives are dominated by the idea that anybody who puts the work in can beat anybody else.  It’s a crucial part of the thrill of competition, but it can also get a little dull, so sometimes it’s nice to see some big guy just clobber a little guy. And what better sport to see that than rugby, […]

  • Check Out This Brutal Rugby Stiff Arm (GIF & Video)

    Check Out This Brutal Rugby Stiff Arm (GIF & Video)

    Ah, the stiff arm. It’s a classic move of American football, but it is often employed to a much more brutal effect in rugby (just like everything else in rugby). Here’s a great example of the form, taken from a recent game. The stiff arm comes courtesy of rugby player Sean O’Brien, who flattens an […]