Cristiano Ronaldo Likens Ugly Tackle To Rugby; Rugby World Turns Stupid

Cristiano Ronaldo was none too happy about his early exit from last week's Champions League match between Real Madrid and Ludogorets, necessitated by this late challenge in the final minutes. After the game, the winger described the tackle thus: "It was a very ugly tackle and it seemed as if we were playing a game of… » 10/06/14 6:18pm 10/06/14 6:18pm

Rugby Guy Gets Hit In The Balls, Checks To Make Sure They're Still There

This happened during the Rugby World Cup way back in 2003, but it's surfaced on the internet now because the English rugby team is celebrating the top moments from the 2003 tournament (thanks, English rugby!) This top moment involves Will Greenwood taking a shot to the balls while getting tackled, and then checking to… » 9/18/14 3:52pm 9/18/14 3:52pm

Straight Dudes Marry In New Zealand For Trip to Rugby World Cup

Two heterosexual men in New Zealand are getting married. For love? No. For building a life with one's best friend? No. In order to show solidarity for the LGBT+ community? Not in the least. So why? Because a radio station has offered them a chance at a free trip to the Rugby World Cup. » 9/10/14 9:15pm 9/10/14 9:15pm

Men's Sports Uniforms, Ranked

Summer's in full swing, and there are sporting events all over the damn TV. The World Cup has presented us with lots of excuses to gaze upon Thighlights, but are soccer uniforms really the most awesome uniforms in the sporting world? If not, then what sport has the best uniform? Time for some investigative journalism. » 6/25/14 11:33am 6/25/14 11:33am

French Rugby Star Returned To Game Minutes After Bloody Head Injury

It turns out the NFL isn't the only sport suffering from questionable concussion protocol. Last night's French rugby bout between Racing Metro and Toulouse featured a player who suffered a head injury, then staggered and eventually collapsed coming off the pitch. A few minutes later, he was back on the field. » 5/10/14 10:45am 5/10/14 10:45am

New Zealand Rugby Celebrations Are Beastly

New Zealand's rugby team, the All Blacks, won the Hong Kong Sevens tournament on Sunday with a 26-7 victory over England. To celebrate, they performed a Haka dance—a traditional Māori dance they typically try to intimidate their opponents with before the match—in the middle of a rain storm and created a series of… » 3/31/14 10:32pm 3/31/14 10:32pm

Medics Tend To Injured Rugby Player As Match Continues Around Them

This is a bizarre scene from the Ireland-Italy match in the Six Nations Championship. Ireland's inside centre, Gordon D'Arcy, went down with an apparent leg injury and play continued around him as he remained on the ground. Eventually medics showed up to tend to him, but the action never really left the area so play… » 3/08/14 1:51pm 3/08/14 1:51pm