Entire College Rugby Team Suspended Over Recorded 'Fuck a Whore' Chant

One chilly afternoon in late November 2014, a few dozen students at the University of Mary Washington gathered in a house about a half mile off their Fredericksburg, Virginia, campus for a party at a house rented by rugby players. For a Sunday, the mood was raucous, with students belting bar chants in celebration of… » 3/23/15 3:20pm 3/23/15 3:20pm

French Rugby Player Gets Absolutely Clobbered

French fly-half Jules Plisson got pummeled by England's Courtney Lawes in their Six Nations match today. The hit was so vicious that you can hear an instinctive "ohhhhhh!" ring around the stadium in the video below. » 3/21/15 3:50pm 3/21/15 3:50pm

Rugby League Superstar Jarryd Hayne Signs Futures Contract With 49ers

Former Rugby League superstar Jarryd Hayne—who quit in October to pursue his dream of playing in the NFL—just announced at a press conference that he has signed a futures contract with the San Francisco 49ers. This means that Hayne won't count against the 49ers 53-man roster limit for next season. Hayne said that his… » 3/02/15 10:39pm 3/02/15 10:39pm

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 Fan Celebrates Title By Swinging His Dong Around On TV [NSFW]

The South Sydney Rabbitohs won their first National Rugby League Grand Final in 43 years, and their fans were quite happy. One guy celebrated by taking off his pants with the quickness, and waving his dick around in the background of a live Channel Nine Australia broadcast. » 10/06/14 2:20pm 10/06/14 2:20pm

Rugby Streaker Tackles Player, Incites Brawl, Escapes

Streakers, even the naked ones, are usually more or less harmless. But this dude, who recently invaded a match between Newcastle University and Northumbria, is a true villain. He's the Joker of streakers. » 10/03/14 2:05pm 10/03/14 2:05pm

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

Crazy-Ass Italian Sport Combines Rugby With Bare-Knuckle Fighting

There is a sporting event held annually in the Piazza Santa Croce in Florence, Italy. It is called Calcio Fiorentino, and it is an ancient form of football that is essentially rugby, but with a whole bunch of dudes just mercilessly beating the crap out of each other. » 7/29/14 1:03pm 7/29/14 1:03pm

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

Rugby Player Congratulates Opponent Who Punched Him Out

I'm no expert when it comes to rugby, but I think that it's safe to say that we have finally reached Peak Rugby, and it's all thanks to Tom Youngs and Salesi Ma'afu. » 5/20/14 10:33am 5/20/14 10:33am

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

Rugby Announcer Freaks Out, Calls Referee A Dickhead, Speaks In Tongues

This is a clip from the 1994 Regal Trophy final between Castleford and Wigan of the British rugby league. It's got all the batshit-crazy-speak we look for in clips like this, with the added bonus of an insult hurled at the referee. » 5/09/14 2:59pm 5/09/14 2:59pm

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

Today's Horrific Rugby Injury: Exploded Patella

Hamed, a rugby player, collided knees with an opponent and suffered a terrible injury. He gave permission to post the photos, which were sent along by his friend Gordon. Do not keep going if you do not want to see his injured knee. » 3/13/14 12:04am 3/13/14 12:04am

Don't Try To Understand This Rugby Vine, Just Enjoy It

That smiling mug amid Italian thighs and groins belongs to Rob Kearney, a rugby player for Ireland's national team. That song is "A Whole New World," from Aladdin. It's inexplicable and lovely all at once. » 3/08/14 6:30pm 3/08/14 6:30pm

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