Rugby Star’s Surgery After Televised Broken Arm: VERY GROSS

The other day we brought you the above video of Australian former National Rugby League star Ben Ross getting his goddamn arm snapped in half during a televised charity arm wrestling match. When a big and strong man who made his living dominating other big and strong men let’s out a bone-chilling scream, you know… »6/13/15 1:31pm6/13/15 1:31pm


Rugby League Star Randomly Grabs Dude's Junk During Match

Newcastle forward Korbin Sims took time out from a 30-10 loss to grab the genitals of Manly’s Willie Mason in an incident that is rocking the Australian rugby league world. Sims is accused of “pinching” Mason’s dong in an attempt to provoke him into fighting and thus earning a penalty. (It didn’t work; even the… »5/10/15 10:54am5/10/15 10:54am

Pete Carroll Bluffs His Way Through Press Conference About Rugby Leaguer

Rumors have had Jarryd Hayne talking with the Seahawks, so at his press conference yesterday, Pete Carroll was peppered with questions about the rugby league star who announced this week he's leaving Australia to chase his NFL dreams. He performed admirably, gushing about Hayne. The Seahawks PR guy then came out to… »10/16/14 10:32am10/16/14 10:32am

Rugby League Superstar Quits To Pursue NFL Dream

Jarryd Hayne is one of the very best rugby league players in Australia. He was just awarded the Dally M Medal, given to the "best and fairest" in the Australian National Rugby League, for the second time in his career. The Parramatta Eels fullback is one of the highest paid players in the NRL, making a million dollars… »10/14/14 11:02pm10/14/14 11:02pm

Player Brutally Punched Out Of Rugby Grand Final Surprisingly OK With It

St. Helens halfback Lance Hohaia, forced to leave Saturday's Super League Grand Final after being concussed by a pair of obscene punches from Wigan's Ben Flower just two minutes into the match, was pretty mellow about the whole event afterward and dismissed it as the sort of thing that happens sometimes in rugby… »10/13/14 9:45am10/13/14 9:45am

Australia's Rugby League Cracks Down On Big Hits, And Fans Aren't Happy

In any discussion of player safety in American football, rugby inevitably gets invoked in two ways: NFL players are called pussies for wearing body armor, and rugby is pointed to as an example of how players will self-police and self-preserve on tackles when they're not overly protected. Neither of these is strictly… »11/20/12 12:05pm11/20/12 12:05pm