You'll Regret Watching This USA Rugby League Tribute

We were sent this musical tribute to the USA rugby league team, performed by The Wiggles, favorites of undiscerning children everywhere. I wasn't going to post it, except it's been running through my damn brain all day, and I thought maybe the only way to kill this earworm was to pass it on to you. So rock out,… » 11/07/13 6:59pm 11/07/13 6:59pm

This Is Just The Worst Rugby League Failed Try

In American football, you merely have to carry the ball into the end zone. But in rugby league, a player has to put the ball on the ground in the in-goal area for the try to count. Yesterday at the Rugby League World Cup, New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams had an easy four points, but inexplicably slipped over the… » 10/29/13 10:49am 10/29/13 10:49am

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 12:05pm 11/20/12 12:05pm