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September 2011

  • World Cup In Words: Week 2

    World Cup In Words: Week 2

    September 21, 2011

    Rugby World’s Paul Morgan takes a sideways look at the facts and figures, best and worst, weirdest and wackiest moments from an incredible week at the World Cup...

  • World Cup Round Up:  17-18th September

    World Cup Round Up: 17-18th September

    September 19, 2011

    A week or so on from the dancing and fireworks of the opening ceremony in Auckland and pundits are already discussing the knockout stages of the competition, anticipating a fortuitous northern hemisphere Vs. southern hemisphere split that will lead one nation to emerge from each region to contest the final.


    Still, given the rollercoaster ride we have experienced so far it was clear there would be many more ups and downs before the Pool stages were finally decided and this weekend certainly didn’t disappoint!

    Here is our pick of the best of the action from New Zealand...

  • World Cup Weekend Preview: 17-18th September

    World Cup Weekend Preview: 17-18th September

    September 16, 2011

    After an exhilarating round of opening pool games, the top nations will once again take centre stage in key clashes that may well decide the fate of several out in New Zealand.

    With talking points galore from “winning ugly” to playing conditions to kicking anomalies to the video referral system and beyond, the tournament has not been short of controversy or excitement so far! We’ve picked out a few of the most mouth-watering clashes for you to enjoy this weekend...

  • Steve Thompson: A Life in Rugby

    Steve Thompson: A Life in Rugby

    September 15, 2011

    STEVE THOMPSON won the 2003 World Cup but retired with a neck injury in 2007. Now he’s back on the Test stage and challenging for another World Cup. The hooker tells us about his life in rugby...

  • World Cup Heroes: Tommy Bowe

    World Cup Heroes: Tommy Bowe

    September 13, 2011

    PUMA’s Tommy Bowe, AKA Bowfinger, Elbow, Dicky Bowe or indeed any word containing ‘bow’ is the tricky Ireland winger, Ospreys star and all round funny man. Whilst, his nickname is uncertain, one thing is for sure, Tommy is one of the most dangerous players in the game and Ireland will be looking for him to deliver the goods in New Zealand.

  • World Cup Heroes: Victor Matfield

    World Cup Heroes: Victor Matfield

    September 07, 2011

    PUMA’s Victor Matfield or “Big Vic” as we like to call him, is the irrepressible Springbok lock, big game player and all round rugby legend. You may ask why we are lavishing such superlatives on this star of South African rugby? The reason is simple: Victor is AWESOME and there’s a certain tournament in New Zealand about to begin!

August 2011

  • Introducing the New PUMA Rugby Shirt

    Introducing the New PUMA Rugby Shirt

    August 22, 2011

    Rugby is a game of passion like no other. 

  • Introducing the New PUMA Rugby Range...

    Introducing the New PUMA Rugby Range...

    August 22, 2011

    We all know rugby is a passionate game.

    Putting your body on the line, supporting your teammates and giving your all for the cause are everything. There are no half measures – which is where PUMA’s rugby range comes in!
     

  • The (PUMA) Rules of Rugby

    The (PUMA) Rules of Rugby

    August 22, 2011

    We all know the basics of rugby union. 15 players battling it out on either side to keep control of an odd shaped ball that is the key to grabbing points that lead to prizes, and there is of course no bigger prize than that of a World Cup winner’s medal.