I'm not going to pretend to know the first thing about rugby.
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A while back, I brought you <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/12/mickey-rourke-to-play-gay-rugby-hugh-jackman-plays-wiener-cricket" target="_blank">the news</a> that Mickey Rourke was interested in playing openly gay Welsh rugby player Gareth Thomas.
Mickey Rourke, FilmDrunk Magazine's <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/12/mickey-rourke-visits-russian-hospital-prostitutes" target="_blank">awesomest man alive</a>, announced recently on a British chat show plans to star in a biopic about gay rugby player Gareth Thomas.
Old Boys University is not actually a college, despite what I would think when trying not to care about it, but it is in fact a rugby union club in the Wellington Rugby Football Union in New Zealand.
With baseball’s steroid scandals still occupying the news in America, Australia is also reeling from shameful news about its national pastime as well.
You all might know about the New Zealand national rugby team that goes by the 'All-Blacks', who are mostly famous because of their famous Haka dance where they all get in position at pre-game and perform a feral version of those dances Danzel Washington made his team do in Remember the Titans that are meant to intimidate opponents and receive lots of hits on the internet.
I played football throughout high school, and other than practices in 100 degree heat, questionable coaching, and games in which you lose by six touchdowns, it was a good time.
Take this video as a precaution not to stray too close to the next furry convention in your town.
The International Olympic Committee voted on Friday to reinstate golf and rugby as Olympic events and the two sports will make their return in the 2016 Olympics in Rio di Janeiro.
Sexy reader Robert sent us this earlier today: it's a NRL (Australia) rugby ref getting trampled by one player on Rabbitohs, and then getting knocked unconscious by the knee of the Broncos' Tonie Carroll.
Brad Fittler, head coach of Australia's Sydney Roosters rugby team, fined himself for drunken behavior on a team road trip last weekend.
When you live in New Zealand, boring ol' rugby with clothes won't do, apparently.
<a href="http://www.bustedcoverage.com/?p=14975">Busted Coverage</a> has been following this story that seems to be a big deal in Australia, and that's usually how it goes.
Pictured above is one of the many attractive women who tried out for the cheerleading squad of the Penrith Panthers, a team in Australia's National Rugby League.
Two weeks ago, Scotland took on Fiji in a Rugby League World Cup match in which the Scots pulled out a <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/rugbyleague/3385437/Scotland-beat-Fifi-in-Rugby-League-World-Cup-but-fail-to-make-knock-out-stages-Rugby-League.html" target="_blank">surprising 18-16 victory</a>, their first ever in that tournament.
From <a href="http://deadspin.com/5075799/best-pregame-warmup-ever" target="_blank">Deadspin</a>: "This Rugby League matchup pitted the New Zealand Maori team and their pregame Haka vs.
Sexily named reader "Matt" pointed us to French rugby's Top 14 league, where <a href="http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5jnAH42l9JoJGpZVIx29QU9ZUI6Hg" target="_blank">Toulon and Stade Francais</a> had themselves a bit of a tussle this past weekend during the latter's 19-13 victory.
Mike Edwards, a 38-year-old former pro rugby player in new Zealand, has been charged with "kidnapping, grievous bodily harm, arson, using a firearm, robbery and the theft" after <a href="http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominionpost/4665835a6000.html" target="_blank">allegedly attacking a convicted murderer named Michael Sneller</a>.