rugby

rugby

Rugby Player Snips the Bird, Amputates Middle Finger For the Love of the Game

Angus Crichton's middle finger was fused before, making it look like he was flipping everyone off all the time. He decided it was time for it to go.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.21.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hugh Hefner dies at 91, White House set to slash refugee admissions, Trump "not happy" about Tom Price's private jet fiasco, and more.
VICE Staff
9.28.17
LGBTQ

How Rugby Gives Queer Women a Place to Be Themselves

Queer rugby players speak to what makes the sport an empowering place to come out and be fluid.
Camila Martinez-Granata
2.28.17
sporting history

Tracing ​American Football's Rugby Roots

If there is one thing that American football and rugby fans both hate, it's when comparisons are drawn between the two sports. Nevertheless, these games are cut from the same cloth and still hold many similarities in the 21st century.
Ben Halls
2.3.17
rugby

Rugby Player Banned for Three Years for Vicious, "Deliberate" Hit on Referee

Bruno Andres Doglioli tackled referee Maria Beatrice Welcome from behind, snapping her head back.
Mike Vorkunov
12.15.16
rugby

Enormous Nine-Year-Old Rugby Player Bulldozes Everything in His Path

Just run the other way if you see this kid bearing down on you.
Joseph Flynn
9.13.16
rugby

Rugby, Which Kicks Ass, is Back in the Olympics and On TV, Which Also Kicks Ass

It's not 1984 anymore so you can watch Olympic rugby on TV.
Patrick Sauer
8.10.16
Features

Here’s What Olympic Athletes Listen to Before They Compete for Gold

Ahead of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, six Team Canada members share the tunes that inspire them.
Jonathan Briggins
8.3.16
gender-coded physiques

Why Are Female Athletes Criticised For Developing a "Masculine" Physique?

In becoming strong and muscular through sport, women prove that anatomy is not destiny, and that gender is not a determinant of ability or power. But society doesn't always see that as a good thing.
Emilia Bona
7.29.16
britain

Welsh Beach Touch Rugby Match Turns Into a Brawl

This has been the summer of Wales. Why not celebrate it with a brawl during a beach touch rugby match?
Joseph Flynn
7.26.16
Photos

The Guts and the Glory of Being on an All-Female Sports Team

Brown University is one of the few colleges that recognize women's rugby as a fully-fledged varsity sport. In "The Bears," photographer Alejandra Carles-Tolra captures the agony and ecstasy of being on an elite college athlete.
Sarah Waldron
7.5.16
rugby

Passing-By Rugby League Personal Trainer Casually Pops Player's Dislocated Shoulder Back Into Place

It's hard to know how many shoulders this gentleman has relocated in his day, but good goddamn is that impressively quick.
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.1.16
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