30th December 2015

Best of 2015

From the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup, to arguably the greatest Rugby World Cup ever staged, 2015 was a big year for the sport. The following are twenty standout frames from the past twelve months…


Tom Croft - Leicester Tigers v Scarlets

Tom Croft of Leicester Tigers wins the ball at a lineout


Andy Goode - Wasps v Leinster

Andy Goode of Wasps evades a tackle from Martin Moore of Leinster


Bath front row - Bath v Glasgow Warriors

The Bath Rugby front row celebrate a penalty try after a strong scrum


Maul - Saracens v Bath

Kelly Brown, Maro Itoje, Alistair Hargreaves of Saracens and Stuart Hooper of Bath Rugby compete at a maul


Semesa Rokoduguni - Bath v Northampton Saints

Semesa Rokoduguni of Bath Rugby looks to reach the Northampton Saints try-line


Tom Youngs - Leicester Tigers v London Irish

Tom Youngs of Leicester Tigers takes on the London Irish defence


Thomas Waldrom - Exeter Chiefs v London Welsh

Thomas Waldrom of Exeter Chiefs is tackled by Seb Stegmann of London Welsh


Adam Ashe - England v Scotland

Adam Ashe of Scotland claims the ball in the air


Nick Wood - Edinburgh v Gloucester

Nick Wood of Gloucester Rugby celebrates with supporters after the European Rugby Challenge Cup Final


Alex Goode - Saracens v Exeter Chiefs

Alex Goode of Saracens claims the ball in the air


George Ford and Peter Stringer - Bath v Leicester Tigers

George Ford and Peter Stringer of Bath Rugby celebrate a try in the Aviva Premiership semi-final


Elliot Daly - England XV v Barbarians

Elliot Daly of England looks to fend Ugo Monye of the Barbarians


Jonny May - England v Ireland

Jonny May of England dives for the try-line against Ireland


Nemani Nadolo - England v Fiji

Nemani Nadolo of Fiji claims the ball in the air to score a try, despite the challenge of Anthony Watson of England


Haka - New Zealand v Namibia

New Zealand perform their pre-match haka, as the Namibia team look on


Nehe Milner-Skudder - New Zealand v Tonga

Nehe Milner-Skudder of New Zealand gathers the ball over the try-line to score


Bryan Habana and Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino

Bryan Habana of South Africa competes with Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino of Argentina to touch the ball down over the try-line


Nehe Milner-Skudder - New Zealand v Australia

Nehe Milner-Skudder of New Zealand dives for the try-line in the Rugby World Cup Final


Nehe Milner-Skudder - New Zealand v Australia

Nehe Milner-Skudder of New Zealand is double-tackled by Bernard Foley and Dean Mumm of Australia


David Pocock - New Zealand v Australia

A dejected David Pocock of Australia walks past the Webb Ellis Cup after collecting his runners-up medal


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