Rugby World Cup

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    USA-Italy Rugby: Yes, This Is A Kind Of a Big Deal

    During the 2011 Rugby World Cup, the United States Eagles had a decent shot to make it to the first quarterfinals in club history. And the Eagles played well for a half against the Italians before poor tackling did them in during a 27-10 loss. On Saturday, June 23, the two will meet for the first t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Today's DVDs: The Thrill Of Victory, The Agony Of Valentine's Day

    Photo courtesy Warner Bros. Who else was Clint gonna call?​Director Clint Eastwood, actors Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon. That powerhouse trio could have chosen to tell just about any story they wanted and made it into an Academy Award worthy film. They chose Invictus, the real-life story o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    If You're Still Baffled By Invictus, A Rugby Primer From Our Expert

    ​Yesterday Hair Balls went to see Invictus with a friend who does not understand even the concept of a "first down" in American football. Since the movie revolves around -- in addition to Nelson Mandela and post-apartheid politics -- South Africa's victory in the 1995 Rugby World Cup, we were curi ... More >>

  • News

    December 24, 2009

    Year in Film: Director of the Decade

    Clint Eastwood talks straight about his prolific career.