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Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Gethin Jenkins charge down, kick ahead, try!

Gethin Jenkins charge down, kick ahead, try!

Welsh front rower Gethin Jenkins is fast making a name for himself as one of the best props around. For a man his size he has amazing ball skills and can move quicker than most men who ply their trade in the front of the scrum. Just ask Ireland.

As Ronan O'Gara went to clear, Jenkins came out of nowhere to charge down the ball, chase it hard, and then dribble it with control that countryman Ryan Giggs would be proud of. Falling on the ball to score a fantastic try, O'Gara stood on his fingers, which prompted the ball throwing.

All in good spirits though of course.

This must be another contender for one of the best prop tries ever.

Posted by Rugbydump at 4:28 am | View Comments (21)

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Anonymous July 18, 2007 11:51 am

lol i guess o'gara did stand a bit flat for tht kik

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Anonymous July 18, 2007 1:31 pm

don't think o'gara stood on his fingers on purpose....good try ! as much as it kills me to say it

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Anonymous July 18, 2007 4:09 pm

I would say it is a knock on since the ball is going forward....

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H July 18, 2007 6:39 pm

do you know much bout rugby? its called a charge down

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Anonymous July 19, 2007 2:01 pm

...I think they were just joking about the charge down/knock onBut I want to jump on H's waggon... Yeah!! It was a charge down idiot! Wooo!!! I know the rules!

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No.7 July 21, 2007 10:30 pm

didnt look like O'Gara stood on his fingers.....hard to see from those angles though!....yeh good try.....

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Anonymous August 08, 2007 6:11 am

Nice to see some good prop tries (especially since I'm a prop myself).

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Anonymous October 22, 2007 12:48 pm

rog had the right arse that day. he must have done something for geth to throw the ball at him. later, rog has a bit of shout and a shove at morgan when the ball is dead. eventually taken off because he is becoming a liability.

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the Welsh Boyo November 02, 2007 1:43 pm

That was the best day since the seventies for welsh rugby. Almost cried with happiness that day. BTW, R'OG clearly jumps on Gethin's fingers! Watch it again and see the vicious leprechaun go!

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Anonymous December 27, 2007 9:24 am

I dont know about standing on his fingers, but Gethin Jenkins said that R'OG had called him a 'fat bastard'.So when he scored Gethin threw the ball at him and said 'Who's the fat bastard now!?'

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Rugby Dump Wales January 22, 2008 9:17 am

one of the best moments in welsh rugby and "I would say it is a knock on since the ball is going forward...." wtf is he on about lol

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CB January 27, 2008 1:19 pm

LOOOOOOOOOOOOL at the 'knock on' comment

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Anonymous January 29, 2008 4:47 am

check out Cian Healy,there's a prop with pace!

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baz March 03, 2008 4:59 pm

rog is 1 of the best players in the world.way better than stephen jones and james hook

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David March 14, 2008 3:28 pm

that is genuinely funny Baz. now sit quietly and watch the rugby.

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Oisin March 30, 2008 5:14 pm

echoing the cian healy comment above anychance of healy's magner's league outside break from the 13 channel for a try - i swear i thought it was drico at first time of watching! cheers

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Anonymous April 21, 2008 9:43 pm

haha love the guy in the white top from 16 seconds

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Anonymous April 24, 2008 8:36 am

O'Gara was calling him a fat c*nt all game thats why he threw the ball at him.He didn't know what else to do!

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Anonymous April 24, 2008 8:37 am

O'Gara didn't step on his fingers lol

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Ben J May 08, 2008 5:54 pm

Fabulous try by Gethin Jenkins here and this try had everything,speed,football skills and finally Gethin Jenkins falls over the ball to score the try. I reckon that's the best prop try ever!.

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Anonymous November 06, 2008 9:58 pm

one of the best moments ive witnessed live .. (as im only 16) and that scrum on our 5 against france this year

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