Juan De Jongh vs Terry Crews dance off


Lee Jones makes huge trysaving tackle


Springboks edge All Blacks in thriller


Samu Manoa Huge Hit on Billy Twelvetrees


Benito Masilevu's huge side-steps


Prop lays into fullback with big shot


Rugby's first ever OWN TRY in NRC


Hala'ufia crunches then slaps Wilson


Nigel Owens makes not straight comment

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Heineken Cup Round 6 Pick of the Week

Heineken Cup Round 6 Pick of the Week


There was plenty of action in this weekend's Heineken Cup matches. The Quarter Finals are now set, with the knockout stages starting up in April again.

This time round, we have even more tries than before & we've once again chosen a pick of the best from the top European games that took place.

Munster vs London Wasps - Denis Leamy
Stade Francais vs Harlequins - Julian Arias
Glasgow vs Saracens - Bernado Stortoni
Leicester vs Leinster - Seru Rabeni
Biarritz vs Viadana - Zee Ngwenya
Treviso vs London Irish - Benjamin De Jager
Toulouse vs Edinburgh - Vincent Clerc
Gloucester vs Ulster - Akapusi Qera & Tommy Bowe


Time: 04:18

Posted at 10:09 am | 30 comments

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AK January 22, 2008 12:06 pm

Stade Fancais wearing pink is inspired choice because you can't wear pink AND play badly.... Good combi guys, again.

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noikz January 22, 2008 12:07 pm

Great vid, nice try by Arias. Roll on the quarter finals. :)

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Anonymous January 22, 2008 12:17 pm

thanks alot for this vid. id been waiting for it

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Scandal January 22, 2008 12:32 pm

They Treviso try is the pick of the bunch for me... the depth the backline had was like the good ol' days of the late 90s ;-)Isaac Boss' pass was a beauty, too!

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geraint January 22, 2008 12:46 pm

A lot of great tries this week, could have chosen most if not all the tries from Gloucester v Ulster and Toulouse v Edinburgh, and although the Edinburgh try isnt on here i think that was the try of the weekend. Still a great video.

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Anonymous January 22, 2008 1:16 pm

tindall doing a spin ? WTF ?!I can only really see Munster or Toulose winning it to be honest. Please god let it be Toulose....I couldn't take another year of fair-weather (not literally) Munster fans gloating....Sad Leinster fan

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Anonymous January 22, 2008 3:09 pm

Good to see Zee on the highlights! (American here)

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Cheyanqu January 22, 2008 3:17 pm

hearing the 1st or 2nd try, you hear Remy Martin... what a great rugby name.Anyone know of any other interesting rugby names?Any "Jack Daniel"s or "Johnny Walker"s hiding around in the home countries? Or heck, even a "Franco Sinatra" hiding in the Italian Pro league?

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Bonzai January 22, 2008 5:14 pm

That last try was the best by far in my opinion, the pass from Boss was exquisite, you expect scrumhalfs to pass that well from the back of a ruck but whilst running its so much harder.

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JS January 22, 2008 5:19 pm

Liking the last two tries but i think Zee's try was great, tbh it was more the one handed catch by the player before Ngwenya (dunno how to spell his name) that really did it for me. lovely take!!!Great video thanks!

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Anonymous January 22, 2008 6:04 pm

spot on rugbydump, great vid. thats why me and me brother love the site. keep it up.

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p-daddie January 22, 2008 6:33 pm

Was the pass to Bowe forward????Great break by a scrum half thou!!!

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fast mongrel January 22, 2008 6:53 pm

tindall a spin!! hes done it before you know its just that england have always used him as a bash merchant for gloucester when hes been fit hes shown some lovely touches and most of the good play gloucester have shown this season tins has been in the thick of it creating breaks and tries for other players

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Anonymous January 22, 2008 8:34 pm

boss hasn't been making those kind of breaks since last season but hopefully now he can get back to his best and i think the ulster try was easily the best tommy bowe still had a bit of ground to cover with that big volcano chasing him down

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Anonymous January 22, 2008 8:42 pm

why was o'gara trying to decapitate Leamy with his crotch ?

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Chris Parberry January 22, 2008 10:39 pm

either the Munster try by leamy, or the Ulster try by Bowemainly the Ulster try though because it was a sheer amazing pass to set it up, couldnt have looked betterps-stade fancais wearing pink has always been a pet peeve of mine, they gotta quit, but then again, thats the french for ya haha, jk lads keep your cool before you lose it about that onePSS- tindals spin and zees try are both good

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MrClutchCLEVERismyhe January 22, 2008 11:38 pm

indeed, great to see ngwenya making a name for himself!!!usa is on the march with much improvement!!!

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GMC January 23, 2008 7:21 am

I thought the sidestep by Glasgow wing against Richard Haughton was superb. Looked great in the slow mo. The De Jager try was class too.

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Anonymous January 23, 2008 7:34 pm

gloucester try is the best. Tindall may be old but he can still break down defences like a genious. but the others are still quite good.

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Jeff January 23, 2008 10:49 pm

Bunch of nice tries there. Man, that Ngwenya guy is something else. It's nice to see the U.S. actually has players that can compete at the international level. Hopefully he'll continue improving right up to the next WC, and give the U.S. a more respectable WC run. I'm not saying we'd win the WC, just that we might win, oh...I dunno, one game.

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Ross C January 23, 2008 11:47 pm

Ulster keepin up their powder puff defensive system...

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Anonymous January 24, 2008 4:23 pm

ulster try was great just for the pass by bowe..perfect..

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Anonymous January 24, 2008 9:10 pm

the pass wasn't foward in the slighest from boss. He is showing here why he should have got on the ireland squad a sublime break. He should keep up the good work

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Anonymous January 24, 2008 10:12 pm

Tindals Turn, Brilliant bit of skill!

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Ryan January 25, 2008 2:00 am

I'm putting my chips down on Zee's try. That was a vicious side-step.That being said, who would have ever thought that an American would be a household name in the rugby universe?

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GMC January 25, 2008 1:01 pm

Ryan, well said. First time in a while that USA rugby players are making a name for themselves. First time ever probably, and I mean no disrespect by saying that.It's also a good thing Takudzwa is known as Zee. Even the commentator for this try couldn't pronounce his surname properly.

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Anonymous January 26, 2008 4:04 pm

Isaac Boss with his Celtic Mullet

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ollie January 29, 2008 12:16 am

Munster try because of the phases, coupled with the pressure of the moment and the conditions. The walk over bit wasn't that special, but the build up was (that said, its a fairly nifty side step from Leamy to end it).They are getting v good at playing keep ball when they need it. It's a pity we couldn't have seen a few more of those 20odd phases instead of the O Gara crotch decapitation replays...the 37 or whatever it was in Wales recently in that weather was impossibly perfect rugby.

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Anonymous March 14, 2008 7:24 pm

for me tomy bowe's try was my favourite. It showed the best aspects of boss's game with his speed and power. it also showed he isnt a half bad passer with a perfect percision pass right to boss

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