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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Carlos Spencer & Stephen Larkham fight over the advertising boards

Carlos Spencer & Stephen Larkham over the advertising boards

All Black Carlos Spencer and Wallaby Stephen Larkham get to grips with each other and end up over the advertising boards in this Tri Nations game from a few seasons back.

It's not often we see two number 10's going for it. In all honesty, my money would be on Spencer if this one lasted a little longer. Although, Larkham did get a few cheeky shots in there.

Watch how the photographer tries to take evasive action, watches for a bit, then eventually realises he has the best seat in the house to snap away.

Posted at 10:30 am | 20 comments

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thirteen January 24, 2008 10:24 am

EUhm the title is wrong, its supposed to be stephan larkham not stephan mortlock is it ;)

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Fridge January 24, 2008 10:55 am

Stephen Mortlock?Ha,Good video tho, good to see backs ahving a scuffle, even if it was a bit of "handbags"!By the way, I am the only one who hates Ali Wiliiams?

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Scandal January 24, 2008 11:07 am

I love that a fight involving only two backline players, away from all the action still managed to get the interest of Ali Williams and Justin Harrison who raced in a had a bit of ruff'n'tumbles with each other.Danny Grewcock must've been watching from home, wishing he could race in a swing his arms about.

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Rawling January 24, 2008 11:33 am

"Wanted to take a quick line-out."... the other player's touching the ball after it's in touch. No quick line-out for you! Any excuse for a fight, apparently :-p

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Rugbydump January 24, 2008 12:10 pm

Er, yeah, lack of sleep. Spending too much time trawling through rugby videos! Totally worth it though. I've fixed the title up now, thanks guys.

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Anonymous January 24, 2008 12:16 pm

yo fridge! you`re not alone!ali williams and justin harrison are the two guys I hate the most in whole world of rugby

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Anonymous January 24, 2008 12:39 pm

yeah what is it with ali williams ? Why can't he more like Chris Jack ? Although Williams version of the haka is the funniest thing in the world

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Anonymous January 24, 2008 1:40 pm

lekker!! moer mekaar!!!

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Cheyanqu January 24, 2008 2:27 pm

If players thrown into touch would simply release the ball on the whistle, then there wouldn't be a problem. The delaying tactics are what flash these things into something more.It surprises me that in INTL rugby, the IRB hasn't promoted fast restarts by penalizing delayers... They've mortgaged away the rest of the game in exchange for fast rugby, why not this?That being said, Carlos shoved him in the back.

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Capo January 24, 2008 5:08 pm

By the way, I am the only one who hates Ali Wiliiams?No, you're not alone.... ali williams is an idiot, probably talented, ut idiot in the end... just watch his personal version of the haka

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Anonymous January 24, 2008 5:12 pm

I didn't see any punches... Where were the 'cheeky shots'?

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Anonymous January 24, 2008 9:34 pm

take ur bets! take ur bets! carlos spencer vs stephen larkham bets right over here!! what will it be?

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Anonymous January 24, 2008 10:49 pm

I don't see why the money would've been on Spencer, he looked sheepish the whole way through, Larkham was the aggressor and was on top of him

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12 January 24, 2008 11:46 pm

spencer's a wanker

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GMC January 25, 2008 8:25 am

At 1.27 Larkham 'grinds' his fist into Spencers face. Not a punch really, but could have hurt I guess.Spencer's apparently from a really tough area in Auckland (can't think of the name offhand). I'd choose him in a streetfight over Larkham any day. anyway, funny incident.

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italian scrummy January 25, 2008 2:50 pm

Spencer shoves him in the back, and Larkham almost gets his face in the advertisments.Why shouldn't he be mad? and Ali Williams....GOD i hate him so much!!The locks I know are pretty intelligent, and usually are team captains...but...I mean....GOD!!HE'S SO STUPID!!!but whatever...love to see some scuffles now and then...and i love spencer and larkham as number 10s..personally like larkham more though.Peace out.Go RD!!!!!

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Whitey January 26, 2008 3:58 pm

Cheyanqu out of interest is there a video where you havent actually put in this great reason of why something happens followed by an explaination of what should be done to stop this. fuck man it gets boring! why dont you try and get on the panel and totally rehash the game so its totally free flowing and everyone licks ass! these things happen, teams get one up on each other. there is the ideal world and there is the reality what you see in this video is the reality!

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Chris Parberry January 27, 2008 9:33 pm

whitey, i agree Cheyanqu seems to try and sort out everything, rugby is the closest thing to perfect there is in this world, used to be a little better but still, amazing nowleave it be man hahagreat video just cause as anyone who reads my posts knows, i'm a fan of mid match scuffles hahathans rugbydump

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Cheyanqu January 28, 2008 3:44 am

Point taken... :)I guess the law background makes me subject to overanalysis...And as for knucklehead locks, I think it's a 1:1 between NZL-AUS (Ali Williams and Nathan Sharpe).

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mise January 15, 2009 12:57 am

check out the biting of the Aussie's back by the kiwi 14. Blatant and a bit scummy

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