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Friday, September 19, 2008

Friday Funnies - Tom Arscott stuck in the middle

Friday Funnies - Tom Arscott stuck in the middle

Harlequins produced a five try thrashing of a poor Bristol side this past weekend in the Guinness Premiership. The match was highlighted by the superb commanding performance of speedy scrum half Danny Care, the Sevens star who is rapidly developing into a player of real quality.

It was his replacement though, Andy Gomersall, that made the break that led to this funny incident with five minutes left in the match.

Argentine center Gonzalo Tiesi was put into space from the Gomersall switch pass, then stepped the cover defence and ran in for an excellent try from a set piece.

Bristol wing Tom Arscott tried in vain to stop him with a tackle over the line as he scored, but to no avail. Tiesi jumped up to celebrate, and with Arscott taking his time getting up, the Harlequins teamates come in to congratulate Tiesi.

The more Arscott tried to get away, the more Quins players surrounded him, resulting in Arscott being part of this big group hug.

A short clip, but one we found hilarious as the potential for this happening is always there.

Harlequins won 31-13 in the end.

Posted at 3:21 pm | 16 comments

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Muzzy September 19, 2008 2:41 pm

HAHAHA I saw this one of the match highlights!

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Anonymous September 19, 2008 3:28 pm

hahahaha that's hilarious!!

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felix September 19, 2008 5:26 pm

yay this was my request. it's even funnier the second time round and with the music.good work RD

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Anonymous September 19, 2008 5:53 pm

lol good stuff

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greg smith September 19, 2008 6:59 pm

borderline gay porn! haha crease up!

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robert September 19, 2008 11:41 pm

It looked like the first public trial for synchronized rugby. I expected Arscott to emerge gracefully from the topThanks for the laugh RD.

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RockyLamontagne September 20, 2008 10:53 am

Haha, I watched that try a few times when it was on tv but didn't notice that guy.

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opfazonk September 20, 2008 10:55 am

classy :D

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Kanko September 20, 2008 2:18 pm

Now that's funny!

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Shane September 20, 2008 8:42 pm

great choice of music lol

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Cheis September 21, 2008 3:34 am

hahah, sweet!!ps. RD, could you put up the dropgoal by F Steyn against CHeetahs??

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francois September 21, 2008 4:02 am

hahaha! fine try btw

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italianscrummy September 21, 2008 1:13 pm

hehe.....funny!

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Anonymous September 21, 2008 4:27 pm

that try was better than all 10 of the top 14.

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rugbyfreak September 21, 2008 9:31 pm

Hahahaha funny!great try

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