Steven Luatua receives straight red card


#Throwback Thursday: Transvaal dominate


NZ and Lions series ends in stalemate!


Jacques Burger coaches in Kenya


All Blacks victorious in 1st Lions Test


Pierre Aguillon sees red for bad tackle


Best Super Rugby tries 2017!


Controversies: ABs vs Lions 2nd Test!


Scarlets thump Munster for Pro12 title

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Stephen Berkoff Heineken Cup advert

Stephen Berkoff Heineken Cup advert

A week back, as the Heineken Cup was about to kick off, we posted a Sky tv advert for the tournament that featured a rather different way of portraying the cities of Europe, and rugby in general.

The video stirred debate for various reasons, and mention was made of this inspirational advert from 2007 that featured actor Stephen Berkoff.

The ad is a remake of the well known Inches speech by Al Pacino in the film Any Given Sunday. It's been adjusted for rugby, and features some classic images from past Heineken Cup matches.

With this weekend's action already under way, we thought it would be a good time to stick this ad up and see what the opinions are. I think most will agree it's nicely done, even if it's roots aren't in rugby.

Don't miss out on rugby's biggest stories and most
popular videos with the new Rugbydump Daily

Posted by Rugbydump at 2:34 pm | View Comments (31)

Posted in Adverts

No Comments

Viewing {[{ comments.length }]} Comments Refresh

Loading...

{[{c.num_likes}]}b· Reply · Report

Register or Login to share your thoughts as a comment

Register or Login to share your thoughts as a comment