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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Midweek Madness - Davit Zirakashvili funny try

Midweek Madness - Davit Zirakashvili funny try

We came across this rather amusing try from the recent match between Clermont and Bayonne in the French Top 14.

Big Georgian prop Davit Zirakashvili dived over for this funny looking five pointer after kicking the ball ahead clumsily.

The look on the big guy's face as he realised he'd possibly fluffed it was priceless.

It only took a few seconds though for him to realise that ball had bounced off the corner flag and stayed in play. So along with the help of one of the opposition players, who gave him a nice push in the back, he pounced on the loose ball for one of the most unique prop tries you're likely to see.


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Posted at 10:26 pm | 31 comments

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flank you February 12, 2009 1:31 am

lucky fu...

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Eric February 12, 2009 1:44 am

LoL thats one lucky fat bastard

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aussierugbyfan February 12, 2009 1:58 am

he probably wouldnt have made it if not pushedpriceless look on his face

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flank you February 12, 2009 2:01 am

he's put on a lot of weight since he filmed 300

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Anonymous February 12, 2009 2:08 am

i usually hate the people who complain about the music but that was terrible.... why not just have the commentators

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Mr. Magoo February 12, 2009 2:36 am

ahaha...that was amazing!!There was nothing that back could have done, but he really should have known better and tried to dive on the ball.Doesn't matter though, this was a hilarious try!

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Brennie February 12, 2009 3:40 am

The pre-scoring celebration and then the opponent pushing him into the try. Weeeird!

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iceman! February 12, 2009 4:34 am

Please someone correct me if I'm wrong...but isn't the ball out of play if it hits the corner flag? I mean it's the law that if you hit the corner flag when you're diving to score, you're in touch - doesn't the same apply to the ball?

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elliot February 12, 2009 4:52 am

iceman!, that changed due to the ELV's. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ya7UyUqkYtUSee about 14:20 minutes in.

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elliot February 12, 2009 4:55 am

you can also read the .prf here:http://www.irb.com/ELVs/

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Anonymous February 12, 2009 5:17 am

whats the background song?

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Anonymous February 12, 2009 6:35 am

mmmouAAAAARFARFARFfunniest try evermusic fits perfectlove this player. Always 100%but despite your last minute try in the final last year, we kicked your ass!!!un toulousain loin de chez lui

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Anonymous February 12, 2009 9:17 am

Great try, from one prop to another.That "music" is horrible.

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Shaft February 12, 2009 9:49 am

Music critics at it again eh.. well done, you make the world a better place.

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Anonymous February 12, 2009 10:15 am

i laughed! awesome show!gotta agree to the music-critics though

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No.5 February 12, 2009 11:22 am

Ah, cheers for clearing up the "isnt the ball out" question, i was thinking the same thing!!!funny try!!!

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roddymac February 12, 2009 11:56 am

HaHa nice too see brian blessed alive and well, bet he gets heard at the lineout calls!!

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roddymac February 12, 2009 11:57 am

By the way someone mentioned 'fat bastard' and sorry nothing to do with vid but got me thinking whats happened with Andy Farrell??

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Anonymous February 12, 2009 12:17 pm

lol how can u all find something to ocmplain about ?!? this video is simply funny as hell and the music underlines how weird the try actually is!

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Anonymous February 12, 2009 12:28 pm

shouldn't that be a scrum???cheeky bastard

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MadDog February 12, 2009 1:15 pm

Props stuff!Fantastic!!! :D :D :D :D

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Anonymous February 12, 2009 4:20 pm

Had no choice but to boot it forward, the pass looked like it came from someone as tall as Shane Williams. I love that he gets shoved on to the ball by the defense!!stu pidassocaptain, Folsom Prison RFC

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Don February 12, 2009 4:32 pm

ha! if he wasnt pushed, he wdnt have made the try

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brian February 12, 2009 7:47 pm

Wierd Music

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Disco February 12, 2009 7:53 pm

I think people are being very unfair. I think that was a great finish by an extremely gifted rugby footballer.Thought the music was brilliant too and fit very well with the clip. I'm going to use this for training purposes - both the video and the music, that is.

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aBetter9thanMauro February 12, 2009 9:49 pm

Yeh what has happened to Andy Farrell??

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ryebye February 12, 2009 11:55 pm

lol brillant, his face what a picture!

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cheyanqui February 13, 2009 5:34 am

That music sounded like the bastard child of the bastard child of Kraftwerk. Absolutely terrible (and I like Kraftwerk).Cool clip though. I always love the RD videos that:- show nuances of law- show the reward of players who chase missed PKs, hustle and play to the whistle.In this case Davit did both, and got a fiver for his effort.

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poccio February 15, 2009 12:06 am

PROP POWER!!!!!!!!!!

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Anonymous February 16, 2009 4:29 pm

you suck

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