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Lee Jones makes huge trysaving tackle


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Friday, March 27, 2009

Friday Funnies - The Franciois Steyn rib tickler

Friday Funnies - The Franciois Steyn rib tickler

The Sharks played the Force last weekend in Perth in an entertaining match where we saw pink vs black as the Sharks came out tops 22-10.

The Force kept the visitors under pressure for long periods, but the Sharks took their chances scoring three tries in a second half blitz.

The Sharks are now in an excellent position, having won five out of six matches, and with six of their last seven games at home.

This amusing moment from the match came when cannon-boot Francois Steyn attempted to clear a kick from the Sharks tryline.

Force scrumhalf Josh Valentine effected the charge down, but came off second best as the ball rocketed into his midriff.

Steyn is one of the hardest kickers of a rugby ball around, with a prodigious boot, one you certainly dont want to get in the way of.

Valentine left the field a few minutes later.

Time: 01:18

Posted at 8:55 pm | 23 comments

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bigox March 28, 2009 1:33 am

classic amusing commentary frm the aussiesthats a belter to take in the ribs!

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Anonymous March 28, 2009 1:38 am

and Gilbert spelt backwards - classic!

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Anonymous March 28, 2009 2:10 am

thats how aussie commentary is, they're funny. I wish the BBC would lighten up a bit like them.

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Domo March 28, 2009 2:20 am

Ooooft i bet that hurt.Surely the scrum collapsed before the ball came out though? Just an observation tis all

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Glorz March 28, 2009 3:03 am

Yeah, how dull are some of the English guys? "My goodness...they...are...going to *yawn* score a try"Not that this was that 'exciting' from the Greg Martin and Co. but in general, they're just a riot. NZ hasn't been bad either this season in terms of commentary...'cept when Nisbo called O'Connor, Drew Mitchell all game.

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Anonymous March 28, 2009 6:58 am

holy shit Steyn has some boot on him.

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Ramez March 28, 2009 7:52 am

"You're wearing pink and you got hit by a football. Get up you souk." Ha ha ha.

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robert March 28, 2009 9:48 am

I've been there and it hurt like hell.@Domo: just a point about the scrum, you're probably right but I'm glad the ref didn't blow it up and I think that should be the norm. When the ball is sitting right at the back and the front row goes down the ref should just tell the half to play the ball and get on with it. It's already been won and God knows we have enough scrums being reset already without resetting ones that are for all intents and purposes, over.

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Cheis March 28, 2009 2:10 pm

hhahaha..he'll have gilbert spelled backwards on his chest..Classic

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Anonymous March 28, 2009 5:02 pm

could have broken his nose if he got it in the face i reckon

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Anonymous March 28, 2009 7:32 pm

Nice, just like getting a little tackle from Mr. Collins

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tony March 28, 2009 9:23 pm

why the fu*k are we seeing more pink on fuking rugbyshirts? ospreys, stade francais and now a southern hemisphere team. maybe wales will replace red by pink

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Anonymous March 28, 2009 10:13 pm

Pink shirts are usually for charity, the ospreys & blues were anyway.

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Don March 29, 2009 4:50 am

"That'd have Gilbert spelt backwards"I literally LOL'd when I heard this.

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Anonymous March 29, 2009 6:40 am

Mate, they're wearing pink for breast cancer research, it's a very good cause.It's something that's becoming bigger in Aussie sports, teams will wear pink for the odd game to raise money for research.It's been alot bigger since Glen Mcgrath's wife passed away from cancer.

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.JTS March 29, 2009 9:17 pm

If the ball landed a little bit lower, I think Steyn could be hired as a non-surgical alternative for a vasectomy...That was some boot.

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Anonymous March 29, 2009 9:30 pm

rib tickler???? which part of that video was the tickle bit? i didnt see any tickling coming from steyns boot anywayps like the idea of one off shirts for charity

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Anonymous March 30, 2009 12:18 am

"why the fu*k are we seeing more pink on fuking rugbyshirts? ospreys, stade francais and now a southern hemisphere team"Ospreys? When?

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Just a Fan March 30, 2009 7:26 am

Francois Steyn for President..... Valentine taking one for the team...that really had to hurt!Black and White - all that Matters!

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Pedro Fleury March 31, 2009 4:10 pm

nowadays not only you have to watch out for the big guys trying to hit you, you also have to watch out for the ball!!

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Patron April 02, 2009 12:56 pm

when i was playing before one of the lads got a rocket into the crotch trying to block down the kick it didnt take 5 mins for him to leave the field it took 10 cause he wouldnt move :)

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Anonymous April 06, 2009 2:02 pm

oof!i almost felt that 1 myself!

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Anonymous May 26, 2009 4:39 pm

He will feel that one in the morning... I also like the fact that people are saying cor he must have a big boot....
No shit- the guy took penalties when Monty couldn't.

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