Henry Seniloli's showboating costs try

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Sunday, July 08, 2012

Rugby Club Plays of the Week 2012 - Ice Ice Bieber

The latest Plays of the Week features the usual catch up on Super Rugby, and includes a look at some of the moments we've highlighted over the past week. If you spotted anything you'd like featured on here that took place in the latest round this weekend, please get in touch.

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Posted by Rugbydump at 10:01 am | View Comments (5)

Two big hits from the Highlanders vs the Chiefs

Bjorn Basson's great try against the Cheetahs

James O'Connor drops the F-Bomb during half time interview

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Ron_Mexico July 08, 2012 12:14 pm

great as usual.
Is it just the perspective, or is there a blatant forward pass in the reds' try?

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Gallego July 09, 2012 1:42 am

Don't worry, it was a blatant forward pass indeed (two of them actually).

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Jon July 09, 2012 5:38 am

Not forward. The rules have nothing to do with where the ball ends up but the act of throwing the ball backwards. The ball will always float forward at the same rate of speed as the player who passes it is running. Because the passes were made on the run, they all floated forward slightly, despite being thrown backwards. This is due to physics and is unavoidable. it is also accommodated and allowed for in the laws of the game.
if you were to call these passes forward you would need to call dozens of passes every single game forward, particularly those where the player making the pass is running at pace as he makes it. See the below for an IRB explanation:


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Eggman July 08, 2012 1:11 pm

Looked pretty forward to me too, but could be perspective... (doubt it though).
Loved the James O'Connor look-a-like and finally someone putting SBW's boxing into perspective

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BondTr4der July 08, 2012 9:44 pm

Looked forward the 1st time around, 2nd time not so much, 3rd time looked for the linesman who was pretty well placed to spot it if ti was, so I'm gonna say it's the perspective.

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