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Wallabies snatch victory from courageous Scots at the death

But the aussie playing the bal doesn't put the Scotsman on side. He was still off side, playing the bal after a knock on, and preventing an opponent from gaining an advantage.

In addition I missed the aussie hands in the first place and I can imagine Joubert did too.
I am not a fan of Joubert and after watching your link regarding the previous final I have serious doubts about him, but purely this decision i won't hold against him.

11 Months, 1 Week ago

Embarrassed Joe Launchbury admits receiving Man of the Match award was strange

If you are a supporter of one of the two teams and had to choose 20 mins before time, I can imagine you are more inclined to choose your own. at the end you probably choose someone from the winning team, but if that is not yet determined...

On top of that there are probably more england supporters who had one choice, and fewer aussie supporters who divided their votes over two players

Now take into account that the more knowledgable supporters are watching the game and are not inclined to waste time making a phone call, and the result shouldn't surprise anyone.

11 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Alesana Tuilagi banned for 5 weeks for 'kneeing' Japanese tackler

There is nothing unnatural about his movement.

Have you played rugby or any other sport that involves running?
When sprinting you lift your knees (look at a 100m sprint) when you step more decisive towards something/someone your knee will lead (look at a triple jump).

But put it differently, try running at high speed and try hitting an object with your knee while running. It is not possible. You will be out of balance and a little tap will be enough to make you fall.

11 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Alesana Tuilagi banned for 5 weeks for 'kneeing' Japanese tackler

Looks like a ploy to weaken Samoa and get Scotland in the semis ironically at the cost of Japan.

11 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Alesana Tuilagi banned for 5 weeks for 'kneeing' Japanese tackler

You do realise that if we are not allowed to lift our knees rugby becomes a game of shuffling around?

11 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Alesana Tuilagi banned for 5 weeks for 'kneeing' Japanese tackler

Yes it is your knees, unlike sprinters tend to do, are not allowed to be lifted above roughly half the length of your leg.

11 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Yoann Huget's horrific looking face stamp against Bordeaux Begles

I assume you feel that way about a lot of statements you disagree with?

1 Year, 3 Months ago

Yoann Huget's horrific looking face stamp against Bordeaux Begles

funny I think exactly the opposite.
don't like him but think it is accidental.

1 Year, 3 Months ago

Yoann Huget's horrific looking face stamp against Bordeaux Begles

Not a big fan of Huget especially after his dive against Bath. And for that he should have been punished a lot heavier than he was. but not for this, this seems accidental, it looks like his foot was held and he tried to get loose, and accidently stamped on his opponent afterwards.

1 Year, 3 Months ago

Kenyan Collins Injera celebrates milestone try by signing ball and camera

all that celebration fuss takes away the attention from an, actually, brilliant try.
it looks so simple but he creates that gap himself.
and he leaves two guys flat on their face grasping for his ankles.

1 Year, 4 Months ago