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The Top 5 Australian Rugby Lookalikes of all time

Neil Jenkins = Sloth off the Goonies

12 Hours, 23 Minutes ago

Ben Tameifuna cited for big shove on referee Glen Jackson

I'd really like to see a proper ban for this. Completely unnecessary. Yes, I understand Tameifuna's frustration to some extent - bloody infuriating when the ref is constantly getting in the way. But in this case, Jackson was already backpedalling to clear the area and would have been out of the way a split second later anyway - that's why I say it was unnecessary.

Add to that the fact that this is rugby, where you don't even talk to the ref, laying your hands on him at all is massively poor form; this kind of forceful shove is incredibly out of order.

18 Hours, 42 Minutes ago

Rugby World Cup 2015 advert featuring rousing team talk from Charles Dance

Am I really going to be the first person to say this is terrible??

God I hate stuff like this. All that "people from Newcastle, Brighton, Southend, etc" reminded me of Nick Clegg in the last general election debates, desperately trying to include everyone. The real lowlight here was the bit with the bloke from Milton Keynes, poor bar steward.

This kind of speech has never done anything for me in real life either though. Maybe there's something wrong with me.


23 Hours, 20 Minutes ago

The Top 5 Tries of the Week - August 22nd weekend

#1 Wonderful execution, skill and pace, but for me #2 is the best - love that. Proper kick chase, bloke smashed legally into touch and to have three blokes ready and willing to pounce is first class.

6 Days, 8 Hours ago

All Blacks post match reaction after stunning Bledisloe Cup victory

Is that twice in the last month Offside Rich has actually been yellow carded??
Has he finally lost his magic invisibility cloak??

Top bloke though, the chat is almost what you'd expect from the Old Gittians Vets captain after a charity match.

6 Days, 22 Hours ago

Huge tackle on Wisconsin Rugby Club player after inside switch

Bosh. Love that and fair play to the bloke for volunteering the footage!

Not sure about the "great read" though - he'd have been licking his lips in anticipation the switch was so well telegraphed, (yes I know it's amateur rugby, but still).

6 Days, 22 Hours ago

Magali Harvey scores Try of the Tournament contender vs France

Cracking try. Almost a Robinsonesque side-step at full tilt. Awesome.

2 Weeks, 19 Hours ago

England win the Women's Rugby World Cup with victory over Canada

God knows what kind of cretin use the first 20% of a 5-minute clip to show dreadful singing and someone lining up a kick and still have time to include five seconds of the kicker trotting back to her half. All with no context whatsoever to understand the actual RUGBY that was being played that led to the penalty being awarded.

What I can't understand is how the people that own the rights to these things fail so miserably to understand the game of rugby and what actually should be defined as a "highlight".

2 Weeks, 19 Hours ago

England win the Women's Rugby World Cup with victory over Canada

Note to RugbyDump - you need to introduce a "dislike" function for comments like WelshOsprey's. Sorry if I sound dull but I find this type of comment bloody boring. Not offensive, just dull. From a funny bloke as well.

2 Weeks, 19 Hours ago

The Top 5 Best Haka Responses ever!

Good fun as always but I have some issues with the list.

I watched the countdown simply assuming that Richard Cockerill's confrontation with Norm Hewitt would of course be #1 - no question. To not even make the list is bizarre...
http://www.rugbydump.com/2008/12/770/richard-cockerill-stands-up-to-the-haka-in-1997

Other notable omissions as others have pointed out - Chabal showing how he would eat the ABs for his dinner in 2007; Campese treating the whole thing with contempt in 1991 and the Tonga sipi tau in 2011.

#3 is the most pathetic thing I've ever seen in the game of rugby. I thought at the time this could be the end of the Haka in Rugby, as the degree of preciousness had clearly gone off the scale.

2 Weeks, 5 Days ago

 
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