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Highlights from the Army vs Navy classic clash at Twickenham

It's actually worse though isn't it.

The Ash Splash is just an exaggerated version of a natural try-scoring movement. My only problem with it is he bottles it every time and cushions the landing with a knee. I saw Christian Wade dive in for a try the other week and he propelled himself about five feet in the air and slid in to the turf like an Olympic swimmer entering the water.

I'm willing to tolerate the Roko Ball Kiss on account of him generally not acting like a massive tool though.

22 Hours, 55 Minutes ago

Highlights from the Army vs Navy classic clash at Twickenham

Rokodaguni at 13 eh? Interesting...

I'm a big fan of the bloke, but I find myself praying for someone to clatter him when he arses about kissing the ball before grounding it.

1 Day, 17 Hours ago

Owen Farrell yellow carded for knocking out Dan Robson with sickening clash

TWO WEEKS BAN?!?!?!?
Same punishment as Joe Marler got for kicking a bloke in the head!?!?

Someone in charge needs to get a grip and speahead a complete overhaul of the judiciary process and levels of sanction.

6 Days, 18 Hours ago

Midweek Madness - Referee stops counter attack when instinct kicks in

http://www.rugbydump.com/2015/01/4028/friday-funnies-gillies-kaka-high-fives-himself-after-try-in-pe-sevens-knockouts

6 Days, 19 Hours ago

Midweek Madness - Referee stops counter attack when instinct kicks in

Looked like Ruiz saved the NZ player's blushes to me. That was a shit pass that had already eluded the player running onto it - the ref was to the player's left after all.

1 Week, 15 Hours ago

Silvère Tian banned for MORE THAN A YEAR after Referee abuse

The club fine is a great move. The message is still being sent to the players, but with added emphasis. Not only will you be punished, but you're letting your entire club down and costing your employer money.
Should have fined the player as well, in my opinion. And his mum.

The most draconian punishment available should be inflicted on this heinous individual and all those around him.

1 Week, 22 Hours ago

Silvère Tian banned for MORE THAN A YEAR after Referee abuse

Very good point about the TV commentators. Can you imagine Bill McLaren questioning the ref's decisions?

1 Week, 22 Hours ago

Rib crunching tackle from French star at the recent Atlanta 7s

I'm probably going to get shot down for being sexist and "objectifying women" or some such nonsense, but sod it, I'm going to say it anyway:

I find this clip highly arousing.

Look at the timing of that hit and the beautiful tackling technique. Perfectly executed, with exemplary body position. And don't get me started on the way she was lurking out there, anticipating that pass and getting the angle and timing of her run just right. But even more delectable is how after making this cracking tackle, how quickly popped up and hit the subsequent ruck, again with great technique and body position! That kind of quick ball, generated by a lovely tackle and speed at the breakdown, is almost impossible to defend, as it proved to be here, with the flourish added by the winger's unsubtle but effective enough sidestep.

Yes, this is rugby porn and I admit I was salivating at the sight of the wonderful blend of power, technique and timing on display.

Well. What did you think I meant??

On a side note, that Marjorie Mayans is pretty hot and I reckon I'm not alone in having thoroughly impure thoughts about her.

1 Week, 1 Day ago

Owen Farrell yellow carded for knocking out Dan Robson with sickening clash

Badger, Couple of things:

"The game has become soft" - one bloke was knocked out and the other had blood pissing from his ear. That's a decent enough level of carnage for me.

"I'm worried the refs rely too much on TMO for decisions" - completely agree, but in this case Romain Poite can be heard immediately after the tackle saying (to the touchies and TMO): "for me it's a yellow card". This was exactly the decision he ultimately made, so we can surmise that the TMO had no influence other than perhaps confirming Monsieur Poite's view.

1 Week, 2 Days ago

Owen Farrell yellow carded for knocking out Dan Robson with sickening clash

Rugbyrob, Sorry to hear of your injury. Was your broken neck the result of a high tackle?

Your big question is actually not that at all. In fact it's irrelevant. The law you states you must "attempt to grasp" the tackled player. Very difficult to grasp a player who's unexpectedly fallen below waist height.

1 Week, 2 Days ago