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Newcastle's Richard Mayhew crunches Harlequins' Sam Smith

Dean Richards as classy as ever then.

An absolute beauty of a tackle.

But, is the shove and the bigman posturing immediately after the tackle necessary? Looks like he's even giving him some verbal as well. Look mate, you've already made your statement with the awesome tackle, all that BS just makes you look like a wanchor.


4 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins interviews Wallaby players after Wales win

"you gave a bit of pill to "The Badge", which was good of ya! Tell us about the time you should have passed it but didn't!"

4 Months, 2 Weeks ago

Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins interviews Wallaby players after Wales win

Top bloke.

This clip probably surpasses Haskell-cam and that takes some doing.
With that tache and the bandage on his hand he actually has an air of Keith Lemon about him, (random clip for the non-British on here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOiSnfXJ9wY)

Cummins has an awesome way with words though, doesn't he? Here are a few of his classics:
http://www.foxsports.com.au/rugby/wallabies/best-of-the-honey-badger-classic-quotes-from-wallabies-and-western-force-winger-nick-cummins/story-e6frf55l-1226741766583

Pick of the bunch his explanation of why he named himself after the Honey Badger:
""One of the stories that inspires me is that it is documented that a honey badger killed a male lion in a one-on-one,'' Cummins said last year ahead of his Test debut against Argentina in Rosario.

"He clawed the canastas off the big fella. The big one-two. That to me is outstanding."


And I believe it is customary for someone to post this any Honey Badger video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4r7wHMg5Yjg


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4 Months, 2 Weeks ago

George North and Richard Hibbard huge hits in lead up to Israel Folau try

It's a good option to have in the weaponry, but from my observation 9 times out of 10 crabbing scrumhalves just waste valuable time and space.

4 Months, 3 Weeks ago

George North and Richard Hibbard huge hits in lead up to Israel Folau try

Say what you like about Justin Marshall, I fucking love the way he describes these tackles on the replay at the end. "BOOFAAH!!" a particular highlight and a word I'll be making more use of from now on.

4 Months, 3 Weeks ago

Midweek Madness - David 'Superman' Marty flying over the ruck

May I draw attention to the exploits of Delon Armitage here.

Right at the beginning of the clip, we see him apparently being shot by a sniper - don't know who he is trying to kid with that comedy footballer's dive

At 0:13, just after Marty's superman, Armitage jogs in from about 10m away, seemingly just to get involved in any potential handbags.

Still rate him as a player, but so often I just get the impression he'd be more comfortable on a football pitch.

4 Months, 3 Weeks ago

Midweek Madness - David 'Superman' Marty flying over the ruck

I just don't get it. I just cannot see what he thought he might be able to achieve with this?!? Absolutely crackers.

4 Months, 3 Weeks ago

Willie Le Roux stars as the Springboks beat Scotland at Murrayfield

Very well said.

5 Months, 3 Days ago

Willie Le Roux stars as the Springboks beat Scotland at Murrayfield

DanKnapp - well done for hitting the nail on the head. My first thought was "what a wanker", but couldn't put my finger on why it irritated me so much - as a couple of people mentioned above this type of thing happens a lot and is just banter. But when you're that far in the lead with so little time left to play, it really is out of order. What a wanker.

Fantastic tackle though...

5 Months, 3 Days ago

Two players red carded in Georgia vs Canada mass brawl

"Stroudos, I expect this stupid remark from you." - Really? Well that is disappointing to hear.

I disagree with your interpretation of the incident though. I think if you run at someone with your hands up at boxing guard height, that other person has a right to think that you're about to punch him, so to get his retaliation in first is quite acceptable.

Anyway, if you look closely at the replays, I think you'll find Canada 8 did throw a punch right at the beginning, however it was a shit punch and landed on Georgia 6's chest.

I also think he would have thrown more punches, but Georgia 6 (not his team-mates who had no right to get involved) had his arms trapped and kept him at arm's length - good defence by him.

No, I don't agree with 8 on 1. All the more lamentable in this case, as Red 6 was clearly capable of handling things on his own.

But then, I don't *agree* with any fighting on the rugby pitch. Personally I've almost always managed to stay out of any of that bullshit. However, when it happens, superior technical fighting ability should not, in my opinion, automatically mean you're labelled the aggressor.

5 Months, 1 Week ago

 
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