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The four match winning kicks that rocked the Champions Cup this weekend

BY Jack Tunney  ·  Monday Dec 11, 2023

What a weekend of rugby it was. There was no shortage of incredible moments in every game in the Champions Cup, with every match providing viewers with a tremendous amount of tries, big hits, tight scorelines and clutch kicks.

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TNT Sports has become the place to go for Premiership rugby for those who prefer the comfort of their own living room, or the convenience of a pub bar over the ground itself. For those super keen rugby fans, it would have been a full weekend in front of the box.

Those who managed to catch multiple games at the weekend would have their own magical moments to choose from, but for those who didn’t have the chance – here are TNT’s four top-kicking moments:

– Frawley’s 60m penalty to seal the win
– Smith’s 45m drop goal in Paris
– Sheedy’s 85th minute drop goal winner
– Slade’s 80th minute match-winning conversion

Frawley’s 60 metre thump only needed to cross the deadball line for Leinster to win, but he went above and beyond by sailing it through the uprights. Smith’s was early on in the game, but displayed quality game management to put an extra three points on the board which would inevitably be the amount that Harlequins won by.

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Our choice, whilst we loved Henry Slade’s composure to take victory from the tee…we do also love a good old drop goal…so Callum Sheedy gets our vote.

Let us know your preferred choice!

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