Lat weekend in the National Rugby Championships in Australia discarded Wallaby flanker Liam Gill pulled off this gridiron style lineout throw that was mightily impressive. Not being able to pass quickly to the nearby man, he simply went over his head, halfway across the field.
While all the talk lately has been about League convert Jarryd Hayne in the NFL, this one got a bit of attention for being quarterback-like. It’s not the first time we’ve seen this on the rugby field, with Barbarians loose forward Steven Luatua doing something similar last year.
In 1997 Springbok Andre Joubert did the same, setting up a Percy Montgomery try.
If you’re good enough and can reach your players without too much fuss, why not.