In a few months time the British & Irish Lions will set sail for Australia to take part in what should be an action packed 2013 tour filled with drama. In the build up, here’s a look back at some of the most memorable last minute wins in Australian rugby history.
Rugby HQ went through their archives and along with input from fans on Twitter, put together this list of the Top 5 most memorable Buzzer Beaters.
They’re all involving Australians, but should bring back some great memories for neutrals too.
Throughout the week leading up to the airing of the show, Fox Sports revealed a few of the contenders that didn’t quite make the final cut for the Top 5 list. Listed in order below:
#10 – Stephen Hoiles extra time dramatic try vs Wales (2007) View
#9 – Andrew Mehrtens shows the Bulls crowd middle fingers after drop win (1999) View
#8 – Stirling Mortlock wins it for the Wallabies (2000) View
#7 – James O’Connor late try and conversion in Hong Kong (2010) View
#6 – Kurtley Beale slots penalty at the death to beat Springboks (2010) View
Below are the Top Five, as selected by Sean Maloney and Rugby HQ