ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
REGISTER
LOGIN
ADVERTISEMENT
RugbyDump
Wednesday Nov 7, 2018

WATCH: The closest ever drop goal plus some of the best latest clips from Rugbydump Blitz

We’ve had a number of submissions coming in for our new Rugbydump Blitz contest. Below are a few of the October entries so have a look and feel free to let us know which you enjoyed most. There’s a bit of a mixed bag of tries, funnies, skill and physicality.

ADVERTISEMENT

Below we’ve given you a bit of background details to each clip. So while some are only a few seconds long, knowing the story and context should make things a bit more enjoyable.

The first video is from a third division match between local rivals Mechelen and Antwerpen in Belgium late last year, home team Mechelen were trailing 20-19 right up until the last five minutes. They then managed to score two quick tries, the second of which was this top effort from deep in their own half.

With the final play of the game, Mechelen could have kicked the ball out but instead had a go from inside their own 22m which led to Mourab Ab scoring from a lovely chip and chase over the last defender. The final score was 31-20 to Mechelen.

 

This short clip comes from the semi final of the old Natwest Cup a few years back. Lewis Head was playing for Sir John Lawes School (Herts) in his first game back after fracturing 2 ribs. As captain, he had to play the game, but unfortunately it didn’t go to plan.

After he opted to run straight at the opposition fullback, things didn’t end well, and he fractured those same two ribs again.

 

This recent clip is also from Belgium and was included in a match report on website channel notélé (credit to them). It was a match against Kibubu in LBFR R1. The ball carrier, Jonathan Sauris, usually plays in the second row but on this occassion he played at loosehead prop.

ADVERTISEMENT

After receiving a good pass from his number ten he charged into the opposition. According to Jonathan himself, the memory will last for a long time: “The sound of the supporters, the impact on the 12… and the hit on the nose afterwards.”

 

This clip is from a fairly unique moment that happened five minutes from full time in the West Sheild quarter final match in Scotland at the end of September. Dalziel (in blue) were 16-10 up against the home team, Oban Lorne, who lost the ball after a solid hit in mid field.

The turnover was made and from the break down, scrum-half and club coach Graham Calder picked the ball up and slotted a drop goal from the base of the ruck, just 6 metres out.

He didn’t strike it too well but it’s arguably one of the closest ever drop goals caught on camera and it’s impressive that he managed to get it over the posts from that distance!

 

ADVERTISEMENT

This quick clip is of a powerful fend by Kern Griffiths in a local south Wales derby between Baglan and Briton Ferry in division WRU West Central 3b.

Baglan prop Griffiths caught the ball from kick off and was quick to set off but not before getting the big fend up, showing the attempted tackler that you really can’t go high on a big man.

Baglan won the match 59-0.

 

This one is pure comedy, with so much to look out for. It comes from Scottish Caledonia Division 2 some years back. The match is Shetland v Garioch at Clickimin in Lerwick, Shetland.

There had apparently been a bit of niggle in the contest and this was the kick off to the second half, with the visitors narrowly ahead. It starts off with a Shane Jamieson slip onto his backside from kick off, then there’s the knock on, big late hit by Shetland flanker Craig Mann and finally, classic commentary from the sidelines from vocal supporter and former player and coach, Lincoln Carroll.

The original video was lost, hence the quality not being great but that final comment is gold.

 

SUBMIT YOUR VIDEOS

Thanks to everyone who submitted videos. Keep sending them as we will share more soon.

Remember you can head to rugbydump.com/blitz at any stage for all the details about how to submit your clips. We sift through the best of them throughout the month and will post and share them on our social media channels and website regularly.

Related Articles

  • 8 WEEKS AGO

    dubious try seals derby result

  • 8 WEEKS AGO

    Incredible celebrations at schools rugby

  • 9 WEEKS AGO

    The next billy vunipola



ADVERTISEMENT

Great Tries

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Carlos Spencer Proves Why He Is Rugby's Greatest Ever Magician

  • 6 WEEKS AGO

    Jero De La Fuente pulls Hamstring and uses it to score incredible try

  • 6 WEEKS AGO

    Waisale Serevi: The greatest sevens player ever

  • 6 WEEKS AGO

    David Campese: The Aussie all time great

  • 7 WEEKS AGO

    The man who once raced a Cheetah: Bryan Habana

View All

Big Hits & Dirty Play

  • 1 DAY AGO

    Controversial Etzebeth Incident Still Being Debated

  • 1 DAY AGO

    Juan Imhoff Takes Full Power Frans Steyn Kick To The Face

  • 2 DAYS AGO

    Springbok Fans Left Reeling At Officiating Despite Convincing Win

  • 2 DAYS AGO

    Bundee Aki Shown Red Following Ludicrous Challenge

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    The Latest Tuilagi Has Just Made His Top14 Debut And Is A MONSTER

View All

See It To Believe It

  • 2 DAYS AGO

    Harlequins fans furious at refereeing decision that gives Exeter the win

  • 5 DAYS AGO

    Carlos Spencer Proves Why He Is Rugby's Greatest Ever Magician

  • 6 DAYS AGO

    Worcester name 41-year-old academy coach in tonight's premiership cup clash

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Crazy refereeing decision leads to All Blacks win

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    Speculation rife after apparent handshake snub in All Blacks coaching box

View All

Funnies

  • 3 DAYS AGO

    John Smit Shares Epic Bakkies Botha Story Highlighting Why Opponents Feared Him

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Heart-warming drop goal competition between Foster and Reece goes viral

  • 1 WEEK AGO

    Hilarious Streaker Tries To Distract Sharp Shooting Goal Kicker

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Throwback To The Wildest Conversion In Rugby History

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    "I'd Beat Him" Quade Cooper Speaks Out On Potential Jake Paul Fight

View All

Amateur

  • 8 WEEKS AGO

    Dubious Score Decides Result Of Rugby's Biggest Schools Fixture

  • 8 WEEKS AGO

    Incredible Scenes At School Boys Rugby Match

  • 9 WEEKS AGO

    The Next Dominant Backrow?

  • 9 WEEKS AGO

    Hilarious Club House Antics Shows Rugby Spirit

  • 14 WEEKS AGO

    WATCH: South African Schools Rugby Is On Fire

View All

Player Features

  • 4 DAYS AGO

    Joe Simmonds addresses lack of form in honest interview

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Rugby great Eddie Butler sadly passes away

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Graham Rowntree reacts to missing out on 2003 world cup in fascinating video

  • 2 WEEKS AGO

    Official: Christian Wade signs for French club

  • 3 WEEKS AGO

    Etzebeth proves to be rugby's biggest thug once again

View All