Rugby World Cup 2007

By hynesy ยท 55 replies
Aug 18, 2007
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  1. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026

    Whaddya mean - like American Football! I watched the end of a game somewhere in Buffalo the other night where the losing coach called for a time-out 1 second before the eventual winners kicker got a brilliant field goal - farcical rule which meant it had to be done again. Couldn't believe it - and nor could the commentators.
  2. Finchy

    Finchy TS Rookie Posts: 353

    Well, the rules may be different, but the principles of the sport remain the same. Take a wierd shaped ball, pass and run, get over the line, kick it between the posts.

    However, Rugby is superior because its players don't feel the need to wear armour, a real mans game (just because i dont like it doesn't mean i don't admire it)
  3. Essex

    Essex TS Rookie Posts: 22

    Biltong is tougher than French Chicken drum sticks

    Sorry guys and (gals) it's gonna be frogs legs and biltong in the final... ;)

    SA needs this one, -just for a change LOL.
  4. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026

    You may be right, but perhaps Argentina need it more - and I think deserve it too.
  5. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026

    Well there we are. The Boks did all the right things to win and deserved it - a dour game.
    The best games of all had to be Argentina against France (twice!) and in the semi the Argybargys were just brilliant. Watch them next time - and now they have the perfect right to demand a place in the European nations competition - I know but they all train in Spain under ex Tigers man Les Cusworth.
    Is that it until the next time? Will we all still b here? Will rugby eclipse football (soccer to you lot across the pond) as the world's favourite game?
    Who knows - so many questions and so many imponderables......
  6. hynesy

    hynesy TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 389

    Yeah, very interesting world cup to say the least, I was very impressed with the performance of the argentines. Unfortunaltey South Africa won in the final, but they were the lesser of two evils.

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