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Prop Coenie Oosthuizen's knockout run and two tries vs the Hurricanes

"The. Bus. Is. Full!" - haha great comment

4 Years, 11 Months ago

Jonny Wilkinson absolutely smashed by huge Opeti Fonua

Geez he's a big unit!

4 Years, 11 Months ago

British & Irish Lions squad announcement - Sam Warburton named as captain

Thanks Gatland, you just made our job a little easier! Pretty underwhelmed by the squad selections. Come on Aussies!!

4 Years, 11 Months ago

Midweek Madness - Ben John scores a bizarre Ospreys try

Agree, didn't think you could take a quick throw from behind your goal line...

5 Years, 3 Days ago

The Force upset the Crusaders with big defence amidst crowd control problems

Typical bloody Kiwis!! :)

5 Years, 4 Days ago

Saracens through to Heineken Cup semi final as 'Ash Splash' returns

Can't wait for the idiot to drop one of those as he goes over the line

5 Years, 1 Week ago

Wesley Fofana finishes off great Clermont team try vs Exeter

Now THAT is rugby! The try had it all...

5 Years, 3 Months ago

LEGO Highlights of the 2012 Autumn Internationals

Love it! Reminiscent of the Eddie Izzard "Death Star Canteen" LEGO skit:

Definitely showing the Canterbury bias there - where was Beale's try in the 79th minute to crush Welsh hearts everywhere??

5 Years, 4 Months ago

Kurtley Beale late try snatches win for Wallabies over Wales

Ha I agree about the whinging as Sharpe took the kick, recall he said something about it being "disrespectful" and that's why the Welsh crowd were booing it - what a load of bollocks, let the lad have a kick in his last game! You could also hear his disappointment as Beale ran to the corner for the try...

5 Years, 4 Months ago

Kurtley Beale late try snatches win for Wallabies over Wales

Yup I do realise Davies wasn't commentating in those highlights, I heard him spouting off his usual one-eyed drivel after the match and that's what prompted me to make my original comment. Every time I DO hear him commentate I think the exact same thing.

My point isn't that bias is a bad thing, I'm fine with it as long as it's not concealed as objective/"neutral" commentary. I'm with you on the Aussie commentators, it's entertainment rather than commentary and they don't try to hide their biases but play to them. You can kind of tell Davies is trying to be neutral wrt Wales, but he simply can't carry it off convincingly. I'd put Stuart Barnes in the same bucket for England, however he's just a stupid oaf.

5 Years, 4 Months ago