Best match so far?

Discussion in 'Rugby World Cup 2007' started by L0n3 R4ng3r, Oct 13, 2007.

  1. L0n3 R4ng3r

    L0n3 R4ng3r Guest

    I was wondering what people rate as being the best match in the RWC 2007 so far.

    As far as I'm concerned I think that the top 3 games so far have been:

    1. Wales vs Fiji
    2. France vs New Zealand
    3. South Africa vs Fiji

    Those games for me were the best to watch as they were both interesting with heart-stopping moments.
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  3. shtove

    shtove Guest

    Have to go with France-ABs: will be remembered just like the 99 semi.

    The Fiji matches were exciting, but not epics.

    Here's hoping for even better matches.
  4. An Tarbh

    An Tarbh Guest

    Well it's obviously the Wales Fiji match but the Fiji South Africa match was only decent in the first 20 minutes of the second half, the first half was a non event and the match descended into a damp squib at the end. The Tonga South Africa match was probably one of the best of the pool stages as well

    The opening match should definitely be up there, as should both the quarter finals from last Saturday but nothing can top the Wales Fiji match for me.
  5. M Two One

    M Two One Guest

    Can't disagree there, not even with the order.
  6. jawmalawm24

    jawmalawm24 Guest

    yep has to be Fiji vs Wales my no.1 pick then Fiji vs Springboks and unfortunately France vs All Blacks.
  7. Ripper

    Ripper Guest

    The France/NZ Match was preety poor, apart from my Homeboy McAlister carving up in the first 40, it preety much consisted of the French tackling all day and the All Blacks gaining yards like sloths.

    Fiji/Wales and Tonga/England were both good, high quality affairs - the Canada/Wales game was also gold until they got tired. Portugal games were always good to watch - they played the game how it was meant to be played.

    In terms of pure quality, you can't beat that opening 15 of the Italy/AB's game... what could've been...


    f*** It.
  8. nGXV

    nGXV Guest

    I love to watch uneven matches (Big team against poor team) because you can clearly see, how even if the players are equal phisically speaking, a team beats tyhe other by playing a highest tactical rugby
  9. jew76

    jew76 Guest

    The best match of the world cup are France v. New Zealand for me
  10. stormmaster1

    stormmaster1 Guest

    Best match so far was the Final when England won 49-0. Oh wait a minute, that was just on the playstation.....................
  11. jew76

    jew76 Guest

    you have a lot of imagination lol :D
  12. Karmabass

    Karmabass Guest

    Best match by far Wales V Fiji.. amazing!

    Other great matches:
    2. Argentina Vs France
    3. SA Vs Fiji
    4. France Vs NZ
  13. ficelle

    ficelle Guest

    For me the best matches are AFS/Fidji and AFS/Tonga
  14. neonick72

    neonick72 Guest

    personally, i didn't think France v NZ was that great a game. It was more a case of NZ blowing it and France tackling like animals, rather than two teams playing at the top of their games.

    SA v Fiji for me.
  15. moonnerd

    moonnerd Guest

    If a newcomer to rugby wanted to download one or two matches from would one of the matches mentioned in the thread be better than another for seeing what the game is really like. (Maybe one was technically better but didn't have as thrilling of a conclusion).

  16. watacaweb

    watacaweb Guest

    france v/s new zealand


    argentina v/s france for 3rd place
  17. moonnerd

    moonnerd Guest

    Thanks for the advice.
  18. ppitufo21

    ppitufo21 Guest

    argentina v/s france for 3rd place
    Wales Fiji
    Argentina France in the opening match THEY never expect Argentina
  19. jonnyherb

    jonnyherb Guest

    i have to say the match i enjoyed the most was fiji vs wales- i thought wales would win but i was rooting for fiji- what a great game full of twists of turns- the highlight of the tourney. SA vs fiji had its moments but i always felt the fijians were 100 % and the SAs had another gear. France vs AB was tense but the All Blacks were pretty poor by their high standards. I missed the 3rd place play- off but that was meant to be quite good-

    anyone see it? what was the verdict on it?
  20. unskilz

    unskilz Guest

    Fantastic. Great pack battle, especially in the first half, and an amazing job by the Argentine backs in the second half.
  21. The best game has to have been the Fiji and Wales match, the physicality of the Fijians was incredible and i thought Wales did well staying with the.
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