The best drop goal you've ever seen

Discussion in 'General Rugby Union' started by tituslechmakus, Sep 19, 2006.

  1. i had to create this topic 'cause everyone wants to describe the best drop goal he's ever seen and you were writing in the stransky/wilko topic which was not made for that ... so go on with your 60m drops mates !!!!
     
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  3. Nick Beal vs Leicester - 65 metres.
     
  4. AndyMcNabFAN

    AndyMcNabFAN Guest

    What constitutes as a "good" drop goal? Length, style, field position? I've seen drops taken from the sideline 50m out. That was a good one. Derick Hougaard. I've also seen Gaffie take a drop straight in front of the sticks from about 63m out. Also good. But only pressure kicks like Wilco and Stransky, Larkham, and Jannie de Beer WC kicks are ones that stand out.
     
  5. we don't care about what kind of drop goal it is ... this topic is made for talking about the greatest drops ppl have ever seen (so that the topic stransky-wilko is not polluted by messages of other drops) so say what you want about any drop kick you've seen
     
  6. dobrien7

    dobrien7 Guest

    Saw Jeff Wilson drop kick a conversion from sideline when ball had fallen over and opposition was charging him... Otago in Wellington.
     
  7. melon

    melon Guest

    Matt dunning in the super12 semi final in 2003 or 2004 i think...needed a try to get into the final, instead he kicked it from 40m out and he is a loose head prop!!
     
  8. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    So not only being a fatass, he's also an idiot?
     
  9. and ??? that's the best drop goal you've ever seen ... ok :cheers: :bravo: ... do you sometime watch rugby ??? :blink:
    such a drop should go to the wall of shame ... go on create a thread for that !!!
     
  10. O'Rothlain

    O'Rothlain Guest

    I hate to say it, but the RWC Wilkinson kick. That was some serious pressure.
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    Okay, seeing him injured makes me feel better for giving him a compliment.
     
  11. Dumbo

    Dumbo Guest

    My older Brother.

    I was 15 and he was 18, we went to differant high schools and we where playing against each other.
    He played 1st5 and I played half back... watched him get the ball, drop it on to his foot - 24 to 15 to them on the final whistle.

    You prick.

    Remember that toasted sandwish I made you when you came home after the game.
    Rememeber Mum said I shouldn't be such a sore loser?

    Guess what? took a lot of spit to get that f***ing sandwish just right.
     
  12. Caledfwlch

    Caledfwlch Guest

    ireland vs NZ maori in the recent churchill cup clash
    70 metres!!! sweet stuff
     
  13. jeffb

    jeffb Guest

    Joe Lydon`s 60 yard + plus againgst Warrington in the Challenge Cup semi final in 1989.
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  14. BigTen

    BigTen Guest

    I thought that it was a lot closer to that - i.e. within the 22m line.

    I can still remember the look on his face when he realised that he shouldn't have done it. Classic! You can pretty much guarantee that Dunning will never again attempt a drop-goal.
     
  15. AndyMcNabFAN

    AndyMcNabFAN Guest

    Yes. I also remember it being close to the goals. Good old Doughnut Dunning won't be making any more rash decisions like that, I'll guarantee you that!
     
  16. Rugby_Cymru

    Rugby_Cymru Guest

  17. InsaneAsylum

    InsaneAsylum Guest

    what was dunning actually trying to do? chip or somthing? is he dumfounded because he stuffed up but ended up in a dropgoal, or was he dumbfounded because he had a go and it actually went over the bar?
     
  18. Perhaps he'd lost track of the scores or the clock, it happens. It can't have been a spur of the moment thing 'cause drops goals are kind of counter-instinctive unless you've set yourself up for it.
     
  19. dobrien7

    dobrien7 Guest

    There was an advantage being played, so it was a similar situation to a halfback just having a hack at it from behind the ruck to use the advantage and gain the penalty... except it actually went over :p
     
  20. So he sliced it hopelessly on target! Poor bugger!
     
  21. Steve-o

    Steve-o Guest

    Joel Stransky in the 1995 Rugby World Cup Final, won us the title. Plus it was pretty far out, 40+ metres.
     
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