Archive for the ‘Classic’ Category

Classic Moments: “That’s Not a Try, That’s a Miracle”

January 26, 2009

As time expired in Game One of the 1994 State of Origin series, Queensland found themselves 12-10 behind. Then they did this:

The thing I love about this try is that it would be a technically marvellous try if it was scored in the first few minutes of the game, never mind the last. The combination of exquisite skill with edge-of-the-seat desperation really makes it an exhilarating watch.

Classic Moments: Wide to West

January 10, 2009

In a new series of lazy Youtube posts I will be doing every so often on this site (partly to wet the appetite for the upcoming season, and partly because the stuff featured is pretty damn cool) I present you with probably the most famous try of the Super League era. In the 2000 Qualifying Semi-Final, Bradford were leading St Helens 11-10, and as the final hooter sounded Saints had one last throw of the dice…