Video of the Week: Spirit of Zinzan

Date published: January 8 2015

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We have come to that time of the week when Planet Rugby brings you all an offering of a stand-out video we think you’ll like the look of. Enjoy the show.

Our recent selections have seen a look back on the history of the Rugby World Cup, a replay of the Barbarians vs Australia match, ITM Cup action, European history and much more selected as we continue to scour the archives.

This week we come across one of rugby’s greatest but often more under-celebrated moments – a drop goal from a forward.

Cruelly for Saracens captain Al Hargreaves this effort against London Irish was disallowed as it came after the whistle, but the execution is sublime as he followed in the footsteps of Zinzan Brooke and many others before.

(We’ve even included Zinzan’s classic just to refresh your memory.)

Other recent videos:

Happy RWC Year!
Henry Speight
BaaBaas v Australia
ITM Cup semis
Back-to-back
Prop panache
Epic at the Rec
Andrew Hore
Rugby + Skiing
Sharks snatch Currie Cup
Super Rugby Final 2008
Delhi joy for New Zealand
Chiefs double up
Referee bloopers
Super Rugby Final, 1998
Carter’s back
JWC Final, 2013
Savea threat
England beat New Zealand
2013 Heineken Cup Final
NFL v Rugby
Chabal Tribute
Quade’s 100
Super Rugby
Calcutta Cup
Best of O’Brien
Best of Flood
Game of 2013
Rugby with Real Madrid
Grenoble’s drone
Cooper magic
Vintage Clermont
Jason Robinson
Soccer v Rugby
Ireland nilled in New Zealand
Tribute to Kieran Read

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