Some tight encounters, brilliant individual performances, and dramatic moments made for an incredibly entertaining weekend of sport. But with so many great highlights, we decided to rank out top 5; so without further ado, here are our picks of the best sporting moments from the past weekend:
Ox goes the distance
Retshegofaditswe ”Ox” Nché evoked memories of Richard Bands (minus a steamrollered Carlos Spencer) by scoring a memorable try for the Free State Cheetahs against the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup.
Hayne Plane returns
Jarryd Hayne, who just made his return from the NFL to pursue a rugby league career resurrection, scored a clinical match-winning drop goal in the final moments of the Titans match against the West Tigers.
Barcelona were at their ruthless best against Sevilla in the Super Cup, with the Spanish giants scoring a brilliant goal thanks to some Messi’s vision and Suarez’s finishing ability.
SA Schools’ long-range counter-attack
While the SA Schools A side weren’t able to beat Italy, they did score a cracker of a try, with flyhalf Lubabalo Dobel getting an intercept on SA’s own tryline, before making some ground and sending the ball out to wing Cameron Hufke.
The Golden Lions managed to score the fastest try in Currie Cup history, when lock Lourens Erasmus picked up the kick-off and raced away to score within 8.5 seconds.
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