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:
Habana’s fine line
Springbok winger Bryan Habana scored South Africa’s opening try against the All Blacks in Christchurch, running a fantastic line off a Warren Whitely pass to break the NZ line untouched and score his 66th Test try.
Thurston’s outrageous pass
Cowboys playmaker Jonathan Thurston pulled off a spectacular pass to Matt Morgan in the NRL playoff match against the Brisbane Broncos. Classy stuff.
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Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson scored an absolute pearler for his side against Chelsea, when he picked out the top-right corner from a good way out.
Ardie Savea, on his first start for the All Blacks, finished off a fantastic try orchestrated by scrumhalf Aaron Smith.
Cordero’s carving run
Argentina winger Santiago Cordero scored a brilliant try against the Wallabies, using his speed and footwork down the left wing to beat three defenders and get over the tryline.
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