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:
Bastareaud’s bulldozing hit
Mathieu Bastareaud put in a massive shift in Toulon’s defeat to Saracens culminating in a massive tackle on Saracens full back Alex Lozowski.
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney became the club’s all time leading goalscorer with a stellar free-kick against Stoke.
Wayne Rooney’s record breaking goal to become Manchester United’s all time leading goalscorer. Cometh the hour, cometh the man. Goosebumps. pic.twitter.com/rkcTUVVf35
— David. (@Rooney_esque) January 22, 2017
Nemani Nadolo’s colossal performance
130kg winger Nemani Nadolo displayed one of the most dominant performances by a winger since the era of Jonah Lomu, scoring two tries and making a complete mockery of the defence against Northampton in the European Champions Cup.
Osborn’s cheeky free-kick
Ben Osborn scored a brazen free-kick goal after a flick and volley for Nottingham Forest against Bristol.
Ben Osborn’s cheeky free kick goal for Nottingham Forest today. WOW!! pic.twitter.com/XC3P3BXpLE
— Troll Football Media (@Troll__Footbal) January 21, 2017
Spurgeon’s icy-cool goal
The NHL delivered a cracker, with Jared Spurgeon volleying the puck out of the air with his hand and setting himself up for a perfect home run swing to score against the Devils.
What was your favourite sports moment from the weekend? Let us know by tweeting us @MenStuffZA!