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:
End-to-end from BaaBaas
The Barbarians match against the Springboks at Wembley lived up to its hype, and the invitational side scored a classic BaaBaas try that went the length of the field, with captain Andy Ellis finishing it off.
Bavuma’s incredible wicket
An incredible piece of fielding by Temba Bavuma, which saw him dive, catch, and deliver a pin-point accurate throw, accounted for the wicket of Australian David Warner.
Argentina’s wonder try
Argentina managed to capitalise against Japan off the back of a spectacular set-piece move, with Argentine flyhalf Nicolás Sánchez scoring for Los Pumas.
Bent’s breathtaking volley
Darren Bent scored an absolutely sublime volley goal against Wolves that sent the crowd into raptures.
Ireland’s historic win over the All Blacks
The Irish rugby team disproved the All Blacks’ invincibility, defeating the World Champions 4-29 in Chicago in a thrilling encounter that will go down as one of the greatest upsets ever.
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