Monday, 10 July 2006

Penalties

Did anybody watch the final of the World Penalty Kick Championships?

Did anyone ever really seriously suggest that as a model for finding the winner of the Rugby World Cup?

TAGS: Sport

5 comments:

  1. My opinion, for what it's worth, is that they should take the penalties BEFORE extra time.

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  2. Being ignorant, a characteristic of New Zealanders. The most popular game worldwide has not yet reached the country of the best transport infrastructure of the globe. Think about it.

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  3. responding to annon:

    How about 90 minutes before extra time. :)

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  4. Actually, the rugby world cup does have a dropkick competition to determine a winner a the end of final games where the score it tied.

    Check this:
    http://www.worldcupweb.com/WCrugby/dropkickrules.asp

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  5. But there's a reason, isn't there, that the Rugby World Cup doesn't become the World Drop Goal Championships, isn't there?

    You know, something to do with it being a game in which points are often scored? ;^)

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