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IC08 Live Scores - Round 5 - Finals - Royal Park, Melbourne
Authored by: chinggis77 on Friday, September 05 2008 @ 04:22 pm ACST

Ireland v Sth Africa was a classic finish! 5 points down. Sth Africa mark it with 5s left. He hangs on to it and the siren goes, but he is still 65m from goal.

I saw a few South African players slump to the ground as the siren went thinking they had lost it. The Irish started celebrating then realised they should at least make sure the kick can't go through.

The Sth African guy obviously didn't know the rules as he played on and ran around the guy on the mark.

More celebrating from the Irish.

Then confusion. The ump gave the ball back to the Sth African guy and pulled him forward 25m. He had given a 25m penalty for the Irish guy overstepping the mark.

He took his kick again from about 40m out and kicked a goal. Sth Africa by 1 point!

The South Africans went absolutely wild! Great to see! Commiserations to the Irish.

IC08 Live Scores - Round 5 - Finals - Royal Park, Melbourne
Authored by: Aaron Richard on Friday, September 05 2008 @ 04:39 pm ACST

This is one that'll be talked about for a long time to come...