Posted by: fiore | October 12, 2011

Heart-stopping weekend

What an incredible, terrifying, heart-stopping rugby weekend it has been! The Quarter-finals of the RWC2011 have been just how I expected them: maybe not always “spectacular” in its strict meaning but absolutely exciting.

I’m not going to analyse every single game, because, by now you’ll find plenty of articles and blog posts about it. I just want to fix those moments with some eloquent photos….

Diminutive Wales wing Shane Williams denies big Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien a try (Wales-Ireland 22-10)

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At last they remembered they are a team: France Pape, Ouedraogo, Szarzewski, Nallet and Yachvili celebrating the victory over England (France-England 19-12)

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A "Rocky" defense won Australia the semifinal. O'Connor and Elsom neutralise Spies (Australia-South Africa 11-9)

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Piri Weepu took everything on his shoulders leading the Allblacks to the semifinal (New Zealand - Argentina 33-10)

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