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On Watching the 1st test: Australia vs British and Irish Lions 22nd June 2013

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Second Half.

Stomach-gripping tension.
Do we trust the fates too much to believe
this lead will hold?
Could half-perfect Halfpenny’s half-freakish, half-time miss
be the code for the way this will unfold?

Nerves seem to have got the players too.
Bodies fly into bodies round the fringes of the breakdowns.
Errors abound:
an overcooked kick, a pass spilt
a rolling maul driving headless into touch
and then relief. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by angrysampoetry

June 29, 2013 at 10:04 am