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Date: 07/20/13 04:41 PM

19 Responses to Amazing AFL Play [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of Smutleybutt
    Smutleybutt Male 18-29
    1377 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 4:42 pm
    Link: Amazing AFL Play - What the hell is this move called and is it even legal?
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    McThstlpnts Female 18-29
    1540 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 4:53 pm
    That is my question too. Did he get away with it or is that a "red flag" or whatever the terminology is. Bad ass though! :-D
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    den3jlb Male 18-29
    364 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 5:00 pm
    Thats not rugby, its AFL (Aussie Rules).
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    33088 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 5:07 pm
    I -think- that`s illegal in Rugby.

    But this is Australian Rules Football (AFL) so I have no idea...
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    manshrew Male 18-29
    8 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 5:08 pm
    Completely Legal, it`s Australian Rules Football (known as AFL), it`s normally known as a "Specky" which comes from a Spectacular Mark, where taking a Mark is catching a ball from a kick greater than 10m, sort of similar to a fair catch in NFL, but can be contested.
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    RobSwindol Male 30-39
    2514 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 5:09 pm
    I played rugby for 2 years, and there`s not rule against it, as far as I know. He didn`t intend to hurt the guy or tackle him. Had he tried to tackle him without the balloon, it would have been called.

    If you notice his eyes, they never leave the balloon. I have a feeling he didn`t realize the guy was so close to him until he made the jump and ended up on his shoulders.
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    RobSwindol Male 30-39
    2514 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 5:11 pm
    Thanks for clarifying that it`s AFL and not Rugby. I was thinking to myself that whatever country was playing it had some strange ass uniforms!

    I know Rugby, but not AFL.
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    NOT_A_BEAR Male 18-29
    62 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 5:13 pm
    It`s not Rugby, it`s AFL, or Aussie Rules, and as far as I know (not an AFL fan) this is perfectly legal and actually a pretty big part of the game.
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    Evil_Eye Male 18-29
    1442 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 5:13 pm
    Everything in legal in AFL.
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    carmium Female 50-59
    6381 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 7:52 pm
    I`m just impressed that this guy could jump high enough to put his knees on the other guy`s shoulders!
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    manshrew Male 18-29
    8 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 8:07 pm
    AFL players are incredibly fit, they play on a 150m long field, and run at least 12km a game, whilst kicking, punching and passing the ball, and tackling/getting tackled
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    Agent00Smith Male 18-29
    2581 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 8:47 pm
    Sports - Because if we don`t give you an outlet for your testosterone, you might use your frustration for something productive.
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    Bachi-Atari Male 18-29
    263 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 11:01 pm
    Aussie rules, where the only ones who wear pads are the Ref and the audience.
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    thatjimguy Male 30-39
    458 posts
    July 20, 2013 at 11:05 pm
    Yes, it`s legal. AF is flipping awesome. If we had it in the states I`d watch!
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    DisownedPopy Female 18-29
    29 posts
    July 21, 2013 at 12:40 am
    Gotta love AFL

    Here are the best marks of 2012 for anyone interested
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    baradhili Male 40-49
    164 posts
    July 21, 2013 at 5:37 am
    yup - thats AFL :).. none of this slow slow "strategy" that NFL does..
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    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    July 21, 2013 at 10:09 am
    Australian not many rules football would be a more accurate description of the sport :)
  18. Profile photo of Wendypants
    Wendypants Female 30-39
    2420 posts
    July 23, 2013 at 6:21 am
    Yes, it`s legal... Aussie rules Football is one rough sport.
    I think there are only 2 major on-the-field conduct rules: no elbowing and no tackling below the knees. ANYTHING else on the field is good to go!
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    Wendypants Female 30-39
    2420 posts
    July 23, 2013 at 6:22 am
    (Wait, probably not nudity, though).

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