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Henderson's Ferris impression and more of the week's best RWC plays

Who will Iain Henderson man-handle next week? Tune in to find out.

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AT THE VERY highest level, which is where we are with the Rugby World Cup, matches are made up of hundreds if not thousands of actions and interventions that can swing the flow of a game. (NOTE. There are gifs ahead, so you may feel the need to connect to Wifi)

Every Monday during England 2015 we’ll pick out some of our favourite flashes of skill, inspiration and straight-up boshfulness that made us ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’ over the last seven days.

Iain Henderson goes full Stephen Ferris

Edoardo Gori is the unfortunate man in the Will Genia role.

fex hendo Source: World Rugby

Smashing Savea?

Think again.

savea score Source: World Rugby

A #PropTry of the highest order

Soane Tonga’uiha got his name on the scoreboard thanks to Telusa Veainu’s brilliant offload from the verge of touch.

prop try Source: World Rugby

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Overpowering Furno

Where would we be without Peter O’Mahony? Quite possibly lamenting a draw with Italy (if not worse).

POM Source: World Rugby


Add Akhito Yamada to our growing list of favourite Japanese players after he shrugged off an Alesana Tuilagi hit and leapt directly for the try-line.

JPN TRY Source: World Rugby

The old one-two knockout

Bernard Foley and Kurtley Beale produced the try that extinguished most of England’s hope.

foley 2 try Source: World Rugby

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