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Watch this rugby player pass the ball through his legs while somersaulting to set up try

Nathan Friend cares not for gravity.

THIS COULD HAVE ended quite differently for Nathan Friend.

Normally, when a rugby player is tip-tackled — even accidentally — it does not end well for them.

However, instead of panicking, the New Zealand Warriors’ hooker had the wherewithal to get the ball away through his legs, finding his team-mate Sam Tomkins.

Source: NZAUTV Rugby League

The pass itself would have been good enough, but thanks to a no-look pass from half-back Shaun Johnson, Tomkins was able to skip through and score and help his side secure a  28-14 win.

Source: NZAUTV Rugby League/YouTube


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