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An Irish emigrant had one kick to win $10,000 on an Australian rugby show last week

He was even wearing his club colours for the occasion.

YOU’D LIKE TO think that you could slot over a kick at goal from 35m, but when there’s $10,000 riding on it and millions watching on TV at home, those legs are bound to get a little wobbly.

The weekly NRL Footy Show is one of Australia’s biggest sports shows on TV, and they have a regular feature Kick for Cash, where they pluck a member of their studio audience out to take a kick at goal for the chance to win $10,000 (€6,228). Essentially, it’s like a cooler Winning Streak.

And on Thursday night’s show, a lucky Dubliner found himself in line to win big.

Conor, who was even sporting a Terenure College jersey on the set, stood over the ball with a chance at scoring quite the jackpot.

Would he split the posts? Or did he have to settle for the $500 second prize?

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Conor, if you’re watching, do get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

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