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You haven't seen fine margins until you've seen this sensational rugby league try

Give us one second while we pick our jaws up off the floor.

AUSTRALIA’S NRL HAS given us some of our all-time favourite tries over the years.

You might remember this doozy, for example, scored by teenager David Nofoaluma in the summer of 2013:

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Now we’ve been privileged to witness another piece of remarkable craftsmanship that has left our tongues hanging out of our mouths and our jaws on the floor.

Pat Richards — who played for Ireland at the 2013 Rugby League World Cup — literally didn’t put a foot wrong in creating this try for the Wests Tigers on Monday.

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James Tedesco gets the credit for the finish but look at Richards’s precise footwork to stay in play before keeping the move alive with an instinctive kick just as he is hauled into touch.

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