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'Matlock' made a surprise cameo for the last 20 minutes of New Zealand v South Africa


THIS IS SOUTH African rugby legend Victor Matfield.

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup 2015 - Pool B - South Africa v Samoa - Villa Park Source: Joe Giddens

This is 80s TV legal hotshot Matlock.

You’d imagine that they don’t get mixed up too often but unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened to TV3 commentator Conor McNamara during the closing stages of the Boks’ World Cup semi-final defeat against New Zealand.

There but for the grace of God go all of us, but there was no way that TV3′s viewers were letting this one slip by unnoticed.

“Fighting crime by day, winning lineouts in the evening,” joked Ireland international Sean Cronin.

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