Phipps and the All Black boot

2016-09-06 06:00

WHEN Australian replacement scrumhalf Nick Phipps launched an All Black rugby player’s boot into the stands during Saturday’s rugby championship clash, he inadvertently did planet Earth a massive favour by providing a vital piece of forensic evidence to the police regarding the origin of these extra-terrestrials.

When next the Springboks meet this outer-space team (in a fortnight), I hope this issue will be sorted out.

If not, they might as well hoist the white flag.

No sense in trying to contest an unfair contest.

Seriously, though, I thought Phipps launched the boot in the direction of the New Zealand commentators in an effort to shove it as far down their throats as possible.

I hope it was a direct hit.

ANTHONY TIMMS

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