Amazing Football Scene: Player Jumps on Another Player's Back to Catch the Ball


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In this incredible play at an Australian rules football game, Carlton player Andrew Walker jumped on the back of Adelaide player Sam Shaw to catch a high-flying ball. One US sports site explained the event for American readers who are not familiar with the sport:

"It's like an outfielder climbing a wall to rob a home run, but the wall is a person who is also trying to catch the baseball and the wall is trying to tackle you and dump you on your head," was how Walker's efforts were described.

Link -via The Borderline Sociopathic Blog for Boys


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As an Aussie can confirm that this is a regular feature of a game of Aussie Rules, happens all the time through the game, nothing special to see here for us : - )
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Aussie rules football is similar to rugby but has different rules. I've only been to one game, so I'm no expert or anything, but I was given the impression at the time that this sort of move isn't entirely unusual.
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