IF YOU’RE gearing up for the rugby sevens action at the Fraser Coast Anglican College this weekend you might want to draw some inspiration from Irish prop Tadhg Furlong.
Furlong broke the Internet after showing off his footwork during a Six Nations Test match against Scotland at the weekend.
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The 122kg tight-head prop pulled off an outrageous double side-step to beat two Scottish defenders before successfully offloading the ball.
The burly front row forward would be more accustomed to running over his opposition and not around them with such finesse.
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While the 15-man game and the high-speed sevens version differ greatly in terms of style, tactics, pace and approach, Furlong (a very obviously 15-man player) proved that you can never assume you know what your opponent is going to do.
And that’s the message from FCAC rugby coordinator David Brown.
Mr Brown said the unpredictable nature of sevens meant it would always be difficult to pick the top side going into the carnival.
“In sevens, anybody can win on the day,” he said.
Take a look at Furlong’s fancy footwork below:
If you’re looking for something to do on Saturday, why not head down to FCAC in Doolong South Road and catch some high-speed sevens action.
Finals will be livestreamed on the college’s Youtube channel.