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Power-Packed Google Doodle For ‘Rugby World Cup’ 2015.

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As is becoming routine, the REACH of this Doodle leaves a lot to be desired. C’set la vie.


‘Star Trek’ Google Doodle Game With Sound.

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This is an old Doodle in that it appeared on September 8, 2012.

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Do NOT Eliminate NFL Extra Point For Goal Kick, Make It Like In Rugby, Kick From ‘Line Of’ Where Touchdown Scored.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.

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Of course it is bloody boring, but then again you can, especially if you are, like I, an ex-Rugby player and part-time aficionado, say the whole game is boring and sissified compared to Rugby, a real man’s CONTACT sport with minimal protective gear and even less stoppages.

I have played both Rugby and American Football at school level — albeit both badly.

Kicking in American football just cracks me up. Of course you should be able to kick the damn ball IF you ONLY EVER have to kick dead ahead, always straight and always from the same distance. Yes, eliminate that sissy rule forthwith.

Go with the Rugby approach.
The goal kick has to be taken IN LINE with where the touchdown was scored.

What does that mean. Unless the touchdown was scored right underneath the posts, the kicker has to kick from an ANGLE. The angle and the kickers technique THEN determines the distance. Yes, that may be TOO MANY variables for the average U.S. punter, not to mention the commentators, to be able to cope.

If the touchdown is scored way at one end, the kick has to be taken from the edge, even on the sideline. Lets see American kickers trying to cope with that.

There is another BONUS to the Rugby rule. It encourages scoring touchdowns as close to the posts as possible. None of this ‘it doesn’t matter where you score a touchdown’ garbage. Yes, it is time they made American football more into a proper contact sport with more variables and excitement.

Kicking a goal at an angle because the touchdown in that line.

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Here is a video on kicking from an angle

Click to watch video and to be AMAZED. Nothing boring about this.

Click to watch video and to be AMAZED. Nothing boring about this.