Author Topic: Best mark  (Read 1504 times)

Offline mightytiges

  • RFC Hall of Fame
  • *****
  • Posts: 47357
  • Eat 'Em Alive!
    • oneeyed-richmond.com
Best mark
« on: May 10, 2004, 04:01:06 PM »
Sampi's mark was amazing in the way his natural vertical jump took him to one of the Melbourne players shoulders then the ride took him above the pack. I still don't think it was the best mark of all time as IMO the most spectacular marks are those taken up high but with out-stretched hands and in the fingertips. So I still reckon Moorcroft's was the best mark I've seen. The late Trevor Barker fitted into the category as well for the Saints. Disco would get my best Tiger mark.

What does everyone else reckon? 
All you touch and all you see is all your life will ever be - Pink Floyd

Ox

  • Guest
Re: Best mark
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2004, 04:24:41 PM »
8 for sure fella's

Just wanted to clear that up for everyone.
cheers.

Offline WilliamPowell

  • Administrator
  • RFC Hall of Fame
  • *****
  • Posts: 31152
  • Better to ignore a fool than encourage one
    • One Eyed Richmond
Re: Best mark
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2004, 04:29:26 PM »
Showing my age I suppose but it was Jezza's mark for mine. Perhaps it is thw B&W film but there is just something special about that mark

Although, I love Roach's - Jezza's stands out to me because he climbed over only one person. Where Disco's, Sampi's, Smith's were over larger packs.

"Oh yes I am a dreamer, I still see us flying high!"

from the song "Don't Walk Away" by Pat Benatar 1988 (Wide Awake In Dreamland)

froars

  • Guest
Re: Best mark
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2004, 05:52:29 PM »
I like Royce's in the GF and Roachy's

And one that's not mentioned much - Brett Allison when he almost stood on the blokes head

Offline Harry

  • RFC Hall of Fame
  • *****
  • Posts: 1446
  • Fighting injustice and incompetence
Re: Best mark
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2004, 09:43:42 PM »
I voted for Other - Warwick Capper - when he sat on the full back and wrapped his legs around his head.........that was a great mark.

Reminded me of a "Debbie Does" film........ ;D
Does anyone have half an idea on anything?

Offline JohnF

  • RFC Hall of Fame
  • *****
  • Posts: 1520
  • ROFLMAO
Re: Best mark
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2004, 11:48:35 PM »
LMFAOOOOO Harry, if it was anything like the film it must have been a great mark.

Moorcroft for mine. Got up there and then nearly did a backflip. Awesome.