Manu Tuilagi smashes Tom Williams

Top14 player imposter!

JDV smashed by Benoit August

The Northampton Saints 30m scrum!

Bastareaud huge hit on Rory Lamont

All Blacks skills - Pt 2 In the backyard

Trinh-Duc sets up Harinordoquy try

Wales vs England 1999

Greg Holmes great hit on Francois Louw

Thursday, November 01, 2007

WC07 Individual Tries of the Tournament

tries of the tournamentAs promised, here are our World Cup 2007 Individual Tries of the Tournament.

A number of great tries were considered when narrowing down our Top 5 contenders. We stuck with this selection though based on skill, great acceleration, determination, and above all, the fact that they're the tries we enjoyed the most during the tournament.

Great individual efforts by each player involved and therefore deserved of the title of the best standout solo efforts of the 2007 World Cup.

Four backline players and one freak of nature. Difficult to say which is the number one try though out of these five. Your call?

Note: Some tries, such as the now famous USA try by Zee Ngwenya, are under the Team Tries. View the Team Tries of the Tournament here.

Hate to Say I Told You So by The Hives




  • i think chabals try was the best, it was amazing how he bulldozed his way to the tryline.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 11:06 am  

  • I think E. Playing what should have been a superior team, with 3 players swarming all over him and making his own luck with the kick to get the better of them. Also, it has to be set into the context of an awesome match and unbelievable result for Fiji.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 11:16 am  

  • Habana definitely, this guy had a brilliant world cup!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 11:29 am  

  • E: FIJI TRY FOR SURE!!!!! Habana's try wasnt that great. he slowed down and risked being tackled. Chabals try was just great player against a weaker team. cant remember the rest. bt definatey E!

    By Anonymous JC, at November 02, 2007 11:47 am  

  • definately Shane Williams!

    By Anonymous Filo, at November 02, 2007 11:50 am  

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    By Blogger decepti0n, at November 02, 2007 12:06 pm  

  • Delasau! As soon as I saw the Shane Williams one (also very good) I remembered Delasau's one and hoped it'd be there. Habana's was good as well. Also, forgot to add which is why I deleted the other one, Rabeni's pass in Delasau's try was wonderful as well.

    By Blogger decepti0n, at November 02, 2007 12:09 pm  


    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 1:18 pm  

  • Chabal 1st, Habana 2nd

    By Anonymous French Doctor, at November 02, 2007 1:32 pm  


    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 1:34 pm  

  • 1st williams, 2nd chabal, 3rd habana, 4th delasau, 5th mcalister

    By Blogger grespo, at November 02, 2007 1:42 pm  

  • Chabal !!

    why didnt u do the same against England in semi-final ?


    By Blogger Frédéric, at November 02, 2007 1:48 pm  

  • Gotta go with Williams... the man looks like he has a force field around him. Yeah this dork votes for Williams.

    By Anonymous onecheekyhobbit, at November 02, 2007 1:49 pm  

  • Dificult choice... C- Shane Williams

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 1:51 pm  

  • I'd go for Delasau. Fidjian rugby in all it's splendor. And he scored a similar try later in the tournament.

    By Blogger alexis, at November 02, 2007 1:59 pm  

  • I think Shane Williams .vs. Fiji

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 2:08 pm  

  • Williams, with Chabal a close second.

    By Anonymous James, at November 02, 2007 2:17 pm  

  • I think Shano's shows the greatest skill, rather than speed or power, so I'll go with him

    By Anonymous the Welsh Boyo, at November 02, 2007 2:20 pm  

  • shane williams first.chabal close 2nd

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 2:24 pm  

  • i would go for mcalister.. it was a great line break.. he ran from deep with a great angle.. i think there wasnt enough line breaks this world cup which was quite a waste.. but delasau one was awesome too... i think chabal's try was ok but it was against a weaker team and it was just brute strength..

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 2:26 pm  

  • 1. Delasau - 2. McAlister - 3. Williams - 4. Chabal - 5. Habana

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 2:40 pm  

  • Williams with a impressive speed and leaving three oponents on the floor.Amazing what that small guy can do!
    Vote for Shane!
    Do you want a blog from Portugal?

    Thanks,Rodrigo Figueiredo

    By Blogger rodrigo, at November 02, 2007 3:37 pm  

  • Delasau !
    Great skills....

    By Blogger leander, at November 02, 2007 3:43 pm  

  • mcallister....that was a great run to break that deffence.....

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 3:47 pm  

  • Got to be delasau's...gas, clever chip - and they knocked out the welsh!

    By Anonymous Ben, at November 02, 2007 5:10 pm  

  • Gotta go with Williams, because he's is the winger with the most flair. I love seeing him play, dunno why cause I aint even a Wales supporter, but those sidesteps were amazing.

    Chabal second, but he could be first if it were against a higher tier team. He truly is a great lock, due to his strength, speed and stamina.

    By Blogger Sea-Bass, at November 02, 2007 5:36 pm  

  • Gotta be Shane - as The Man said: 'you can teach someone how to jink, you can't teach him when to jink' - Shane is the best jinker of them all!

    Chabal for pure strength a close secomd.

    By Blogger vge, at November 02, 2007 6:06 pm  

  • I think Delasau's try is the best of that bunch, it shows quick thinking and good skills to grubber the ball on and then chip and catch.

    By Anonymous Jamie, at November 02, 2007 6:26 pm  

  • None of them. Habana vs. Argentina, got the ball on the wing and chip kick over their winger for the try.

    By Blogger Geoff, at November 02, 2007 7:52 pm  

  • I have to go with Shane Williams followed by Delasau

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 8:29 pm  

  • chaballllllllllll 1st
    habana 2nd
    williams 3rd
    delasau 4th
    McAlister 5th

    thks for the video

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 9:46 pm  

  • McAlister

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 9:47 pm  

  • CHABAAALLL!!!!!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 02, 2007 9:57 pm  

  • Delasau showed the most skill no doubt...

    By Anonymous Jez, at November 03, 2007 12:25 am  


    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 03, 2007 12:37 am  

  • 1. Delasau - 2. Habana- 3. Chabal -4. Williams - 5. McAlister

    would have given Chabal more if it was against a better opposition

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 03, 2007 2:29 am  

  • the habana try verse agentina - where he chipped through!

    was better than most of these

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 03, 2007 2:47 am  

  • McAllister's try is the best i reckon. Perfect timing, perfect communication with fly half. Its really amazing he had found a nasty little gap among France's Marginot Line defence.Haha.All other tries were just bout running with the balls and bulldozing, side steping and evading the opponents. But McAllister's was purely technical move that clearly tells us that he had predicted the move and used his brains to execute it.and thats All Blacks.

    By Blogger kilat, at November 03, 2007 2:56 am  

  • Vilimoni!

    Where is his try against SA in this montage, fantastic player.

    I'd like to see a complation of the Wales Fiji game, especially where the Fijian 7 i think kicks stephen jones in the balls in front of the ref. classic coconut!

    By Blogger Eoghan, at November 03, 2007 4:05 am  

  • This is a hard one..

    Chabal is a monster and just went thru the defence like a hot knife thru butter..

    The Welshman was as FAST as hell.

    Habana has good balance and was able to squeeze his small frame thru the relatively bigger defense.

    The Fijian just used some fancy footwork to get to the tryline...

    It's a hard decision honestly between those 4.

    As for McAlister's try...it was more of a team effort than an individual try.

    By Blogger Don, at November 03, 2007 7:33 am  

  • William's try, for sure. Brilliant in n' out.

    By Anonymous brian, at November 03, 2007 11:35 am  

  • Delasau, definitively.

    By Blogger Lemou, at November 03, 2007 12:49 pm  

  • i dont think McAlister's try was a team effort, it was his gr8 change of direction before he got the ball and got the ball back off the man he passed to. still, 1st williams gr8 stepping

    By Anonymous elrolo, at November 03, 2007 3:45 pm  

  • Delasau's try was brilliant.

    And a big thanks to rugbydump for all the work it did putting these videos together and keeping them off the iRB's radar. Well done.

    By Blogger seouldout, at November 03, 2007 5:08 pm  

  • E!!!!!!!!

    By Anonymous Ryan, at November 03, 2007 5:28 pm  

  • Tough call
    E - Delasau
    C - Chabal

    Nothing wrong with the others.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 03, 2007 5:44 pm  

  • e!!!!!!!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 03, 2007 7:36 pm  

  • delasaus try, fantastic

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 03, 2007 7:39 pm  

  • C.. the welsh mate dodged ;em all..

    By Blogger trixy54, at November 03, 2007 7:47 pm  

  • It would have to be between Chabal and Williams.... Williams takes the cake I think - we see big guys bashing through on a frequent basis, but we hardly ever see a winger make it more than half the pitch, turning 2 or 3 players without even been touched once. A brilliant display of speed and timing, as opposed to pure power. Don't get me wrong, the chabal try was great, it just wasnt good enough.

    By Anonymous flanker/winger, at November 03, 2007 10:44 pm  

  • Little Shane Williams, easy.

    By Anonymous Will Topps, at November 03, 2007 11:22 pm  

  • shane williams try was the best with delasau a very close second.
    i liked more habana's try against argentina than the own shown.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 04, 2007 12:31 am  

  • All good tries but I think Shane Williams try is overated, he had plenty of space to put the swerve on and never really looked troubled against his less agile opponents.

    Chabal's was a nice show of strength but doesn't seem as impressive as Lomu's efforts in the past.

    McAlister's try was a bit boring to be honest and I can think of plenty of other tries equal or better than that this world cup.

    Habana's was vgood. This is my favourite of his from this world cup. A similar try to the one he scored against England in the tests earlier this year. Ducked n weaved and found space out of nothing.

    Delasau was probably my pick (although could be seen as a team effort). A fantasic behind the back flick pass to start off the movement with Delasau speed and skills earning him the try (and a little luck)

    By Anonymous hangover, at November 04, 2007 3:31 am  

  • E - Delasau amazing!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 04, 2007 2:10 pm  

  • Habana of coarse easy choice one IRB player of the year and two- WORLD CHAMPIONS!!!! GO BOKS!!! and of coarse its habana

    By Blogger Mr.V Assignment, at November 04, 2007 8:22 pm  

  • My choice is for c, I think is the cleanest (Habana was good as well, but I think that samoan defense was much worse than Fidji´s)

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 04, 2007 10:20 pm  

  • mac alister try was a brilliant move by the all blacks. amazing

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 04, 2007 10:50 pm  

  • 1st williams, 2nd chabal, 3rd habana, 4th delasau, 5th mcalister

    I agree with this guy

    By Anonymous eric, at November 04, 2007 10:58 pm  

  • sorry but did u see the line mcalister took that is a natural talent and the support play was superb once he passed the ball, excellent example for young players watching! chabal a close second as he is just a bear!

    By Anonymous scott, at November 04, 2007 11:44 pm  

  • You should please make a BEST HABANA WORLD CUP TRY clip!!!!

    By Blogger Pieter, at November 04, 2007 11:58 pm  

  • chabal's try is the best. surprisingly agile for a forward atleast for that part and nothing can beat the caveman's brute strength

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 05, 2007 2:46 am  


    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 05, 2007 9:42 am  

  • 1st Williams, 2nd Chabal

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 05, 2007 12:38 pm  

  • williams only had acres of space because he made it himself, that try was all his own work. The Fijian showed great skills for a big lad and Habana is Habana, but for me Williams, awesome try. Skill over power every time

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 05, 2007 3:46 pm  

  • chabaaaaaal for sure :-)

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 05, 2007 4:35 pm  

  • usually i don't like to vote for favourites anyway this time I think D-Chabal because it's a complete try: timing, speed(that is not so usal for a lock), power and strenght..

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 05, 2007 6:13 pm  

  • cant believe you didnt have the japan try when they ran the whole length of the pitch against wales

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 05, 2007 6:57 pm  

  • chaballllllllllll 1st
    delasau 2nd
    williams 3rd
    McAlister 4th
    habana 5th

    thks for the video

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 05, 2007 10:37 pm  

  • 1 Delasau.
    2 McAlister
    3 Williams
    4 Habana
    5 Chabal

    McAlisters had easily the best commentary.

    By Anonymous Joe, at November 05, 2007 11:24 pm  

  • "cant believe you didnt have the japan try when they ran the whole length of the pitch against wales"

    That was a team try, check out the other vid, its in there

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 06, 2007 12:57 am  

  • I think D.
    I love how Chabal just bulldozed through everyone.


    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 06, 2007 1:18 am  

  • chabal!!!!!!!!!!!!

    By Anonymous Jeroz, at November 06, 2007 6:43 am  

  • Shame the Georgian player (Irakli Machkhaneli) didn't get a nod.

    That guy's nasty tackle, scoop up of the ball, and try was worthy.

    Not to take away from any of these. And yes, Shane Williams looks like a force field.

    As a fat bastard, I always dreamed of planting one of these shifty types in a match... But alas, with a guy the likes of Shane, is it nothing but a dream -- you can't catch him.

    By Anonymous Cheyanquí, at November 07, 2007 1:08 am  

  • Hey! There is no argentinian tries, what happen? I don{t understand...

    By Anonymous Alvaro, at November 07, 2007 3:16 pm  

  • shane wiliams!! and rui cordeiro´s try!!!ahah portugal rules

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 07, 2007 3:51 pm  

  • Sweet. If you ever do another highlight video or exceptional plays or what not check out the pass by French scrummy in the 55th minute of the semi v England. Quite a bit of skill...

    By Anonymous Jez, at November 07, 2007 7:10 pm  

  • These are all good tries. But an individual have to do something exceptionally better than the others to be nominated as the best. McAlister & Delasau were good, but did not strike me as exceptional. In fact, I find Z's try vs SA a lot better (skill wise). Habana's try is special, but strangely rate his try vs Tonga even higher. Shane William's try was also special, but rate it 3rd or 4th best. The try that took my breath away (even though against weaker opposition), was Chabal's. It had everything - timing, speed, balance, and amazing strength. Even though I'm a big fan of Habana, Williams & z, the award should go to a forward of all people, mr 'Not speak English'. Well done to ALL the players (not just these few nominees), for entertaining us with some fantastic tries in the best world cup ever!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 08, 2007 12:47 am  

  • i saw all these tries live, i must say the Fijian try made me the most excited when watching.

    By Blogger Tom, at November 08, 2007 9:48 am  

  • I think McAlister is sent perfectly into the gap, so he doesn't do the biggest part of it. Delasau is a bit lucky on his kick... Habana slows down at the end to score his try. It's like " get me if you can " and it's not very gentleman. So i think Chabal's try is the best try in Forward's style when Shane Williams' try is definitely the most beautiful because of his intelligence and skills... and dive !!

    By Anonymous The Ant, at November 08, 2007 1:54 pm  

  • "But McAllister's was purely technical move that clearly tells us that he had predicted the move and used his brains to execute it.and thats All Blacks.

    November 03, 2007 3:56 AM

    Yup, typical All Black - he couldnt bring his A game when he counted.

    All great tries, but Chabal's is my favourite.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 08, 2007 2:11 pm  

  • "I think McAlister is sent perfectly into the gap, so he doesn't do the biggest part of it. " hmmm i beg to differ cos mcalister has to take a running line into the gap before someone else can pass him the ball. its usually the guy going to receive the ball that spots the gap, makes the run.. and calls for the ball..

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 08, 2007 5:04 pm  

  • I definiately think the Fiji one was the most impressive individual effort with two kicks and beating three guys to the ball. i dont even think the first ones were really "individual tries" so chabals have to be next (in that order cause habana is just to fast so its not really even fair) plus running through a defense is more impressive than running past one.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 08, 2007 5:28 pm  

  • Chabal... you pay the other guys to run through backlines, you pay Chabal to hit them. Instead, we see the behemoth gassing through 3 players and boshing over a 4th to the try line. Surpising, amazing, hairy!

    By Anonymous The Big Bosh, at November 08, 2007 5:33 pm  

  • E. Wow!!! But C. was nice too!!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 08, 2007 5:36 pm  

  • E for sure...i remember watching that game begging for fiji to win it, when i saw that try i couldnt believe what i just saw, the passing work going on was amazing to say the least

    O and is there any way to check for double posters so make sure ppl arnt cheating

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 08, 2007 6:37 pm  

  • 1st Williams
    2nd Chabal
    3rd Habana
    4th Mcalister
    5th Delasau

    Shane williams is why you watch and play rugby.
    and im english

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 08, 2007 6:57 pm  

  • I think Habana's try vs Somoa should've been nominated as well. And his try vs Argentina is better than some of the nominations. But that would mean that he'd have 3 nominated tries against the others, and that would just not be fair now, would it. However, in this contest the Grizzly bear (Ol Chab's) is the clear winner.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 09, 2007 3:15 pm  

  • 1. Williams
    2. Delasau
    3. Chabal
    4. Habana
    5. McAllister

    By Anonymous DTW, at November 09, 2007 4:55 pm  

  • no contest delesau was definately the best!!!!!!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 10, 2007 2:52 am  

  • delesau rules his try against south africa was better

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 10, 2007 2:54 am  

  • I saw delesau play sevens once and he got the whole crowd on their feet.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 10, 2007 2:56 am  

  • has to be chabal he ran through the defence like there wasn't any

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 10, 2007 2:57 am  

  • Delesau for president!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 10, 2007 2:59 am  

  • Yes, Delasau as President would be quite a coup...
    oh wait... Fijian ruggers and coups don't mix..

    By Anonymous Cheyanquí, at November 10, 2007 6:18 pm  

  • Has To Be shane Williams!!!!!!!!!!!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 11, 2007 2:10 pm  

  • Where was 'Z'?

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 11, 2007 4:33 pm  

  • Has to be Shane Williams Wizardry

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 12, 2007 2:19 pm  

  • 'Z' is in the Team Tries of the Tournamant video.

    By Blogger Rugbydump, at November 12, 2007 2:20 pm  

  • E was definately the best, and C is a really close second

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 12, 2007 7:02 pm  

  • Chabal, cos you wouldn't expect a lock to score a try like that.

    It's important to note, however, that none of the tries were against that good defenses. If any of them were against England or South Africa or the like, they'll automatically be top of the pile.

    By Blogger riseinhell, at November 13, 2007 4:33 am  

  • Personally I liked the Williams try. But the best of the tournament was of the American winger going past Habanna

    By Blogger jbaa, at November 13, 2007 6:48 pm  

  • I agree, even as an individual try I rate it the best. But it is nominated in the 'team try' selection. Cast your vote there.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 14, 2007 12:09 am  

  • All are very good tries. Guess I have to choose the easy way out.
    My blood is for ever green.

    By Anonymous Habana, at November 14, 2007 1:24 am  

  • Shane is the best!!!!!!!! i like very much habana but shane makes an amazing sidesteps. I also play rugby. I play rugby in spain.

    By Blogger axel, at November 14, 2007 4:42 pm  

  • Shane is the best!!!!!!!! he's a small guy in a game of big men. the shane's sidestep is amazing. I play rugby in spain. Shane is my God

    By Blogger axel, at November 14, 2007 4:53 pm  

  • 1st Chabal, 2nd williams, 3rd habana

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 15, 2007 2:14 pm  

  • it has to be delasau's try...pure brilliance...

    By Anonymous ros, at November 15, 2007 5:37 pm  

  • Williams all the way.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 18, 2007 5:25 pm  

  • 1st:chabal

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 23, 2007 6:01 am  

  • fiji try for sure...you guys should put ogwenyas try on here where he ran around habana..that was an awsome try but awsome site guys! cheers

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 23, 2007 3:53 pm  

  • Got to be Shane Williams

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 25, 2007 5:54 pm  

  • Has to be Shane Williams sidesteps, 30yrs old and he's better than ever.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 26, 2007 11:07 am  

  • Shane Williams every time. His foot work was incredable

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 27, 2007 12:05 pm  

  • Shane williams

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 28, 2007 10:28 pm  

  • Shane williams

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 28, 2007 10:28 pm  

  • ViLLiMoNi DeLaSaU

    By Blogger vravetali62, at November 30, 2007 11:20 am  

  • tie beetween delaseau ans williams. Williams because he left two guys for dead and delaseau because of that brilliant jump.Chabal in second then habana and mcallister

    By Anonymous hey, at December 02, 2007 1:15 pm  

  • I would just like to ask where you rate Takudzwa Ngwenya's try. You know the one where he outpaced the self preclaimed 'fastest man in world rugby'. I only ask because it was great to see a man that comes out of no where and humilliates a World Cup Winner.

    By Anonymous the.protege, at December 02, 2007 3:36 pm  

  • Nwenya's try is under the Team Tries of the Tournament.

    By Anonymous GMC, at December 02, 2007 5:36 pm  

  • chabal's try was great but im not sure if he could have done it against a better team though?????

    By Anonymous clark-1,3,4,5,6,7,8, at December 04, 2007 6:02 pm  

  • chabals was the best beet the first defender then powered through and scored.


    By Blogger davidb, at December 04, 2007 7:02 pm  

  • Gotta be Chabals try but shane williams was mint

    By Anonymous JB, at December 05, 2007 7:07 pm  

  • delz try is d best butu guyz havnt posted his best of d rwc2007 against south africa that was wot we call a classy finish with gr8 determination

    By Anonymous jashneel, at December 05, 2007 10:23 pm  

  • Bryan Habana hands down

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at December 07, 2007 8:16 am  

  • Williams - Makes fijians fall over by looking at them. NIce end too.

    By Anonymous Ben, at December 07, 2007 3:50 pm  

  • 1. Fiji
    2. Wales
    3. SA

    i dont get the NZ one its not individual at all

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at December 09, 2007 9:22 am  

  • i think habanas try was tha best one what tha hell

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at December 10, 2007 8:23 pm  

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    By Blogger boomshanka, at December 11, 2007 12:46 am  

  • Outa that lot - e/ Delasau

    By Blogger boomshanka, at December 11, 2007 5:06 am  

  • i dnt think that mcalisters try should be in here as it wasnt really individual, hence the pass and offload to n from collins

    By Anonymous Jonnyt, at December 12, 2007 8:35 pm  

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    By Blogger nashady, at December 13, 2007 4:20 am  

  • The last try had to be the best. it is a common sight to see players running past opposition from the 22 or the 10 metre line. But to run past and execute a grubble as well as a boxkick and catching it at the very last moment despite to opposition hot on you heels? that is a miracle of skill and intelligence! Touche Delasau! it has to be try E-delasau Vs. wales

    By Blogger nashady, at December 13, 2007 4:24 am  

  • i gotta say shane williams with his 2 world class side steps

    By Anonymous gman, at December 17, 2007 4:40 pm  

  • Shane Williams Class Try

    By Anonymous SheepShagger, at December 17, 2007 5:36 pm  

  • Williams Awsome Try

    By Anonymous SheepFondicator, at December 17, 2007 5:37 pm  

  • Willians

    By Anonymous sam, at December 17, 2007 5:37 pm  



    By Anonymous Anonymous, at December 18, 2007 12:24 pm  

  • habana all the way,one against argies was better..up and away!

    By Anonymous springboksteve, at December 19, 2007 10:39 pm  

  • players like Jason Robinson and Shane Williams are a dying breed in this game, goes to show great footwork can beat anyone-
    no matter how big they are.
    Shane Williams all the way.

    By Anonymous DaveTheRave, at December 24, 2007 1:38 pm  

  • Can't believe the US try against SA where Habana lost the chase isn't even included!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at December 25, 2007 1:23 am  

  • Delasau's try definitely! His try is alot more difficult since he was chased with more than one player. He repeated the same play against SA in the quarter final.
    That's what makes a great player.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at December 25, 2007 1:29 am  

  • Mcalisters try was great, so i´ll go whith that but Shane Williams try was also nice:P

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at December 25, 2007 7:23 pm  

  • williams step was just amazing however mcalister and chabal were pretty good

    By Anonymous popo, at December 26, 2007 2:52 pm  

  • You gotta love Vilimone Delasau's try! You don't see many of those these days, and coming from a more inferior time like Fiji, which in my opinion is not true at all, they are definitely not inferior, they just need to work at it. Coming from the islands myself, we Islanders pride ourselves when a member of our growing community can pull off such an amazing stunt (or try, in this case)!!! Go Fiji! :)

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at December 26, 2007 6:16 pm  

  • Shane Williams' s try was the best and plus the speed that he went at was awsome and the sidesteps that he has done to the player was also awsome. So Shane Williams try was the best and no one can say anything else and that try was probaly the best try that i' ve ever seen.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at December 31, 2007 7:41 pm  

  • all gr8 tries
    bt it definatly has to be williams

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 02, 2008 7:07 pm  

  • Definitely Delasau, unbeliveble skills....awesome to watch

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 02, 2008 9:43 pm  

  • I am somewhere in the crowd on both the Delasau and Williams tries.
    The TV does not give little shane enough credit, it looked even crazier from close up, that's my number one.
    Habana's wicked sidestep and Chabal's thunderous charge complete my top three.
    Then comes Delasau, gutsy, and lucky.

    McAlister just get's great service from Carter and a nice gap, Collins does the hardest work on that try (pound the defence and pass out of contact) Easy try for McAlister in the end.

    I think that you should make a video compling the top Kick --> try. With the likes of Michalak to Clerc (FRA vs IRE) and Wilko to Sackey (ENG vs SAM)
    Some of those were awesome.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 04, 2008 12:51 am  

  • i think that delasau's try was one that can be recorded as the best individual try of the tounament. key word is individual try. think,run, and try later on.should check his latest try on the henikan cup tournament

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 04, 2008 2:15 pm  

  • i think delesau's try against south africa in the quarter finals was better...wen he chip and chased it....superb!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 05, 2008 11:59 pm  

  • yeah i don't think the angle shown in the video does williams justice it has to be No1, his pace and footwork were incredible for that try and he's pushing 30. no-one moves like shane! except maybe Jason Robison, and ol Chris Cullen.

    Second is Delasau, because i think while superb. it was also slightly lucky.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 06, 2008 8:42 pm  

  • first -> chabal : what a try !

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 07, 2008 3:04 am  

  • Chabal is if not the best one of the best no. 8's ever but plaing a team like namibia i was expecting hm to do that so it was not much surprise to me when i saw him score but he its always nice to see a big forward smash his way through a whole back line! Habana is a stunnin player and when ever he gets the ball he pretty much scores but also shane williams try was absouloutley spectacular and that side step when he left the last man for dead WOW! but the last one the fijian in E he has to win because once he got the and was in space and then when 3 welsh defenders when on him he kicked ahead and still with 3 defenders he caught that ball INCREDIBLE!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 07, 2008 11:19 am  

  • eh, hangover....ur a goose. williams try was average? he had plenty of room and less agile opponents? bro, he beat 3 fijians clenly, 2 more for pace....and we're talkin fiji here. less agile than....well, no one.
    williams was an amazing little guy try, and chabals was a greta big man try. he beat 3 forwards, lomu usually only had to beat backs....and mike catt dont count. ever. and im a kiwi too!!

    By Anonymous mick, at January 09, 2008 12:37 pm  

  • CHABAL!! What a beast!!

    By Anonymous lock, at January 17, 2008 7:07 pm  

  • does Individual not mean by your self??? if it does y is the first 1 there?? there was like 6 passes before the try!!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 20, 2008 9:19 pm  

  • E for sure. The execution involved sets it above almost all others! Keep up the good work :)

    By Anonymous Brandy, at January 23, 2008 12:51 pm  

  • shane williams was awesome 3 players beaten and not touched by anyone

    By Anonymous sherbs14, at January 24, 2008 8:53 am  

  • I think chabal try is the most bueatiful,D!

    By Anonymous Albatros, at January 25, 2008 6:40 pm  

  • mcalister by fa g..
    evry otha try was against ratshit teams..hes a genius

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 26, 2008 2:54 pm  

  • C! shane williams pass trough 2 player in the same way, with a fonemenal sprint!

    By Blogger Emanuel, at January 26, 2008 4:26 pm  

  • i think shane's try was best individual try. There was a certain amount of luck with the bounce of delasau's try. I've played touch rugby with shane and his accelaration and side step are amazing! quickest player in the world over 40 meters.

    By Anonymous stan, at January 26, 2008 11:40 pm  

  • DEFINITELY delasau
    MOCE JO!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 27, 2008 6:02 am  

  • CHABAL defanitely

    By Anonymous Sam Akey, at January 27, 2008 11:00 pm  


    By Anonymous Anonymous, at February 04, 2008 5:56 pm  

  • Delasau without a doubt, such skill. I didnt rate him before the world cup i do now.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at February 06, 2008 10:48 pm  

  • defo e thats amazing but still not good a howlets try thats one of the best trys ever done

    By Anonymous sudbury u14 captian, at February 09, 2008 7:53 pm  

  • its, got to be williams vs fiji, i hate to admit it to a welshman but he actually had to do some work for it aswell, it wasnt just a straight run in.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at February 10, 2008 2:24 pm  

  • chabals was amazing

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at April 02, 2008 9:20 pm  

  • Habana or Williams

    was chabals against naimibia?
    bet he couldnt do that a better defencive team like the all blacks

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at April 06, 2008 8:53 pm  

  • definately delesau.it was a 2 on 1 4 the ball in the try zone come on if u dont pick delesau ur just stupid:(

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at April 11, 2008 7:14 am  

  • To the anonamyous guy above, it was great skill, but would you be so blind as to not admit that the bounce was very kind to him? that would be only criticism of such a great try
    he's such a good player though.
    Williams for me.

    By Anonymous Dave, at May 05, 2008 2:36 pm  

  • I'd have to go with WIlliams' try. It was immense how he managed to carve through the defence. it showed just how powerful, fast, and tactically brilliant he is.

    And it hurts me to say that as an Englishman :D


    By Anonymous Anonymous, at May 24, 2008 3:45 pm  

  • Yeah I agree, Williams for sure.

    Although Habana is a close second.

    By Blogger EddyD, at May 24, 2008 3:47 pm  

  • Dry your eyes Eddy, we welsh felt the same way about Billy Whizz whenever he carved US up :D.

    By Anonymous David, at May 31, 2008 11:05 pm  

  • Clearly the best is chabal as he first showed great pace for a forward to beat a back on the outside, and then showed great strength to bulldoze over 2 more players, it's the sorta try that you'd expect from Lomu in his prime

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at June 03, 2008 11:44 pm  

  • hmmm...maybe you should off put the Corletto try against france...

    but these are great tries to!

    By Anonymous rugbyfreak, at June 22, 2008 12:49 pm  

  • d i just think chabal is great and hes got muscle like an riono

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at June 27, 2008 3:01 pm  

  • i think habanas try was the best thinking about the players he got through

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at July 06, 2008 2:20 pm  

  • try E


    By Anonymous scot, at July 07, 2008 10:04 am  

  • hmmm what about Georgia's try against namibia .... or ireland?

    By Blogger Toko_11, at July 15, 2008 8:15 pm  

  • Nohing more than: Chabal!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at July 17, 2008 12:03 pm  

  • Definetly mcalister, it was an awesome line break and the great hand skills from him to collins really destroyed the french attempted tackles.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at July 17, 2008 6:33 pm  

  • chaballlll mother fuck

    By Blogger Thomas, at July 18, 2008 5:01 pm  

  • i think either chabal or williams
    you can gaurantee whenever you watch williams something magical will happen he's a joy to watch
    and chabal's try was very nicely done a good turn of pace from the big man and as always the power
    hats off to habana though the samoans are big men but he squeezed it

    By Anonymous Jordan, at July 18, 2008 6:50 pm  

  • E) FIJI with out a doubt

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at July 23, 2008 2:20 am  

  • 1 williams
    2 chabal
    3 habana
    4 mcalister
    5 delsau

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at July 27, 2008 9:55 am  

  • Shane Williams!!!!!

    What An Imense Player.

    His Speed And Agility Is Just Phenominal.

    By Blogger Chippie, at July 27, 2008 2:08 pm  

  • E. Delasau was electric he beat 3 players

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at August 29, 2008 7:18 pm  

  • 1. mcalister
    2. williams
    3. habana
    4. delasau
    5. chabal.

    chabals try was awful, all it showed was how poor namibias defence is. same with habana's and as for delasau is was luck of the draw with the bounce. mcalister was pure class, great line break, hitting a great line then stepping to make space, throwing an inch perfect pass then carrying on and not giving up and then he gets the reward

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at October 04, 2008 12:03 pm  

  • 1 habana
    2 chabal
    3 williams
    4 delasau
    5 mcalister ( it wasnt even an individual try!!! )

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 14, 2008 5:10 am  

  • Shane williams try is the best. No luck involved like in the fiji try. He beat players with speed and step.

    Chabals was good but agaisnt namibia anyone could do that. Habana was pretty good but not up there with williams. Mcalister was a great TEAM try it wasnt individual

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at February 15, 2009 8:13 am  


    but anyway


    By Anonymous Anonymous, at March 07, 2009 5:14 pm  

  • whats wrong with u people!!!! E for sure!!! how many players have you seen jump between two defenders and pluck the ball out of the air!!

    By Anonymous Jbeeezie, at June 26, 2009 4:56 pm  

  • why cant see the videos?

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 18, 2009 10:59 am  

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