Woodward Chokes To Hand Chiefs Ugly Win

The Chiefs have survived a late scare to beat the Hurricanes 28-27 after fullback Jason Woodward blew an opportunity to snatch victory for his side on the final play of the game.

It will be a moment that Woodward will never forget, his knock-on with a clear run to the try line was the difference between the Hurricanes winning and losing what was a back-and-fourth exchange between two of Super Rugby’s best sides so far in 2016.

“Five-year olds could have caught the ball that Woodward dropped”, one media commentator said immediately after the full time whistle.

The Hurricanes will rue not capitalising when the big moments came, but Jason Woodward, an experienced rugby player, simply choked when the winning opportunity came. Continue reading Woodward Chokes To Hand Chiefs Ugly Win