WATCH: Extraordinary Moment As Freddie Burns Pays The Price For Showboating
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Bath fullback Freddie Burns pretty much has one of the worst days of his life in terms of rugby against Toulouse in the Champions Cup this afternoon.
The Englishman’s showboating resulted in him paying the ultimate price, as he scuppered what was a certain try in the final moments of his side’s Champions Cup pool clash earlier today.
With Bath trailing by two points coming into the final five minutes of the game, the ball was fed out to fullback Burns who blitzed through the Toulouse cover and over the tryline But Burns began to celebrate before the ball was down – even blowing kisses to the crowd.
But just as he was about to ground the ball, Toulouse winger Maxime Medard came sprinting in behind him and got the ball away from him in what was an extraordinary moment. To make matters worse he missed a very kickable penalty minutes earlier. What a horror of a day.
Oh Freddie Burns 🙉🙊🙈.
The Bath fly-half misses a penalty right in front of the posts with 6 minutes to go.
THEN goes over the line for a try but showboats before grounding the ball and makes an absolute mess of it.
— Virgin Media Sport (@VMSportIE) October 13, 2018