When not to celebrate too soon...

Yahoo! New Zealand Sport April 26, 2012, 12:27 pm

As anyone who plays or watches sport knows it usually pays not to celebrate before actually scoring – as one player reminded us at the weekend.

The embarrassing incident happened to Bath’s Sam Vesty, who incidentally had come on as a second-half replacement for former All Black Stephen Donald.

Vesty looked to be cruising it to a an easy bouns-point try against Wasps, that was until this happened…

Luckily Vesty’s idiocy didn’t cost Bath the game as they went on to win 17-12 and at least he might have received some words of comfort from Stephen Donald ‘Duck’ who’s been known to make a few embarrassing mistakes of his own in the past.

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  1. winston04:36pm Thursday 26th April 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Yeah you're right he must be English because Kiwi's don't make fluff-ups like that,I mean we are so correct in every sport we play.The rest of the rugby countries had to let us win the world cup because we are soo goody goody,yep.

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  2. Owen03:22pm Thursday 26th April 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Lol fail...

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  3. Kieran n Kryssy03:17pm Thursday 26th April 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Anyone else notice the name of the contributor MrCowfucker !

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  4. jason02:52pm Thursday 26th April 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    cornpatch glen fishashi from the akld wallyiors did the same thing but he got the ball knocked out from behind him, this causing a knock on and loss of posession at least in this game they would off kept the ball. Haha idiot comment on what you know about

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  5. Russell02:15pm Thursday 26th April 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    David ,stupid comment,.... he is responsable for his own actions . What were they to do in the few seconds of this incident ,gallop up along side him and say old chap they are on to you ,

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  6. That's Me!!02:08pm Thursday 26th April 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    It's kinda funny really!!!

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  7. 02:04pm Thursday 26th April 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Why didn't his team mates warn him of what was coming

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  8. Michael01:51pm Thursday 26th April 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    What a dick.

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  9. cornpatch8801:13pm Thursday 26th April 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    only in rugby would they celebrate before score and stuff it up haha,

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  10. Humpty Alexander Dumpty01:07pm Thursday 26th April 2012 NZSTReport Abuse

    Neil as above I did correct myself.

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