North Queensland Cowboys winger Murray Taulagi has pulled off a miraculous mid-air move to ship Suncorp Stadium right into a frenzy.
Murray Taulagi, take a bow.
The North Queensland winger has pulled off a miraculous mid-air move throughout Sunday night’s Magic Round conflict with the Wests Tigers to ship Suncorp Stadium right into a frenzy.
In the eighth minute of the Round 10 contest, the Cowboys unfold the ball in direction of Taulagi who sprinted in direction of the nook flag looking for the facet’s opening strive.
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But Tigers halfback Jackson Hastings wrapped his arms across the 23-year-old, driving him into contact — or so he thought.
Taulagi by some means managed to dump the Steeden again into play regardless of being suspended within the air past the useless ball line.
Cowboys fullback Scott Drinkwater caught the footy and accomplished what’s been touted as an early contender for strive of the yr.
“That is brilliant, that is absolutely incredible from Taulagi,” former New South Wales consultant Michael Ennis informed Fox League.
“That is millimetres, millimetres from the ground back inside to Drinkwater.”
Tigers nice Benji Marshall continued: “I have never seen anything like this … he is on the way down with no sight of his player.
“That is phenomenal.”
Fox League commentator Andrew Voss dubbed it the “pass of the year”.
“That is outrageous,” he cried.
“The magic trick of Round 10. Murray Taulagi, we salute you.
“That’s amazing. That is truly wonderful rugby league, if not defying normal rugby league.
“You can’t practice that … absolutely extraordinary.”
Taulagi’s night solely received higher, with the New Zealander diving over within the 18th minute to safe North Queensland’s second strive of the night.
The Cowboys held a 20-12 lead when the gamers retired to the sheds for the halftime break.