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PUBLISHED : Friday, 31 March, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 31 March, 2006, 12:00am

SPLASHDOWN


On Sevens Saturday in 1992, spectators were enjoying a fine afternoon when a gigantic black cloud rolled down from the north, turning day into night. Then the rain came. In no time the pitch was under water and the tournament was transformed into a festival of aqua-rugby, as demonstrated in this game between the US Eagles and Tonga. The Fijians proved they were as good in the wet as they were on a dry ground, however, surfing to their third title in a row.


 

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