was screaming, waving his arms, setting free the craziest bug eyes in world rugby. His lock partner Jonny Hill
was performing a similar role; roaring, guttural, a giant extra from Braveheart
. It was Dave Porecki
’s first lineout throw in Test rugby. It was England’s welcome to their house.
Porecki lined up the ball in two hands. Looked down the ever-narrowing tunnel. The England forwards were all movement, encroachment, noise
. Their eyes went wider and crazier again. Their arm waving became more frenetic. They became so loud that referee James Doleman
stepped in like a schoolteacher.
“If you do that again, I’ll free-kick you,” Doleman admonished. “Stop calling out.”
They did. And into the quiet tunnel Porecki tossed the Gilbert.
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