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Rugby league player loses testicle in rugby final
Eurosport ^ | 7th October 2012 | Yahoo News

Posted on 10/07/2012 11:25:15 AM PDT by the scotsman

'Warrington's Paul Wood lost a testicle after sustaining an agonising injury in the Super League Grand Final.

Remarkably, the prop played on after rupturing a testicle early in the second half of the match, which Warrington lost 26-18 to Leeds at Old Trafford.

Wood even conducted media interviews after the game before going to hospital where he was operated on.

He tweeted late on Saturday night to fellow rugby league star Leon Pryce: "Ruptured my right testicle mate, got a knee 1 minute into the second half, had to have it removed tonight."

He joked on Sunday: "Just coming out the hospital to go home... Seriously feel like I've left something???"

The injury added to the pain of defeat as Warrington let a half-time lead slip as Leeds retained their Super League title. In front of over 70,000 at Old Trafford Leeds - who finished the regular season fifth in the table - produced a stirring comeback to win their sixth Grand Final.'

(Excerpt) Read more at uk.eurosport.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: napl; pain

1 posted on 10/07/2012 11:25:20 AM PDT by the scotsman
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To: the scotsman
Can I be the first to say, "OUCH !!"
2 posted on 10/07/2012 11:28:09 AM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: the scotsman
Rugby league player loses testicle in rugby final

But no one was killed or is missing, so in other words, it was actually a pretty tame contest.
3 posted on 10/07/2012 11:29:13 AM PDT by verum ago (Some people must truly be in love, for only love can be so blind.)
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To: shaggy eel

ping...


4 posted on 10/07/2012 11:29:26 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1356 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: the scotsman

It takes balls, or “ball” in this case, to finish the game despite the pain I imagine that injury caused.


5 posted on 10/07/2012 11:30:56 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: the scotsman

Gave his right nut and still lost?


6 posted on 10/07/2012 11:31:41 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: Delta 21
And I thought grabbing a face mask was bad...
7 posted on 10/07/2012 11:33:33 AM PDT by tophat9000 (American is Barack Oaken)
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To: showme_the_Glory

Well, at least he has one left...


8 posted on 10/07/2012 11:34:52 AM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: the scotsman

9 posted on 10/07/2012 11:36:06 AM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

The saying is, “It takes leather balls to play rugby.”


10 posted on 10/07/2012 11:37:13 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: the scotsman

11 posted on 10/07/2012 11:44:32 AM PDT by mikrofon (It's nuts out there ...)
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To: the scotsman; windcliff; stylecouncilor

No cup? Ouch!

Testacles, mythic Greek bump....


12 posted on 10/07/2012 11:47:26 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: the scotsman

I remember a bumper sticker years ago that said: “Rugby players eat their dead.”


13 posted on 10/07/2012 11:50:57 AM PDT by dainbramaged (If you want a friend, get a Model 1911.)
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To: the scotsman

Yikes! Rugby players are the toughest athletes on earth, IMO.


14 posted on 10/07/2012 12:04:23 PM PDT by mancini
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To: the scotsman; Salamander; null and void; Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono; Semper Mark; ...
It is from such as this that was born The Scottish Haka.
15 posted on 10/07/2012 12:06:35 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Delta 21

In Rugby Union a player can lose all four and keep going.
Rugby is THE Sh!t. Now that the NFL is Pussified, we need to make rugby union popular in the USA. I’m blessed to be able to see live international matches in Tokyo.


16 posted on 10/07/2012 12:10:04 PM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: mancini

I agree.


17 posted on 10/07/2012 12:11:50 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: mancini

I agree.


18 posted on 10/07/2012 12:12:17 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: the scotsman

OUCH..that’s going to leave a mark.


19 posted on 10/07/2012 12:16:41 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: lefty-lie-spy; onedoug; dainbramaged; Delta 21; verum ago; Pearls Before Swine; showme_the_Glory; ..

Still he is no Wayne Shelford.....

‘Shelford made his Test debut for the All Blacks later that year against France in a 19–7 victory in Toulouse, and then was a notable victim of the infamous “Battle of Nantes” in the second Test.

Roughly 20 minutes into the match, he was caught at the bottom of a rather aggressive ruck, and an errant French boot found its way into Shelford’s groin, somehow ripping his scrotum and leaving one testicle hanging free. He also lost four teeth in the process.

Incredibly, after discovering the injury to his scrotum, he calmly asked the physio to stitch up the tear and returned to the field before a blow to his head left him concussed. He was substituted and watched the remainder of the game from the grandstand where he witnessed the All Blacks lose 16–3. To this day Shelford has no memory of the game.[2]’

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_Shelford


20 posted on 10/07/2012 12:18:32 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: billorites

He could probably get one from a Republican Senator, they sure aren’t using their’s.


21 posted on 10/07/2012 12:19:15 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Ignorance is bliss- I'm stoked)
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To: the scotsman
I hate it when that happens.

22 posted on 10/07/2012 12:33:23 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Romney vs Obama, Round One: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyNxHOZiQPA)
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To: the scotsman
What, did he get married during halftime?

23 posted on 10/07/2012 12:34:19 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Romney vs Obama, Round One: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyNxHOZiQPA)
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To: the scotsman
"I'd give my left nut to win this game."

24 posted on 10/07/2012 12:35:42 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Romney vs Obama, Round One: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyNxHOZiQPA)
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To: shibumi; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
Loose ball ping!


25 posted on 10/07/2012 12:41:26 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Allegra; Conservative4Life; CSM; dayglored; Dutchgirl; Eaker; ezoeni; GQuagmire; IYAS9YAS; ...
♀☹☠☣☢★☆
MANGLED
GENITALS
PING

☆★☢☣☠☹♂

26 posted on 10/07/2012 12:49:01 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: the scotsman

Give blood, play Rugby.


27 posted on 10/07/2012 1:30:53 PM PDT by GOJPN
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To: the scotsman

No sport is worth losing your left nut over.


28 posted on 10/07/2012 1:40:13 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin
"He could probably get one from a Republican Senator, they sure aren’t using their’s."

Clint Eastwood carries extras.

29 posted on 10/07/2012 2:15:55 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: GOJPN
Give blood, play Rugby.
I've donated blood and played rugby a few minutes later. Not a smart move.
30 posted on 10/07/2012 2:49:04 PM PDT by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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To: Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!; JoeProBono

finders keepers, losers weepers.


31 posted on 10/07/2012 2:58:47 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: martin_fierro

THAT has caused screaming guffaws here at The Bunker! Teen Daughter especially heartily approves!


32 posted on 10/07/2012 3:25:10 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Old Sarge

< |:)~


33 posted on 10/07/2012 3:40:18 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: martin_fierro
Hey thanks, Martin. Ol' Harry's spell casting won't ever be the same for me.

LOL

34 posted on 10/07/2012 4:08:28 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: rmlew

Every time I played Rugby, I ended up giving blood, not necessarily by choice. Pain is fears way of leaving your body and scars are like tattoos, only the story is usually better.


35 posted on 10/07/2012 4:20:29 PM PDT by GOJPN
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To: shibumi

Haka! Haka! Haka! Goal!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rnpYGKqpdk


36 posted on 10/07/2012 8:05:16 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a mad man's face, his reason tends to fly away.)
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To: martin_fierro

LOLOLOLOLOLOL!!!!!

*thud!*


37 posted on 10/07/2012 8:06:44 PM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a mad man's face, his reason tends to fly away.)
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To: the scotsman
Rugby league player loses testicle in rugby final

Well, where's the last place he saw it?
38 posted on 10/09/2012 12:28:17 AM PDT by Rastus
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To: the scotsman

“Warrington’s Paul Wood: ‘Testicle rupture has raised my profile’”

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-league/20593879


39 posted on 12/06/2012 9:37:50 AM PST by the scotsman (i)
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To: the scotsman
Wood even conducted media interviews after the game before going to hospital where he was operated on.

Was his voice higher than normal?

40 posted on 12/06/2012 9:41:52 AM PST by dfwgator
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