Um, as a new-born Kiwi: There is nothing even close to similar between Union boys and NFL boys.petemasterpete wrote:Another retarded 'padding' comment ... Put on some pads, run full speed into a 140kg guy that runs olympic-type speed whose just launched himself headfirst into your chest ... Tell me how much those pads helped your loss of breath, whiplash, and cracked sternumliz wrote:Well my Aussie football experience is in Victoria and South Australia, so yeah AFL. Mind you American football and rugby here seem kinda similar, although the yanks do wear all the padding.
No need to go further, as they are entirely different sports. That said, seeing, and hearing, 21 year old kids crunch in their kits is something to behold. That shit is insane.
Same, too, for literally any union team on the planet.
Was there a point, anywhere here?