Ryan Crotty and 6 Other Famous Last-Minute Tries

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Ryan Crotty and 6 Other Famous Last-Minute Tries
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Ryan Crotty’s 82nd minute try for New Zealand sent his homeland into raptures as the All Blacks sealed 14 wins in 14 games this year.

But for Irish fans, it was a dagger through the heart as their first win over the men in black was ripped from their grasp.

Last-gasp tries will do that to supporters, delivering one set of fans to dream land and condemning the other mob to sporting purgatory.

There is no time to come back, no chance for turning the tide. A game you’ve been winning until the very end with your players in a heap of despair and supporters in a stunned collective silence.

The history books are pocked with just such moments, so let’s have a look at six more famous late scores.

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