Rugby being the national sport of New Zealand, it’s not surprising that even some of the schools rugby is played at an incredibly intense level. This video gives an example of that intensity with a massive hit by Wanganui Collegiate player Ruslan Casey on Kip Fawcett from St. Pauls Collegiate. The hit is so hard it is met with gasps from the crowd. Credit: YouTube/BenSutherland.
Two brothers, Ben and Andrew Donegan, and their friend Joel Ryan had a chance encounter with a rogue great white shark off the coast of Portland, Australia, on January 27. The friends were out on a routine fishing trip when the 5-meter shark began to circle their boat. As the shark circled the men decided to try and pet it. The animal suddenly became aggressive and tried to take a bite out of the boat, according to news reports. Credit: YouTube/Joel Ryan
Lifelong friends Wilf (Billy Connolly) and Reggie (Tom Courtenay), together with former colleague Cissy (Pauline Collins), are residents of Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers. Every year on Giuseppe Verdi’s birthday, the residents unite to give a concert to raise funds for their home. But when Jean Horton (Maggie Smith), a former grande dame of the opera fallen on hard times, also Reg
gie’s ex-wife and the fourth and most celebrated member of their former quartet, moves into the home to everyone’s surprise, the plans for this year’s concert start to unravel. Quartet will be showing in UK cinemas from 1 January 2013.