NRL: Canberra's Viking clap a highlight in a dour round for Raiders

13 May 2018 06:00
A win is a win for a depleted Cronulla while Manly fans will take any win right nowThey may have ripped it off from the football team of Iceland (and when the southerly comes from Kosciuszko, GIO Stadium can feel like a graveyard in a country founded by Vikings in 800AD) but Canberra’s Viking clap is among the coolest things in rugby league.All those rugged-up locals, overhead-clapping in unison, before the players emerge to the thundering of a mighty, forty-foot horn. Rugby league can be homogenous around the edges. But the Viking clap is a point of difference, and top stuff. Related: Dragons prove their worth against testing material of the NRL Related: Sportwatch: Super Rugby, AFL, NRL, netball and more - as it happened Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian