Philippines v India rugby final, Live(ish)
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Via the traveling media bureau, Delhi, India to Columbus, Ohio to Manila.
Columbus (CLB): Philippines 3, India 0. Penalty kick.
Manila (MNL): Great, I thought my relay would be distraught. (Cal def Harvard 42-0 in the US collegiate sevens. Then Harvard lost all its other matches. Bageled.)
CLB: Never distraught. Hope springs eternal!
CLB: India 7, Phils 3
MNL: At Roland Garros, Schiavone leads Stosur 6-4, 2-4.
CLB: Phils 9, India 7
MNL: All Oliver Saunders points, should we clone him?
CLB: Phils 12, India 7. Do you have a source or do you want me to relay info?
MNL: (Ang taray ng correspondent.) No, please continue!
CLB: Phils 15, India 7
MNL: In Paris, the second set of the women’s final goes into a tiebreak.
CLB: Phils 22, India 7. Halftime.
MNL: And Francesca Schiavone wins the French Open ladies singles!
CLB: Philippines 27, India 7. . .Pulling ahead!
MNL: Dammit they ARE good. Now I have to read the rulebook.
CLB: Hahaha looks like we have a winning team!
CLB: Phils 34, India 7
Note that this is the Indian team that destroyed China 90-something-nil. And they’re playing at home. In 40-degree weather.
CLB: Phils 34, India 12
Manila, 5 June 2010, 2349 hrs. The Philippines is the Asian 5 Nations Division 2 Champion!
The Philippine men’s rugby team has just demolished India 34-12, keeping their unbroken winning streak in A5N rugby and gaining promotion to Division 1 in 2011.
We’ve won! Yes, first person plural!
Now to feed the cats. Do repost this announcement in your blogs and Facebook pages. Thank you!