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Having A Ball

by | 10th, December 2003

‘GIVEN the heritage of the Australian people, the chances of retrieving the rugby ball Jonny Wilkinson struck between the posts to win the day for England are slim.

”Analyse that!”

The Times tells us that there were five balls used in the rugby World Cup final, of which four are now owned by Australians lucky enough to win a ballot.

Already one ball is being offered for sale over the Internet, where it has been attracting bids close to £5,000.

However, the missing ball, worth an estimated £100,000, has not appeared although with a six-figure price tag it must do soon.

But how to tell if it is the real deal one egg-shaped ball looks very much the any other?

Well, would-be fraudsters beware because the

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