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Lightning fast Carlin Isles turns rugby into a non-contact sport

by | 1st, February 2013

RUGBY Union is no longer a contact sport. Well, not when  Carlin Isles is playing it. Isles is the 40th fastest man in America.  Here is is playing in the  rugby sevens  against the French. France are playing rugby. Isles might not be. He might just be playing baton ball or leg it or, if, like with Rugby, we going to name it after a school, Lancing.

The true test, of course, is how he plays the 15-a-side game. Less space means more chance of his being squashed. But then can you sit on something so slippery?

 

(Oh, and it’s not that Isles is necessarily any good at rugby…that remains to be seen. But the combination of speed and size that

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