So it’s the nudes vs. the dorks?

September 25, 2011

Blog Guy, I’m looking to join a rugby team. I saw your item about Naked Rugby, but I seem to recall there are two different kinds of rugby. Is that right?

Sure. There’s the Stark Naked Rugby, and then there’s the Traditional Old-Fashioned Rugby.

Right! Traditional Old-Fashioned, that’s the one I want. I’m in! Tell me about it.

Well, you smoke a pipe and wear a top hat and frock coat, and zip around on your Segway, as you…

Wait a minute, Blog Guy. If this is Traditional Old-Fashioned Rugby, what are they doing on Segways?

Oh, they use older Segways, not the brand-new models.

This is just stupid, Blog Guy. I’d feel like a total dork, riding a Segway and smoking a pipe during a rugby match. Count me out of Traditional Old-Fashioned Rugby!

Okie dokie, it’s your call. Take off your clothes…

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Top and left: Men in traditional clothing ride on Segways after the re-enactment of the first match rugby ever played in New Zealand in Nelson, September 20, 2011. REUTERS/ Marcos Brindicci

Right: Naked rugby players from the Nude Blacks huddle before their match against Spanish team Las Conquistadoras (The Conquerors), ahead of the Rugby World Cup match between England and Argentina in Dunedin September 10, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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Innovative shading on the huddle photo to replace the salmon bars?

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Holmes and Watson on Seqways… Sherlock is good at disguises; maybe he is on the nude team! Who’d know?

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Q. What do you get if you cross a traditional rugby player with the naked variety?
A. A segway with a pull starter.

Posted by hoopsnake | Report as abusive

There’s a wide range between over-dressed and undressed when playing rugby, or any sport for that matter.

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

There’s a wide range between over-dressed and undressed when playing rugby, or any sport for that matter.

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive

My chiropractor’s tattoo artist is designing uniforms for the nude league players.

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Oh, the re-enactors! They have more fun in MI than in VA. When the confederate troops left their skirmish field, they were rounded up by the WWI re-enactors!

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

This is so Flying Circus

Posted by jclimacus081 | Report as abusive

Tally-o moustache, tally-o!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Kim, the sumo player, got lost and ended up in a rugby huddle. His team-mates were shocked when he lifted them one by one and threw them out of the pitch.

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

I agree, Malt..
Though I think Sherlock is playing at being Superman..

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Hmm…Shra..given the presence of a moustache, one could say he’s playing Fuhrer too…

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive