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Fun in the mud

FUJIFILM X-S1 1/340 second F/5.6 ISO 200 78 mm

A few shots this week that are a bit abstract or different.

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Great muddy shot Ant, it brings back some memories of aching limbs, mud washing off in warm showers and then a few beers with great friends after !

2 Jun 2014 6:17am

@Doug: The beers with friends and Opposition after the game was always a part of Rugby here in Germany (I think that´s world wide) but here in Bielefeld we are really getting the families involved in the Club as well which is a huge step Forward.

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

They look as though they could be training for the bog snorkelling championships

2 Jun 2014 10:22am

@grouser: It had rained for a week and a half before this game and our pitch has no drainage at all as the soil is almost all clay...

Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Superb catch in-the-move.

2 Jun 2014 10:42am

@Ludovic Roudet: Many thanks ludovic

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

well captured

2 Jun 2014 12:30pm

@Shaahin Bahremand: Thanks

Jeff & Pat from Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom

I'll bet Claudia was thinking "More work for the washing machine". ;>))

2 Jun 2014 1:59pm

@Jeff & Pat: This lot of kit went straight to the Launderette and into the industrial machine :-)

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Oh dear - they do get down and dirty!

2 Jun 2014 4:24pm

@Ruthiebear: After heavy rain our pitch always turns into a mudbath.

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

The second row looks more like a back with his clean jersey!):-

2 Jun 2014 9:11pm

@Ted: At the end of the game you could hardly tell which Team was which,backs or Forwards.Our pitch does nor like rain and it had poured down for over a week before this game.The ref said it was OK to Play and the lads had a great time.

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fabulous action image!

2 Jun 2014 9:33pm

@Elaine Hancock: Thanks

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Wow, what a shot!
I'm just glad that *I* don't have to wash those clothes or the shower or tub after they get cleaned up! ;D

3 Jun 2014 2:07am

@Judy aka L@dybug: We normaly take the washing home with us,this lot went straight to the launderette though !!

Langevine from Angers, France

oh trop bien la boue sur eux

3 Jun 2014 8:30am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

3 Jun 2014 6:49pm

@Ruthiebear: Thanks,only my second (and the first was a Rugby shot as well)

James Brennan from Molokai, United States

Great action shot. Obviously, these intent guys didn't pause to let you snap this! James Brennan Molokai Hawaii

3 Jun 2014 7:01pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight! Well deserved!

3 Jun 2014 7:26pm

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

Oh! My son, rugby player, love this picture!

3 Jun 2014 9:22pm

Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France

:) Congratulations !

3 Jun 2014 10:44pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Congratulations Ant a deserved spotlight

4 Jun 2014 4:54pm

@Doug: Funny that,the last Spotlight I got was also for a Rugby shot !!

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Great capture!

4 Jun 2014 4:59pm

@Ralph Jones: Thanks Ralph.

franz from Baden, Austria

lots of action in this capture ... and a great choice for the "spot"! herzlichen glückwunsch !!!

5 Jun 2014 4:59pm

@franz: Danke danke.

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

8 Jun 2014 7:28pm

@omid: Thanks Omid.

CLODO from PESSAC, France

the grey against the grey! Very good picture, spotlight well deserved

9 Jun 2014 7:54am

@CLODO: Many thanks Clodo.

FUJIFILM X-S1
1/340 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
78 mm