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Thursday 21 August 2014

Child’s play: Simon Zebo’s flick and the rest of the Six Nations recreated in Lego form

Published 31/03/2013 | 15:02

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SIMON ZEBO’S sumptuous flick against Wales in Cardiff was one of the highlights of Ireland’s disappointing campaign.

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But that moment of magic from the Munster winger has won a new audience thanks to a video, which has gone viral on YouTube.

The entire 2013 Six Nations campaign has been recreated in Lego form by Ashley Weaver, who made a stop motion animation of the tournament  from Lego.

Zebo’s flick is, for Irish fans at least, one of the main highlights of the hilarious eight minute film.

Brian O'Driscoll in the Lego video
Brian O'Driscoll in the Lego video

The video documents the  highs and lows of the tournament, culminating in the match between Wales and England.

Weaver, who created the 8-minute video for charity -  is a Welsh fan, so Adam Jones, Justin Tipuric (complete with scrum cap), and George North (and his pitch invading dad) all feature heavily.

But Irish fans will at least get to savour Zebo’s moment of magic once again…

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