Rugby’s biggest drop goals, real-life Mario Kart and Sky Sports in 1992 | Classic YouTube

This week's round-up also features Australian V8 supercar awesomeness, Paula Creamer and the sport of polocrosse

1) A contender for best drop goal ever: Francois Steyn goes large against Clermont. Speaking of which: rugby union monster drop goals (volumes one and two). And how about some rugby league boomers: Joe Lydon's 1989 spectacular, Benji Marshall from halfway, and Pat Richards from nowhere.

2) The attempts to bring Mario Kart to reality continue apace. It's no Remi Kart, mind (parts one and two).

3) Less mushrooms, more horses: as the F1 season begins the Red Bull team explain the new regulations; Allan McNish makes his predictions on how the new cars will handle, while, with the return of turbo-charged engines, a look back at when they were last in F1 and in tin-top racing, an awesome battle between Scott McLaughlin and Jamie Whincup in the Australian V8 supercars.

4) Paula Creamer sinks a tournament-winning putt from a different postcode.

5) Paul Dempsey and Sue Barker introduce a whole new world of sports coverage on Sky, via the medium of a semi-naked man bashing metal ... A vision repeated with more topless, sweaty men offset by women in catsuits waving flags in 1995.

6) Worst penalty ever? Probably not, but it can't be far off, from Uttaradit v Singhtarua in the Thai League Cup.

Our favourites from last week's blog

1) My ball, my goal. Fabiano Tello in an Ecuador v Paraguay Under-16 match does it all himself.

2) The hybrid sports just keep coming, here's polocrosse – polo and Lacrosse. Not only does it exist, it has its own documentary, a feisty final and even a blooper reel; watch carefully for the extraordinary sight of what can only be described as a horsey line-out.

3) No end too, it seems, of manager v player spats, with Gennaro Gattuso v Joe Jordan and even an Aussie remix.

4) All post-match interviews should be like this, and all players should be this honest.

5) And really, wouldn't it be great if all managers were like this, all hail Colin Murphy.

6) Backwards and through the legs, Sergey Tolchinsky proves puck-handy.

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