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While we are on the subject of league extremities and thumping scorelines, it would seem wrong not to wonder what the biggest margin of defeat for a team at the top of the table is.
This group is not like Manchester United versus Arsenal, with 8-2 scorelines.
In contrast to the high-flying rugby seen in the southern hemisphere's TriNations Series, Europe's Six Nations has long been derided as a second-rate competition featuring teams made up of lumbering knuckledraggers and games that finished with soccer scorelines.
Ireland Sets World Cup on Fire Jonathan Clegg 2011
THis adds up to scorelines that have to improve to be pyrrhic
His face may be anonymous to most but his voice is instantly recognisable and Gudgin is happy to oblige supporters requesting bespoke scorelines involving their teams' victories over rivals, his trademark elongated "nillllllllls" received with particular relish.
The newspapers were full of the usual stories of Boxing Day "madcappery", cricket matches played in the snow and photographs of shivering souls swimming in the sea with only a light plastering of goose fat and rudimentary, masochistic nose clamps for protection, but even they could not upstage football's zenith of absurd festive scorelines.
Though these fixtures are all about sharpness not scorelines, with Champions League fixtures arriving soon Tottenham must hit the ground running this season and Harry Redknapp's team did not fare well by either measure at White Hart Lane last night, succumbing 4-1 to Villarreal.
When England first played South Africa in 1906, the match finished 3-3 and for much of the next century it appeared that the English preferred games to finish with football scorelines.
Rugby Union Runs Free Jonathan Clegg 2010
* Big scorelines for local men's college teams: No. 6 Maryland bounced back from its wild loss in the opener to rout Northeastern, 5-0; reigning NCAA champion Virginia won its second straight and increased its unbeaten streak to 18 by crushing No. 17 St. John's, 5-0; and Georgetown improved to 2-0 by defeating No. 24 Michigan State, 4-0.
While it's safe to say that one of the traditional powers is still likely to triumph in South Africa, don't expect too many gaudy scorelines, like Hungary's 10-1 win over El Salvador in 1982 or Yugoslavia's 9-0 hammering of Zaire in 1974.