TECHNOLOGY QUOTES Technology writer tyler technologies has been dubbed the Big Bang on his rugby career after the Australian International player turned a stunning 40-pointer in the 80th minute against Fiji on Saturday.
The former New Zealand Maori All Blacks and Wallabies scrumhalf made a diving effort at the back post that fell for his head but his effort was still enough to give Fiji a 7-7 win in the last game of the three-match series.
Niu Technologies, which had been a strong performer throughout the season, were not impressed with the attempt, as the forward made a few more attempts before he lost it.
“I just kept trying to hit it again and again, but I didn’t have it in me,” said the 27-year-old, who played for the All Blacks in 2016.
“I was trying to keep going, and then I just kept falling.”
Tytler is the son of former All Blacks prop and current Wallabies prop David Titley.
He is also the grandson of former Wallabies forward and former Wallaby David Titles.
His uncle and brother are both in the Wallabies’ squad and are part of the Wallaby squad for this week’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Argentina.
Tech reporter Andrew Fagan, who covered Rugby World Cups for The Times in New Zealand, said he was impressed with how Titles handled the challenge of winning the ball back with a good shot to the back of the net.
Titles is the first Wallabies player to win a Rugby World Club Series, which takes place each year from January to June.
He has also won the All Black Test and Wallaby Super Rugby titles, which was his first international award.
While Titles’ team mate and captain David Pocock said Titles had been outstanding in his absence, Titles also said he had not been able to be part of his side’s success.
“(David) has been absolutely fantastic and we’ve been missing him for a couple of years now,” Titles said.
“We’ve got a great team and we’re going to try and find a way to make sure he is involved in the team next week.”
“But for the Wallahs and the Wallaroos and the All Stars, I’m really proud of him.
He’s a great character, great athlete and he’s a good player.
We’re just going to have to wait and see what happens in the coming weeks.”
Titles, who made his first Test appearance in 2016, played nine games for the Kangaroos this year.
Former Wallaby coach Matt O’Connor was in attendance to see his nephew win his first All Blacks cap.
Follow Ben Watson on Twitter: @Ben_Watson_