Bakkies And Burgers – Mike Phillips Gets Our Friday Fail

Remember Mike Phillips? No? He’s the Welsh scrumhalf who represented the British & Irish Lions on their 2009 tour of South Africa. Although he’s more well-known in South African circles as the guy that caught Bakkies Botha’s attention at a ruck and led to the big man uttering the memorable “jees you’ve got beautiful blue eyes”.

Well, the news doing the rounds on the interwebbings is that Mickey Blue Eyes has been suspended indefinitely from the Welsh Rugby team after an early morning altercation outside a McDonalds in Cardiff. There’s no mention of what caused Phillips to go off, but I’d like to think it was because somebody at that McDonalds “restaurant” mentioned his pearlescent peepers, thereby sending him into a burger-induced rage. Ok, it was probably nothing like that, but no matter the reason, the result is that the whole word can enjoy the pictures of what happened next.

My particular favourite is the last picture. Check how that dude munches merrily away on his burger as he watches it go down. Nothing is as exciting as McDonalds at 3am.

Bakkies, what have you done.

Speaking of Bakkies Botha. A massive congrats to the big man on his 100th Super Rugby cap when he runs out against the Sharks tomorrow at Loftus!

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