WARNING: This article may have been written in a vaguely playful, toungue in cheek fashion. If you are a literal minded sort, please move along.
Ireland have started particularly well at this year's Rugby World Cup and Johnny Sexton is playing as well as anyone. At the time of writing, Dave Kearney has ran in a fourth try after 35 minutes.
Just prior to Kearney's try, Johnny Sexton had the ball close to his own try line and opted for a cross-field ball to the opposite wing to Jared Payne.
This writer seems to remember Ronan O'Gara attempting something similar during a Six Nations match a couple of years ago and everyone giving out stink about him. I believe his punishment was an immediate banishment from the Ireland setup and he never played in green again.
But then, his skittery kick didn't find the man. It wasn't the idea that was to blame so.