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Watch: Biscuit angle of Jacob Stockdale Ulster would-be try against Leinster

Ulster's Jacob Stockdale.
Ulster's Jacob Stockdale.

A video of Jacob Stockdale's would-be try has gone viral - after it was shot from an unusual biscuity angle.

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There was agony for Stockdale in the weekend's European Champions Cup defeat to Leinster after he managed to push through three attempted tackles and cross the line but, as he tried to ground the ball with one hand, it was knocked-on and ruled out by the TMO.

He later issued an emotional apology saying sometimes you have to learn lessons the hard way.

One spectator - thought to be a ball boy - sitting on the sidelines caught the breakaway moment on camera - while he was having a cup of tea with a Breakaway biscuit.

Of all the thousands to watch video on Twitter, while some pointed out the knock-on, the real debate raged on the colour of the tea.

In an Instagram post on Sunday, Stockdale apologised to the Ulster fans.

"I've had some incredible highs with Ulster rugby, but unfortunately yesterday was a low for me," he wrote.

"Sport can be cruel and sometimes you have to learn your lessons the hard way. To the Ulster fans I just wanted to say I am sorry, I let you down, the support we had yesterday was truly amazing and you deserve to be looking forward to a European semi-final."

Ulster coach Dan McFarland said he was proud of Jacob.

"He played a great game, did a lot of really good things," he said.

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