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A surprise result, especially the defeat of a favourite in a sporting event.
- ‘In the boilover of the round Grafton won their first game of the season against Southern Cross University in Grafton last Saturday.’
- ‘And here's a prediction from a bloke who worked on Labor's campaign in the Cunningham by-election at which The Greens trounced Labor in a boilover in 2002.’
- ‘The Wallabies secured a shot at the title on Saturday with a victory arguably better than last year's World Cup boilover.’
- ‘It was remarkable tackle by his brother Jamie that set the scene for the boilover.’
- ‘They will meet face-to-face before the third and final cricket Test to discuss how best to prevent a boilover between players.’
- ‘Australia wrecked New Zealand's World Cup ambitions on the same stage nine months ago in a 22-10 semi-final boilover.’
- ‘A boilover looked well and truly on the cards as the Rabbitohs scored the first two tries of the second half to lead 22-14.’
- ‘South African teams stole the limelight in the second round, with the Bulls scoring their first win in New Zealand and the Sharks forcing a boilover against the ACT Brumbies at home.’
- ‘Everything seemed to be going according to script when he won the opening set but the first hint of a boilover came when Safin won the second.’
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