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Thursday, September 27, 2007

Seru Rabeni wrecks Barnes and Staniforth

Seru Rabeni wrecks Barnes and Staniforth

Replacement center Seru Rabeni was a man with a mission when he came on against the Wallabies on the weekend. The Fiji and Leicester Tigers player had a stormer, and was seen putting big hits in left, right, and most importantly - center.

Berrick Barnes was the first of his victims, feeling the full wrath of his 106kg frame as he flew at him and hit him hard. One of the biggest hits we've seen this World Cup.

Scott Staniforth came on later in the game as a replacement, and had barely spent five minutes on the field before Rabeni once again punished the Aussie backline with a hard hit, sending Staniforth back to the bench where he came from.

Rabeni illustrated how easy it is to make great, clean tackles, which are always worth seeing and great for the game. Not only that, it certainly makes the opposition look up and think twice when they have ball in hand!

Posted by Rugbydump at 8:33 am | View Comments (11)

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Anonymous September 27, 2007 12:52 pm

awesome hits... I love Ribena... :D

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Anonymous September 27, 2007 1:45 pm

holy sh*t!!100% legal rugby violence... Lovely hits

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G-unit September 28, 2007 2:11 am

That's the way, a-ha a-ha to do it!!! sweeet hits!

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Anonymous September 28, 2007 2:50 am

The hit on scott was not a big hit and the tackle did not do the injury, it was Cooper running into scot that hurt his shoulder.

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Anonymous September 30, 2007 8:28 pm

ha ha like being sat on by a kangaroo

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Anonymous October 09, 2007 9:13 pm


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Anonymous December 23, 2007 2:25 am

good work by barnes for not dropping his nuts

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Anonymous April 11, 2008 5:05 am

after a hoorible loss 4 Fiji they still reached a RWC semifinaland Australia didnt. Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

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Shane July 24, 2008 5:21 pm

how did barnes manage to keep hold of the ball????

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Gman December 04, 2009 2:23 am

Yeah, great, what was the final score again?

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