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Sunday, February 17, 2008

Sivivatu comes off second best after this big hit on Nacewa

Sivivatu comes off second best after this big hit on Nacewa

In this weekends Super 14 clash between the Chiefs and the Blues we saw All Black winger Sitiveni Sivivatu actually come off second best after his huge hit on Blues fullback Isa Nacewa.

Sivivatu lined Nacewa up beautifully and timed the tackle to perfection after the long hospital pass from center Isaia Toeava.

Nacewa actually popped up pretty quickly afterwards, with Sivivatu looking to have winded himself. Great hit though regardless of who came off worse for wear.

Posted by Rugbydump at 11:25 am | View Comments (8)

Posted in Big Hits & Dirty Play

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sebastian February 17, 2008 10:15 am

f1rst!!!i wanted to do this once and see what it is like

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Redron February 17, 2008 1:27 pm

Looks like Sivivatu gets Nacewa's knee in his chest...Good hit, a bit more wrap might have been nice though.

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alex February 17, 2008 3:22 pm

very nice hit, you can see the left knee hit sivivatus hit his stomach, definitely got windedquality hit though, wrap wasnt need with that sort of collision

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Redron February 17, 2008 3:51 pm

Wasn't needed for the takedown, but might have prevented him hurting himself in the tackle.

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G-unit February 18, 2008 12:44 am

Don't know about you guys, but i don't think there's anything better than smacking your opposition into knocking it on! Shame about getting hurt! But that definitely stopped the blues attack...

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berkerboy February 19, 2008 11:07 am

Nacewa's hair is rather reminiscent of Douggie Howlett's, don't you think?

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Mo14k March 13, 2008 4:57 pm

why did the ref blow the whistle? what was the decision?

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David March 16, 2008 3:59 pm

think the ball went forward when Sivivatu made the hit.

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