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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Jonny Wilkinson's trysaving tackle on Andrea Masi

Jonny Wilkinson is playing second fiddle to Toby Flood these days, but despite not being the key figure he used to be, hes adjusting to the role well and contributing where he can, as was seen on Saturday during Englands whitewash win over Italy. MORE »

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Jason White's big tackle on Chris Wyles

It's been a while since big hitting machine Jason White has been featured here on Rugbydump. He's back though after this great tackle he made on Saracens' Chris Wyles on Friday night was much requested. MORE »

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Ronan O'Gara yellow carded for scuffle with Pierre Mignoni

Munster had a nightmare of a day in Toulon on the weekend as they not only took a 32-16 hiding , but had to deal with a controversial call as kingpin flyhalf Ronan O'Gara was.. MORE »

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Jamie Cudmore gets 40 day ban for punch on Gregory Le Corvec

Serial offender Jamie Cudmore has been handed a 40 day ban after being cited for his latest offence against Perpignan in their Top 14 game a few weeks back. He had just made a return from suspension. MORE »

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Dan Tuohy charge knocks out Marcelo Bosch

Ulster beat Biarritz 9-6 in a low scoring Heineken Cup pool 4 game at Ravenhill on Saturday. In a tight game of few standout highlights, this big charge from Dan Tuohy was much requested. MORE »

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Manu Tuilagi's well timed tackle vs Northampton Saints

Manu Tuilagi put in another impressive performance this past weekend as Leicester Tigers beat Northampton Saints 27-16. He hasn't been selected for England duty though, surprising some. MORE »

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Mario Ledesma's big tackle on Joffrey Michel

This is a quick clip of a nice tackle from veteran Argentinian hooker, Mario Ledesma, while playing for Clermont against Perpignan in the Top 14 recently. The tackle itself was a good one, but the fact that Ledesma is 37 years old made it all the more impressive. MORE »

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Scott MacLeod and Chris Fusaro red carded for derby boxing

A week ago Edinburgh lock Scott MacLeod and Glasgow flank Chris Fusaro were both red carded for their off the ball fight at the end of a highly charged meeting between the Scottish rival sides in the Magners League. MORE »

Monday, January 03, 2011

Sam Tuitupou and Keith Earls big dump tackle on Richard Fussell

A few weeks back Munster travelled to the Liberty Stadium and went down 19-15 to arch rivals Ospreys in what was a tense Heineken Cup game that exposed one or two in the Munster pack, and was littered with refereeing inconsistencies. MORE »

Monday, January 03, 2011

Dave Attwood facing a lengthy ban after stamp on Petrisor Toderasc

Gloucester lock Dave Attwood will find out the severity of his suspension later this week following his stamp to the face of La Rochelle prop Petrisor Toderasc during their Amlin Challenge cup defeat at Kingsholm last month. MORE »

Monday, December 13, 2010

Paul O'Connell red card for swinging arm on Jonathan Thomas

Munsters Paul OConnell saw red within a few minutes of returning to Heineken Cup rugby last night, after a lengthy injury layoff had resigned him to the side lines for six months. The return to action, and the 22-16 win over the Ospreys, was marred though by his swinging arm on Jonathan Thomas. MORE »

Friday, December 03, 2010

Manu Tuilagi's smashing tackle on Tom Williams

The most well known Tuilagi brothers, Henry and Alesana, have become synonymous with their big runs and crunching hits, but theres another brother who is slowly creeping onto the radar as a potential star of the world game. MORE »

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Andy Powell hit on IRB Player of the Year 2010, Richie McCaw

Since the weekend we've learnt two things. One is that Richie McCaw has been named IRB Player of the Year again, and the second is that Welsh flanker Andy Powell was not cited for his high shot on the All Blacks captain. MORE »

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Morgan Stoddart's slam tackle on Leigh Halfpenny

This is a short clip from Friday night's Magners League match played in Cardiff as Scarlets beat the Blues 16-10. It was a low scoring affair with two nice tries but not too much else to write home about, other than this big tackle in the first half. MORE »

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Benoit Baby runs into a brick wall named Mikaele Tuugahala

It was an all French affair in Pool two of the Heineken Cup on Saturday as Racing Metro picked up their first win of the campaign by beating Clermont Auvergne 16-9. The only try of the match went to Sireli Bobo, but the clip featured here comes from another Pacific Islander. MORE »

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Duane Vermeulen smashed boot-less but still catches Lwazi Mvovo

Western Province secured a Currie Cup home semi final on the weekend by beating the Sharks 33-21 at Newlands. It was a great game, with highlights to follow, but for now here is one of the best moments of the match. MORE »

Monday, October 11, 2010

Sam Tuitupou cited for dangerous tackle on Paul Hodgson

Former Auckland Blues and Worcester center Sam Tuitupou has been cited for making a dangerous tackle on Paul Hodgson in Munster's meeting with London Irish in the Heineken Cup on the weekend. MORE »

Monday, October 11, 2010

Toulon's Mafileo Kefu crunches Richard Hibbard of the Ospreys

Great hit from the Toulon vs Ospreys game, as Mafileo Kefu puts in a more than solid hit on Ospreys hooker Richard Hibbard MORE »

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Sebastien Chabal's big tackle on Jamie Heaslip

Leinster got their Heineken Cup campaign off to a positive start as they beat Racing Metro 38-22 with a stylish performance in the Pool 2 opener at the RDS. The match was played at a great pace and there were plenty of big tackles. This is just one of them from the opening passage of play. MORE »

Monday, October 04, 2010

Lifeimi Mafi cited for two high tackles & Brian O'Driscoll try

Leinster beat Munster 13-9 in their Magners League derby match at a packed Aviva Stadium on Saturday night. Brian ODriscoll scored the winning try for Leinster, while Munster center Lefeimi Mafi made two bad high tackles, for which he has now been cited. Both tackles and the try are included here. MORE »

 
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