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Tevita Kuridrani receives five week suspension for dangerous tackle

He doesn't get driven anywhere. He does go vertical but he's not driven dangerously into the ground and if anything gently lands on his front - his arm is the first thing to hit the ground. He lands like this because Kuridrani does his best to bring his leg back down resulting in the "gentle" landing. With most dangerous tip tackle the players leg is usually driven down in force on head/shoulder. Kuridrani actually falls over backwards in an attempt to bring the leg down.

Agree lifting a player is just totally stupid in this day and age and not worth the risk but to red card the player and then ban him extreme. A yellow card and penalty would have been fair.

8 Months, 1 Week ago

Tevita Kuridrani receives five week suspension for dangerous tackle

By the looks of things it's just me but I don't think it was even a red card. And therefore to ban him is very harsh.

8 Months, 1 Week ago

Brian O'Driscoll's incredible skill at training - Lions RAW teaser

Wow!

9 Months, 1 Week ago

Isaia Tuifua's huge hit for Taranaki in the ITM Cup

Great hit. If Evemy looked he would have easily been able to step the guy as he set himself for the tackle a little early but I admire the lads conviction to stick with his line and back himself to win the contact battle. You win some, you lose some.

10 Months, 6 Days ago

Richard Buckman flick pass sets up great try for Hawkes Bay

Nicely done. Noticed Zac Guilford was playing. What's happened to him - was he not once a favourite of the All Blacks selectors? I know he had a few off the field problems - did they cost him his place?

10 Months, 3 Weeks ago

Fiji's two sensational tries that launched victorious Pacific Nations Cup campaign

Niko has to be one of the most entertaining rugby players in the world. Every time he touches the ball magic happens.

11 Months, 4 Weeks ago

British and Irish Lions start strong with convincing win over the Barbarians

Yeah, he was scoring in the same way Rococoko does (well when he gets space) by pointing one arm out and diving in. They both play together for Bayonne and Philips did say after the match there was nothing in it and I'm sure Joe would have agreed.

1 Year, 1 Month ago

British and Irish Lions start strong with convincing win over the Barbarians

he was involved throughout the pitch. Often the first man to be hitting rucks in the midfield - if you watch O'Connel's try Hogg was the one creating space for him to dive over. Great running angles and if it weren't for the conditions he would have bagged a couple of trys. Very impressed with his performance.

1 Year, 1 Month ago

Toulon victorious over Clermont in 2013 Heineken Cup Final

You have to go back to 06-07 season when an Premiership team last won the Heineken Cup.

1 Year, 2 Months ago

Lolo Lui's huge tackle on James Stannard at the Glasgow Sevens

What a hit!

1 Year, 2 Months ago

 
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