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Debate rages on over hit on Tuilagi that led to concussion

BY Jack Tunney  ·  Monday Dec 12, 2022

Manu Tuilagi is arguably one of rugbys toughest men, and often we see opposition players suffering the consequences of a Tuilagi hit. However this time it’s been Manu on the receiving end.

During the Sale Vs Ulster match at the weekend, Tuilagi was met with a head on head collision that saw the England centre being taken off the field to have a HIA. Following the assessment it was determined that Tuilagi had indeed suffered a concussion which meant that he wasn’t allowed to return to the field of play, and will now spend some time on the sidelines before he is allowed to return.

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It was the hit itself that is creating quite some debate currently, with many wondering whether the tackle should have received some harsher punishments.

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