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England Hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie Once Again Gets Called Out For Tackle Technique

BY Philip Bendon  ·  Monday Nov 28, 2022

England hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie has seen his stock in the Rugby World gradually climb over the past seasons.

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His incredible former for Exeter and England has seen him leapfrog Saracen’s Jamie George as the number one choice for England just ten months out from the World Cup.

A rock-solid operator around the park, LCD is a real linchpin of the English pack.

One area of his game that has caught the ire of the wider rugby public as of late has been his incredibly low tackles.

Of course, rugby players are taught to hit low, the difference in this instance however is that the hooker appears to be diving at opponents shins/ankles.

These low hits have been banned in the NFL when it comes to tackling quarterbacks as it has leads to several long-term injuries to star players.

Could rugby be about to follow suit?

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