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Sunday Mar 31, 2019

Hero to zero: Blues winger scores stunning try then gets sent off

Blues winger Tanielu Tele’a was red carded for a spectacular challenge in the air on Dillyn Leyds which resulted in the Stormers winger almost landing on his head.

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Tele’a had already scored this stunning solo try on the wing on the half an hour mark in the first half:

But with just 10 minutes left on the clock, the 20-year-old was chasing a box kick when he took out Leyds in the air, which led to a straight red card.

Leyds did a cartwheel in the air before landing on the top of his back which left the referee no other option than to send off Tele’a.

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The Blues went on to win the game 24-9 at Eden Park in a game which saw former All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams show-off his immense offloading ability.

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