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Friday Nov 18, 2016

Hitman Simone Favaro takes out Israel Dagg during Italy Test

Hitman Simone Favaro takes out Israel Dagg during Italy Test

Some big hits from Italy vs New Zealand! ????????? #smashedembro #rugby #bighits #allblacks

A video posted by Rugbydump (@rugbydump) on Nov 18, 2016 at 4:59am PST

Despite the one-sided nature of this win for the All Blacks, Italy competed well and made some crunching tackles last weekend, and none more so than the Simone Favaro tackle on Israel Dagg. The tackle can be seen here in this latest edition of Smashed Em Bro from New Zealand TV.

In the PRO12 recently Favaro flattened Rhys Patchell with a similar hit. On that occassion the TMO had a look, but correctly ruled that there was nothing wrong with it. You can see it below.

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