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Young Asafo Aumua shows that he is a tackling beast too

BY Grant Constable  ·  Monday Sep 25, 2017

Young Wellington Hooker Asafo Aumua was featured on RD last week when he scored that excellent solo try against Canterbury, skinning a fullback and beating the covering defence. This weekend he got some attention again for this cracking hit against Waikato.

The Under 20 star showed that he’s equally dangerous on defence, rushing in and putting in a huge crash tackle, after Waikato had effected a turnover that amounted to nothing, thanks to the youngster stopping their momentum dead in it’s tracks.

There is already a lot of talk about the talented hooker, and he made another solid contribution (aside from a yellow card!) towards a 34-10 Wellington victory.

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