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#Tackle

# tackle - Monday 3 September, 2018

Munster's try-saving tackler Shane Daly the latest Ireland 7s graduate to impress

The 21-year-old Cork Con back prevented what looked like a certain Cheetahs try at Thomond Park.

# tackle - Monday 22 January, 2018

A tackle that shows just how important Tadhg Furlong is to Leinster

The Ireland international is ludicrously mobile for a tighthead prop.

# tackle - Saturday 16 April, 2016

'It was definitely high' - McFadden escapes card for hit against Edinburgh

The Leinster wing hammered into Damien Hoyland at the RDS.

# tackle - Monday 8 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge This rugby player played on despite a broken nose and captured the internet's heart Tough Mudder

# tackle - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Here's why you don't want to be a streaker when Chris Hala'ufia is on the pitch

If you’d any thoughts of running naked across a rugby field soon, this might change your mind.

# tackle - Friday 27 March, 2015

Analysis: That weird Sean O'Brien lineout tactic worked against Scotland

Following on from the Tullow Tank’s failed effort against England, Rory Best got it spot on in Murrayfield.

# tackle - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Analysis: Intelligent Chiefs push the boundaries by refusing the ruck

This just doesn’t look right on first viewing.

# tackle - Monday 2 March, 2015

Analysis: What the hell was Sean O'Brien doing to the England maul?

There was an odd incident in the 22nd minute of play yesterday in Dublin.

Analysis: Robbie Henshaw’s try built on foundation of Irish work rate

We’ve picked apart the build-up to the Connacht man’s wonderful score against England.

# tackle - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Every younger sibling will understand this little cat's toy plight Mine

# tackle - Monday 11 August, 2014

Ex-Cork hurler Sweetnam makes magnificent try-saving tackle for Munster

Fijian sevens player Simeli Taqeya may have regretted his decision to slow up.

# tackle - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Analysis: Ben Smith's extra detail distinguishes his fullback play

The Highlanders player once again showed an intelligent skill to buy his side time at the breakdown.

# tackle - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Lewis Holtby nailed Howard Webb with a crunching tackle in Ledley King's testimonial

Fans at White Hart Lane gave the German midfielder a huge cheer after he took out the man in the middle.

# tackle - Monday 14 April, 2014

VIDEO: Mathieu Bastareaud levels Talebula after hospital pass

Fresh from giving Leinster a battering in the Heineken Cup, the France centre smashed the Bordeaux wing.

# tackle - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

23 of the most intense rugby photos in 2013 This post contains images

23 of the most intense rugby photos in 2013

Another year of laying it on the line for those vital inches.

# tackle - Thursday 21 November, 2013

VIDEO: Do these antics belong on the rugby pitch?

JP Pietersen smashed David Denton last weekend and proceeded to literally rub his face in the dirt.

# tackle - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Captain America Todd Clever decimates hapless reporter in rugby demo Demolition Man This post contains videos

Captain America Todd Clever decimates hapless reporter in rugby demo

“And this is how you tackle!”

# tackle - Friday 22 March, 2013

Somebody needs to sit Paul Green down and make him watch this over and over again

It might not be the prettiest way of keeping Zlatan quiet, but we guarantee you it’ll be effective.

# tackle - Thursday 7 March, 2013

VIDEO: Ankle-breaking tackle earns 11-game ban for Nice midfielder Naughty List This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ankle-breaking tackle earns 11-game ban for Nice midfielder

WARNING: This challenge is gruesome and shows Jeremy Clement having his ankle snapped.

# tackle - Friday 11 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Meath: Fire service on way to truck blaze on M3 Fire

Meath: Fire service on way to truck blaze on M3

Disruptions on the M3 are expected as the fire service tackles the blaze in a bin truck.

# tackle - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Guinness Series: Trimble ready to emulate O'Driscoll and lay body on the line Croker Spirit This post contains videos

Guinness Series: Trimble ready to emulate O'Driscoll and lay body on the line

The Ulster winger is still rattled by a chastening tour to New Zealand but determined to put things right.

# tackle - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Clipped: Canadian Football chief says yanking long hair is fair game Dreadlocked This post contains videos

Clipped: Canadian Football chief says yanking long hair is fair game

“It’s part of the uniform,” reasoned the official. “It’s like tackling a guy by the arm.”

# tackle - Monday 10 September, 2012

VIDEO: Ashley-Cooper takes two Springboks out at once

The Australian centre pulled off an incredible double tackle in Perth on Saturday.

# tackle - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Rory Best: We need to develop that ruthless Leinster mentality

The Ulster and Ireland hooker talks about the upcoming season, Irish rugby and finding more ‘freaks’ like Stephen Ferris.

# tackle - Sunday 12 August, 2012

As it happened: Chelsea v Manchester City, Community Shield Curtain Raiser This post contains videos

As it happened: Chelsea v Manchester City, Community Shield

The league winners did battle with the FA Cup holders at Villa Park in the traditional season opener.

# tackle - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Push the Trigger: McAteer says Keane can not let footballing rivalry lie

“He decided what he wanted to do was the right thing,” said the former Irish international. “He’s got to live with that.”

# tackle - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Barstooler: 5 big talking points from last weekend’s Airtricity League action

If you’re stuck for something to say when chatting about domestic football, here’s this week’s round-up of semi-intelligent points.

# tackle - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Case closed: FA uphold Kompany red card Banned This post contains videos

Case closed: FA uphold Kompany red card

Manchester City’s captain will begin his four-match ban with tomorrow’s Carling Cup semi-final first leg against Liverpool.

# tackle - Sunday 16 October, 2011

WATCH: Dawson stops Hopkins in bizarre finish Foul Play? This post contains videos

WATCH: Dawson stops Hopkins in bizarre finish

For the first time in his career, 46-year-old Bernard Hopkins was stopped last night. It wasn’t a punch that did for him, though.

# tackle - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Huge hit forces van der Merwe to take the weekend off Bam! This post contains videos

Huge hit forces van der Merwe to take the weekend off

WATCH: Crusaders’ Owen Franks smashes Bulls flanker Flip van der Merwe during last weekend’s Super Rugby clash.