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This sickening head clash in rugby league is a reminder of how violent the sport can be

If you like slasher movies, this video is for you.

WE HAVE ALREADY brought you two big tackles from yesterday’s Champions Cup quarter-finals but there was a massive collision in a different rugby code too.

The Sydney Roosters took on the Cronulla Sharks this morning in the NRL and there was a nasty head clash between Michael Ennis and Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.

If you are squeamish or have a history of fainting in butcher shops, this video probably isn’t for you.

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There is a lot of contact that you can legislate against in rugby but incidents like that – and the ones that kept Johnny Sexton out of the game for three months – are very hard to get rid of because they are so random.

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